How to design a business card: 10 golden rules
A business card represents the next step in making your small business dream a reality. And for many potential customers, it's the first interaction they'll have with your brand - so, make sure it's a positive one.
A thoughtfully-designed business card does more than carry your contact information. It will make you look professional, build trust in customers, and set your small business apart from others. But before you start giving out business cards to everyone you meet, stop and ask yourself: What makes a good business card? How can you make it stand out, and ultimately bring in more business?
The answer: A careful combination of the information you include, and how you present it. Here, we're giving you 10 essential tips on how to design a business card that best represents you (and your business!). Be on the lookout for advice from Tristan Le Breton, Creative Director at 99designs. 99designs is a creative platform that specializes in connecting graphic designers with their clients to create logos, websites, and more.
Ready to get started? Here's how to design a business card:
- Find a template that reflects your brand's personality.
- Find the right typeface.
- Settle on a size and shape.
- Organize your information.
- Do double duty.
- Maximize your logo.
- Leave some white space.
- Add something special.
- Include a call to action.