A business card can do more than provide your name and contact information. Create a card in Adobe InDesign CC that showcases your style and makes a lasting impression.
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What you'll need

This sample file has Adobe Stock images you can use to practice what you learn in this tutorial. If you want to use the sample file beyond this tutorial, you can purchase a license on Adobe Stock. Check out the ReadMe file in the folder for the terms that apply to your use of this sample file.

Click Create New, and then select the Print tab and the US Business Card preset. On the right, you can customize the settings. To print to the paper’s edge, you’ll need to extend your design so it’s slightly larger than the page. The excess will be trimmed off after it’s printed, and your design will cover the entire page. We added a bleed setting to create guides.

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Draw a rectangular frame right up to the red bleed guides around the page. Click Import File and place your artwork in the frame, or fill the frame with a color. We completed our business card by placing additional graphics and adding stylish, easy-to-read text.

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With the business card design ready, save it as PDF to upload for printing. Choose File > Export > Adobe PDF (Print). In Marks and Bleeds, we selected Crop Marks, Bleed Marks, and Use Document Bleed Settings — the resulting PDF shows where your business card will be trimmed.

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Now that you have the basics down, give your business card a DIY makeover to make it easy for people to remember you and your pitch.

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05/30/2019

Adobe Stock contributors: Garret Bautistatop10top

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