How to Create an Ebusiness Card

Business cards are an excellent and inexpensive way to get the word out about your business. A typical business card is about 2 to 4 inches wide with ample space for you to add your business name, contact, email address, small graphics and even some space to write notes, phone numbers and appointment reminders. If you are looking to design a business card yourself, you will be glad to know that the steps involved are very simple. You can also save considerable amount of money and add/remove information to save on the graphic design company charges.


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    Firstly, turn on your computer and enter your login details including the username and password. Wait for Windows to load and then click the start up menu on your computer desktop. Find the desktop publishing software and then choose a business card template.

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    For those who do not have designing software installed onto their computer, they should do their online research to find the best business card product design software. Install the software onto your computer. Be patient during the installation process as this can take several minutes.

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    Test the software before starting to build your personalised business card. Click Save As in the main menu of the desktop application to avoid losing your chosen template and theme. Enter all the required contact information including your company business email and contact address. Add graphics and logos if needed. Personal objective statement can also be added if desired.

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    Do not forget to highlight useful information such as email and postal address. An email address is perhaps the most useful information for your clients and therefore you should make it convenient for them to find it on your card.

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    Type in over the sample text. This can be done by selecting the sample text using the mouse and then replace it with your desired text. Good product design software is likely to offer a range of logo and template designs. Take your time when choosing the logo, font size, font colour and background image size.

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    Design the reverse side of the card, replacing all sample text with your desired information. Replace the paper with card stock in the printer. Make sure the cards are placed upside down. Repeat the process for the reverse side of the card.

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