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Getting customers starts with getting noticed, and your business card is your chance to tell potential clients who you are, and what you represent. Whether you hand them out at events, include them in product orders or keep a stack on your front desk, make sure yours stand out. Creating your business cards online with Vistaprint is simple, and you can design business cards for any industry using our gallery of templates or upload your own image to get started. We have a variety of finishes and shapes to make your card unique and you can even browse our handy business card size guide to find the right fit for you.
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Frequently Asked Questions
At VistaPrint, you can choose from a variety of paper stocks to create your business cards. We currently have the following options -
- Standard: Our most traditional card is 350 gsm and offered in a crisp matte finish. Our standard cards are a classic choice for most businesses, but you’ll still have the option to upgrade to unique touches like rounded corners.
- Premium: Premium cards feature thicker paper stocks (up to 400 gsm) and a variety of eye-catching textures and finishes, like pearl, cotton or soft touch. These cards are made to stand out.
- Specialty: Our Specialty range is perfect for unique projects and businesses. This is where you’ll find products like business card stickers and magnets and special stocks like plastic and cotton.
A simple and effective business card is that combination of paper stock, shape and finish that captures the essence of your business just right. We have a huge assortment of simple business card templates – by industry, colours, corner styles and more – to help you make that choice. In our design studio, you can customise your chosen template with text, image, QR code and a lot more. Or, if you have a ready design, use our easy design upload option and edit away. Here are some business card design rules to make the design process a breezy one. The size of the business card is also instrumental in creating the right impression on your customers. Go through our business card guide to make an informed choice.
Business card thickness is usually measured in “grammes per square metre” abbreviated as “gsm” The higher the number, the thicker the card. Standard business card thickness is 350 gsm, but weights can vary by paper type.
Here's a quick rundown of standard business card sizes:
- Business card size in mm: 91 x 55 mm
- Business card size in Photoshop: 1050 x 600 pixels
We also offer square or rounded corner cards, which are a little different than typical business card sizes. Also, when you’re designing or choosing a template, remember that business card dimensions may include a “bleed area”, which is extra space for images, patterns or design elements that extend beyond the cut edges – this helps prevent having white edges around your finished card.
If the information is still mostly correct, you can keep them as backups by crossing out the out-of-date info and writing in new text. If the cards are mostly inaccurate, we’d recommend recycling them.
We’d recommend using one of our business card holders, available in an assortment of different materials and styles.
Traditionally, business cards have a horizontal layout, but if you’re going for a different, modern feel, we have a lot of templates for vertical business cards too. As far as specific design layouts are concerned, we have thousands you can quickly sort and browse by industry, shape, style and more.