Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Tips For Designing Your Business Card
If you want to promote yourself and your business to potential customers, one of the best things you can use is a business card. Whenever the opportunity strikes, you will be able to hand out your business card if you have one handy to give. But even though a business card can be a great tool, it can also be completely pointless if you do not know how to design your business card effectively. Your business card should do more than just list a name and a phone number; it should also create an urge to call! Keep in mind the fact that those who take your business card will not always rememer exactly who it was that gave it to them. In fact, it is not uncommon for people to end up with a pocket full of business cards every day! Not only should your business card clearly state who you are and how to reach you, but it should also clearly state what you do. You might have a company whose name does not make it clear what it does; if this is the case, make sure the card itself makes it perfectly clear! You should also include your logo on the card, but make sure that the logo is not so intrusive that it takes over the whole card! The logo is an important element, but it should still only be one element of the card; put it in a place where it is noticeable, but is not the focal point. It is worth spending a little bit of extra money to make sure your card looks professional, as a professional-looking card will inspire confidence. For instance: someone looking through a stack of business cards they have for plumbers is most likely to call the person whose card inspires the most confidence. Your business card can do a lot to help your business, or it can do very little; in fact, it can even be a detriment! Make sure that your card is effectively designed, and make sure that you spend a bit of extra money to have a card that looks great!