Alternatively, you could look for pre-made business card designs that are downloadable. Once you’ve confirmed that the design is suitable for your business needs, you should be able to easily input the relevant information (contact details, name, company information, etc.).
Once you have a file that is ready to be printed out, you have two choices. One is to take the file to a professional printing company, or if it is an online company, such as the IndustriDesignsNYC, send the file through the appropriate channels. They will of course charge you a fee but at least you can be sure that your cards will be printed properly and cut professionally.
The other option is to print the cards out yourself, and do the cutting yourself as well. This is easy enough if you are able to set the printer settings appropriately and if you have a paper cutter that will cut your business cards properly. With today’s printers it is easy enough to print your own business cards that rival professionally made cards. You can even get raised lettering with some higher end printers. After that, the next step is ensuring the business cards are cut in straight lines so they do not look crooked and unprofessional.
You can always seek the assistance of professional designers when making business cards, but with today’s technology there are plenty of options and support online that you can use to print your own business cards at home. It doesn’t really matter to prospective clients whether you hand out cards that have been made professionally or cards that have been created and cut at home. The end result is the only thing that counts and if your cards look stylish and well done, then if you can do it at home, you might as well do so and save on the cost of having them done professionally.