New Business Card, Give me your input

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  1. eric-holmes

    eric-holmes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    This would be an example of the front of the card. Possibly with rounded corners. The back would simply state my phone number, email and website. Opinions.

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    I like #2 the best. I think the black will stand out the most.

    Have you priced two sided cards with multiple colors?
     
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    You can put pictures, color, whatever you want. Single or double sided is the same price.

    $20/100
    $22.50/100 with rounded corners.

    Is that a decent deal?
     
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    I like #2


    Is the price an ongoing price or the price for setup and 100 cards.


    For setup it is cheap.
    For ongoing it is expensive
     
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    eric-holmes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Yes, that is set up and 100 cards. The more boxes you buy, the cheaper you get. 2-5 Boxes is $18. 6-20 Boxes is $16
     
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    It is amazing how much prices have come down over the years. And how many different programs there are for designing and printing one's own card design.


    Your signature is nicely done!
     
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    If the back of the card has a white background, I would keep a darker background on the front. Not black though. Consider a darker gray. Is the blue an important color for you? Cause as it stands, the black and blue is not a great combo IMO. Maybe a lighter blue accent on the dark gray. If you want something more hip, then a mustardy yellow accent would be cool too. All depends on your target market.
    Rounded corners are nice.
    Please don't use any kind of glossy stock.
    I really like the typography, btw.
     
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    Nice typography! :thumbup: But on a real card the word "photography" will be tiny.

    IMO. Put all your info on the front. Leave the back to write on.
     
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    I like #2, with the blue...definitely! Especially with the black background. The others are too much white..imo. :)
     
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    I actually had a guy make this for me. I wasn't too fond of the blue but I do like the design. I like how the solid color will look classic. I am undecided of doing a front and back or front only. The only problem I see with doing a front only is that the font of the contact information will be too small to read. Unless you guys know how to arrange it better. I am thinking of bolding the "photography" so maybe it will show up a little better.
     
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    I don't wanna step on your designer's toes, but if you like I can show a quick edit of what I meant above. The design is great, but the colors seem all wrong. The blue coupled with the small typeface of 'photography' will make sure it doesn't get seen, especially against the black. The high contrst with your name drowns out 'photography' as well.
     
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    Sure, show me what you mean.
     

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