Businesses use a variety of cards for different corporate and professional transactions that are involved in their daily operations. There are many kinds of businesses in various fields of industries which makes the use of cards very important especially for processes where formality and business mindedness is very essential. Nowadays, there are still a lot of cards that are being used for these purposes even with the rampant growth of technology as it creates a more personal approach to doing professional businesses allowing the entities to trust each other even more as physical business contact has been made.
The nature, design, and content of Business Cards vary on their purpose of usage and the transaction where they are actually involved. Business cards may be used as an invitation, as an information provider, or even as a marketing and promotional tool. Truly, the use of business cards is still one of the most effective means of written and unspoken business transactions especially if they are well curated, informational, and properly created. Other than our samples of business card design templates, our samples of Business Resumes and Business Flyer Design Templates are also available for download.
Business Announcement Card Designs
Business Moving Announcement Card
Business Relocation Announcement Card
Professional Business Announcement Card
Business Visiting Card Designs
Construction Business Visiting Card
Free Business Visiting Card
Real Estate Business Visiting Card
Legal Business Card Designs
Professional Legal Business Card
Legal Assistant Business Card
Unique Legal Business Card
Personal Business Card Designs
Personal Training Business Card
Personal Assistant Business Card
Student Personal Business Card
Professional Business Card Designs
Professional Photography Business Card
Professional Personal Business Card
Professional Artist Business Card
Business Announcement Cards
A business announcement card is used to provide information about the different activities and programs of the business. It can be for all the stakeholders of the business or it can also be for a specific entity that is involved in the business process where the business announcement card will be used. A few samples of business announcement cards are as follows:
- A business moving announcement card or a business relocation announcement card is used to allow the customers of the business to know that they are already moving their location. The information that should be present in this type of business announcement card are as follows:
- The date of the official moving out of the business
- The original location where the business is currently located
- The new location that will be occupied by the business
- If applicable, the reason for leaving the initial location
- The statement of moving out and the assurance that the business will still continue and just needs time to move from the first location to another
- The location map that may be useful to track the new location of the business
- A business event announcement card is used by the business to provide details of a program so that the stakeholders that are involved in the event will be aware of the program that will occur. A business event announcement card can be about any of the following:
- The grand opening of the business in a specific vicinity
- A product launch of the new offering of the business to its customer
- A preview of the services that the business will formally provide to their clients
- A charity event for the business to fulfill its corporate social responsibilities
- A fundraising event to support a company’s advocacy or the common cause that the business is championing
- A celebration of a business milestone like anniversaries, receiving awards and citations and a lot more
Corporate Business Thank-You Card
A corporate business thank-you card differs from that of a celebratory Thank-You Card in a way that it is more formal and business like. A corporate business thank you card may be given in any of the following situations:
- It can be given by a business to its clients who have been trusting the company and its product and/or service offerings for a long period of time.
- Corporate business thank-you cards may also be sent by the management to clients who had bad experiences in terms of the services that they received from the company but decided to formally file a message of complaint to the business management rather than making it an issue where other people and businesses are involved.
- This type of business card may also be given during special occasions where the clients of the business has attended which can either be good for the company’s marketing activities or the business’s sales generation.
- Corporate business thank-you cards may also be given to the stakeholders of the business as a way of showing the management’s appreciation for the entities’ continuous support to the business operations and other daily undertakings.
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Wedding Photography Business Card
Plastic Photography Business Card
Photography Greeting Business Card
Wedding Business Card Designs
Wedding Planner Business Card
Wedding Decoration Business Card
Wedding Invitation Business Card
Corporate Business Card Designs
Corporate Business Greeting Card
Corporate Business Birthday Card
Corporate Business Thank You Card
Modern Business Card Designs
Modern Real Estate Business Card
Modern Minimalist Business Card
Vintage Modern Business Card
Minimal Business Card Designs
Modern Minimal Business Card
DIY Minimal Business Card
Minimal Design Business Card
A business card used to contain the information of an entity may be used by the following:
- Businesses can create a business information card so that people will know the contact information of the business whenever they have inquiries or they need the services or products being offered by the business.
- Individuals can also make use of business cards to assure that their professional contact information will be given out in a formal manner to the entity who needs to know more about them and the services that they can provide.
- Organizations can use business cards so they can spread awareness to the advocacy that they are supporting or a program that they will host so that they can get more pledges and support. Moreover, it also allows people to contact the organization should they want to help them or be a part of the program that the organization will host or organize.
Guidelines in Designing Business Cards
If you are tasked to design the business card that the company where you work for or the business employees will use, here are a few guidelines that you may follow:
- Be aware of the information that should be seen in the business card. A few of these information includes the following:
- The name of the person who will use the business card. It is very essential for you to assure that the correct spelling of the employee’s name will be used in the business card as most business transactions require identification cards to support the contract or agreement where the person’s name is included. More so, you need to assure that you address the correct gender of the person as there are companies who just submit the names of their employees without addressing their gender. Always keep in mind that people’s names can sometimes be the cause of confusion for the gender of the employee especially if the company will let an outsourced supplier create the business card.
- The business address. The address of the business should be complete so that it can guide the clients of the business should they want to have a site visit. It is very seldom that the business card contains the permanent or personal address of the employee. This is due to the following reasons:
- Business cards are supposed to be used for business transactions and these transactions should be done in the vicinity of the business where professional processes should be implemented.
- It assures the safety of the employee especially if there are clients that are hard to transact with.
- It creates a personal boundary to the space of the employee and the workplace where s/he needs to be present to do business functions and responsibilities.
- The contact information that the clients may reach. The contact information that may be placed in a business card are as follows:
- The contact information of the business which is very helpful especially if there is a 24/7 customer service desk available to transact with the client who needs assistance regarding his / her professional undertakings with the business.
- It can also be the contact information used by the employee for professional purposes. Usually, companies provide a professional e-mail to their employees and there are also contact numbers that individual’s used just for business processes and transactions.
- Moreover, it can be a combination of both contact information depending on the likeness of the employee who will use the business card.
- Assure that the design that is used in the branding of the business is incorporated in the business card. This allows the people to identify that the business card is used by a person affiliated with the company. A few of these design items are as follows:
- The colors used by the business in their document designs.
- The structures and icons that are present in different documents and materials coming from the business.
- The logo and tagline of the business incorporated as a design material.
- The fonts that are identified or copyrighted for the business.
- Know the possible people who are expected to receive the business card. This truly helps in creating the mood of the business card and how people can perceive it in a positive way especially with regards to why a particular design has been selected to be applied to the business card.
Personal Business Cards
Aside from the use of business cards in providing the basic professional information of either businesses or individuals, they can also be used by these entities who can apply the usage of business cards for their personal usage. A few samples of personal business cards are as follows:
- Student personal business cards are used by people who are still on their academic undertaking. This kind of personal business card may be used for the following instances:
- It can be given out by the students to their research advisers especially if they have selected a research adviser who is from a different learning institution.
- They can exchange business cards with other students from different schools especially if they have been involved in the same academic activities for a period of time like conventions, exchange programs and seminars.
- Personal training business cards are used by fitness trainers for the following reasons:
- It allows them to provide their details to people who wanted to have private training sessions with them. These individuals can contact the personal trainer once they are already convinced that they would like to acquire the trainer’s services to help them in their fitness activities.
- They can give it to different fitness centers and hubs should they need personal trainers especially when there is already a demand for such from the clients of the business.
- Personal assistant business cards can be given out by people who would like to provide their services to entities who need a variety of professional assistant services.
Retro Business Card Designs
Retro Gaming Business Card
Vintage Retro Business Card
Retro Photography Business Card
Real Estate Business Card Designs
Real Estate Agent Business Card
Real Estate Assistant Business Card
Real Estate Appraisal Business Card
Business Holiday Card Designs
Holiday Business Thank You Card
Business Holiday Calendar Card
Business Thank You Card Designs
Professional Business Thank You Card
Business Thank You Referral Card
Business Anniversary Thank You Card
Business Invitation Card Designs
Business Dinner Invitation Card
Business Event Invitation Card
Business Opening Invitation Card
Business Meeting Invitation Card
Business Mini Cards
Mini Square Business Card
DIY Mini Business Card
Mini Photo Business Card
Personalized Mini Business Card
Professional Business Cards
A few samples of professional business cards are as follows:
- Professional photography business cards are used by photographers to give their contact details to their prospective clients. Moreover, it can also contain samples of their works which can be applied as the background of the business card or a design item placed in any part of the business card. Business cards used by photographers can also provide information about the photography services that they can provide to their clients. A few of these photography services are as follows:
- Wedding photography
- Event photography
- Travel photography
- Model and fashion photography
- Advertising photograph
- Professional make-up artist business cards are used by make-up artists who would like to get more clients to whom they can provide their expertise and services in applying specific kinds of make-ups for different looks depending on the event where the client will attend.
With the variety of cards that you may select from in varying business transactions, it is very essential that you make your self-aware of the usage and benefits of these cards in specific purposes and processes. Other than our samples of business card design templates, you may also want to browse through and download our samples and templates of our Business Cards and Business Work Schedule for additional references.