Intriguing feel, eye-catching appearance and effective protection all in one – that’s what foil-laminated business cards offer. How is this finishing – also called cellophane wrapping – realised, how does it differ from varnishing? Here are the most important facts.
In the Anglo-American region, the “compliments slip” is part of the standard business equipment – for good reasons. Because there are plenty of practical applications for this “big sister of the business card”.
One can do business cards wrong – very wrong. Here are 5 not so uncommon Don’ts.
They are a given for large companies, but SMEs often do without them: professionally printed envelopes. Yet high-quality business envelopes are no luxury at all, but an effective marketing tool that often even saves time.
Employees who make themselves department heads; field staff who order too many cards; wrong addresses, wrong logos or simply typing errors … Yes – all this happens when business cards are ordered decentrally in a company. But much, much less often than some buyers fear. Overly complicated, multi-level approval workflows are therefore not worth the effort. The smarter way: Eliminate errors through clever ordering systems and limit approval to a maximum of two stages.
Even though business cards will certainly not be the biggest items in your environmental balance book: By choosing paper wisely, you can reduce the burden on the planet at least a tiny bit. Here are the main options. Almost a given: chlorine-free bleached paper...
It’s not always the more, the better: This holds true for the paper weight of A4 forms. Whether you should have your company letterhead or billing forms printed on 80, 90, 100 or even 120g/m2 depends on more than just looks and feel.
Which paper suits me? Or rather: our company? With business cards, it is particularly worthwhile to ask yourself this question. For in terms of price, a high-quality, carefully selected cardboard is hardly significant, but in terms of effect it is all the more important.
Business cards with coloured edges are unbeatably elegant – and now finally affordable: Thanks to a new printing process prinux offers cards with coloured edges at stunning prices.
Climate neutral business cards or letterheads would be a formidable thing. But strictly speaking, these do not exist. Even paper production alone does not work without CO2 emissions, and other factors such as energy and transport are also involved. But what you can do: Minimize the CO2 footprint and compensate for the remaining greenhouse gas emissions. prinux does both and thus produces as climate-friendly as possible.
Does this sound familiar? You send your company logo, e.g. for a business card, as a TIF, JPG or PNG file to a print shop or a graphic designer - and back comes the request for a "vector graphic" in EPS, AI or PDF format. But what the hell is a vector graphic - and...
With the discussion about the DSGVO, data protection is on everyone’s lips again more than ever. So prinux often hears the question: Where are your servers located?
All attempts to replace business cards with purely digital solutions have failed – why? Here are 10 good reasons for the printed business card.
Many customers have asked for it - now it's here: the sustainable prinux ECO business card box. It can not only be recycled after use, but is itself made of 100% recycled corrugated board. It couldn't be more environmentally friendly. And at the same time the new box...
How do you procure high-quality stationery for your company without the costs getting out of hand? There is a simple trick for this.
Business cards must radiate quality – there is nothing to discuss about that. But they do not have to be expensive. With the following 10 tips you will get good business cards at reasonable costs.