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Do I need a business card? Part ii

May 23rd, 2011 | Comments Off on Do I need a business card? Part ii | Posted in Business Cards
Let’s recap. Last time we said that a business card can be thought of as a marketing instrument which does a little bit of everything, it provides a quick glance of your company to your customers, partners or investors and it also paints a picture of yourself as a business person. So in a nutshell, yes! If you run a business you do need business cards.
Creative Message and Humour
What is your business about? What kind of people run it? Are you a nice person to deal with? Can you be trusted as a problem solver and business partner? Believe it or not, all of these questions can be quickly answered by a business card and most of the time the message that the business card itself conveys is so strong and precise that all of these questions are answered at a glance.
If you are starting a business or if you already run a profitable operation you definitely want to project yourself and your company as the best in the field but also as an organization which has been built and run by individuals everyone can relate to, individuals who have a sense of humour and that see life exactly the way it is.
Business Card Texture and Materials
Finding the right texture and materials for your business card is just as important as brainstorming the message that you’re going to put on it and obviously the more unique the material the better image it will project of yourself and your company. Some people have opted to break away from the conventional business card paper and have moved on to other materials such as plastic and even stylish metals, if you can’t afford those materials it is a great idea to have images or patterns engraved in the card itself for instance, if you are a dentist or work as a dentist assistant you can create a plain looking business card which can be enhanced by engraving or indenting the shape of teeth into the side of the card, now remember that indenting a shape on your business card paper is not the same as printing an image on it, there is a big difference!
The bottom line when it comes to business cards is that they are a necessary tool for you to create a good image for your business and yourself in front of potential customers, business partners and investors so, the better it looks the higher its ROI will be.

Let’s recap. Last time we said that a business card can be thought of as a marketing instrument which does a little bit of everything, it provides a quick glance of your company to your customers, partners or investors and it also paints a picture of yourself as a business person. So in a nutshell, yes! If you run a business you do need business cards.

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Do I need a business card? Part 1

May 23rd, 2011 | Comments Off on Do I need a business card? Part 1 | Posted in Business Cards
As a business owner have you ever questioned the fact that you need an effective marketing strategy? Could you imagine what your business would be like without any type of advertising? The answer most business owners and companies would provide is simple and straightforward, their businesses would come crashing down if an effective marketing strategy is not put in place.
Why do you need a Business Card?
A business card can be thought of as a marketing instrument which does a little bit of everything, it provides a quick glance of your company to your customers, partners or investors and it also paints a picture of yourself as a business person. So in a nutshell, yes! If you run a business you do need business cards.
Business Card and Branding
There are many ways to market your business, you can choose a direct selling approach which focuses mainly on the products or services that you manage in order to make a sale or you can choose to differentiate your business from all other businesses which are competing against you in a similar niche.
If you run a business, chances are that you are not selling a unique product, this is why creating a good image for your company and setting yourself apart really comes in handy at the end of the day. If you are all about numbers and long-term returns you will definitely see how building a strong brand has a lot more value than trying to sell an ephemeral product. You can think of it like buying stock, you can either go for the quick kill or you can stick around for the long run and see steady returns. A business card can help you build your brand.

As a business owner have you ever questioned the fact that you need an effective marketing strategy? Could you imagine what your business would be like without any type of advertising? The answer most business owners and companies would provide is simple and straightforward, their businesses would come crashing down if an effective marketing strategy is not put in place.

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Design your own Business Cards

May 22nd, 2011 | Comments Off on Design your own Business Cards | Posted in Business Cards, Graphic Design, On-line design

Minuteman Press Fourways have launched a new service. You can now design your own business cards on-line. Our simple and quick tools allows you to design the card see what it will look like submit it it our shop at Fourways and come collect the cards. You can add your company logo select your company colours and select the layout you want. If you do not have a logo you can use the on-line designs and create your own cards.

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How to use your business cards effectively

January 14th, 2011 | Comments Off on How to use your business cards effectively | Posted in Business Cards

Why you need business cards and how to design them were discussed in the previous blog.┬á Now here is how to use your well designed business cards effectively and to your advantage. More »

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Why you need well designed business cards

January 13th, 2011 | Comments Off on Why you need well designed business cards | Posted in Business Cards

A business card is the most inexpensive marketing tool you can use to advertise yourself.┬á It helps other people to remember you and if they do not have use for your services, they can hand your business card to someone else who might.┬á┬á┬á More »

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Business Cards for Professionals

August 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment | Posted in Business Cards

Ask most Business Professionals what they think about Business Cards and theyΓÇÖll tell you that the most important element takes place in the exchange and the aesthetic appeal of the card. A Business Card should be designed and printed with creating the perfect first impression in mind.

If you know where to look, you can find better customer service through some Online Business Card companies than your usual brick-and-mortar print shop.

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Your Business Cards are more important than you think

May 11th, 2010 | Comments Off on Your Business Cards are more important than you think | Posted in Business Cards

Out of all our clients that come to us for printed products to market their business, Business Cards are usually considered first. Business Cards are extremely important printed products to advertise your business and out of all your…

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