I frequently stress the importance of having professional, effective business cards. However, this guy takes it to a whole . . . uhm . . . new level. Check out this video of "infotainer" Joel Bauer describing the business card that took 25 years to design.
In his book, Here's My Card: How to Network Using Your Business Card to Actually Create More Business, author Bob Popyk offers some great ideas on using your business cards to their fullest advantage. One particular chapter deals with some business card "don'ts" and I was reminded of it when I attended a recent networking [...]
The networking blunders we make concerning business cards could fill a book — several books. In fact, some business card bravado has even been part of a movie — American Psycho. Check out this clip of "one-upmanship" that I ran across in a great post today on business card etiquette from Just A Guy Thing. Now that you've [...]
April 1st can be a day of silliness and pranks all in the name of "April Fool's Day." And who doesn't enjoy a good gag and a laugh, right? (unless you are the recipient, aka "the fool.") Well, whether it's April Fool's Day or any day, no one wants to look foolish when they are [...]
Last week I mentioned the importance of having professional looking business cards with you whenever you network. Some people tell me that they don't have a lot of money to spend on business cards or that they don't want to have to buy a thousand of them at one time in order to get a [...]
Happy International Networking Day! Today was the big event in Pittsburgh, PA — around 400 professionals gathered to network and learn great strategies for growing their business. The food was great, the location was nice and the business cards, were . . . well, they sometimes just weren't. You see, I saw people writing their [...]