Make Your Own Business Cards

7 Sep

Make Your Own Business Cards | Why Do You Need Any?

make your own business cardsAs a business person, one of the most important tools that you need at your disposal are business cards.

Even with the advances in technology with Iphones, Androids, Ipads and more, there is still a need for a physical business card.

When you are traveling and meeting with clients, prospective clients or just general business meetings, your business card is the way that people can get in contact with you and remember who you are.

Make Your Own Business Cards | What does that mean?

When you decide that you need business cards, the first thought is that you need to make your own business cards, well, yes, that is the first step.

But, what exactly do I mean when I say you have to make your own business cards? This doesn’t mean that you have to learn how to be a graphic designer and design and create a business card from scratch.

But, when you make your own business cards, you simply provide the direction to someone else to get it done for you, or use a simple business card template.

Make Your Own Business Cards | Getting started

The first steps to make your own business cards is to have an understanding of what you want your business card to portray.

For example if you are an artist, your card should have an artistic flare to it.

If you are in real estate, your card should have a picture of a house.

You get the idea :-)

A great tip (this can be debated) is to have your picture on your business card. Some people think this is a good idea and some don’t. Personally, I think it is a great idea, people will remember you even more.

Make Your Own Business Cards | Designing The Card

The next step is to find someone who can design your business card for you. A great resource is www.fiverr.com. This is a site where people will do work for you for only $5.

Go to that site and type in business cards in the right hand side search box. Next, you will come up with a list of results. The next step is to click on “rankings” on the top of the page,  this will sort the people by highest ranking so that you can get the best person for the job.

Then you simply provide the designer with your logo and what you want your business card to be about, and they will design it for you.

Lastly, you take their design and go to one of the many online websites where you can order business cards online and you simply upload the design.

That’s it! Remember when you were frustrated and didn’t know how to start when told to make your own business cards? When you just did it. Quick, low cost and I can guarantee they are designed exactly how you like it and will leave a lasting impression on whoever has the privilege of having one your business cards.

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