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New business card design; your thoughts?

by pashley
posted 10-02-2009 10:16 PM


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#1 posted 10-02-2009 10:25 PM

Patrick cant see the new one but i must say the lod one does the good well if you like i use a Dutch company called vistaprint they do them for free i just pay the shipping cost and they are very good quality and very prompt you can look at them at VISTAPRINT .COM i dont know how to put the link up on here sorry….......

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#2 posted 10-02-2009 10:30 PM

When you say “Can’t see the new one” – do you mean you literally can’t see it, or, you don’t like it? Unfortunately, it’s white on white background, so you have to kinda use your imagination to see the outline of the card.

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#3 posted 10-02-2009 10:32 PM

The card is not there, message says not available

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#4 posted 10-02-2009 10:33 PM

Literally cant see it photo currantly unavailable it says

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#5 posted 10-02-2009 10:51 PM

Oops, sorry….there, fixed.

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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#6 posted 10-02-2009 10:57 PM

Both cards are good looking. Print is too small on the new card for my old eyes. My only other comment is a business card has never generated a sales lead for me.

-- DaveH - Boise, Idaho - “How hard can it be? It's only wood!”

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#7 posted 10-02-2009 10:59 PM

Love the saying ” give your heirs something to fight about” Thats perfect. Only thing I would change is the size of the font on your contact info, I would make a little larger otherwise my vote is for the new one.

-- AzChiefFan "Measure Once, Curse Twice"

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#8 posted 10-02-2009 11:03 PM

I agree with ACF about the new card with larger font.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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#9 posted 10-02-2009 11:04 PM

Patrick i must say i like them both but like Dave i have never generated leads through my business cards but what i do do is sent out postcards they tend not to be thrown away so easyerly

i mainly use my business cards through the trade or when i send out a invioce i put one in the enverlope out of curtisy

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#10 posted 10-02-2009 11:29 PM

I agree about the font. Although the resoulution on a monitor is only 72 dpi, and the printed card would be 300 dpi – about 4X sharper. Still, I think it could be a bit bigger.

I don’t really intend to make a sale on a business card; it’s just a business necessity, a standard. However, I think a good looking card does say something positive about your business.

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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#11 posted 10-02-2009 11:31 PM

I’m not a graphic designer, but you shoud start at the top left and run your message to the lower right. so at eth very least, I would put your name and contact info on the other side at the bottom. Get rid of three the four corners and move a big one to the top left or design a logo to go there.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 10-02-2009 11:34 PM

OOps, forgot, with your name, email and phone in the lower right as primary contact, put your adress in the lower left.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 10-02-2009 11:50 PM

The newer card has a warmer feeling to me. I would make the Font darker and larger if possible.

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#14 posted 10-02-2009 11:55 PM

Patrick your right my card looks professional so shows i’m professional no point being a pro and having business cards made that look like a 3 year old has made them thats why i have mine made by professionals

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#15 posted 10-03-2009 12:09 AM

Uh, not sure how to take that, Pommy….

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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#16 posted 10-03-2009 12:15 AM

sorry mate just read that back myself and its not to sound offensive as it looks what i mean is you have to choose the right font how to position the letters the card you use little things like that

I would never say that yours look like a 3 year old has produced yours my friend thats not what i mean sorry if i have offended you

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#17 posted 10-03-2009 12:29 AM

No problem! :)

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