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Stop Handing Out Business Cards

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I finally decided to recycle the last box of business cards that I had collected from various connections over the years. There was no good reason to...

Transform That Nagging Stack of Business Cards into Opportunities

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

We've all experienced the stack of unsorted business cards looming on the corner of the desk. We say, "I'll get to them tomorrow," which turns into next week, which turns into next month - and then we just give up. We all know what happens next. Along comes another event and the pile continues to grow...

Just Tell Me What You're Good at

Peter Aceto | Posted 12.17.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

Nothing screams hierarchy more than job titles on business cards. We have never had titles on business cards or on email signatures. Everyone at Tangerine has a job description with the goal of providing clarity and accountability.

Your Honorable Name

Kim Dramer | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Kim Dramer

A couple of words in Chinese can be a real icebreaker. Take your cue from DeGeneres Ellen as she discusses her Chinese show, The Happy Lady Dance Hour, that can now be viewed by over a billion people. And she's already making money from her Chinese business. Understand Chinese business etiquette and you can too.

Don't Ditch Your Business Cards

Jeffrey Sharlach | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Sharlach

Think business cards are a thing of the past? Don't give up that increasingly rare chance for person-to-person interaction. And don't worry about coming up with something to say: you can always reflect on how amazing it is we're still handing one another small pieces of paper in 2014.

The Art of Meaningful Mixing: How to Network Before, During, and After an Event

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Ever feel queasy about going to an event where you don't know other guests? Talking to strangers does not come naturally to many people, but it's important to learn to do so. Social events are your opportunity to make new friends and business acquaintances.

5 Common Business Card Myths

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

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.

These 11 Genius Business Cards Put Everyone Else's To Shame

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business

If you think the Internet has rendered business cards obsolete, it probably just means you need a better idea. The fact is, the vast majority of Am...

5 Ways for Stay-at-Home Parents to Get Back on the Career Track

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Carlota Zimmerman

Here's five ideas for stay-at-home moms and dads who want to keep their professional options vibrant.

Game Over. This Business Card Wins.

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

Oregon programmer Kevin Bates is about to take networking to a whole new level. His Game Boy-styled business card, called the Arduboy, not only di...

Why Your Business Card Is Like a Kiss

Michael Roderick | Posted 01.14.2014 | Business
Michael Roderick

If you kiss someone and never speak to them again let's face it: That's pretty lousy and you're kind of a jerk. The same goes for a business card.

How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Job-hunting, on the other hand, while scary and intimidating should be exciting: play your cards right AKA create a strategy and you'll end up with a job that you love, a job that makes your friends on Facebook seethe with jealousy, as you brag about how blessed you are.

Kiss Your Business Cards Goodbye

Ilya Pozin | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Ilya Pozin

As we find new ways to connect and stay in touch, business card alternatives will grow increasingly more popular. I've only scratched the surface of what's out there in terms of apps and tools. What do you use?

PHOTOS: 10 Printable Business Cards That Are Anything But Boring

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

You won't feel like a stuffed suit with these options.

Time to Stop Playing Business Card Scrabble With Our Qualifications?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Dr. Layla McCay

This week both my real life and my Twitter feed have been jumping with the question of post-nominal letters: what letters (if any) should you put after your name on a business card?

Networking for Real

Nelson Davis | Posted 06.23.2012 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

Some people see a networking event simply as a hundred-yard dash to give and receive as many business cards as possible in one hour or less! And then they wonder why no meaningful connections have been made.

Interview Etiquette: How To Nail The Job In 20 Easy Steps!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Do you know how to put your best foot forward in the interview process? Remember, it's all about the first impression, because yes, you only have one shot. Here are twenty tips to help you land the job of your dreams, or the one on the way to the job of your dreams.

Councilman Proposes Cops Give Business Cards After Stop-And-Frisks

Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

With the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk practice seeing an alarming all-time high in 2011, Councilman Jumaane Williams is proposing serious chang...

Bling Bling: Do Your Business Cards Have Diamonds?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Not sure how to impress that big prospective client? How about handing them a diamond-studded, $1,500 business card? The Black Astrum Signature Ca...

When Sleigh Bells Ring, Opportunity Knocks...

Andrea Sittig-Rolf | Posted 02.19.2012 | Business
Andrea Sittig-Rolf

If you're like most social Americans, you'll likely have the opportunity to attend a few holiday parties this season, so why not turn the opportunity to party into opportunities for you, your business, and your career?

Designing A Business Card: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Julia L. Rogers | Posted 01.12.2012 | Small Business

While the information that goes on a business card may have changed over time, replacing fax numbers with Twitter handles, the card itself is still a ...

10 Bizarre Business Cards | David Moye | Posted 12.05.2011 | Weird News

In this competitive job market, a person has to do whatever it takes to stick. If that means handing business cards that grow breasts or are made f...

Technology Attacks the Venerable Business Card

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

My old rolodex for 100 business cards doesn't do the job any more. So I've been scouting around for something better, looking at the pluses and minuses. There are a wealth of alternatives.

Has the Business Card Finally Had Its Day?

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Andy Miah

How should we regard the business card in a digital age? For a few years now, I have been photographing business cards. but today, I decided that they should go into the public domain.

The Thing About Leopard Print...

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

I couldn't picture myself wearing it for the life of me! It looked trashy and awkward and cheap and... animal like. Like, not human... like, I was actually a leopard.