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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012

Business Cards: Tips for Freelancers

There’s nothing like working for yourself, doing what you love. The drawback? There’s no fallback. It’s all you, baby. You can’t spend all your time at your desk or in the studio – at some point you have to get out in the world and make some money. Here are a few tips to help [...]

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012

Seven Deadly Business Card Sins

Just because business cards are everywhere doesn’t mean they should be everywhere. Here are seven things NOT to do with your business cards: Don’t be a social gaffer When offered a card, don’t immediately shove it in your pocket or wallet without looking at it. Take a moment to look it over and make a [...]

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2012

Business Cards with Added Value

Can a humble business card become the gift that keeps on giving? Sure it can – with a little creativity. QR Codes QR (Quick Response) codes are “UPC – The Next Generation.” These little blocks of seemingly unintelligible code are irresistible to smart phone users. A quick scan can take customers to your website for [...]

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012

7 Tips for Networking with Business Cards

You have your brand new business cards fresh from the printer—now what? Here are a few tips to make sure your business cards become your best self-marketing tool. Keep them everywhere. A business card that’s not within reach won’t help much. Tuck them everywhere you are and in everything you use: glove compartment, brief case, [...]

SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012

A 6-Question Test for Your Business Card

You’ve put a lot of thought into your business card design. Before you start handing them out at your next meeting, networking event, or important interview, make sure your card fits its job description.   Place your card on the table in front of you and close your eyes for thirty seconds. When you open [...]

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

Letterhead Stationery: Laser-Safe Thermography

To give your business cards and business stationary a stand-out, polished look, consider laser-safe thermography. Be careful when ordering, though – not all thermography is created equal. Thermography Thermography is a printing process that produces raised letters and images on your cards and letterheads. In a nutshell, a fine, resinous powder is added to the [...]

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012

Business Card Etiquette

Rituals surrounding the exchange of business cards can provide the perfect opportunity to impress your international business associates—or it might be the cultural faux pas that costs you a potential client. Make sure your business card etiquette reflects your meticulous preparation. Korean Business Card Etiquette Never toss a pile of your cards onto the table, [...]

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012

Integrating Business Cards with Technology: LinkedIn’s CardMunch App

Technology advances at the speed of the latest microchip. Everything’s smaller, lighter, and more portable. Some business practices never go out of style, though—a firm handshake, good customer service, and the good old-fashioned business card. There are a few ways to make your business cards a vital link to your online social and business networking [...]

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012

Introduce Your Originality with Business Card Ideas

Creating beautiful, classic business cards has never been faster or easier than it is now. Our do-it-yourself options let you make all the decisions to suit your individual preferences. No need to settle for a generic business card when you have the ability to choose from a wide array of designs, including your own artwork. [...]

MONDAY, MARCH 05, 2012

Staying Power with Magnetic Business Cards

A business card will bring you success if you can ensure that it is seen often. However, cards are all too often stashed in a drawer or hidden in a wallet.  For the highest chance of visibility, consider our magnetic business cards that adhere readily to any metal surface. Attached to a refrigerator, they will [...]

Save Time with Custom Self Inking Stamps

We know: it’s a pain to write the same thing over and over again by hand. Business school gives you tips to draw in clients, manage employees well, and optimize marketing, but it can’t save you from the monotony of everyday tasks. You need special tools to expedite those. Whether you’re adding a return address [...]

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