Seven Print offers a wide range of choices for your business card needs and caters for different purpose and budget.
Our selection of business cards includes standard gloss card, premium card coated with choice of gloss or matt celloglaze, spot gloss card with raised print or raised print in gold or silver and cards printed on plastic, recycled paper or magnet.
Turnaround time for standard and premium coated business cards is 2-3 working days, and 5 – 7 working day for other cards.
Seven Print offers 24-hour express business card printing service for standard gloss cards. If you need business card in a hurry, simply supply your print ready file and pick up your brand new business card the next day (Conditions Apply, please call our office and check).
Seven Print offers a design service if you need help putting together print ready files for your business cards.
Below are brief descriptions for the 8 common business card types. Please contact us to get a quote for these or business cards in other specifications.
Our Standard business cards are printed on quality 350gsm silk gloss stock, with options of printing on one or both sides, standard square corners or 6mm rounded corner cuts. They are available in a standard size of 90mm x 55mm and slimline size of 90mm x 50mm or 90mm x 45mm.
Premium Coated business cards are printed on 350gsm silk gloss stock with either gloss or matt celloglaze coating. They can be printed on one or both sides with standard square corners or with a 6mm rounded corner cut. Slimline options are also available.
Deluxe coated business cards are printed on 400gsm artboard stock with either gloss or matt celloglaze coating. They can be printed on one or both sides in full colour with standard square corners or with a 6mm rounded corner cut. Slimline options are also available.
Spot Raised gloss business cards are printed using advance Scodix printing method to give that extra luxurious look and feel. Printing is on both sides of 450gsm premium artboard stock with velvet coating, layered with Scodix spot raised print on one or both sides as required. Slimline options are also available. Square corner only.
Scodix is a digital printing method similar to Spot UV application. Business cards are printed on both sides of 450gsm premium artboard stock with velvet coating and layered with silver or gold Scodix raised print on one of the business cards. Slimline options are also available. Square corner only
Recycled business cards are printed on 350gsm 100% recycled paper stock on one or double sides. Slimline options available but no celloglaze coating for recycled card.
Plastic business cards are printed on 375micron transparent plastic stock, on one side only. Slimline options are available.
Magnetic business cards are printed on 0.5mm magnet on one side with celloglaze. Square corners only.
Online Order Process
Select the right products
Clicking on the product icon will take you to the product selection page, select the right specifications and get an instant quote.
Choose design option
You can get us to help design what you want to print, or if you have print ready artwork, please send to us with your order.
Choose freight option
Choose whether you would like to pick up your order at our shop or have it couriered to you.
Check out and place order
Clicking on check out will take you through the process of placing the order with us
Confirm order & receive invoice
Our printing consultant will review your order and send through invoice for payment.
Payment for order
Pay for the order either be credit cards or direct bank transfer, once payment is received we will commence artwork design and/or production.
Confirm design proof
If you requested a design service with us we will send you the artwork proof before printing. Please check for all details when approving the artwork as Seven Print does not accept responsibility for design mistakes once the artwork is approved.
Our production turnaround time is 3 – 7 working days for most business printing products. If you need your business card in a hurry we have a 2 hour business card service and a 24 hour turnaround service for selected printing jobs.
Once your order is finished we’ll either dispatch the order as requested or inform you by phone or email that your items are ready for pick up.
What Printer is Used to Print Business Cards?
Offset printer has been the main way for business card printing. With the high cost of plate making traditionally print shops have to wait for about 20 customers to share the set up cost for each print run, so the disadvantage for offset printing of business card is the slow turn around time.
With the advent of digital printing technology, digital press can print on thicker paper, and with the Hi-bulk paper becoming available, more and more digital printer is able to provide business card printing services.
The advantage of using digital printer for business card printing is the fast turn around time. Based in Australia QLD Seven Print provide 3 hours express business card printing in Brisbane for standard gloss business cards.
What Format is Best for Printing Business Cards?
The best format for printing business card is PDF, with 300 dpi resolution.
What Paper is Used for Business Cards?
For offset printer, artboard paper in 350gsm, 400gsm, and 450gsm are commonly used for business card printing. For digital printing, Seven Print use 350gsm Hi-bulk gloss paper for standard business card and premium coated business card. Hi-bulk paper gives a thicker and stronger texture.
How Long Do Business Cards Take to Print?
It takes 2-3 days for digital printing of business cards, and about 5 working days for offset printing. But for special business cards with extra finishing like Spot UV, gold/silver foil, it can take up to 7-10 working days.
What Are the Best Fonts for Business Cards?
With the limited space in a business card, it is recommended to use fonts with solid strokes so it can present business information clearly and quickly to give a good first impression.
Fonts such as Gotham, Baskerville, and Myriad Pro are commonly used for business card design. Click here to see the list of fonts suitable for business card printing.
How Much Does It Cost to Print Business Cards?
The cost of business card printing depends on the quantity order. Seven Print provides small minimum order quantity of 50pcs for standard gloss card and premium coated business cards. For Deluxe coated card and Scodix cards, the minimum order quantity is 250pcs.
Cost for Stand gloss business card is $45 inc GST for 50pcs single sided print, and $60 inc GST for 50pcs premium coated business card, single side print.
How to Layout Business Cards for Printing?
To layout the business card properly, you need to understand the finishing size, artwork size, and safety area of business card.
Common business card size is 90 x 55mm, which is the finish size of business card. Seven Print require print file to have 2mm bleed on each side so artwork size will be 94 x 59mm.
It is general recommended the content to be laid 3mm inside of the finishing line to avoid being cut off and or too close to the edge that might distort the design, so the safe area is 84 x 49mm
How to Design and Print Business Cards?
To design a business card, you usually need the following information:
2. Company name
3. Person’s name and position
4. Contact details, including address, website, phone, email
5. Support picture (if applicable)
You can lay the above information according to personal preference. And align the design to left, centre, right or justified.
It is recommended business card design to be clean and easy to read. Avoid fancy thin writing fonts and clutter.
Once you are happy with the design, save the design in PDF format, with 300dpi resolution and send to your printer for printing.