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Minimalist Business Cards Inspiration

Business cards are still a great way to network, even in the digital age of iPhones and tablets. A well-crafted business card should look beautiful, and for them to work well, they need to help you sell your skills and your personality. Below we have collected 15 minimalist business cards that do this well.

If you’re looking for a printer to get your cards printed, you have loads of choice; including 48 hour print!

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Comment to Win: 1,000 Business Cards up for Grabs!

For the latest Circlebox giveaway we’re doing something for a local printing firm from Cambridge, just a short drive away from where I live. Up for grabs are two sets of 500 high-quality, single-sided business cards. Read on to find out how to win!

The Company

If you win these business cards, the great guys over at Cambridge Graphics will be printing your cards, a high-quality printing firm powered by printing.com, who have recently opened a firm over the states at us.printing.com.

They print everyday products such as business cards, flyers, posters, booklets and things to mail – be sure to view their full range of products and prices. If you’re looking for something to put a smile on your clients faces (read about how to make a client happy) then you may be interested in their special range of promotional products such as pens, bags, keyrings, desk tidys, sticky notes and the popular retro toys, YoYo’s!

The Prize

In total there are going to be two winners, both of which will get their hands on 500 single-sided business cards. The prizes can be shipped worldwide, so it doesn’t matter where you live!

How To Enter

Entering couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is retweet this post and leave a comment on this page telling us what you would use the business cards for – it might be as a fun project, to help promote your new business or simply because you’re running out of your existing cards!

The Next Step

The competition will stay open until the midnight (GMT) on the 31st of March. Winners will be selected at random using a number generator, and will be contacted via email so be sure to leave a valid email when leaving your comment.

Your email address will be passed on to Cambridge Graphics, who will then take you through the process of getting your cards printed and dispatched. Good luck!

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Giveaway: 500 Business Cards from OvernightPrints.com

In celebration of the brand spanking new Circlebox Blog theme, the kind guys over at Overnight Prints are giving away 500 free business cards!

OvernightPrints.com

Overnight Prints offer business cards, postcards, posters and many other products. You can upload your design online and your order will be printed overnight!

How to enter:

Entering a competition has never been easier; all you have to do is comment below explaining what you want these 500 cards for in one sentence.

Entries close on Friday 11th December (2009) at 11.59PM (GMT). Entries after this time will not count!

The winner will be contacted via email so be sure to include a valid email address when you are leaving your comment! Good luck!

The Art of the Business Card: 187+ Creative Examples, Tutorials & Resources

Business Cards, Business Cards, and more Business Cards… If you’re interested in design, which you most probably are since you’re reading this, you’ll know that there are literally hundreds and thousands of great cards out there, and probably triple that of poorly designed ones. They’re all around us, a great way to promote your business or product, and a great source of inspiration.

There are quite a few business card inspiration posts out there in the design community, but this one is a little different. Not only are there (almost) hundreds of creative cards to look at, there are tutorials and resources, too! Once you’re feeling inspired, it won’t be long and you’ll be finishing up on your own business cards!


Business Card Inspiration:

Here are the examples of the cards, hopefully there are at least a few in there that you’ll love! Remember to share what one (or two.. maybe 3…) are your favourites in the comments below, I’d love to get an in-depth conversation going! What one do you like most? What one stands out most? Get talking! I’d like to say now that they’re not all business ‘cards’, such as the LEGO people, but they have the same purpose!

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Business Card Tutorials:

So you want to design (or re-design) your business card after seeing all of them excellent designs but don’t quite have the know how? Here are a few tutorials to get you started!

Making a Print Ready Business Card Using Only Photoshop

Making a Print Ready Business Card Using Only Photoshop

Custom Sim Card Business Card Tutorial

Custom Sim Card Business Card Tutorial

Cardboard and Torn Paper Business Card Tutorial

Cardboard and Torn Paper Business Card Tutorial

Making a Grungy Business Card

Making a Grungy Business Card

Business Card Design Project Walkthrough

Business Card Design Project Walkthrough

Design a Print Ready Business Card for Designers

Design a Print Ready Business Card for Designers

Put Together and Print a Business Card with uPrinting

Put Together and Print a Business Card with uPrinting

How to Design an Abstract Business Card in Photoshop

How to Design an Abstract Business Card in Photoshop

 



Business Card Articles:


Best Places To Submit Your Business Card Design:


Ready To Print? Great Online Printers:

 
Hopefully from this post you’ve found some great inspiration, a few excellent business card tutorials, a few tips on how to put your cards to good use, where to submit your card designs to get them known (and maybe featured in a post like this!), and finally where to get them printed at cost-effective prices delivered to your door!

Remember what I said earlier – what’s your favourite, and what do you think works best when it comes to business cards?

Giveaway: 1,000 Full Colour Business Cards!

This is your chance to win 1,000 full colour, double-sided business cards from BizCard – to enter, just leave a comment! A few months back I won 250 business cards from BizCard on Build Internet!. I was chuffed to bits, especially when they turned round and said they would deliver free to the UK all the way from sunny America!

Anyways, to the point: I received an email from BizCard asking if Circlebox would like to run a giveaway, I immediately said yes, knowing a lot of you guys would love to get your own cards printed and start spreading the word about your services.


About BizCard

BizCard is an online printing company. It offers small businesses and individuals business cards, calling cards, postcards, letterheads and related print products. Users can browse a catalog of hundreds of design templates to find one matching their professional image. They can also upload their own artwork. From its inception, BizCard has opted for environmentally friendly printing procedures (using recycled paper, eliminating the usage of harming phot processing chemicals, etc). Through a partnership with American Forests, the company plants a tree for every order it receives.

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The Prize

The lucky winner will be receiving 1,000 full colour, double-sided business cards, with free shipping worldwide!


How To Enter

Yes, you read right! All you have to do to enter is comment on this post telling me (and other readers) what you will use the cards for. The winner will be picked at random, and will be contacted within 24 hours of the closing date, which is Wednesday the 26th of August 2009, by the way!

Please remember to leave a valid email address when leaving your comment, as this is how I’ll be contacting you! Good luck, and remember to subscribe to the Circlebox Blog RSS Feed to make sure you don’t miss any future tutorials, inspiration posts or giveaways!


The competition is now closed! Congratulations to Eli Burford, who was chosen from the comments below using the ‘Truly Random Number Generator‘. Thanks for all your entries and for supporting Circlebox Blog!