Business cards are a fundamental component of doing business.
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Connecting with clients and colleagues is essential in the business world, and nothing is a more effective means of doing so than a personalized business card. Not a graphic design whiz? Don't worry; you don't have to buy business cards from expensive printing companies. There are a number of easy, fun and free ways to design custom business cards from the comfort of your own office.
Design It Online
Designing your own business card online is as easy as knowing your company's name. Websites like Businesscardland.com and BizCardCreator.com give you options for designing a business card customized to fit your own needs. Simply enter your personal details—your name, your company and any other information you want on the card—and choose from a vast array of designs, color schemes, logos and more. The website creates your card instantly, which you can then print from your own computer. The only cost is for blank business cards, which you can purchase at an office supply store.
Use Word Processing Software
Another easy, free method for designing your own business cards is to use a word processing program, like the one you use for writing letters or school papers. First, you'll need to buy blank business cards. They are sturdier and look more professional than cards cut out from paper. After loading the printer, find a free template online. Try a site like Free-business-card-templates.com. Save the template of your choosing, and it will open automatically in your word processing program for you to edit. Once your information is on the card, customize it even further. Change the size, color and style of your font to make it completely unique. With the blank business cards loaded in the printer, select "File" and "Print" to print your own custom cards and get down to business.