Think you need to be in business for yourself to make use of a business card? Think again. Today just about anyone can take advantage of the benefits owning business cards to offer. In fact, in many circles business cards are also referred to as personal cards or networking cards. Why the attention? Business cards make introductions easy. They are a great way for promoting a business certainly. You can increase your sales and your client base substantially for pennies on the dollar. You can also however promote your self interests.
Unusual Business Card Uses
Let's say for example that you plan to go on a cruise and are interested in networking with people for a variety of interests (perhaps you are looking for a new circle of friends, looking for new babysitters or parents with common interests). Regardless of your intent you can express all you need to and more using a simple and inexpensive business card. Your card will set you apart from the crowd.
How many times have you met someone you meant to get together with only to forget their personal information? Not a problem when you have a personalized business card handy. Next time you are at a Starbucks and in the mood for a free latte you can drop your ‘business card’ in the fishbowl and increase your chances of winning that latte each week. Why should business owners get all the perks after all? Remember, business cards are a practical and efficient way for expanding your networks regardless of their purpose or your lifestyle.
Article by Frank Owen, visit his web site on business cards for more on how to use business cards effectively to help grow your business http://www.businesscardswork.com