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Design Business Cards using Vectr

How To Design Business Cards using Vectr

Business cards are your brands first impression to potential customers. Learn how to create a personalized design using Vectr; a free online design software.

Design Business Cards using Vectr!

Have an idea for an eye-catching business card, but not sure how to create it? Vectr is your solution.

Vectr is ideal for users without access to more mainstream design software’s, or with minimal training in creative design. Because it’s free to use, built with a simple interface, and accessible on your browser, Vectr is your best option for building your cards.

With this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to build a basic business card using Vectr.

Go to Vectr

Click Vectr to go to the website

Click the button “Use Online”

Step 1 start your new business card design project

Step 1: Start your project

Click “New Artwork”, the green button on the top left of the screen. This will open a new popup window.

Step 2: Select a canvas

In the new popup window, click on “Print”. A business-card-sized canvas is available as a preset. Otherwise, you can manually change the size. A standard business card is 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches tall.

Step 3 adding text to your business card design

Step 3: Add text

It’s recommended that you include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Title
  • Phone number 
  • Email
  • Website


The text size, font, and colors can be changes on the right-side toolbar.

step 4 leave margins on your business card design

Step 4: Leave margins

Leaving text too close to the edges of the page present two issues:

  • It may make the text look awkward.
  • It may be difficult to read.
  • The text is at risk of getting cut off when we cut the business cards to size.
Export your file from Vectr to SVG

Step 5: Export Your File

Click the top-facing arrow on the top righthand side of the screen.

From here, you can choose the file format you wish to save your file as. If you’re sending the file to us for print, we prefer .svg files, but you have other formatting options if needed.

Congratulations! If you’ve followed the steps correctly, you should now have visually striking business card! To design business cards using Vectr is very easy and best of all, it’s free to use!

If you’re looking to have us print you a set, the next step would be to head to our shop and purchase a set. Just be sure to attach the file to your order before sending. Otherwise, enjoy your new cards!

Easy and free, that is how to design business cards using Vectr

Do you have designing questions? See our Frequently Asked Questions page


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