With spring rolling in and summer fast approaching, many businesses use this time of year to revamp and possibly rework marketing material that might be getting just a little bit stale. This includes the most viable and useful piece of advertising, the almighty business card. An out of date business card can make even the hippest and modern company look behind the times and out of date. To remedy this, we would like to present the five hottest designs and the top spring business card trends of 2019.
One of the most pressing questions, asked by business card designers, in the modern age is, whether or not to include a QR code on a business card? The two most common answers are “of course, here’s mine” or “what is a QR code?” While the question seems straightforward, the answer exposes the truth about what side of the digital divide your company is on. If you find your company seems to be stuck in the slow lane on the information superhighway, here is a handy primer on all things QR, and why your marketing project might need one.
We are currently living in a market where blogging is very much a sustainable business for thousands of people. Because of this, bloggers need a business card just as much as any other business owner. Even if blogging is something you consider a side job or project, personal branding in the form of a business card can make a positive impact on the people they come into contact with you and your brand. That being said, this relatively new and unconventional career path requires specifications be addressed on their business cards. For this reason, here are some helpful tips when creating your blogger business cards:
If you’re in the market for new business cards, you may be wanting to change it up a bit from a horizontal business card to a vertical layout. Before you make any final decisions, though, it is important to weigh out your options. For this reason, here are the pros and cons of vertical vs. horizontal business cards.
In a world where so much information is being thrown at everyone all the time, sometimes taking simplest route will make you stand out the most. These minimalist business cards make every detail count to leave a lasting impression.
Jack London once said that “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” Sometimes the creative process just doesn’t happen by itself. There are the times when you really have to work for it. When creative blocks strike, looking outward can a useful way get the creative ideas flowing again.
October is here, and you know what that means? Vibrant colors, falling leaves, colder temperatures, and of course, Halloween! Halloween is fun for both children and adults. Who doesn’t like dressing up and getting free candy?! OK, maybe some of you don’t, but maybe you like Halloween decorations? In either case, getting into the Halloween spirit is fun. If you own a business, there’s no better way to get into the spirit of the holidays than incorporating Halloween-themed elements into your design work.
When you want to stand out from the crowd, you need to have something different and unique. While handing out traditional business cards in NYC is a smart way to network, having a modern and creative business card to hand out to potential contacts will surely leave an impression. Nowadays, one of the modern aesthetic choices for business cards is plastic. Yes, you heard us right. Using plastic as stock opens up the doors of possibilities. Do you want a business card that’s transparent? Want a cutting-edge business card that you can have some creative fun with, and is out of the ordinary? Then making your next batch of business cards using plastic as your medium should be something to consider.