How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette

Office Dynamics

We will be exchanging quite a few business cards at this upcoming event. Did you know there are etiquette rules for giving and receiving cards? I suggest getting a business card case. First, it’s an attractive container for your cards. Receive the card.

Infographic: Creative Business Cards

The Small Business Blog

Business cards are handed out by the bucketload at every single business event, but the sad truth is that most people will throw them straight in the bin. Business Infographics business cards infographic

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10 Business Card Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Office Dynamics

What business card mistakes are you making? Like it or not, business cards are still widely used among entrepreneurs and their prospective clients. The first thing you’ll notice about any business card is how it feels. One-sided business cards.

Do you have a business card?

Practically Perfect PA

Do you have a a business card? I always felt I should have a business card. Why didn’t I have business cards? It wasn’t just me, none of the other assistants had business cards either. Should all assistants have business cards?

Productive Networking: 22 Ideas to Organize Business Cards for Effective Followup

Productive & Organized

" That is what a recent client told me when I opened a drawer in her office and found it filled with business cards. The cards had been collected over a year or so of miscellaneous networking events and trade shows.  Business Cards. The business cards?

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

When you attend tradeshows or networking meetings, do you later experience the business card pile up? We meet new people all the time and have lots of detailed business conversations. The card with the sticky goes back into the holder until I get to my office.

How to Use Evernote: 22 Ways

Ian's Messy Desk

Store Business Cards - Instead of collecting a pile of business cards that you’ll lose, photograph or scan them send the images to Evernote. You can save trees: When someone hands you their card, take a picture and hand it back. Image via Wikipedia.

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Organizing Business Cards: Scan 'em

Clutter Coach

I've recommended the Fujitsu ScanSnap in the past as a good all-around scanner, but apparently it doesn't do that well with business cards. It's annoying to have to buy a tool that only does one thing, but for business card scanning, the CardScan is the one to have. Networking maven Valerie Gonyea uses it for her oceans of cards and praises its accuracy. So, if business cards are piling up around you, give it a try.

Contest: Win $1000 In Free Business Cards From MOO

Small Business CEO

Our sister site Small Business Trends has partnered with Moo for the ultimate small business contest. One company has the chance to win $1000 of credit to use at MOO for free business cards! To enter, all you need to do is visit Small Business Trends and fill out the contest submission form. For complete contest information, visit Small Business Trends for the details. Entrepreneurs Marketing business cards contest giveaway

Importance of Business Cards for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Business cards are a highly effective marketing tool and are the best way of passing on your contact details to new and existing customers. Printed business cards are often the first impression new contacts will have of your business. Business cards add credibility to your business, if you choose not to have them customers may… Read the full article here: Importance of Business Cards for Small and Medium Sized Businesses on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Book Review: Evil Plans – Having Fun On The Road To World Domination

Productivity Bits

You probably heard about “cartoons drawn on the back of business cards&#. But circumstances made him realize he had this crazy calling to dominate the world by drawing cartoons on the back of business cards – an art he has been devotedly practicing everyday.

Business Card Window Envelopes

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Business Card Window Envelopes By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Filed Under: Networking , Productivity H eres an interesting envelope that I found on this website. Here are some of the benefits for it: You can place your own customized business cards in the clear window part to use as a mailer. You can promote your business cards through this way as well.

The Secret Art Of Keeping Cards Castles From Falling Down

Brilliantly Better

Tweet You know how to make a castle from deck cards? You take two cards and make them hold one against the other on the top edge. Near this triangle you make a new one, using another pair of cards. You have a deck cards castle. Let’s say you’re running your own business.

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I Want Some Business Cards

Catch Friday

I met Ian Hendry the brains and owner behind the networking platform WE CAN DO BIZ at a Business Scene Event in Datchet near Heathrow Airport. At the event Mark Perl was speaking on How to Work a Room in networking at a business meeting, and I just happened to be standing next to Ian and another networker in an open three, which Mark commented on. At the event I had only three business cards with me, and for some time I've wanted to buy some more.

5 Things in Your Office You Didn’t Know You Could Reuse

Eco-Office Gals

Outdated business cards. It can be tempting to toss boxes of old business cards along with hotel coupons that have long since expired, but stay your hand. Green Your Business batteries business cards envelopes recycling Reuse toner cartridges

Organizing Business Cards: Scan 'em

Clutter Coach

Do You Have a Business Card?

Office Dynamics

As I was preparing to start the program, I noticed that the executive assistants started handing out their business cards to each other and introducing themselves before we even began. Do you have a business card? I strongly believe administrative professionals of every level should have a card. If your organization will not pay for your cards, you may want to make your own investment.

Do You Have a Business Card?

Office Dynamics

As I was preparing to start the program, I noticed that the executive assistants started handing out their business cards to each other and introducing themselves before we even began. Do you have a business card? I strongly believe administrative professionals of every level should have a card. If your organization will not pay for your cards, you may want to make your own investment.

Green Printing $100 OFF for September

Eco-Office Gals

The greenest printing is no printing at all, but sometimes you have to have a business card or brochure to give to potential clients. Eco-Office Products Green Business business card coupon code eco-friendly eco-friendly printing green printing printing for less vegetable based inkSo, if you must print, print green!

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25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Add your Linked URL to your Business Card. You wouldn’t throw a business card at someone and then walk away would you? Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right.

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Getting buy in from the boss

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“Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact. Like everything in business, it’s about negotiation for both funds and time. Getting buy-in IS ACHIEVABLE and I managed to successfully get the following approved: Business Cards.

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3 Tips For Marketing Your Small Startup

Small Business CEO

When you start a new business, even a small one, you want to have a marketing plan in place. Even small businesses that run out of homes, or only set up at craft markets and farmer’s markets, need to have a marketing plan. There are a few things that go into marketing a small business.

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Eco-Options: Paper

Eco-Office Gals

Eco-Office Gals has no letterhead, no business cards, no paper contracts, we won’t do any job where the end result is paper – it’s just that simple. Printing for less : This company provides business cards, brochures, catalogs and stationery for your business needs.

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Print Marketing: Why it Matters and How to Use it

Small Business CEO

We’ll be looking at everything from high street flyers and business cards to retail window clings and magazines – exploring how and why print still works as an effective marketing strategy.…

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10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization

Office Dynamics

This smart app even “learns” your schedule and adapts to your busy and available times. It not only lets you check the time in any part of the world, it also shows you color-coded business hours in your specified time zone, making it easier to schedule meeting times. Business Card Scanning Apps: Anyone who’s ever attended a conference or networking event knows just how quickly all those business cards stack up. Designed by Freepik.

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Why print is still important in business presentations

Practically Perfect PA

In addition, flip charts and handouts remove any potential technical difficulties which could waste precious business time. Print can be the winning element of a business presentation to help your audience stay focussed. Here’s how: Business cards are essential for personal networking.

A guide to networking

Practically Perfect PA

If in doubt, attend events that are showcased through trusted institutions – for example, the British Library’s Business and IP Centre. Take business cards. Moo.com offers 100 customisable cards for less than £15, while some companies offer free trials for a small batch.

5 Ways to Shine at a Job Fair

On The Job

But before you put on the business suit, here are a few things to remember before attending a job fair: · Do your homework. Eat or drink away from the recruiter tables – keep at least one hand free to shake hands and accept business cards.

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Three Non-Traditional Ways to Launch Your Brand

Small Business CEO

If you are going to start a new business, you have to get the word out. Business Cards. Trusted aphorism not withstanding, they will not come merely because you built it.

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Green Options: Green Printing Revisited

Eco-Office Gals

When your green business is in need of business cards, stationary, brochures or holiday cards you should at least consider printing responsibly. Two years ago I introduced my initial thoughts about Green Business Card options.

Dymo's CardScan iPhone App Illustrates Several Key Trends

Small Business Labs

Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.

Binder label tip

Laughing all the Way to Work

I solved my problem.use the Business Card Pockets (3 3/4" x 2 3/8") along with the Name Tag Sheet (Avery 5390). Tags: Binder Avery 5390 labelling business card pockets labels name tag sheet A woman I work with gave me this tip for labelling binders. "I I had to label the large 3" binders, and this being the first time I needed to do this.I wasn't sure of what was available.

Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

Eco-Office Gals

Christmas cards or holiday catalogs may be on the holiday horizon. PFL prints Holiday cards, business cards, note cards, catalogs, stationery, brochures and more. The holidays are coming up quick and it’s time for Eco-Office Gals to get in the giving spirit.

Why Conference Receptions Are A Great Place to Start Networking

Office Dynamics

It also gives us an opportunity to be in a casual environment with our conference attendees so we can get to know them before we get very busy hosting the event. You will be exposed a broader audience; assistants who work in various companies, industries, and size businesses.

Are you a networked PA?

Practically Perfect PA

We live in an age where personal branding is paramount, where people buy people and YOU are the business commodity. Don’t forget your business cards – I meet quite a few PAs who still don’t have these, make a business case and approach your boss and get some ordered.

How going digital can make business events more valuable

Practically Perfect PA

Networking events are vital to the visibility of a business and present valuable opportunities to build strategic relationships. Advancements in digital technology are boosting the value of business events. Digital business cards will be more efficient than traditional varieties.

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Communication Productivity Tip: Don't Make People Search for You.

Productive & Organized

  This is the back of my card as a sample of what I mean: Creating Your Online Business Card An online business card is one site that lists all of your connection points online.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Triple the Results You Get from Live Conferences and Events

Productive & Organized

Live conferences are a fantastic way to gain actionable knowledge for your business, rekindle former relationships and make new relationships.  Make Sure You Pack Business Cards.   I have a card that my wonderful designer created specically for conferences. 

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How Job Seekers Can Project a More Confident Image

On The Job

You have little to show for your efforts, other than jaw pain from smiling too much and a few paper cuts from passing out so many business cards. Michelle Tillis Lederman, an adjunct professor at New York University’s School of Business, says the problem is that people think they have to be something they’re not in order to impress others. It may not be meeting 30 people or passing out 20 business cards.

How to Network While Traveling on Business

On The Job

After a long day of business on the road, I have been known to hole up in my hotel room and have room service deliver a hot fudge sundae while I watch a marathon of "International House Hunters." Business travel is a great time to get out of your room and meet people."