By Manville Ducrocq. Bussiness Card. Published at Friday, June 21st, 2019 - 11:51:35 AM.
Simple cards. A simple card is generally printed in black ink on plain white or cream stock. This is an excellent style to select when utility is perhaps all you will need. It's really a no-nonsense approach that could catch the attention of clients and prospects that would not necessarily surprised by fancy design features-the folks who want ”just the main points, ma'am.” The design and style is simple, and the information and facts are concise and clear.
Early Days – It all started in Europe in the 16th Century, probably in France, when gentlemen used playing cards to write notes on to each other, and such was the acceptance of playing card games as a gentlemanly pursuit that they were accepted as legally binding documents. The note could be an IOU for a debt, a promissory note for money or a business agreement, and were known as Bearer Cards in recognition of the fact that once the card was signed the bearer had a contract in his hand. In 17th Century France the cards then evolved into visiting cards, where they were used to pass general notes and act as general calling cards when gentlemen were out visiting friends and businesses. This evolved quickly in to a form of social etiquette for the gentry and well to do where, rather than just dropping in unannounced, a card was first presented by a servant to check when it would be convenient to actually call in person. The convention spread quickly throughout Europe and calling cards became firmly established as the way to introduce yourself and arrange meetings.
It is a fine summer morning and you are in a happy mood. You have just returned from a long and important overseas business trip and you have attended a number of seminars and exhibitions. As you sit down with a cup of coffee your secretary enters and hands you a stiff piece of rectangular paper. She announces that a well-dressed man had come to meet you regarding an important business deal and had left behind his business card. As you glance through the card, you are impressed by the quality of the board used to make the card. What strikes you is the superb color combination the logo and the lettering of the card uses. Your eyes are riveted to the same and you just cannot take them away.
Your colour scheme is very important and you need to design a card that correctly reflects the nature of your business. There is no point having flashy and vibrant colours if you are in the banking industry. You may also have a design on your card such as stripes or squares and its all well and good but you need to get a colour scheme that is suitable. Some card designs draw attention to themselves using colours and the more colours you use, the more attention it will draw and you need to consider the aspect of inappropriate over attention.
Any content, trademark’s, or other material that might be found on the Giftcardfreebie website that is not Giftcardfreebie’s property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Giftcardfreebie claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.