Many people overlook the value of having a professional business card that reflects your branding. Your business card can be an important part of your collateral package. It’s often the first item prospects receive from you, so it’s your first opportunity to make a professional, strong, positive impression on them.
Files need to be built to the final trim size plus 1/4″ bleed on each side. Therefore, if you are ordering a 5 x 7 postcard, the graphic file’s size should 5.25″ x 7.25″.
Accepted File Types
.PDF .JPG .TIFF .EPS
For best printing results, we recommend files to have a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Submitting files with resolution lower than 300 dpi may result in the print turning out pixelated or blurry.
All full color artwork and/or images must be saved in CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) color mode. While black and white artwork and/or images must be in grayscale color mode.
Fonts & Lines
When creating files on vector based software such a illustrator, inDesign, or Freehand, all text must be converted to outlines before generating the final PDF file. If working out of Photoshop, simply flatten the image. Do not use fonts smaller than 8 pts. Note that small or very narrow fonts may not render well on print against dark backgrounds. Keep all lines at least .25 pts thick. While thinner lines may be visible on screen, they may not show on print.