BetterProfilePhoto.com Are YOU still using business cards? Do you take someone’s card or hand out one of yours? Recently? This week? Why are you being stingy with your cards? Get that dust off them. Give it out. Don’t take it back.
What is on your card? What is on the card(s) you just received this week from someone else? What contact information is on the card? Is the phone number on it? Is the phone number readable or is it too tiny? Did they provide an email or are they using a form on their website? Are you using a QR code? Are those over and done with or still out there? How about A Fax? Or do you scan and email information for more details? Do you use text or email? Which is used more of the time? Are you overloaded with technology?
Do you ever think the basics of a business card gets the job done?
How easy is Linkedin for looking up your next appointment or contact? That really is a nice tool. So many questions and so many tools I know right.
Important elements of a business card.
A recognizable logo to associate your business.
A local number. An email. A business address. An executive or virtual suite with office facilities in person to meet clients. A virtual office to meet clients like Go to Meeting and others. Google hangout? How about it? A website. A blog.
Professional executive headshots that show you in the best light and pose and expressions.
Color and Black and white. Color of card. White and clean and simple. Or color harmony to your business logo and branding. Any tagline? Clean short concise message that reminds consumers or clients about your business.
Where do you distribute your card? Digital link? Paper copies. In an IM. Instant message. In a text. As a jpg. Or a PDF. Versatile. Innovative. In an email. An a marketing email. On a postcard.
Whatever you do, set a minimum goal to introduce your cards and you to 15 new prospects a day.
1st try to compliment a few new prospects or friends or colleagues.
Then impart your new acquaintances with a souvenir business card.
How else will you stay in contact without a card?
Are YOU still using business cards? Do you take someone’s card or hand out one of yours? Recently? This week? Why are you being stingy with your cards? Get that dust off them. Give it out. Don’t take it back! Do you have a video on your card?
Marketing is flirting. That’s all.