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.

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.

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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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Green Options: Green Printing Revisited

Eco-Office Gals

I have been a promoter of paperless options since the start of Eco-Office Gals, but I also acknowledge that sometimes you just have to print. When your green business is in need of business cards, stationary, brochures or holiday cards you should at least consider printing responsibly.

2011 219

Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

Eco-Office Gals

Christmas cards or holiday catalogs may be on the holiday horizon. At Eco-Office Gals we promote paperless, but we know that’s not always possible. PFL prints Holiday cards, business cards, note cards, catalogs, stationery, brochures and more.

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.

2011 242

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. Luckily, the following four promotional strategies require little time, know-how, or budget.

2010 84

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. … Marketing brand launching brand marketing brand promotion Trusted aphorism not withstanding, they will not come merely because you built it.

2015 96

7 Ways to Kickstart Your Marketing for Your Teleclasses

Office Organization Success

And so it’s hard to get going with your promotions. Get out all those business cards that are collecting dust in your desk drawer, or reach out to past colleagues or clients, and personally invite them to register for your teleclass. Promote on social media.

2015 243

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 127

A Sophisticated Guide on How to Build Your Startup

Dumb Little Man

Do you have a creative idea that you can turn into a successful business, but don’t even try because you don’t think you have what it takes? Too many aspiring entrepreneurs like you think that starting a business is very difficult and won’t even pursue a creative idea. Offer promotions.

2019 206

Want To Impress Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

Here are 5 ways to score brownie points with your boss and get that promotion or raise (or both) a little faster: The one thing that I’ve learned over the course of my career is to try getting to know your boss. Then they will feel good about themselves and you might just get that promotion or raise after all. Home About Me Advertise Want To Impress Your Boss?

2007 100

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? Don’t self-promote too much. Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right.

2017 246

How to Find New Clients In The Nutrition Business

Dumb Little Man

As a health practitioner, you may face some difficulties in finding new clients and growing your nutrition business. And today, every health practitioner has access to the tools and services necessary to build a successful nutrition business. Add your business to Yelp.

2019 130

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

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

“Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact. It is imperative to be proactive about self-promotion in order to showcase your skills, achievements and personal brand.

2017 213

The Office* Show and how to be a great delegate

Practically Perfect PA

This is what I did: I used social media to promote the event and my attendance at it. I also wanted to make sure I attend a good mixture of talks and training sessions and I also wanted to speak at the very least half of the exhibitors and exchange business cards.

2013 223

5 Tasks You Can Delegate to Free Up Your Time

Office Organization Success

Very often solopreneurs owners know they have a need to partner with a Virtual Assistant (VA), but are not really sure how a virtual assistant can help them grow their business – they don’t fully understand what services the VA provides. By letting go of these five tasks that you SHOULD be delegating ensures that you can free up your time and focus on your clients and income generating activities: #1 Designing promotions. Need to send seasonal cards to your clients?

2008 182

6 Eco Friendly Marketing Tips

Eco-Office Gals

More businesses are jumping on the green bandwagon, and you can increase the eco-friendliness of your office and promote that lifestyle to customers too. Sites like offer organic t-shirts that are great for promoting your business.

2013 164

Call off the cheerleaders!

Practically Perfect PA

So promoting your personal brand is imperative. What you need to understand is that promoting your brand isn’t a one-off gig – you need to keep up a steady stream of positive impressions on a daily basis. They see what’s written on your business card.

2015 176

Money Saving Deals for Businesses: Get What You Need Without Breaking the Budget

Tips From T. Marie

Doing business can be expensive. From computers to apps, and everything in between, doing business costs money. Often, critical business needs are put on the back burner in order to stay on budget. Over the eleven years , I’ve been running my own business , I’ve come across a few ways to save a few dollars for the things I need to run my business. Without further ado, here are some of the ways I find money saving deals for businesses. Business Tips

2018 104

5 Best Email Management Practices

Office Organization Success

This tells my list provider that you absolutely do want to receive emails from me, and therefore by implementing this practice in my business, I am generating a high-quality list of people who are less likely to report me for spam.

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Rename Your Junk Drawer

Clutter Coach

Semi used batteries, match books (particularly ones with something written on them), take out menus, coupons, business cards, the aforementioned pieces of things that need to be reunited, etc. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Rename Your Junk Drawer appeared first on Clutter Coach. by It's time to rehabilitate the much-maligned junk drawer.

2016 116

Recycled Paper Myths Busted

Eco-Office Gals

Myth #1 – Recycled Paper Will Make My Business Appear Unprofessional. It is a very common misconception that recycled paper looks cheap and thus will give people a poor impression of your business. which helps small business owners find the best office suppliers.

2013 202

Taking Your Marketing From Print to Digital

Eco-Office Gals

Establishing greener business practices can seem like an uphill struggle sometimes, but trust us, it is getting easier! Marketing your business online is not only more effective, but it’s cheaper, greener and gives you the opportunity to extend your reach.

2013 181

Are You Covering All Expense Bases?

Step It Up VA Coaching

As entrepreneurs/business owners, we take great care in setting rates, creating packages and tracking the hours we and our teams put in; but are our rates really paying for our expenses? Any money you spend to run or grow your business must be paid for somehow, and not necessarily out of your own salary. Consider “leasing” your home office to yourself as your business grows to subsidize your mortgage, and simplify your taxes. by Donna Toothaker.

Unclutter that table

Clutter Coach

Usually, this table hold my purse, keys, sunglasses and a small box containing dog poop bags, extra keys, business cards and other occasional necessities. They’re mostly from my trip to LA which was partly for business, so I’ll put them with my business receipts. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Unclutter that table appeared first on Clutter Coach. I forgot my sunglasses this morning. What a drag! I hate when that happens.

2016 100

Administrative/Clerical: 5 Ways to Make Your Workspace an Oasis

Office Dynamics

With these five easy steps, you can transform your workspace into a professional oasis that fuels productivity and promotes relaxation. Workplace organization helps ease the burden of a busy day. Nancy has 10 years’ experience in the online job search business with Beyond.

2013 189

Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Productive & Organized

Maybe you've decided that social media is a waste of your time, or you are frustrated that it is not bringing the business you would like it to. Maybe you have not even started down that social media road because you don't see how being on those sites can help you grow your business.

Be An Unforgettable Speaker – Organization Techniques That Make You Easy to Work With

Productive & Organized

  Unless you have business processes in place, you may find your business growing "out of control." " How well you balance everything that needs to get done determines how fast your business can grow. Sample tweets and facebook updates promoting you.

2011 246

Capitalization of Names of Academic Disciplines

Daily Writing Tips

When references to academic disciplines are listed, as on a business card or a résumé, or in institutional promotional text such as flyers or in lists, they are labels rather than prose, so capitalization is acceptable.

2017 81

Good Ol’ Fashioned Marketing is Still Good For Business!

Step It Up VA Coaching

Most online businesses naturally focus on online marketing and social media to drive their business. They are still some of the most effective ways to growing your business, and should not be overlooked. A good mailing list is the foundation for your business. Having a database of names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and other personal information gives you the tools to connect personally with current and potential clients, business associates and even competitors.

2011 136

The Art And The Science Of Networking

Dumb Little Man

Business leaders network with their employees to build relationships, foster creativity, and get to know each other outside the office. These networks are a great place to discuss local business and legislation and meet people from other professions.

2018 196

The Business Blog Is Not Dead; Resurrect or Start Your Business Blog

Tips From T. Marie

Blogging for Business. A few years ago every so-called business guru was pushing the business blog. Is business blogging dead? No, the business blog is not dead. “I’ll I’ll repeat, the business blog is not dead.” . In fact, just today I was hanging out over at HubSpot reading their December 2017 post , Does Business Blogging Still Get Results in 2017? Check out their infographic below entitled “Are Business Bloggers Getting Results?”

2018 100

30 Minutes to Less Clutter

Clutter Coach

A card table is great, but the floor will work too. To do for stack of marketing letters: address envelopes, stuff them (including business cards), stamp and take to mailbox. To do for pile of business cards: enter into computer contacts list or put into alphabetized card box. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post 30 Minutes to Less Clutter appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Want less clutter on your desk? Can you spare half an hour?

2016 100

26 Ways to Make Meetings More Fun (…and productive)

Ian's Messy Desk

Have every group member place their business card into a bowl or container. Then, everyone draws a card other than their own. When generating or responding to ideas, participants assume the persona of the person on their card and respond from their (assumed) point of view.

2012 179

How to Succeed in Business: Trying is Not Optional

Office Dynamics

I recently saw an advertisement for an event at a local college called "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." I was appalled you can't succeed in business without trying, I thought. What's the number one thing that every worker can do to get ahead in business?

2013 130

How To Manage Your Receipts

Brilliantly Better

Business Cards Are Nice Too Now, what do you do if you have some human powered work force, some OCR software to do the dirty job for you and a lot of audience (Shoeboxed is pretty popular, you know)?

2010 78

Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

Professional Assistant Blog

It could be anything, such as getting that promotion , helping others more, etc. Home About Me Advertise Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself! By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the type of person that comes into the office each and every day, thinking that its just going to be another boring day, nothing changes and its always the same thing day in and day out?

2008 100

Seminars for Professional Assistants

Professional Assistant Blog

Are you trying to get that raise or promotion that you so well deserve? Home About Me Advertise Seminars for Professional Assistants By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Filed Under: Networking , Productivity A re you looking to improve your skills and catch up with the latest office trends ? One of my readers asked me this: I am an Executive Assistant to the CEO/President. She is the largest share holder of the company, obviously.

2008 100

Why People Gossip At The Office

Professional Assistant Blog

Youre there to get paid and get that promotion or raise, so make yourself and your manager proud. Home About Me Advertise Why People Gossip At The Office By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity D o you gossip at the office? Do you get sucked into the gossip of others? Im sure that this has happened to all of us at one point or another. Gossip has never been a positive matter.

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Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette

Professional Assistant Blog

This will promote positive productivity in your office. Home About Me Advertise Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 31, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Productivity D o you have more than one mailbox in your Microsoft Outlook , other than your inbox? Do you share these other mailboxes with other staff members? I have shared access to 4 different mailboxes for various products and projects.