Mistakes You May Not Realize You’re Making with Business Cards

There are mistakes that people know not to make with their business cards. Making sure their name, website address and business address are properly spelled is typically at the top of the list. Using poor quality paper or ink, creating a sloppy print job, is another. However, there are mistakes that we can make that we don’t realize are mistakes at the time. Here are the top mistakes you may not realize you’re making with your business cards. Being Inconsistent There are great places to find business card design ideas.…

Business Cards: How to Make a Great First Impression (Infographic)

When you meet someone for the first time, it takes them three seconds to form an opinion of you. To make sure that first impression is good, you’ll need to design a custom business card. Business cards cater specifically to snap judgment situations. Those are times when potential clients or investors meet many people at once, forcing them to make decisions about you in a hurry. While snap judgments may not seem fair, they’re actually rooted in basic human instincts. Early humans’ survival depended on their ability to quickly judge between a threat and a benefit—and that included judging the people around them.…

Braille on Business Cards – Not Just for The Blind

Networking is important for all business people, including those who are blind. One way to make your business card get noticed and make a profound statement supporting diversity is to simply add braille. What Is Braille, and Why Should It Be on a Business Card? Braille is a form of written language for the blind that consists of raised dots that are “read” by being felt by the fingertips. Louis Braille, a Frenchman who became blind at the age of three, created the system when he was a teenager.  A full braille cell contains six raised dots arranged in two parallel rows, each row consisting of three dots.…