Grab that terrific professional name you branded and bring it to life because your new business requires a distinctive professional logo. One essential aspect of creating a website is the design, so ensure that the professional name you have branded has a distinctive professional logo. Consider your image before printing or engraving. This is vital when choosing card stock.
- Are you branding as a green company working with what clients have and sourcing local reusable items? Would a hefty recycled brown kraft card stock contribute to your aesthetic goals and convey an image?
- Are you collaborating with clients who have hired you to carefully curate one-of-a-kind bespoke items? Consider the thickest luxury card stock that would fit your company image. Some designers are returning to old school methods and engraving. Crane stationary offers a variety of options, as well as Moo. Also consider local stationary vendors and companies that offer wedding and stationary design. This is your image and should be taken seriously. When in doubt, go classic and clean
- Limited funds? Consider purchasing a business card template from a platform like Etsy. Aim for a clean, streamlined, straightforward, polished design and avoid anything too busy or cutesy. If you don’t have the skillset and extra funds, hire a graphic designer to handle this task. If you are working with a more limited budget, employ a freelancer on a site like Fiverr or Upwork to complete your process. Then, purchase a business card template from a platform like Etsy. Aim for a clean, streamlined, straightforward, polished design, avoiding anything too busy or cutesy. If budget is a concern, you can create this on your own using Canva, and for a small yearly fee, you can upgrade to Canva Pro, allowing you to build your own branding package from fonts, colors and images. Canva will also help you create other client collateral materials, such as welcome packages and presentations.