To print business cards, purchase blank perforated cards at the local business supply store, design the card using a template, load the business card sheets into the printer, and print. Carefully separate the cards at the perforations.
Small businesses can print their own business cards from free templates, notes Brother. However, business owners will still have to invest money in a printer, ink and business card stock.
To print your own business cards, buy perforated business card sheets, find a word processing or card design program, design and print a sample business card, and reproduce the card on the remaining sheets to the desired quantity. View and study different card layouts before designing and printing y
Those who own a computer with Microsoft Word can use this software to create business cards and print them out at home, according to Microsoft. In Microsoft Word, business cards are available as an Avery template, but can be modified as needed.
Tips for designing and printing business cards include having a purpose in mind, utilizing the back of the card, using high quality paper and sizing the card appropriately. An effective business card is memorable, even in a pile of other cards.
As of July 2015, BlueMountain.com offers a variety of free printable cards for all occasions that can be customized with a personal message before printing. AmericanGreetings.com and GreetingsIsland.com also offer free printable cards, including cards for birthdays, anniversaries and graduations.
To print greeting cards from home, load the paper into your printer, set your printing template to the correct size, and print the card. For the design, either use a greeting card website that offers printable cards, or use a program to create your own design.
Crafters can personalize and print their own cards through online card making and design websites such as Canva.com and PSPrint.com. These sites usually offer a mix of free and paid cards and require users to sign up for a free account.
Companies and professionals can make business cards in any size they want, but the standard card size in the United States is 3.5 inches by 2 inches, as of 2014. Some people use folded cards that are 3.5 inches by 4 inches when open, but standard size when folded.
While there are plenty of online services that make business cards, it's also very simple to make your own at home. Print them on a heavy-duty card stock to create a polished product; office supply stores often sell stock specifically designed for business cards.