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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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.


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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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Organizing Business Cards: Scan 'em

Clutter Coach

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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

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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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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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

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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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.

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 116

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.

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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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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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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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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 Admin’s Guide to Career Organization

All Things Admin

Personal Business Cards. A lot of companies provide employees with their own business cards. However, if you want the ability to promote yourself professionally without the association of your current employer, personal business cards are must!

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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. 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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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

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.

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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.

2012 133

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. Business professionals are increasingly tech-aware, with networking on smartphones and tablets becoming the norm. Incorporating screens into business events can help to broaden the scope of communication and networking between professionals.

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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? Instead of wasting money on getting these business cards, get the GreenCard app. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Five Carbon Footprint Saving iPhone Apps for Business.

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. You can keep your mobile marketing sustainable by doing business with hosting companies that run their facilities on sustainable energy. One piece of our archaic marketing that has not yet been buried is the old reliable business card.

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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).

2018 100

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. A neat and charming business card is a memorable thing, and more to the point, it’s a very practical way of maintaining contacts beyond the events you attend. offers 100 customisable cards for less than £15, while some companies offer free trials for a small batch.

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.

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3 Smart Money Moves to Make Before Starting a Business


If you have a groundbreaking entrepreneurial idea floating around your head, then you might be wondering what to consider before starting a business. . Adopting this simple mentality will help: The more planning you do upfront, the better off your new business venture will be.

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