28 million business cards are printed every day and 88% are thrown out within one week.
The old model of business cards does not always work. At the same time, it is important to give current customers the ability to share your contact information, as well as ensure that prospective clients have your contact information easily accessible.
You can use StickyFolios to create an online business card. Keeping your online business card simple will make it easier for people to find your contact information and to reach out to you.
- The Horizon Template works especially well for this, as it includes a gallery of your best images as well as your contact information ... and that's it.
- Include only 10-20 of your best images in your gallery
- Set up your homescreen details and enable the Save to Homescreen option to allow people to save your business card onto their homescreen.
- Become familiar with how to access the link to your business card from your phone so you can easily share it with others when you are out and about.
When you meet someone who asks for your business card, text them the link to your online business card. Then help them save the business card onto their home screen. Bonus: You now have their phone number in your phone, and can add them as a new contact. Double bonus: They now have your number in their phone, so they can save you as a new contact.
See what happened there? 88% of business cards get thrown out. By using an online business card and the texting tip above, you can get your business card saved onto the valuable homescreen real estate on someone's phone AND get your contact information saved into their phone.
You can also share your online business card via email, social media, etc.