Business cards may seem dated, but they are still valuable promotional tools. The main use for business cards is networking. Yes, there are now various social networking sites that can easily help with that, but networking is about making real connections. While sending contact information through a text or email is convenient, it is also impersonal. It’s important to establish a connection in person rather than from behind screens.
Mothers may tell their sons to ‘never judge a book by its cover,’, but businesspersons don’t heed this advice all the time—within the first few seconds of meeting with a prospective client or partner, you can bet he’s already crafting a lasting opinion about you inside his head.