Artwork Set Up Guidelines for Business Cards

Crops - Please do not add any crops to your artwork.

Photoshop - In Photoshop please flatten all images and don't use extra channels. All files should be saved as a single Photoshop PDF.

Illustrator - In Illustrator fonts should be converted to outlines. Images to be embedded and then files saved as a press quality PDF.

Canva - Select the option to use the Canva template. Export from Canva as PDF Print. Leave the box "Crop marks and bleed" unchecked.

Colour - Anywhere you use black, define it as cyan=20%, magenta=20%, yellow=20%, black=100%. Use Pantone "solid to process" guide for PMS references supplied for colour matching.

If you design your card using other image editing or design applications then just remember to set up your artwork at the actual card size at 300dpi and export or save as a press quality PDF.

If you also require text or images on the reverse side of your card please supply as a single, two page PDF file - one page for the front of the card and one page for the back of the card.

Canva Template:

Business Card - 85mm x 55mm

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Business Card - 85mm x 55mm From Print Ready Design

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Business Cards - The Cost Effective Way To Market Your Business

Quality Business CardsMake your first impression count! Business cards are very effective, low cost and simple to use, one of the most effective networking tools you can find, and certainly one of the easiest to use. It will keep working for you hours, weeks and even years after it leaves your hands!

You can have a range of cards with different content, messages and images on them. In addition to giving contact information to people you meet, you can direct them to your website, it will give others a taste of your products and start to implant impressions of your business. If you only have one chance to make a first impression, make it a good one!

You can use your cards to hand out at your next event or exhibition, to keep in touch with previous customers and let them know, with a personalised message, about new products or upcoming exhibitions.

For more information or advice please call Thomas on 0117 952 0105.