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Business Cards

Everyone has them and if you are going to make it in today's business world, you need them too- business cards! Business cards are a must for today's entrepreneur. However, business cards do not have to be an extravagant expense. When building your own company or business, one of the best ways to market your new business venture and put your name out there is through business cards. But if you are just starting out and don't have a big enough marketing budget, you can save a pretty penny by designing and printing your own business cards.

Many “word” programs, such as Microsoft Word, Works, and Adobe offer business card templates. Many business card templates are free and are readily available for download at the simple click of your mouse. If you are interested in finding free business card templates, just type in “business card template download” under a google or yahoo search, and voila- business cards templates at your choosing! You can purchase business card paper at your local Office Depot, Walmart, or other supplier of printing paper. There will be an option under your printing settings to configure the type of business card paper you are using with your paper settings.

If the idea of designing your own business cards eludes you, you can create your business cards online with one of the many online companies that will allow you to design your business cards using their interactive software, then for a small fee, print them with your computer. And if the idea of designing your cards online then printing them yourself is more than you would like to handle, you can have the company print them and mail them to you. Companies online such as bestprintbuy.com and vistaprint.com will even let you upload your own graphics into the business card.

These companies are quite affordable as well; most offer over 200 business cards for prices under $20.00.