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Old Apr 4, 2012, 06:16 PM   #51
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The local printer youre looking for is right here =)

Hi Guys,

Just wanted to introduce myself - my name is Rajeev Basra, I currently manage Vick Copy in Berkeley, CA. If you have any questions about printing business cards, vinyl banners, flyers, t-shirts, or any other printing product, I would love to assist you.

I can be reached at (510) 367-8869 or email
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Old Jun 14, 2012, 02:38 PM   #52
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i gotta say moo too.

i don't know about the 'best' but moo is great, i use the mini cards and have gotten everything from postcards to green and the deluxe for my clients and everything has been perfect. Mini cards are great, stiff easy to carry with the case and draw lots of comments and attention.
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Old Nov 1, 2012, 08:44 AM   #53
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Vistaprint are very cheap and the quality matches the price point.

I recently ordered the premium Moo cards. They're not bad but could be better. They were guillotined from the back giving a burr on the front face. They were also not allowed to dry quickly enough so the ink from the back has left a slight mark on the front of most cards. After tax and delivery they were a similar price to my local printer.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 06:07 PM   #54
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Originally Posted by Aperture View Post
I'm looking to get some nice, quality business cards printed. I've looked at Mpix, WHCC, and OvernightPrints but they all seemed to have mixed reviews. Does anyone have any suggestions?

If anybody is looking for some top quality business cards please let me know. You can email me at My business partner runs a Printing Shop in San Francisco. But we can ship nation wide. We will work with you in creating you business cards and wont ship anything untill you approved the final Proof of the cards. Once again you email or even go to our website

If you go through the website just send them an email and they should follow up with you ASAP.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Old May 24, 2013, 12:36 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by jenntaylor View Post
Vista Print has done me well -- I've ordered both b&w and color cards from them, and the color fidelity is great--same as what I see in Photoshop.
One more vote for Vista print. I use their "'free" cards. Just pay shipping for a box of 250. Their free cards are nice too, I have a color photo as a background and all the printing I need. PPeole comment that they look good. an you can't beat "free"
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Old May 24, 2013, 09:10 AM   #56
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Beware of vistaprints

I got totally robbed by Vistaprints, people. I got my cards and all was well until I noticed many months later (more than 12) that a fee of around $14.99 was being billed every single month. I found out through phone calls that it all began when I did Vistaprint cards. I was told that I had checked a box that allowed them to do this. I was furious and demanded that every single dollar be put back on my card or I would sue. The guy sounded understood I meant business and assured me that every dollar would be put back and it was.

Google: "vistaprint scams" and you will see that they are not to be trusted!
So it kinda just comes down to... what do you want to be looking at all day long? - Steve Jobs on the Retina Display of iPhone 4
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Old Jun 5, 2013, 04:51 PM   #57
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Moxy Ox. I've been using them pretty exclusively lately for posters and things. Very high quality.
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Old Jun 29, 2013, 07:04 AM   #58
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Five Best Business Card Printing Sites ever I seen.
1 Moo
2 GotPrint
3 VistaPrint
4 JukeBox
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Old Jul 9, 2013, 11:44 AM   #59
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Awesome quality, best prices. Been using them for years.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 03:02 PM   #60
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Who does foil, die-cutting, wax, and plastic(semi-transparent) business cards?
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Old Jul 16, 2013, 02:03 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by smithydan View Post
Who does foil, die-cutting, wax, and plastic(semi-transparent) business cards? does frosted and transparent cards. Never done those with them, but have done a whole variety of other products from them always with great luck.

Side note: Geez there's a ton of spam in this thread!
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Old Sep 28, 2013, 12:12 PM   #62
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If you're looking for some for cheap with a twist, I've used in the past and they are pretty good. Not a lot of the bells and whistles but cheap cards and quality with fast shipping.
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Old Feb 6, 2014, 01:27 PM   #63
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Ask the right questions...

Even though I've been in publishing for a long time, I only began buying print about 10 years ago.

What I have learned is this: The question to ask a printer is not, "Can you do this?" it's, "What do you specialize in?"

You'll find that virtually every printer will say they can do your job, but many will job it out themselves. This is particularly true with smaller local printers. So, while many people want/try to "shop local," what they may not realize is that their "local" printer is jobbing out their project. I'm not saying that's wrong, only trying to educate.

That being said if you are a designer/reseller doing print projects for profit, you will probably have a hard time making money on the print component working through local print shops. You are their competition.

A great trade-only resource for biz cards and a variety of other projects is They require registration, and it's best to use Zoo when you have projects that fall within their standard choices, but they have grown considerably, and have a huge array of product choices.

You will have a very hard time beating their prices and turnaround times, and they now have three production facilities across the USA, so shipping is very reasonable.

Hope that helps!
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Old Mar 6, 2014, 03:18 PM   #64
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I have been sorely disappointed with VistaPrint. My former boss insisted on suing them and the cards were shameful to give out.

I've used OverNightPrints lots of times, and know several other designers who have also, and never a lick of trouble.
your boss sued Vista print?!
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