We show you how to make your own business cards in Word by modifying a template or using Word’s in-built table and formatting tools to create them from scratch.
Business cards are easy to overlook in the digital age, but they’re still an incredibly useful way to convey information when the situation arises. Unfortunately, many small business owners can’t afford to hire a designer and pay a professional to print them.
As a result, today we’re going to show you how to make your own business cards in Word so that you can print them at home for minimal cost.
The truth is that with social media and websites available, your business cards don’t need to be anything flashy. A simple piece of card with your website, social media, and phone number is enough to get your foot in the door.
Make your own business cards in Word!
As a result, you don’t really need expensive software like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator to make your own business cards. There are various Word business card templates built straight into Microsoft’s software. You can even build one from scratch pretty easily, so we’ll be showing you both methods today:
Business card templates for Word are available right inside the application from Microsoft’s searchable online library. With a quick search you can access over 30 Microsoft Word business card templates, free of charge. Here’s how:
Don’t forget to save the file too so that you can print more later if needed.
If you’d rather make a completely custom business card in Word, you can make use of the table function and some creative formatting to do so. One bonus of this method is that you’ll have a well-defined border to cut around after you print them.
Here’s how to do it:
That closes this tutorial on how to make a your own business cards in Word, but you may be interested to learn what else you can do with Microsoft’s processing software. Our existing tutorial will show you how to merge and split tables, which could come in handy when creating business cards.
If you have some existing business cards that you’d like to merge into the same document, you can do that too. Just follow our merge Word documents guide.