Business Card Design

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  1. Stazy

    Stazy Senior member

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    I'm getting some business cards made that I'll be using at accounting recruiting events. Does anyone have any design suggestions?

    I've heard of some people buying a domain and uploading their resume to it. If I were to do this, would it make sense to include the url on the business card with the rest of my contact information?
     
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    It even has a watermark.
     


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    http://us.moo.com/ for cheap cards.

    Buy the domain of your name and park your contact info and resume there.

    lefty
     


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    Okay I'll look into them. I just discovered that plastic business cards are a thing. They look so cool.
     


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    Thanks for the link, I sent them an email. I found a company that uses a thick paper similar to that, they charged over $1 a card though! I thought I might as well hand $1 bills to people, they would remember more than if I just gave them my card!! Haha.
     


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    check out http://www.cardsmadeeasy.com/

    I went here for my business cards :) They turned out very well and the team there were really helpfull in what I should put on my business card :)
     


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    How thick is the paper? I want THICK!!! They have 360gsm paper, no idea what that means, also I;m not sure whether to pick matte or gloss
     


  11. StephenHero

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    I make my own on quality cardstock. I've got about five different designs that I keep for different circumstances. I made them in Indesign. It's easy to do if you have a paper cutter and don't need a large volume of them.
     
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  12. amnesiacv2

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    Use moo.com as linked above.

    Their cards are very thick, almost plastic-like. No chance of edge wear or creasing from storage. Their default soft-touch matte finish is very nice too.

    My only issues:
    - Non-standard sizing. Good, because they can't get lost in a pile. Bad, because you are forced to use their business card holders.
    - Digital print process. Good for most usage but not as sharp as traditional 4-color.

    They also have a new luxury line which looks amazing and is even thicker. Definitely getting those for my next run.
     


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