10 ways to insure your business card gets thrown away.

Written by Robert Kennedy

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6) Chew bubble gum, wear sun glasses or wear a beard. Although these will not necessarily get your business card discarded, statistical no no’s. Also a good example of how you are first, your business card should serve as a reminder of you. Inrepparttar real estate sector most real estate agents print a picture of themselves on their business card for this reason.

7) Print your business card in an irregularly large format. Your card looks unique and professional but I can’t file it in my business card file system that I keep all my key suppliers in. Oversized business cards are becoming more popular and givenrepparttar 126376 right circumstances can be delivered effectively. However from an overall perspective I recommend that mainstream business stick withrepparttar 126377 standard size- 2 X 3 ˝”.

8) Print your critical contact information onrepparttar 126378 back or onrepparttar 126379 inside of a fold over business card. Forrepparttar 126380 same reason above. Once I file your business card in my file system all of your contact information should be easily read at a glance…I want to place my order now.

9) Print on thin or flimsy material. This projects a feel of cheapness. Besides if you managed to WOW your prospect and your business card makes it into his /hers wall of fame pouch it will it will likely not surviverepparttar 126381 test of time.

10) This isrepparttar 126382 final and most important forrepparttar 126383 rookie to intermediate graphic designer. Have you ever heard of looktocloseitis? Many graphic designers that develop onscreen work at a highly magnified viewing level while design and editing. Sure everything looks great at 500% magnified view but whenrepparttar 126384 card is printed it is printed 100%. A good practice, before sending your business card file for professional printing is to print your own hardcopy and give it a glace from a 3 foot distance. Make sure your message is being communicated when you do this. If it is not working, back to editing and repeatrepparttar 126385 process.

Take your time and it will be worth your extra efforts. This will be reflected inrepparttar 126386 finished product.

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You will find a large collection of some ofrepparttar 126387 business cards we have printed for our clients here. http://www.weprintcolor.com/buscard_examples/index.htm . These examples include custom and template style business cards. When you click on each thumbnailrepparttar 126388 page will tell you if it is ‘custom’ or ‘template’. Inrepparttar 126389 cases where it is template you can clickrepparttar 126390 link and start designing your unique version immediately.

If you would like to view a full business card catalogue of available template designs for business you can visit this page http://www.weprintcolor.ca/ or get tips for creating better business card designs here http://www.weprintcolor.ca/online_design_cat1/index.php

Some clients send files from there computer to ours, others use our online design system. Either way we have developed software and a natural eye for esthetically pleasing graphic design work. The reason I write these articles is to help you make an educated decision withrepparttar 126391 design and print of your business card. If you end up coming to us with your business we always appreciate that. The last thing I want to happen is you making a regretful purchase online. This hurts all online retailers that offer a quality product.

Robert is regarded as an industry expert is print and design. Online since 1999, Robert was one ofrepparttar 126392 pioneers that brought graphic design tools torepparttar 126393 web. For online graphic design solutions visit http://www.weprintcolor.com/

Robert is the marketing director of a leading online printing and design firm http://www.weprintcolor.com . Robert believes in an educated customer and has created a personal blog, online to help achieve this goal. Learn commercial printing and design tips from the pros http://www.weprintcolors.com

The Net Can Be a Lonely Place

Written by John Calder

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This problem doesn't apply just to marketers - anyone who works exclusively from home may run into this problem too. Andrepparttar need for direct contact can be particularly important when there are problems, whether business-related or in other areas of life. A bad situation can spiral downward into a much worse situation if you don't have a means of emotional support during those times. Even marketers with spouses or partners can run into this, if they don't receiverepparttar 126375 needed support at home.

The key is to learn ways to deal with potential isolation and loneliness. It's best if you can create routines and rules for yourself fromrepparttar 126376 very beginning, but if not, it's never too late to change. You should try to get some exercise every day, even a brief walk will do wonders. And trite as it sounds, eat well-balanced meals and try to avoid unhealthy snacking. Long hours sitting in front ofrepparttar 126377 computer need to be countered with movement and a break for your eyes.

Beyond that, see if you can find a group of people that meet regularly. Whether at or through a church, continuing education, a local networking or mastermind group, even volunteer work through civic and charitable organizations, try to find something that interests you, and gets you around happy, positive people.

When working at home alone for long periods of time, it's all too easy to focus inward on ourselves, our business, and our problems. Try to find a way to be around and possibly serve others regularly, in person, to counter that, and you'll be both a better marketer and a better person.

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