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Business Card Buying Guide

The way we communicate has radically shifted over the past decade. But despite the rise of technology and mobile devices, business cards, once thought as of being on the verge of extinction, are very much alive.

All you need to do is attend an expo, convention or trade show and you will see business cards flowing like water. There are other ways to share contact information, but at the end of the day there’s nothing easier than handing over 3.5″ of opportunity.

Whether you are a blogger, business person, or both, here are five business card musts to make sure you get the most out of your cards.

DON’T BE BASHFUL. You can spend weeks agonizing over a design concept and proofing your business cards, but if you aren’t aggressively handing them out, then what’s the point? Set a distribution goal and get comfortable handing out your card wherever you go.

BE UNIQUE. Many business card printers offer color, size and material options that were not available 10 years ago. Do not be afraid to experiment with a specialized look. Consider using a unique QR code or shortened link so you can track to see which cards perform better. Read More

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How to Create Blogging Business Cards

With several major networking opportunities in the near future, it’s time for me to replenish my stock of business cards.

The last time around, I purchased some awesome cards from Moo. My favorite thing about these is that you can customize every card. So if you order 100 cards, you can have 100 images on each. I found this very useful in order to target different demographics. The cards are also a unique size, which makes them stick out in a crowd.

This morning I had a colleague hand me his new biz cards, and they are impressive. A heavy card stock created by an eco-friendly green printer, boldly showing off his name and skills.

As a blogger, you need business cards. Now the question is, how – if at all – should these differ from generic businesscards? Read More

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