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Design Social Media Icons Into Your Music or Band Business Card

Music or Band Business Card

There are social networks specifically set up for the music and band industry that can be added to a business card that reflects where your fans and/or customers can find your music or  music videos.  In this case, we have included social media icons for Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Last Fm, Flickr and Youtube.  These are the social networks that are most likely used or are often used by bands or members of the music industry.  However, one can include any social media icons that they want.  The rule of thumb is to include only those that best reflect how you promote your business.

QR Codes can be incorporated as well, so that less text can obstruct the visuals included on the business card and yet your fans can have all the access to your contact information that they need.  In this concept card design, ( a preliminary proof) for a client, I have tried to include all of these graphic elements.  The QR Code is one of mine and I’ll be tweaking  the design in order to make sure the QR Code functions.

In any case, hope you find my latest design inspiring.

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Business Card Design for Media Business With Social Media Icons

 

How to Design Your Business Card With Social Media Icons [Video]

Social Media Business CardSocial networks are here to stay and what better way than to include the top social network you use in your marketing by including social media icons on your new business card.  There are as many social media icon sets as there are social networks and designers, and in every possible style,  that will fit with the branding or design idea that you want reflected in your business card. ( No, not everything has gone online, there is still a viable print media industry and business cards are still a viable marketing tool.)

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Business Card Design for Media Business With Social Media Icons

Business Card With Social Media Icons

In a separate post Design Your New Business Card With Social Media Icons, I have suggested that more and more businesses are including social media icons on their business cards.  Including these social icons of the social networks you most use, lets your prospective customer or client know that social networking is a communication tool that is part of your marketing mix.

This is one of my concept designs stored on my Photobucket design portfolio.

Design Your New Business Card With Social Media Icons

Business Card Design with Social Media Icons

With the use of Twitter, Linked In, Facebook  and other social media applications on the rise, small business owners are beginning to reconsider the traditional business card design and opting for designs that include their social media links.  Some techie oriented entrepreneurs are even foregoing hard copy cardstock business cards altogether in favor of virtual business cards.  Regardless of what you decide to choose it is advisable to include your social media links in your business card design especially if it is the way you market your business.

Even if you opt for the virtual card design, it still might be a good idea to have a basic hard copy version of your business card and consider including social media links in your business card or you can choose to have both.

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