Here’s Why Business Cards Are Still Useful

Dumb Little Man

With the advancement of technology, some may argue that business cards, such as an embossed business card, are starting to become obsolete. Some argue that business cards are a waste of money and most of the time, people don’t use them once you give them out.

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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

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.

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.

Pic of the Day: Business Cards

The Small Business Blog

Today’s picture demonstrates that not even a bad business card has to be a barrier to your success. This is apparently the original business card of Bill Gates himself and it would certainly have stood out if you received it at a networking event.

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?

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.

Your Next Business Card: What You Need to Do Differently (Infographic)

Small Business CEO

Do you know where your business card is right now? Nearly 90% of business cards don’t survive more than a week before the recipient tosses them into the trash. The other 10% of business cards are the successful designs.

Thinking of Filing Business Cards Away Forever? Think Twice Before Making This Decision.

Small Business CEO

Business cards. Perhaps the biggest question professionals are asking is do business cards still matter? Here is why a business card is more important then ever in our digital world. … Marketing 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.

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.

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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?

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.

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.

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

Organizing Business Cards: Scan 'em

Clutter Coach

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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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.

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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

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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.

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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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!

2011 146

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.

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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.

2010 147

Technology of the week: CamCard

Practically Perfect PA

Camcard lets you scan business cards and manage all your contacts online. Use CamCard to capture all your business cards, and all the contact information can be quickly & accurately read and saved to your smartphone. Exchange electronic business […].

2018 130

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.

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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.

2011 111

Four Attractive Ideas for Growing Your Small Business & Bottom Line

Small Business CEO

Small business owners are flooded with more priorities than they can handle, ranging from raising capital to streamlining processes to everything in between. Forget the Traditional Business Card. households have business card magnets on their refrigerator.

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The Executive Assistant is Key to Managing Executive's Calendar

Office Dynamics

He hands out his executive assistant's business card when he has told someome in person that he wants an appointment with them or they requested an appointment with him. Since his executive assistant manages his calendar, he hands the person her business card so this way the other person can easily and quickly contact her. As an executive assistnat, do you have a business card? If not, you might make a case for getting approval for cards.

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.

2015 141

6 Marketing Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From a Plumber

The Solopreneur Life

At the end we exchanged business cards and he invited me to visit and join a local networking group of about 25 business owners that meets weekly. It contains multiple business cards for his fellow networking members. When Steve has a client who needs other services, he gives them a card from one of the networking members (who all do the same thing for each other). Have your elevator speech and your business cards at the ready.

2011 182

Business Logo Creation with DesignEvo

Tips From T. Marie

Because I tend to create my own graphics, I hadn’t explored online options for creating a business logo until DesignEvo reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in taking it for a test run. A business logo can be a vital component in branding your business.

2018 170

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.

2015 175

Yes, You Need a Website. Here’s 7 Reasons Why.

Tips From T. Marie

I know that starting and running a business means a constant evaluation of what to spend money on. Maybe that’s why so many new business owners ask, “Do I need a website?” Those same new business owners are inevitably going to follow up with a big, old, “Why?”. 60% to 70% of people seeking what you’re selling will research businesses online before making contact. They expect legitimate businesses to have a website and if they don’t, they’ll go somewhere that does.

2018 131

2D Animated demo for Contact Outro video

Andrea Kalli

These are a lot like animated business cards that you put at the end of your video with some sort of contact information. I’m putting together some packages for a few marketing agencies, and one thing that is part of the Branding Package are a couple of video outros.

2017 130

Five Carbon Footprint Saving iPhone Apps for Business

Eco-Office Gals

Have you ever wondered what you can do to help your company or business reduce its carbon footprint? Another way to save money for your business is through the Fuel Saver app. Business Cards – GreenCard. How many business cards do you give out for your company?

Mobile Marketing Techniques for Eco Friendly Businesses

Eco-Office Gals

Mobile marketing holds many benefits for businesses. However, eco-friendly businesses have the option of choosing who provides their internet hosting, and some companies are much more green than others. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Mobile Marketing Techniques for Eco Friendly Businesses.

2012 228

Re-Visited: The Intro Packet

Tips From T. Marie

Seven years ago, I wrote the post “ Let Me Introduce… My Business, with an Intro Packet ”. In it I discussed the difficulty of giving people a clear picture of what your business can provide in a short period of time and how an intro packet could help. Do the rapid changes that online technology and social media bring to the business world mean that an intro packet is no longer needed? It consists of: Business Profile. Business Policies (if applicable).

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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.

2017 182

When It’s NOT Okay To Add People To Your List

Office Organization Success

Just because you recently met someone at an event and they handed you their business card doesn’t mean it’s okay for you to add them to your newsletter. This is actually bad business practice and, for most people would be a HUGE turn off! Instead, send them an email, give them a phone call, or send them a postcard, and INVITE them to sign up for your list. This will build the relationship much better than simply adding them.

2012 133

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.

2014 257

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.…

2016 98