Business Cards - Creating a Solid Foundation with Clients

Business Card Templates

Brilliant strategic techniques incurred in businesses steer entrepreneurs up the ladder of success. That being said, it is crucial to develop ideal business chemistry with your potential clients. Introducing yourself to them may sound easy to business pioneers and to those who are aggressive and more eloquent than words themselves.

Business Card Template for Accupuncturists
Business Card Template for Accupuncturists
The Most Detailed Business Card
The Most Detailed Business Card

It may even appear in the form of a political speech where events in the future, not necessarily relevant to the world as we know, are being discussed. The thing that businessmen need forming solid foundation with is their first-time impression with clients.

Business Card for Event Coordinators (especially those who handle blind/speed dates)
Business Card for Event Coordinators (especially those who handle blind/speed dates)
Business Card for Those Who Work at Child Care
Business Card for Those Who Work at Child Care

Businessmen, as much as possible, want their first-ever interaction with their client to generate a level of trust and comfort. Before they can attain a suitable level of following-up transactions with calls, e-mails or text messages, they need to make sure that the impact they are able to leave behind their clients is deep enough for the information to sink in, thus, prospects will do business with them.

Business Card for Dentists (especially those who recommend brushing a lot)
Business Card for Dentists (especially those who recommend brushing a lot)
Business Card for Dentists (especially those who recommend flossing a lot)
Business Card for Dentists (especially those who recommend flossing a lot)

There are times when proper communication with the client is not possible due to unexpected circumstances from the client's end. Examples of these include unavailability, extended meetings, out-of-town business appointments, dinner-dates with their grandmas and other stuff they prefer to tell you instead of saying frankly to your face, "I'm not interested".

Business Card for Soldiers... Maybe
Business Card for Soldiers... Maybe
Broken Pot Business Card Design
Broken Pot Business Card Design

This is where business cards come into the picture. These miniature representations of yourself give your prospects an idea how serious you are in doing business with them. Not only does it appear professional but it will also help your prospect recall your prior interaction and consider your offer (or reconsider).

Business Card for Environmentalists (and there's a giveaway inside!)
Business Card for Environmentalists (and there's a giveaway inside!)
Hmm... For Amsterdam Residents, Perhaps?
Hmm... For Amsterdam Residents, Perhaps?

Assuming that your client kept your business card in his wallet, there will always be a good chance that he will remember you. This is why it is essential that your business card informs your prospect a summary of what he needs to know about you.

Business Card for Psychiatrists (who specialize in marriage counseling)
Business Card for Psychiatrists (who specialize in marriage counseling)
Business Card for Perfume Testers (or others who engage in the perfume business; of course, that card is scented!)
Business Card for Perfume Testers (or others who engage in the perfume business; of course, that card is scented!)

The most common elements of a business card are the name and contact information. Optional features may also include your company logo to add to the professionalism of the card. The background should be relative to the business you are dealing with.

Business Card for Pharmacists
Business Card for Pharmacists
Business Card for Radiologic Technologists
Business Card for Radiologic Technologists

Most of the time, keeping the whole presentation simple is the way to go. There are others who prefer to have theirs fancy: highly graphical, folded, gilded edges on plastic or metallic plates.

Rubber Business Card Design
Rubber Business Card Design
Business Card for Office Workers (office scrap is an alternative especially when you run out of paper!)
Business Card for Office Workers (office scrap is an alternative especially when you run out of paper!)

These novelties actually defeat the purpose of having a business card in the first place. There are cases when business cards are so expensive entrepreneurs will have to decide who they should give their cards to.

Second Hand Business Card Design (now if you really run out of paper, check out the back portion) Excellent for Resellers, too!
Second Hand Business Card Design (now if you really run out of paper, check out the back portion) Excellent for Resellers, too!
Spoof Business Card Design
Spoof Business Card Design

It does not hurt to look good and leave an impressive reputation but as long as the card is presentable, professional and straight-forward, investment on these items does not have to be that big. But this and a lot more are good reasons why you should have one.

Business Card for Divorce Lawyers
Business Card for Divorce Lawyers

Now, seriously, if you want to get onto serious business cards, or if you are searching for ideas that you may come up with in devising your own business cards, I may be able to suggest a few (and by few, i meant only one). The business card templates offered in this article are as cheap as $0.75.

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bradhughes 4 years ago from Boise, Idaho

Business cards is the most important marketing strategy that would create a trademark.


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VibrantViews 4 years ago

Neat photos! Business cards are sure not all rectangles any longer, that's for sure :)


Just some dentist 2 years ago

Heh! Interesting. Would definitely come up with clever cards of my own.

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