How To Format A Business Card

What format is needed to print business cards?

Almost all print shops accept materials in the PDF and TIFF formats. Swift Publisher allows you to save your card in both these formats, with the required quality (the standard for high quality printing is 600 dpi resolution).

What is the length and width of a business card?

A standard business card is 3.5 inches by 2 inches, give or take a whisker or two. The idea is that it should match the dimensions of a credit card or driver's license and be able to slip neatly into a wallet or purse.

Are business cards CMYK?

CMYK refers to the four inks used in some color printing: cyan, magenta, yellow and key (black). Though it varies by print company, press operator, and press manufacturer, the ink or toner is typically applied in the order of the abbreviation. CMYK business cards with color combined is a neat effect.

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How thick is a business card?

016 inches stock is the standard business card thickness and is commonly used to hand it out in meetings and conferences. You can compare its thickness to that of a folder or greeting card paper. You may also choose thicker business card stock like 32 pt or .

Are business cards the same size as credit cards?

Chances are, the vast majority of business cards being exchanged are the same size. The standard size of a regular business card in the US is 3.5 x 2 inches, which makes it similar in size to most credit cards. In the metric system this translates to 88.9 x 50.8 millimetres.

Is print CMYK or RGB?

What is the difference between RGB and CMYK? Both RGB and CMYK are modes for mixing color in graphic design. As a quick reference, the RGB color mode is best for digital work, while CMYK is used for print products.

What Colours do Photoshop models use?

The colour models used by photoshop are RBG, CMYK, and LAB.

What is the standard dots per inch for printed work?

Print: 300dpi is standard, sometimes 150 is acceptable but never lower, you may go higher for some situations. Web/Digital: DPI doesn't equate to digital it's a print measure. It was commonly believed for a long that 72dpi was ideal for the web. If you hear that it's simply not the way things work.

What is your title when you own a business?

Small business owner titles can vary from the standard (CEO, owner) to the specific (head plumber, director of technical operations). Every entrepreneur needs to make his or her own decision about the right title to use.

How do you write an address on a business card?

The address typically is located under your name and title. Put your address where it will stand out on the card so clients can find it easily.

What is a good resolution for a logo?

What DPI should your logo be? This is not always necessary when using an image online, but most will tell you that 72 DPI is the best.

What is the length and width of a business card?

A standard business card is 3.5 inches by 2 inches, give or take a whisker or two. The idea is that it should match the dimensions of a credit card or driver's license and be able to slip neatly into a wallet or purse.

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