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Business cards are one of the most popular, if not the most popular, type of printed business document.  They are a very cost effective type of marketing and are universally accepted as part of any corporate introduction.  You can also obtain business cards in a mind blowing variety of sizes and shapes, and business cards can be printed using many different processes, including offset printing, digital printing, foil stamping, blind embossing, UV coating, die cutting and many more.  Furthermore, business cards can either be printed on one side or two sides.

One aspect not often thought about is how a business card's size may impact its effectiveness.  Without a doubt, in the United States, the most common business card size is 2x3.5.  There are many reasons to stick with this size.  For example, many people carry business card cases, and most cases are designed for this size.  In short, you may have a hard time trying to keep your business cards in tip top shape before handing them out if you choose a different size. 

On the other hand, uniquely sized business cards may be more noticeable.  If you choose to use a different size, you have many options to consider.  You can produce a fold over business card--usually, these are 4x3.5 unfolded, and 2x3.5 after folding.  If you opt for something less conventional, you can choose smaller or larger sizes, and you might even consider an odd shape.  All of these uncommon sizes may stand out better from the crowd.  However, you also need to think about the cost of these different options.  For anything involving a die cut shape, the cost of the cards is almost certain to be higher than square cut business cards, since there is an additional step in producing the cards.

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