This guide will help you to create your own business cards online.
Before we start, I would like to tell you that we are going to use a third-party website ( free ) to create business cards online.
“Try to use a desktop/laptop rather than a phone for easy designing.”
Step by Step Process to Make / Design Business Cards Online
Create Account on Canva
Visit this website: canva.com
Create a free account.
You can create a free account using your email, Facebook or Google account.
I suggest using your email address for this.
Check your email inbox & spam folder to confirm your email before start using.
Once the email is confirmed, you are ready to use the tool.
You can use canva for many other purposes also, like creating social media designs, flyers and many more.
All designs are saved in your canva account. So, make sure you remember your email and passwords to retrieve your old designs at any time.
Choose a Product for Design
Now you are at home page on canva.com in your account.
Click on the ” create a design button” and type business cards in the search box.
Now it will show different options, click on the business card option. See the image below.
Start Designing with design Window
After click, it will take you to the business card design screen, where you have different options and templates to choose from.
Now you can design the card in the white space or can use pre-designed templates and start editing.
Go to Uploads on left panel to upload your logo.
Use text to add any text on the canvas.
You can also search for icons, images etc to use on your cards, but make sure these are not premium as you might need to pay for those. Else upload these from your desktop.
Add 2nd Side to business cards
To add the 2nd page to your design ( in case you need both side business cards printed, click on the ” add new page” button at bottom of the design.
You can simply click on the templates shown on the left-hand side to import these into your designs for both pages.
Upload own Content & Edit
Upload your logo using the upload option on the left bar to use on cards. You can move the logo position, resize it and make other edits easily here.
Click on the element you would like to edit with and then simply type the new info there.
Make colours changes by clicking on the element and then selecting other colours, you can also use colour codes to match your corporate / Business colours.
Download the Design in PDF
Once the design is finished, you can download it in PDF by clicking the download icon.
Select file type as PDF print.
Select Pages – all pages
Select crop marks and bleed and hit download.
It will download the design print quality pdf to your system.
Hope this will help you to create your own business card design for free using this tool canva.
If you are a designer, download our Business card PDF template here