Tag Archive: Business Cards

Should I Add My Picture To My Business Card?

Posted on March 31, 2014, by Progressive Printing Team

Business-Card-Keller-Williams-106Printing professional pictures on business cards is beneficial for services where a friendly face can make an impact and aide in gaining the trust of potential clients. Adding your picture to your business card will allow your customers to get to know you before they take the next step in acquiring your services. Connecting a face with a company makes the business more approachable and memorable.

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Design a Business Card using Photoshop Element

Posted on April 3, 2013, by Progressive Printing Team

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Making a simple, yet professional, business card doesn’t have to be a chore. It can take as little or as much time as you want. The purpose of this tutorial is to get you set up and in the right direction. And to show you that you do not have to be a Photoshop expert to make a nice, effective, business card.

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Marketing with Business Cards

Posted on December 11, 2012, by Progressive Printing Team

One of the most effective and readily available tools at any business’ disposal is their business cards.  As every business person knows, the best referral is one that is given to you by someone else.

This type of referral reinforces the confidence and basically qualifying you and your business.

A well designed business card is the most important marking tool. It’s compact, it can be visually compelling, has all your contact information, it can contain coupons, it’s low cost and it is tangible. Unlike an email, you can touch a business card, put it in your pocket and retrieve it without use of a computer.

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How to Design a Business Card Using Word

Posted on September 4, 2012, by Progressive Printing Team

Business Card Template Tutorial

Whether you are just starting a new business or have been in business for a while, you will need to have business cards printed. Sure there are various websites out there that offer hundreds of business card templates for you to choose from, but you may not have the time to sift through them all. You need something simple and custom, a business card with your most important information and possibly your company’s logo. To save time and money, you should have them printed through a professional printer, but you want to stay in control of the final design. This tutorial is the solution to your business card woes. Most businesses have access to Microsoft’s Office Suite which includes Microsoft Word. You do not need an expensive graphics program to design your own business card. Just follow this step-by-step tutorial and you will have a complete business card design in no time.

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Setting Up a Business Card Template in Adobe Illustrator

Posted on August 21, 2012, by Progressive Printing Team

I need a business card, but I want to design my own. Where do I start?


If you have access to Adobe Illustrator, then we have a tutorial that is perfect for you. This tutorial will guide you through setting up a template for business cards In Illustrator. This will help you to learn some of the basics of this program, then you can either print your newly designed business card on your own printer or upload your file to a professional printer.

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The Anatomy of a Great Business Card

Posted on August 15, 2012, by Progressive Printing Team

Business cards are perhaps some of the most common print advertising. They earned their popularity mostly by convenience. They are easy to carry, distribute and impress prospective clients when done right. The anatomy of a great business card lends to this success.

Business cards need not only to be informational, but they need to be great marketing as well. A great business card will effectively convey the message, demeanor and purpose of your business…. In a very small, highly portable amount of space.

Studies have shown that two thirds of people don’t look at business cards handed to them because they don’t find them engaging. While studies have shown than many do not look at the cards, over 80% say they keep them. Your business card needs to be “dressed for success”.

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