Despite our digital world, the simple business card is still an essential tool in connecting with others. To get the most out of your business card supply, you have to know how to use it to your advantage. Opinions vary about what card design is best, when much of that decision depends on the industry you're in, and the setting. In addition, technology has changed the role of business cards in our professional lives. Are you using your business cards to your full benefit? Here are five common business card myths and the truths behind them:
- "Business cards are antiquated, it's better to connect online." There's no replacement for handing a new contact a business card that represents you and your company in a favorable light. Even though most people can easily find you by looking you up online, a professional business card sends a message of executive achievement. Consider it the final touch to a good first impression.
When in doubt, rely on a trusted stationer to guide your decision.
For more of Diane's business card tips read, The Etiquette of a Professional Business Card. Visit Diane's blog, connect with her here on the Huffington Post, follow her on Pinterest and "like" The Protocol School of Texas on Facebook.
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