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Monday, 12 May 2008 01:31
Designing Business Cards

business card designBusiness Cards serve many purposes, but their primary purpose is to tell what you do and give the recipient a way to contact you.

At the very least, a name and contact method (address or phone number) should go into a business card design. As for where to put this information, there are hundreds of possible arrangements. However, there are only a few commonly accepted guidelines for where to place the most essential information. When in doubt or when there is little time to experiment, follow these guidelines for creating a basic, serviceable, and effective business card.
   
Minimum Information for a Business Card
       
Other information is optional, but as a minimum, the Business Card design should usually contain:

    *     Individual's Name and/or Business Name
    *     Individual's title or some other descriptive text to indicate their position, if it is not obvious from the business name.
    *     A way (preferably multiple ways) to contact the person —  phone, fax, email, web page, mailing address, street address, etc.

A complete listing of services or products on the business card is not necessary, but definitely an option.

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Many of the items in this list are optional. You must decide which ones are appropriate for your business card.

    *      Name of Individual
    *      Job Title of Individual
    *      Name of Business or Organization
    *      Address
    *      Phone Number
    *      Fax Number
    *      Email Address
    *      Web Page Address
    *      Job Title of Individual
    *      Tag line or description of Business or Organization.
    *      Logo
    *      Graphic Image(s) (including purely decorative elements)
    *      List of services or products

The items listed below are to assist in designing your business card. Some may not apply.
           
    *      Horizontal or Vertical Layout.
    *      Emphasis on Business or Organization (name and/or logo)
    *      Emphasis on Individual
    *      Emphasis on Title of Individual
    *      Emphasis on a particular part of the contact information (phone, address,  email, etc.)
    *      Size of Logo or other graphics — large (dominant) or small, etc.
    *      Number of Colors
    *     White space (blank spaces) toward the middle or toward the outer edges.
    *     Conservative typeface (such as those used in the stories in your textbooks) or Fun, Informal typeface (such as crooked letters, funny shapes, odd sizes, or type that looks like handwriting) or a mix.

Make sure you incorporate all the essentials. Give us a call to understand the full range of services and products offered.
Last Updated ( Sunday, 14 September 2008 16:56 )