The networking that is the establishment of professional contacts is essential in the business world. Networking is the best tool to create personal relationships to serve as a catalyst for success is because people tend to do business with people whom they trust.
Today, it is becoming more networking through social sites such as Linkedin but in my opinion, the most effective way is to use the cards for several reasons:
If you attend a conference, it is easier to exchange cards with other attendees instead of writing your data on paper or trying to remember all the names and then look at Twitter and Linkedin.
Business cards offer the opportunity to create a good first image and can be easily stored until needed.
It is possible to distribute two or more cards at the same receptor that then they can share with others.
However, with advances in technology, it is now possible to include a QR code on your card that can be scanned to receive personal data from the distributor. This means that you can include more information than usual. For example, data cards usually have the name of the person and their role in the company, phone number, email and company logo. By scanning the QR code can now access information such as company blog or more person’s Linkedin profile.
Distribution of cards
It is not enough for success to the fact only make business cards that are powerful, clear and with a QR code also have to establish contacts in your business area. So, you should know distribute and here I offer some tips for easy distribution:
Make sure you always have some cards available. You do not know when you find someone who wants a card you, even during the weekends
Keep them in a bag so it does not bend. A poorly maintained and folded card does not give the image of a professional and competent
You have to have them in an accessible location
Not offer an executive director unless you have asked the
How to receive the cards of others
As usual exchange of cards, it is also important to receive them. In the aspect, the keys to remember are;
Grasp with one hand only preferably right
Leave a moment to read it, not just put it in your pocket right away
Make a comment before saving – can complement the design of the card or just clarify that carries data