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.
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.
Please supply your design as two PDF files, one for the front and one for the back of the business card.
Make 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.