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adamburton 18 627 11 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2004 2:15PM
Thanks Alan,

Are you able to give us an idea of your business card prices?

Adam.
lobsterboy Plus
18 15.0k 13 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2004 2:16PM
A question to those who DIY - what paper do you print the cards on ?
UserDeleted 19 3.6k
7 Jul 2004 2:18PM
Adam,

It actually makes sense to send you the physical cards...you probably won't get the same idea from an email'd scan.

You can get to me from my website or via

mikefrench
@
meonshorestudios
.co.uk

Drop me an email with your postal address and I'll send them out today...

Mike
User_Removed 20 7.3k 6 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2004 2:22PM
For my double sided business cards, I use MX2's double-sided Glss/Matte paper (M220GM is their code.

For 'normal' business cards, I use whatever glossy paper I happen to have around (not the expensive stuff though) - again MX2 paper is good enough (and nice and cheap)

Barrie
cal9 18 99
7 Jul 2004 2:26PM
Hi Adam

we charge around 40 + VAT for 250 full colour cards on 250 gsm card (digital print) and approx 68 + VAT for 500.
But prices can be less depending on how many you require, whether or not not you want full colour or 1, 2, 3, colours, Litho or Digital, laminated etc. Hope this helps. We would need to know exactly what you are looking for so that we could quote you more accurately
:O)
Alan
brm 18 76
7 Jul 2004 2:28PM
We do a fair bit of Corp Id work, obviously including stationery & business cards etc. My advice would be to keep your design clean & simple, after all, the real purpose of a business card is to save someone having to write down your contact details, don't try & use one to showcase your work.

Personally I'd go for a matt finish, it's a personal thing but I always think that matt feels better, gloss is a bit too slimy for my liking. Paper wise we tend to use either a 250 or 300 gsm stock, again, makes them feel just a little bit nicer in your hand.

Hope this is of some help

b
cal9 18 99
7 Jul 2004 2:32PM
I agree with Ben, keep it simple and clean and go for a matt finish
:O)
Alan
adamburton 18 627 11 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2004 2:39PM
Thanks everyone, really appreciate your advice.
Adam.
sumit 18 24
8 Jul 2004 9:46AM
Thank you all for the advice I'm going to use a local printer for the cards they've been helpful and given me some good advice.

Ross
atelier44 18 49 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2004 2:59PM
I've used www.streetcards.com as they start from 7.95. I have had a recent batch slightly off centre though..........

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