Display Your Business Cards Professionally
When you’re a business owner out and about, you want to keep a few business cards on your person at all times.
18:55 21 February 2021
Whether you’re at a networking event or even just going to the grocery store, you truly never know when you may run into the client or investor that could change the game for your business forever.
That’s why it’s always a good idea to have at least three business cards (ideally more) with you at any given moment. And how you display those cards says a lot about you and how you conduct business.
Why Presentation Matters
So why exactly is it that your business cards need to be displayed in a professional manner? The answer is pretty simple.
If you’re giving someone your business card, it’s most likely the first time you’re telling them about your business. You’re essentially introducing them to your company, and that first impression makes a huge difference in the amount of respect they have for what their idea of your business is.
If you’re scrambling to find a business card that’s crammed into a side pocket of your old wallet, and it comes out bent and wrinkled, what does that say about how professional you will be to work with in the future? Run your business card holder like you run your company, and let their first impression be a good one.
Plus, many of us have spent a lot of time and money making sure our business cards represent our business well. Show that card some respect by displaying it in a professional way.
Best Methods of Presentation
Since you now know how important professionally displaying your business cards is, let’s look at some ways that you can achieve that sleek look with a solid business cardholder.
Classic Bifold Wallet
When we say a classic bifold wallet, we don’t mean the old wallet that you’ve had for a decade that’s coming apart at the seams. Invest in a newer wallet that’s made from a sustainable material like recycled vegan leather (to show you care about the environment as well as your clients).
Then, carefully load up one of the inside pockets with multiple business cards, being sure you don’t jam them or bend them in the process. This inside pocket will ensure they are protected from whatever else may be in your pocket, but will still keep them easy to access.
If done correctly, a bifold wallet can be the best business card holder for men, due to its classic appeal and timeless elegance.
New-Age Aluminum Card Holder
If you’re more into the cutting edge of things and not into the classic bifold vibe, consider buying a new aluminum cardholder instead. These come in a variety of colors and finishes, and many are RFID blocking so you have the added benefit of better protection for your other cards.
One of the biggest benefits of using an aluminum card holder instead of a leather one is its superior durability. Aluminum doesn’t bend or wear down like leather does, meaning your business cards are kept safe from the elements. These are especially good for long business trips where you’re going to be traveling a lot and don’t want things to get jostled in your luggage or briefcase.
Invest in the Best
Whichever way you decide to display your business cards, it is well worth the extra dollars to invest in a high-quality cardholder. Spending a little extra on the front end ensures you’re putting your best foot forward when introducing your own business to new clients or possible investors.