Small business owners incur many expenses when starting a new company, including but certainly not limited to purchasing software and computers, leasing office or retail space, buying inventory or raw materials, incurring legal registration fees, acquiring a point of sale system and hiring employees. To lessen the costs certain things, like business cards can be done online for a small fee or at no cost.
Decide what type of business cards you would like to print. Choose the type of business card you would prefer, such as one-sided, double-sided, horizontal print, vertical print, flat or mat card stock, and glossy card stock.
Choose a business card template creator. Free online business card template creators include Biz Card Creator, Zazzle and Free Business Cards Creator. Generally, these websites allow you to upload your company’s logo and slogan, along with your business contact information. Some will allow you to print directly from the website while others will charge a small shipping and handling fee to mail your cards.
Design your business cards. Choose a template and upload your business’ logo. Arrange the font size and placement to accommodate all of your pertinent contact information, including phone number, fax number, email address, website URL, and mailing address.
Print or order your business cards. Some online business card template design services will let you print your business cards directly from your printer. Other will require you to order your business cards after designing them and/or uploading your finished product. The service will ship your business cards after you pay the shipping and handling charges, which range from $5 to $35, depending upon the shipping service you select.