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Color Business Cards- Is It Worth The Extra Expense?

Aug 17, 2007
One of the most effective and least costly marketing tools you could ever use is color business cards. In view of its importance and effectiveness, you should always take time to ensure they get printed with the exact details which you wanted on them. Otherwise, it will lose its effectiveness and you would end up wasting your hard earned money. You need to make sure it contains all important information like your company or business name, your company's logo, your name and designation, address, e-mail, telephone, fax numbers and anything else you would want on it.

Do not muddle your color business cards. It is worth to pay for a professional artist to design your business card for you if you do not possess artistic or creative talents. You can have your cards printed with colored ink or on colored paper to make them stand out or use gold or silver foil on shiny black stock instead of the standard white stock. Color certainly calls attention to your business card and makes it stand out. It also helps to convey a highly professional image.

The investment of a few hundred dollars to have highly professional color business cards will more than pay for itself. Professionally designed color business cards help you to re-inforce your professional image to your potential clients. They would perceive you as having a high quality image because your business card is of premium quality. Your potential clients would be re-assured that they are dealing with a reputable company and personnel. As such, they are more likely to trust and to do business with you.

If you can not afford to print color business cards due to budget constraint, you could always consider getting free business cards from VistaPrint. They offer color business cards on heavy paper stock, with a wide-variety of designs. The only draw back for the free cards is they print their logo and "Business Cards are free at VistaPrint.com" on the back of the card near the bottom. If you are happy with this arrangement, all you would need to pay is shipping costs. This starts at around five dollars, which is very reasonable.

No doubt, color business cards are gaining more and more importance. Many people feel they need to have color on their business cards to help them convey their high professional image. If you need color business cards to convey message about your business, then use it to your advantage. The extra costs for printing is really minimal when compared to what you could potentially gain i.e more business, higher professional image, higher self confidence, just to name a few.
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Lee Leong is the owner of Free Business Cards which specializes in providing 100% free business card information and resources for everyone.
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