American Business Card has prepared and provided you with the following guidelines to better assist you with your digital file and custom submission to ensure quality finished artwork. Improperly prepared files can cause delays in manufacturing.

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Start Here With Our Beginners Checklist


          ► The page layout is correct

► The margins are set appropriately

► Your artwork matches with the specified dimensions

► The type/text is legible

► All linked files, images and fonts are placed in a separate folder

► Colors are in CMYK mode



Color Specifications



Image Resolutions


► All images and photos should be 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch)

► Rasterized text or logos should be 1200 DPI

► Screen values should be between 133 IPI and 150 IPI

Guidelines by Application


Adobe Photoshop


Digital Proofs