We are present in a world where technology has put in each person’s hand, a smartphone, or other mobile devices. You may then wonder; why talk about business cards?
As much as we have advanced in terms of information and communication technology, business cards still hold a special place in our interactions, and in the market. Here are several reasons why you need to hand them out.
They offer ease and simplicity. You can contact other people through other means, but that requires more steps to the process. Handing over your business cards makes things much easier for you. You also do not want to make the other party uncomfortable as they fumble around with their phones trying to catch our contacts.
Speaking of phones, not everyone has a smartphone. As much as they are all over, assuming that the other party has one is ignorant. There are individuals who have either chosen or are forced to live without one. Some people are simply old fashioned, and so you have to go back to basics to connect with them.
Business cards are always accessible. Unlike phones which can lose their network, business cards remain available whenever you need them. You can use any other phone to still get in touch with whoever you needed to, as long as you have their business card. Imagine is it was your services that were so urgently needed.
They also give a sense of legitimacy to you and your business. Trust in business is a critical factor. If you present yourself in a manner that raises doubt, or your business is still new, you may lose potential clients. But business cards add to that image of legitimacy. It displays your business name, your contacts, position, and lays bare your … Read More