Importance of Creative Business Cards
The primary purpose of business is to advertise your brand or services. They are often used by many professionals or business owners and are given to potential customers that would need your products and services.
Aside from advertising, business cards can represent trustworthiness, honesty, and reliability because the person giving the card attaches his name and number to a physical card.
Business cards are very convenient because it is typically small in size. They can easily be handed out and then put inside a wallet, purse or pocket.
Types of Business Cards
Many people didn’t know that business cards comes in several types, namely informational, reference, coupon and note.
Reference cards – this is the most common type of business card. It usually includes the name of the business, the name of the person that is currently connected to the company, his title and his contact information.
Informational cards – this is similar to information on reference cards but you will find information that is not related to advertising. For instance, information cards usually include a yearly calendar or a list of social service telephone numbers.
Coupon cards – from the name itself, coupon cards holds the same information as reference cards but comes with a coupon that provides some freebies whether on your next visit or purchase.
Note cards – just like the other types of cards, note cards contain the same information as reference cards while leaving some white space that can be used in writing information onto the card. For instance, many medical professional use note cards to write in the time of the patient’s next visit before actually giving it to the patient.
Business Card Designs
There are no hard and fast rules in making effective business cards. Although the primary reason for creating a business card is to give accurate, needed information it is also important to note that business cards should always mark an impression in the way it is designed.
Here are some business card design ideas for your inspiration.
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Creative business cards do not need to have a striking visual design. Even the simple ones are considered creative as long as it shows a unique design that represents the company or the brand itself.
Richard is a creative designer & blogger. He writes for Crayonify about Graphics, Creativity and UX Design. Richard loves to unlock his creativity with writing.