What's the difference between Glossy Business Cards and Matte Business Cards

Business Cards - Matte or Glossy?

Smart Print SA has been printing cheap matte and glossy business cards for over 30 years for many businesses accross Adelaide.  We know how important a business card can be as it is usually the first thing that will say something about your business. 

 Your business card is the all important first promotion for your business..people keep business cards!

Smart Print SA prints cards that will make a lasting impression.  Business cards arent just a calling card, they promote you!

Face to face business relationships are still very much prevelant in this online world that we live in.  Here is a guide to the difference on matte business cards and glossy business cards.

Matte Business Card Printing

Matte Finish off business cards - The Matte finish off cards possess smooth, non glossy look and appear quite stylish. These cards are used with an aqueous layer after the end of printing procedure that makes your business cards softer than the regular printing right after matte (dull) complete.

Matte business cards offer a more stylish and modern look. They are great to use if you plan on a monochromatic design. Matte is ideal for cards that are text-based rather than image-focused.

Hands down, matte will give your cards a more professional and clean look. They also feel better in the hand. There is a potential for texture in a matte card that glossy cannot achieve.

You can read a matte card from anywhere because there is no glare.

Matte business cards also has the advantage of being easy to write on with any type of pen.

Size: Australian business card size is 90mm wide by 55mm high.

Shape: Same with size, the shape is not the decisive factor for the professionalism of matte card. Whatever shape you decide to go with, it needs to be in line with your brand.

Paper/printing material: With the feel of satin or silk, your card speaks for itself. It’s meant to be for those that want the best, and thus, it makes a clear statement about the quality of your business and your services.

Glossy Business Card Printing

Gloss Business Cards or UV Business Cards are shiny cards that will make an impression on your first meeting.  That dramatic shiny finish draws the eyes and fingers to the cards.

Glossy business cards tend to be better quality and more protective than matte ones. ... If you are planning to have a photo, logo or professional headshot on your business cards, a glossy finish is best. This will make the them look vibrant and highlight good contrast

Another plus point of gloss business card is its durability. So, if you want your card to last longer in your customers’ cardholder, opt for this type of card.

Size: Business Card Size Australian business card size is 90mm wide by 55mm high.

Shape: Same with size, the shape is not the decisive factor for the professionalism of matte card. Whatever shape you decide to go with, it needs to be in line with your brand.

Paper/printing material: With the feel of satin or silk, your card speaks for itself. It’s meant to be for those that want the best, and thus, it makes a clear statement about the quality of your business and your services.

Contact Smart Print SA today for a Matte Business Card or Glossy Business Card quote!

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