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Elite Flyers Review

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PROS / Elite Flyers has a large selection of design and printing options, including 3D cards and foil stamping.

CONS / Elite Flyers offers specialty-shaped business cards by request only.

 VERDICT / With a great design team and an array of design options, Elite Flyers should be able to handle your printing needs.

Elite Flyers is a full service printer that includes top-notch options in business card printing. You can upload your personally created design or use one of the in-house designers to custom create business cards that reflect your company and help you stand out in the crowd. We were very impressed with the look and feel of the business cards from Elite Flyers compared to cards from other services. The overall quality and attention to detail are some of the reasons Elite Flyers earns our Top Ten Reviews Gold Award winner.

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  1. A score we assigned that reflects the quality of the business card.
    Higher is Better.
  2. 1 Elite Flyers
    95%
  3. 95%
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  5. Category Average
    87.00%

Printing Process

Elite Flyers has a wide range of print options available. You can have your business cards printed in full color with bleeding edges and double-sided print. The service uses offset, digital and gang-run printing depending on the project type. The service requires a print resolution of 300dpi, which is the industry standard for business card printing. This helps ensure clear, crisp images on your business cards. If you are uploading your own design, the service accepts a variety of file types, including JPG, GIF, PNG, EPS, AI, PDF and PSD.

Our sample business cards from Elite Flyers featured deep color and vivid images printed on a durable cardstock. The ultraviolet (UV) coating applied to the cards helped colors pop compared to standard business cards.

Elite Flyers has a 24-hour turnaround time for certain orders under specific conditions. Most orders can be completed and delivered in 72 hours. While the service has a quick turnover, if you want to save money, you can select standard shipping and still receive your business cards within seven days.

Card Features & Selection

Elite Flyers is one of the few companies we reviewed that prints 3D and plastic cards. You can use other material, such as magnets. If you want to stick with traditional cardstock, Elite Flyers can help you create an eye-catching design or company logo to help your card stand out among the rest. You can include a QR code to help you connect in more ways with your clients or try something different, like a vertical card or a mini card.

Elite Flyers can print cards with rounded corners, which makes your card stand out from traditional business cards. However, it only offers specialty shapes by request only. There are several different finishes you can apply to your cards, including a matte and a sleek gloss finish. Elite Flyers even has the capability of creating UV spot finishes and has both foil printing and stamping available, features that not all printing services offer.

One advantage of using Elite Flyers for printing your business cards is that it offers additional printing services so all of your media can have a consistent look. Elite Flyers has an array of flyers, brochures, postcards and door hangers you can use as part of your marketing strategy. You can have your company logo and business color scheme incorporated into signs and banners or have calendars printed for your clients.

One of the few items Elite Flyers doesn't print is address labels. However, this service can print your company address and logo on envelopes, so you don't have to apply stickers to your outgoing mail.

Design Tools

Elite Flyers has all of the tools you need to create custom business cards for your company, including in-house designers who can help you create eye-catching designs. You can upload your own design to the Elite Flyer website or use one of the online templates and stock photos if you need inspiration. It has a section with design hints and tips to help you create business cards that highlight your unique business services. If you find yourself drawing a creative blank, you can use one of Elite Flyer's professional designers to personalize your business cards.

The service's design tool is easy to use and offers more advanced features than the other business card printing services. For example, with Elite Flyer's tool, you can insert QR codes onto your cards so recipients can access your website by scanning your card with their smartphone.

Support Options

Elite Flyers has superior customer service. The staff is available 24/7 via email, telephone and online chat. The company responds quickly to both email and online live chat requests. We found its customer service personnel courteous and knowledgeable.

Elite Flyers has in-house designers who can help you through each step of the design and printing process. They will also provide proofs of your business cards before printing, if you request it, and will go out of their way to ensure every printed item meets your expectations.

Summary

Elite Flyers is the best online business card printing service we reviewed. It provides more features and finishes for business cards than most other printing companies. While it lacks specialty cards, the quality of its products and its excellence customer service place this service above most of the competition.

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