Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Creating a Quality Business Card

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Here is your High 5 for Business article for the month of May

Creating a Quality Business Card

With the popularity of social media and electronic contacts, many people feel that business cards have become obsolete. On the contrary, business cards are more important today than ever.

Here's 5 things to think about when designing your next business card:
  1. Your business card is a direct reflection on you and your company. A cheap looking card can have a negative impact on your image.
  2. Be sure to only include the social media links that you don't mind your clients seeing. A personal Facebook page should be kept personal.
  3. Think about the stock it will be printed on. A card that feels good to the touch will have a positive impact beyond just its appearance.
  4. If you want your photo on the card, make sure it's professionally taken and "photoshopped" as needed.
  5. Don't leave the back of your card blank. List your services, insert a QR code, or just make lines for writing notes.
Marc Gordon is a professional speaker and marketing consultant. Get more marketing tips on his website, marcgordon.ca and on his online show, marctv.net.


About Marc Gordon

Marc Gordon is a marketing consultant, professional speaker and author specializing in small business. His articles have appeared in hundreds of publications, journals, and blogs throughout North America. His online show, marctv, has been rated one of the top 25 B2B blogs on the web.
Marc Gordon c/o Fourword Marketing
Tel: (416) 238-7811

Visit marcgordon.ca or fourword.biz for more information. Watch the newest episode of marctv.

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