Custom Business Cards at a Great Price
As I was working on my marketing strategies this year, it became clear to me that I needed to finally update my regular business cards to tie in with the branding on my blog and website. I absolutely love the design of my blog and it is thanks to my very talented designer Nikola Lazarevic that my branding has become so unique and recognizable. We spent months collaborating on the design of the blog and thanks to my mom’s idea of using a luggage tag for a logo Nikola was inspired to create a very cool vintage tag the you see in the header of my blog.
It only made sense to take that and turn it into a business card. We needed to rework the design several times and it was a fun project to work on. Placing all the different elements perfectly was challenging as was the selection of the ideal fonts and other design elements. That’s what I love about working with Nikola, every last detail is taken into account and he’s not happy till the project looks perfect.
Finding the perfect printer
As Nikola and I were working on the design, we were coming up with a whole series of things we wanted to accomplish and therefore I knew this would be a custom printing job. For this reason I needed some advice and I turned to my followers on Twitter to hear what they had to say. I also looked for a local printer via google searches and found several that I eventually sent an email to requesting a quote.
I checked out some of the suggestions of my fellow Twitter users but found that they were either not able to do the custom job I needed or that they were far too expensive for what I was hoping to pay. Some companies took over a week to reply to my email inquiries— unbelievable!
About thirty minutes after my original Tweet, I got a reply from Damian from Jukeboxprint.com and I sure am glad that I did.
Just looking at their website’s slick and polished design gave me a good idea that this was a company I would be comfortable working with. In my searches for the right printing company, I was seriously surprised at how many printers had awful websites with ugly designs, no contact info, and terrible navigation — not a good sign for design oriented companies to say the least.
It took two emails from Jukeboxprint.com to convince me that I was going to give them a shot at printing my cards. My emails were answered in detail and within 24 hours.
Details, details, details.
Now that the design was finished it was on to deciding the card stock I was going to use, the finish, and after taking a look at all the very cool custom elements that Jukeboxprint.com offers, I wanted to go the extra mile and make sure that my cards really stood out from the crowd.
The only problem was… How to choose?
Here is a list of some of the possibilities I had to choose from – the list is almost endless!
The selections in bold are what I went with.
- Premium Offset (Stochastic) business cards
- Custom Shaped cards (die-cut cards)
- Natural-brown Kraft Business Cards
- 100% Recycled cards
- Plastic cards <– I certainly considered these for their durability
- Embossed Cards
- Spot UV cards
- Smooth Matte Laminate cards
- Rounded corners
- Ultra Thick 28pt cards (uncoated)
- Mega Thick 24pt cards (matte coated) – with free metallic silver ink
- Foil Edged Cards (gold, silver and blue)
- Foiled cards (including foiled-embossed cards – combining two effects)
- Fold over business cards
- Stamps (to give a unique hand made look to your cards) – this is coming soon and I’m eager to see some samples!
- Coated (Super Gloss, Semi Gloss, Matte, Smooth Matte Laminate) and uncoated options
- Digital business cards (starting at $15 for 100 with just 1-2 business day turnaround).
- And even some other products that can be used as unique and interesting business cards – such as Magnets (rectangular and custom shape), Stickers etc. – I love all the possibilities and this is the icing on the cake if you have a very original idea for your business cards.
The Final Design
Adding the Spot UV Gloss
After finishing the design and choosing the finishing elements, I placed my order and eagerly awaited for my order to arrive.
Here is the box I recieved:
After talking with Damian at Jukeboxprint.com about my cards and my blog, I offered to write an objective review on the quality of the cards and my overall experience with the company. He gladly accepted this challenge not knowing if I’d like the cards or not. In the end there was nothing to fear on their end since I absolutely love these new cards.
They went over and above my expectations with giving me 3 types of cards:
- 32pt with an actual rivet
The corners were rounded off perfectly, the die cut for the hole was spot on and the spot UV gloss was incredibly precise. I was working with real craftsmen and not people doing a job. I could sense that they took pride in their work and rightfully so. My business card is the first impression and sometimes first and second impression that someone will get when meeting me. Later on when someone looks at the card again and notices the quality of the card, they will automatically be more impressed than with a regular mundane looking card. There most certainly is a wow factor to my new cards and I couldn’t be happier with the job well done.
I wanted to stand out from the crowd and let’s just say: Mission Accomplished!
Now for the the full effect
I love my new cards and can recommend Jukeboxprint.com without hesitation. Here are a few extra reasons to use their services:
They ship to customers all over the world at very reasonable rates. For example: They are going to be offering a flat-rate for 1000 cards shipping to the UK: CAD$44 shipping for 1,000 cards.
Check out your shipping costs with Jukeboxprint.com: Online Shipping Rates | JukeBoxPrint.com
They provide full design services, from logo design and branding through to small changes to artwork. They have a team of experienced and qualified designers who have experience working all over the world in design studios and print companies – they also work with custom illustrators, 3D artists.
If you want to do it yourself, they offer free templates to work with.
They don’t just print cards! Take a look at the other cool items you can order from Jukeboxprint.com:
- Presentation Folders
- Mini Business Cards
- Hang Tags
What is the cost on a job like my custom designed cards?
The 16pt smooth matte ones cost for my cards is: 1,000 for $398.00 (Canadian)
Remember that everything about these cards is made to order and I had quotes from other printers at $600.00 and up without the spot UV gloss.
Get your own custom quote: Request a Custom Printing Quote | JukeBoxPrint.com
Wow! Your cards are seriously amazing! I am in the process of starting my own business and it’s nice to see an example of a great place to go for custom business cards. Thanks for sharing such a detailed review!
Gracia Pastoriza says
É lindo, eu sonho, só de olhar seu blog.
Gracia Pastoriza says
Would you send me one?
Dani Blanchette says
These are awesome looking! I am def going to take a look at Jukebox. I eventually want some amazing custom cards and have often toyed with the idea of luggage tags myself at, hey…my mom’s suggestion too!
Mom’s can be so smart sometimes!
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You have got right printing option. Jukebox is the best online printing service provider. My friend has avail their services and got awesome results. He also recommends me, but due to some problems, I was not able to do so. However, I have decided to use their services next time.
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Attractive custom cards. Thanks for sharing such custom idea.
I loved your custom cards. The stock you used seems pretty thick and non glossy which I think is better because it allows people to write on it. Thanks!
This is a sponsored review – many other customers were not this happy, myself included. They are unprofessional, terrible at customer service and quality is not worth the money. I did not find their company reputable having done business with many other print companies in the U.S. This is just not a realistic depiction of Jukebox’s services..
I agree, jukeboxprint.com did a terrible job on 4 different sets of cards for me. Unusable, just awful quality. I feel like they committed fraud showing those nice cats on their website then sending me such awful quality cards. … …way of come and shade and cut way off center. I can’t use these.
Then they refuse to do anything to make it right.
Terrible, terrible company.
Ken Kaminesky says
While I’m in no position to comment on your experience Francine, mine was exactly as stated. I loved my cards and everyone I dealt with at Jukebox was courteous and professional beyond belief. They went out of their way to make my cards look amazing and I think that the proof is quite obvious.
Yes, Jukebox did provide my cards to me at no cost but I would never offer a positive review on any product or service that was untruthful no matter how much someone paid me. My reputation and integrity are far more valuable to me than a few hundred dollars worth of printing services.
I stand by every word I said in my review and will continue to recommend Jukebox services to anyone looking for a quality printer with great customer service.
Like Francine,I also got very poor cards from jukebox print. And they rudely refuse to fix the problems.
The cards are unusable. Wrong color, not even close. Cut well off center. Very poor quality. And their only response is to say that some variation is acceptable (to themselves I guess).
I bought four different sets of cards at one time. Three of the four are completely unusable and the fourth is just ok.
Terrible people, terrible service, terrible quality.
The sample pack they send has great quality cards in it. They ones they make for customers are terrible and they are unresponsive, uncaring, and rude.
They clearly treated you differently because you were writing an article.
Geneva Young says
Its amazing and custom designs are really so much attractive. great collection and presentation.
Seriously your presentation card is unique and bold!!! I truelly love it!!
Leandro Campos says
Awesome share, thanks! I use Jukebox
Johnny Shoehorn says
Jukebox Print is brutal. Friendly, perhaps. But as terrible of customer service as I have ever had the misfortune of being acquainted with. Slow. Error prone. Shoddy quality. And an alarming lack of communication. Quick to try to make an extra buck at the expense of losing a customer. I gave them multiple opportunities to repair their relationship. I was very courteous and more than fair and with my expectations but they absolutely refused to work with me. They don’t seem to understand that it costs ten times as much to get a new client as it does to retain an existing one. Don’t use them. Seriously. I would recommend using MOO or Vista Print over Jukebox any day of the week.
Emily Gerrett says
I work in the media department of Jukebox Print and have been made aware of your post with feedback for our company.
Unfortunately we do not have any customer account in our system with your name, so without any background information I am not able to properly address your concerns. We don’t recommend to share personal order details publicly, but if you would like to provide us with the information of an account you have with us, we would be happy to investigate your dissatisfaction. For us to be sure this is a legitimate review from a Jukebox customer, please send a message privately to firstname.lastname@example.org with your account email address and I will be sure to have a quality control manager look into your concerns.
I do stand by the fact that we have a great team of customer service representatives as well as a Quality Control department that we welcome customers to contact with any concerns. We are usually able to find a happy resolution to any issues that may arise, and we are a Better Business Bureau accredited business. We have a very large list of happy customers who swear by printing with us, and we strive to offer exceptional customer service, as well as many innovative print products that other print companies do not offer – we love what we do.
We offer all customers a fair resolution and would like for you to email us with further details.
-Emily, Jukebox Print
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Ken Kaminesky says
Thank you James! I just wrote another review which will be posted soon on the Dream Photo Tours site. Once again, Jukebox hit it out of the park! :-)
They did 4 sets of cards for me at one time. The of the four are such awful quality that I cannot use them at all. The fourth is just average.
Clearly they are treating you differently.
Please stop giving them goods reviews.
They took about 500 dollars from me and won’t do anything to fix the blatant problems with the cats they sent.
They are so uncaring and rude. I feel like they committed fraud, showing nice cards on their site then sending trash.
I may call my attorney to handle this since they refuse to make good on it.
Emily G says
I work for the media team at Jukebox Print and have been made aware of your comments. We are sorry to see that you are upset about the order, however we have handled your complaints professionally and fairly. Our Prepress Team (professional designers) warned you about printing dark full bleed on an uncoated Pearl stock and also about high risk of shifting due to your design layout on your other order. These considerations were provided to you before you approved these warnings to proceed to production. Our last response to you in early January was to offer the following:
\”If you would like to perhaps reconsider the layout and design of your business cards and or to print them on a different paper stock and coating let us know and we will happily offer a discount reprint.\”
We do hope that you consider this offer, and you may reply to our QC team if you would like to move ahead with this.
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