Business Card Must Haves for Effective Networking [Infographic]

Tweet One of the most difficult aspects of creating your business card is deciding: 1) Do you even need a business card?  (Short answer ABSOLUTELY!) 2) What information are you going to put on it? 3) How should your cards look and feel?  After all, this one piece of paper will be used to represent […]


6 Reasons Why Business Cards are Here to Stay

Tweet In today’s world of new technology and online address books, the old-fashioned business card is still a successful way to share your important contact information. The following reasons are why business cards are here to stay, even in this high-tech world. Business Cards Don’t Have Technological Flaws Image via Flickr by BioPartner There are occasions […]


Business Cards: Tips for Freelancers

Tweet 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 […]


Seven Deadly Business Card Sins

Tweet 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 […]


Business Cards with Added Value

Tweet 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 […]


7 Tips for Networking with Business Cards

Tweet 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 […]

SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012

A 6-Question Test for Your Business Card

Tweet 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 […]

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

Letterhead Stationery: Laser-Safe Thermography

Tweet 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 […]

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012

Business Card Etiquette

Tweet 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 […]

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012

Integrating Business Cards with Technology: LinkedIn’s CardMunch App

Tweet 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 […]

Save Time with Custom Self Inking Stamps

Tweet 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 […]

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