Virtual Business

I wanted to get back to some new techniques to sell your brand, i.e. YOU!

We know that business cards are key, especially for those of us interviewing.  We are able to e-mail our interviewers and in some cases call them directly. However, we all know that when we do get business cards at work we rarely use them.  Unless you are in PR or advertising you don’t really meet that many people that NEED your business card.  So in essence, the 200+ cards just sit there and you are just wasting paper.  This is the number one reason why I still haven’t ordered my business cards from Vista Print.  What am I to do with 250 business cards?

What’s the next step?  Get virtual business cards.  We are all familiar with the digital signature and our contact info that we put at the bottom of an e-mail.  Employees and business people are now taking that up a notch and using such applications as “Bump” on their iPhone’s or Android’s. The application is just what it sounds like, you bump your phones and your contact info gets shared virtually.

Looking for more information on this topic?  Check out the following articles:

8 Ways to Create Paperless Business Cards

Why Your Next Business Card May Be Virtual

Create a Virtual Business Card With All Your Social Profiles

Create Your Online Card

What did you do today?

P.S. I’d like to thank all of my readers, 500+ of you this week, for reading my blog.  This is the highest readership since I got mentioned in Boston.com a month ago!  Thank you all!

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2 thoughts on “Virtual Business

  1. Hey Girl!

    So I know B-Cards are sorta in the past, but they STILL make an amazing impression. I’ve ordered about 50 super cute, inexpensive ones off Etsy.com and they have come in handy. Even if you’re just talking to someone on the street, handing them the card with some personal flair makes you stick out in your mind. I think Etsy is a great place to go to get some, plus you’re helping out a small business owner which is always nice!

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