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What's the best way to make business cards? Word? I have never made any. Thanks for the advice.
    
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Do you want to design something only, or design and print?
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Do you want to design something only, or design and print?
Design and print. I'll be getting some card paper or something... I guess they have paper for that?
    
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I got them from VistaPrint. They are so cheap I would never bother trying to do them myself again. Just about every tech I work with has had them make cards. Play around on the site for a little while. it's pretty fun just making new layouts and designs.
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post #5 of 14
Get creative and design somethng. Use Photoshop, download Gimp (free), or use whatever is at your disposal and input the dimensions and get creating.

The common size is 2" x 3.5".

As far as printing them, there's a way to set it up in Word, I just don't remember how.

Honestly if you're going to be making alot it'll come out cheaper if you go to a printer that makes these kind of things at mass quantities. Usually places that make flyers for clubs and local events would be a good bet.
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Woah, yall are getting all crazy, I just want to put a couple things on there... I just want to make maybe 20? I AM going to do it on my own printer. I just need to know best application (preferably from Microsoft office).
    
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Woah, yall are getting all crazy, I just want to put a couple things on there... I just want to make maybe 20? I AM going to do it on my own printer. I just need to know best application (preferably from Microsoft office).
In that case try using powerpoint to cut and paste text and images onto a style sheet, then resize it to fit on a business card.
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In that case try using powerpoint to cut and paste text and images onto a style sheet, then resize it to fit on a business card.
Ugh, there is no easy business card setup somewhere?
    
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Ugh, there is no easy business card setup somewhere?
I told you- VistaPrint. They send you 250 cards for free.
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I told you- VistaPrint. They send you 250 cards for free.
No matter what? No sign-up with credit card or any bull crap?
    
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