Every business needs stationery. Even in this digital age there will be times when you need to write a letter or send an invoice. And of course you need business cards to exchange when you meet clients or potential clients, either officially or at networking events. You are handing over an instant reminder and record of who you are and what you do. These are all extensions of your brand; they are instant recognition points. So it is important that they are consistent with any other branding and that you get the right, or the most important information, included on them.
Business CardsHaving business cards is a great way to promote yourself in the physical world.The beauty of a business card is that it can have two sides, obviously your most important information should be on the top side. Putting your QR code on a business card is a good idea but again be aware that you have an even smaller space to contain all the information. The important addition for your business card is your name which makes your business card personal and jogs the user’s memory when they need to contact you! Standard business cards are 2″ x 3.5″, in either vertical or horizontal orientation. Horizontal is more traditional, but plenty of people and companies now opt for vertical layouts.Over-sized and under-sized cards are growing in popularity. The paper texture is also important. Decide whether you want your paper to be smooth or rough, matte or glossy, or anywhere in between For most business cards, you should include your name and your company name, what you do, and your basic contact information (phone, email and website address). Other information you might consider including: Street address, Twitter username, Professional certifications or memberships, A tagline or slogan.
Letter HeadsA letterhead is the heading at the top of a sheet of letter paper. Your letterhead should include your logo as this is your main visual brand recognition point.Your letterhead design, which will be used across any stationery, should also include your company name and address and your contact details: telephone numbers – landlines and mobile, email address and your website.
Compliment SlipsCompliment slips are all too often overlooked but in reality they offer a cost-effective means of branded communication. For an informal message or to accompany an order or payment, compliment slips are a much cheaper and environmentally friendly alternative to letterhead.
Legal RequirementsIf you are a sole-trader you must make sure that your name and address are included even if you are trading under a different name.If you are a partnership, then all official stationery should include either a list of the partners or details of where a list can be found.If you are a limited company then you must also include your company’s registered address and your company registration number given to you by Company’s House. You must also say where you are registered ie. London, England, England and Wales etc. Businesses that are VAT registered must put their VAT number on invoices but it isn’t necessary to include it in your letterhead. We have some good start-up business stationery packages. We also have all the necessary experience of knowing what works and what doesn’t We can advise on the best route and show you examples of how they work in terms of design.The design of your letterhead and business card is as important as your logo because it is representing your business/brand visually.
We can design high impact, eye-catching, innovative quality artwork and campaigns to promote your business within your market place.
Then you’re all set to go get ‘em – customers and clients that is.
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