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10-25-2011, 08:59 PM
I got caught with my pants down at the last event we cooked for (first event for us) when I was asked for a card. What do you guys think of this card design?


10-26-2011, 04:35 AM
Looks real nice

Captain Dave
10-26-2011, 04:37 AM
Very nice. Still there's room for words like; catering, parties.......

Captain Dave
10-26-2011, 04:38 AM
... and id move the email to the bottom

10-26-2011, 07:30 PM
A lot of guys use this design from Vista Print, check your local guys to see if anyone else is using the flaming pig.

10-26-2011, 07:57 PM
I had the same one from Vista Print. Looks good!

10-27-2011, 09:35 AM
Seen the logo and heard the tagline before - a relative "heavy hitter" on the circuit in this area (and on the forum) comes to mind and I'm sure I've seen it other places as well.

10-27-2011, 09:45 AM
Not to nit pick, but it should read "Life's too short to eat bad BBQ". You forgot an "o" in the first "to".
This will be a first impression, so you will want everything (spelling and grammar) to be correct.

BBQ Bacon
10-27-2011, 12:42 PM
I'm sure I'll get flamed for this, but it costs next to nothing to register a domain name like sceniccitybbq.com. Then head over to zoneedit.com and register for a free account and you can then set mail forwarding to send craigsmith@sceniccitybbq.com to what ever email address you want. I find having a proper email addy with the company name in it works better then a generic gmail.com or hotmail.com address.

Not overly complicated and if you like, send me a note and I'll document the process for you so you can get it going.

10-27-2011, 10:16 PM
I thought that Diva Q might have a trademark on one of those saying's. But I could be wrong

10-28-2011, 01:50 PM
thanks for the suggestions! Bacon I will check into that. If I have trouble I will send you a pm.

10-28-2011, 02:11 PM
I did mine with Vista

10-28-2011, 02:24 PM
I thought that Diva Q might have a trademark on one of those saying's. But I could be wrong

which one? there is only one on the card.

10-28-2011, 02:25 PM
I did mine with Vista

oddly, my work blocks your website.

11-01-2011, 11:11 PM
I like the card you created minus the typo, but that's an easy fix.
I still like to print them at home on an as needed basis.
I print free business cards (http://bizcardcreator.com) completely free.
:clap2: :mod:

Barbeque Junction
11-03-2011, 02:57 PM
The wife's design she is a graphic artist so if anyone ever needed help, I am sure she could give a Brethren Discount .....Let me know what ya think.

NS Mike D
11-07-2011, 04:00 PM
I view business cards as a means to get someone else's card/contact information.

Kep an email list (try constant contact ) and don't give away your card without getting their contact information and permision to keep them posted about what you are up to.

99% of the people will have no problem (keep a clip board or some other way of recording their information if they don't have a card).

Send out one email a month. Something short and simple. A tip of the month. A recipe. Something that isn't pushing your business, something useful that will keep you name fresh in their minds.

good luck and very nice card

11-08-2011, 05:55 AM
GoDaddy does a decent jobs well. You can be up and running for the price of a Thermopen.

11-08-2011, 08:21 AM
Thats a pretty common card, I've seen a few from teams around here. Think I saw it on the Vistaprint stock business card template.