How to design a business card: 10 golden rules
A business card represents the next step in making your small business dream a reality. For many potential customers, it's also 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 just carry your contact information. It will make you look professional, build trust for 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: By carefully considering the information you include, and how you present it. Here, we’ve put together 10 essential tips on how to design a business card that best represents you, and your business! Look out for additional advice from Tristan Le Breton, Creative Director at 99designs. 99designs is a creative platform that specialises 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.
- Organise your information.
- Think dual-purpose.
- Maximise your logo.
- Leave some white space.
- Add something special.
- Include a call to action.