How to Design a Business card
Business cards contain useful information about your business, company and designation and
act as a medium of portable advertisement of your business. It also represents your personality.
So it's important to design your business card perfectly.
Choose business card template: Choose a template or outline of your business card first. You
can design it yourself or seek professional help. Choose a simple but elegant design for your
business card. It is important for a good impression.
Use Quality Material: The business card should be composed of quality material. Use flexible
plastic if possible. It will make your card water proof and sturdy. It might be costly for bulk
production. In that case use high quality paper with plastic wrapper.
Appropriate shape: Choose appropriate size, shape and thickness for your business card. It
should not be so big that it does not fit in your wallet or should not be too small so that it gets
Font: Font of your business card should be simple and not too stylish. The font size should be as
such that it's easily readable even without glasses.
Content: Content of your business card should be short and precise. Do not burden your card
with too much degrees or information. If you have achieved many degrees add only the higher
degrees because that will be enough to mention your qualification. Your business card should
contain a logo of your company or a picture associated with the service of your company.
Add a photo if required: Adding a photo on a business card is not a modern trend because it is
more common in ID cards rather than business cards. So add photo only if it's helpful to expand
your business. For example, if you are involved in public affairs or public relations related job
and your photo identity matters.
Choice of colors: Do not use too much vibrant or contrasting color. The background color and
font color should differ significantly for clear visualization.