How to Use Business Cards

How To Use Business Cards  the Correct Way

Business CardsBusiness cards are very important for planting the seed for your Business. A lot of times when people start their business, the first thing that they want to do, is to go out and purchase business cards.  Do You really sit back and think about what would make you remember someone’s business cards. Your business cards must be unique… they must stand out from everyone.  A lot of people collect business cards and after they leave your sight,  “Out of sight Out of Mind.”  What is the “purple cow” of your card? What makes YOU different than anyone else out there.

Unique Business Cards with a Catchy Quote or Memorable Photo

You must come up with a catchy quote or always put your photo on your business cards. When someone picks up your card they will remember “You.”  People are very visual.

This is your business.  There is a lot of competition out there and you must stand out.  Do not give your business cards to just anyone.  Do not go in a parking lot or a Mall, and just pass out your business cards to everyone. If you do this, You have given that prospect an opportunity to research you and your Company. You have also opened the door in giving them the opportunity to contact someone that is in higher ranking than you.

Create a useful space on the back of your business card. It can be used to feature discounts, partnerships, reviews, quotes and more. The following are potential uses for the back of your business card.

  • Consider including a coupon on the back of your business card. A free consultation or percentage off goods will make people more likely to hold on to the card.
  • Work with a charity and put it on your business card. Use extra space on the back to encourage donations to that charity. You can use it at charity events and in everyday use.
  • Put a calender on the back of your business card.

Include your website, social media accounts, business or promotion twitter hashtags (#nameofbusiness), hours and a logo as well as your address, phone number and fax number. If there is space, provide a website that links to reviews of your business or a short quote from a customer.

Consider creating magnetic business cards. Magnetic business cards are especially beneficial for service-related small businesses, because your number is at hand when you are needed. Include your logo, necessary details and a fun fact or quote to encourage its use.

Oops, Do You Have Your Business Cards

 Design Your Own Business Cards and save your Business Card Templates. Make sure the colors are bright, the letters may be seen clearly and have a catchy quote.

Always, have business cards with you.  You never know when you’re going to be some where and strike up a conversation with someone who request your contact information.  Always be prepared with business cards.  When someone  ask you, now this is key, “When someone ask You”,  for your business cards, you will be prepared with cards that either have a catchy quote or your photo, that will stick in that person’s mind, like glue.