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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #200 on: March 22, 2016, 11:19:32 AM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #201 on: March 23, 2016, 01:31:41 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #202 on: March 26, 2016, 11:24:10 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #203 on: May 01, 2016, 08:01:58 AM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #204 on: May 01, 2018, 09:42:10 PM »
Kind of a necro, but a lot of good material was just not available when this thread was started.

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #205 on: May 01, 2018, 09:57:37 PM »
This thread just popped up, resurrected. Great ideas for @arebelspy !

A designer friend created a unique format for his client who was working on a proposal and trying to get the attention of a large company's CEO. Friend arranged for a small block of dry ice to be delivered with his client's business card (printed on transparent acetate) to the CEO's office. When you opened the box there was the ice smoking around the card. A dramatic way to capture a few minutes of the CEO's time.

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #206 on: May 02, 2018, 02:46:05 AM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #207 on: May 02, 2018, 09:52:35 AM »
This thread just popped up, resurrected. Great ideas for @arebelspy !

A designer friend created a unique format for his client who was working on a proposal and trying to get the attention of a large company's CEO. Friend arranged for a small block of dry ice to be delivered with his client's business card (printed on transparent acetate) to the CEO's office. When you opened the box there was the ice smoking around the card. A dramatic way to capture a few minutes of the CEO's time.
This would totally get the bomb squad alerted at my place of work...but then I work in the kind of place that has one of those so perhaps we are the un-trusting kind.

It is a clever idea...

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #208 on: May 03, 2018, 05:51:50 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #209 on: May 15, 2018, 11:14:38 AM »
How about a line that doesn't talk about yourself or who you are, but suggests something that your new acquaintance might want to join you in doing:

Let's throw a potluck!

Please invite me for a bike ride some time

Want to go swimming?


Just pick the thing that you most want to start doing with new people and write a call to action around it.
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #210 on: May 15, 2018, 11:33:17 AM »
How about a line that doesn't talk about yourself or who you are, but suggests something that your new acquaintance might want to join you in doing:

Let's throw a potluck!

Please invite me for a bike ride some time

Want to go swimming?


Just pick the thing that you most want to start doing with new people and write a call to action around it.
Love this! The possibilities are endless, especially if you consider the inverse:

Don't call me to go to the mall.

Don't call me to eat at a fancy restaurant.

Don't call me for advice on what new sports car to buy.

No, I will not help you install the giant TV you just financed.

No, I will not attend your pretentious destination wedding.

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #211 on: May 15, 2018, 12:13:30 PM »
Reminds me of this. :-)


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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #212 on: May 15, 2018, 12:37:45 PM »
The Spanish Inquisition

Or Spanish Inquisitor. Though that would work better if I were Spanish.

Also pbk's Inquiries Welcome made me think of a good one:
No shirt, no shoes..., no service.

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #213 on: May 20, 2018, 10:23:55 AM »
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