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Common Business Card Template Design Mistakes Pt.1

Designing Effective Business Cards

Business cards are available in all shapes and sizes. They are useful stationery items for sharing contact information. When designing business card templates, there are several factors that you should consider for your card to be efficient and reliable.

Because we have years of experience designing & printing business cards in Denver, we are going to share with you things that cause business cards to be difficult to interpret.

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Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

1. Font Choice

Pick a single font, and stick to it. Try to avoid fonts that look like handwriting as they are much more challenging to read when compared to standard typeset fonts.

2. Font Size

Make a balance, even if you think it looks good, go for font size not too big, not too small.

3. Whitespace

Keep it simple. Whitespace is good, avoid saturating your card with information that can go on a brochure or other stationery item. Because, cramming every detail about what your company does, the certifications your company has, among others, does not help in making your business card transmit a clear message. The objective is creating a card that people will be able to look at and quickly discern the information they need.

4. Contrast

Narrow your color palette when designing your card. And, ensure that the text color contrasts with the color of the card. Also, do not use light blue on dark blue or blue on red.Business Card Template Design

5. Group Data Types Together

We highly recommend to stick to the standard order as follows:

Name
Title
Company
Contact Info

By following the above steps, your business cards will be easy to read and to understand. And should you need professional printing services in Denver to make your business cards look good, Victory Prints and Design is the place to go!

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