How To Make Traditional Business Cards Work For You In The Digital Age.

Tips From T. Marie

Purchasing traditional business cards used to be one of the first official things you did when you started your own business. Is it possible this paper dinosaur could be a powerful tool to grow your business? You could easily hand out a hundred cards at a good sized event.

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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? Here are a few pointers that can be helpful when you are networking and meeting people: Treat your business card as a representation of you. I suggest getting a business card case. First, it’s an attractive container for your cards. Treat others’ cards as a representation of them.


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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. But if you’ve recently handed out several business cards and never heard back, it may be a sign that you’ve gone wrong somewhere along the way. The first thing you’ll notice about any business card is how it feels. All business cards should be easy to read, simply by glancing at them.

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. Many more cool historical business cards can be seen at the… Read the full article here: Pic of the Day: Business Cards on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Six reasons to Put Social Media Icons on Your Business Cards

Small Business CEO

The business model of a company birthed and growing in the contemporary world is incomplete without incorporating social media in some way or the other. It has become an important part of every business setup, regardless of the industry and the scale they’re operating at.

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. I would go so far as to say I felt a bit resentful when colleagues were pulling out business cards in meetings or during networking events and I wouldn’t have anything to hand over to my new contact. Why didn’t I have business cards? It wasn’t just me, none of the other assistants had business cards either.

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.

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

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. We know that during the time that business cards are exchanged and initial business is discussed, there is a lot of key information to keep track of. I have found that the Contact Keeper is a much more organized and streamlined way keep cards and conversation notes.

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

" 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.    She'd had good intentions of making connections after the events, but the cards never made it farther than her desk drawer.    Over time, she had forgotten who many of the people were or even why she had kept the card.

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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? In a world where we are becoming more and more connected with our electronic devices, the personal touch of a business card is tremendously important and can make the difference between a strong first impression and a weak first impression. Here is why a business card is more important then ever in our digital world.

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.

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. This interesting infographic from VistaPrint has 31 awesome… Read the full article here: Infographic: Creative Business Cards on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics business cards infographic

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

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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. But what about that other 10% of business cards—and more important, how do you make sure your card is in that category? The other 10% of business cards are the successful designs. … Marketing business card design business cards infographic

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. So if you have to print or use paper for your business, choose responsibly! Yes, I just said the “P&# word — Paper. I have no use for 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. Because of all these aspects of green business, great customer service and competitive pricing, they are my go-to printer for my clients needs!

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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!

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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. “Aspire to have a business model that is simple, elegant, profitable and low-key.&#. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal.

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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. Just because you can get new cards on the cheap with deals from doesn’t mean you should toss the old ones. 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. So, whether you need a business card designed, WordPress updates, a Facebook Fan Page set up, or any of our other services, you get an hour free per $100 spent at PFL. 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. Evernote recognizes text on the card, so you can search for names such as “Staples” or “Henry” when that’s all you can remember about the person. You can save trees: When someone hands you their card, take a picture and hand it back. Image via Wikipedia.

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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. Follow us on Twitter Emergent Research EMERGENT RESEARCH is focused on better understanding the small business sector of the US and global economy.

2010 109

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. And then you lay out horizontally a new card on top of those two triangles, which will hold them together. You have a deck cards castle. The smallest one, of course, but still a card castle. Let’s say you’re running your own business.

2011 86

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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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. What’s more, they are proven concepts that will help to increase your business’s recognition, pool of customers, and most importantly, your bottom line. Forget the Traditional Business Card. households have business card magnets on their refrigerator.

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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 […]. Today’s Technology of the week: CamCard. Here are the details: What is CamCard? What does Camcard do?

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3 Tips to Network Better

Jen Lawrence

Give Out Business Cards. Hear me out on this – business cards are still the easiest way to share information at an event. Networking events can be intimidating, exhausting, and somewhat frustrating – just by pure nature.

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.

The Past, Present, and Hybrid Future of Networking


Business networking has been around for centuries, and building connections remains a crucial part of modern business. . Networking practices continue to change and evolve, and the Covid-19 pandemic rapidly changed the way businesses promote their services and build connections. .

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Business Travel Is Back: How to Maximize Your Miles


Our business is just like real estate, except the stuff we’re selling moves all over the world,” he says. Like any business owner, one of Neff’s focuses is keeping his business costs down , and when it comes to travel, one way he’s found to do that is with a good travel rewards card.

2022 219

Research Shows Why Your LinkedIn Photo Matters

On The Job

95% believe a LinkedIn profile acts as a business card today. If you're like most people, you have a lot of photos. Photos of you with your bestie. Photos from a fun weekend with your family. Probably even a few work photos from the company picnic.

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5 of The Best Credit Cards Designed for Small Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Running a small business, even if that business is just you acting as a freelancer, isn’t easy, especially when you’re just starting out. But in general, you’re going to have to pay out for some serious business necessities. Finance business credit 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. While many parts of doing business can be replaced by their digital alternatives, business cards are still important and, according to Entrepreneur , will not be replaced any time soon.

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Find More Success at Networking Events by Setting Goals

Jen Lawrence

A word of caution – be wary of quantifiable goals such as “get business cards from 10 potential customers.” Are you stuck in an unfruitful networking cycle? Attend a networking event. Exchange information with a bunch of people. Gain a bunch of social media followers.

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8 Proven Networking Strategies of Successful Entrepreneurs


We’re either time poor and don’t know where to find quality connections , or we leave a networking event with a stack of business cards but no solid relationships. Scott Oldford, founder of INFINITUS , helps six-figure businesses scale to seven figures using online marketing.

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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.

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