Not that long ago, in countries all across the globe, all things paper were produced by some form of printing service or another. In the present time, however, it is more common that each person owns their own personal home printer and most of what they produce which requires printing is done themselves at home. In years past if you owned a budding business and you wanted to facilitate growth you would have one basic course of action: contact a design team, they would produce a flyer, leaflet, pamphlet, brochure or whatever it is your desire.
You would take this design to a printing service and have it mass produced and after a meeting or two with a distribution company, your informative pieces of paper would be ushered out into the world. That is no longer the norm for the average small business entrepreneur.
In today's world of software and computers, all the design can be done easily via online templates and the printing can be done even easier with the simple click of a button. Distribution companies still play their role but the printing services have all but been eliminated as an ally for small-scale printing. If you are desperate for some reliable fast printing business cards then you would know what your next course of action should be.