Rules for Business: 10 Rules For Killer Business Cards-2009 Edition

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Steve Fisher, Publisher of RulesForBusiness.com presents one of his humerous "Rules" presentations and hopefully has a fresh and informative take on business cards. These 10 Rules for 2009 should make your business cards "killer" and never get thrown away.

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Rules for Business: 10 Rules For Killer Business Cards-2009 Edition

  1. 10 Rules for Killer Business Cards
  2. So, shall we get started?
  3. Rule #1 Tell Me What You Do. Quickly.
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  9. Rule #2 Include the Ways You Want to Be Contacted.
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  12. Rule #3 Don’t Use Your Personal e-Mail Address.
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  14. Rule #4 You Can Be Cool, But Be Relevant To Your Audience .
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  19. Rule #5 Business Cards Make Great Promos BUT Promos Don’t Make Great Biz Cards.
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  32. Rule #6 Make It Scannable.
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  40. Rule #7 Have an Area on the Card Where You Can Write a Note On It .
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  46. Rule #8 Avoid Glossy or Weird Materials.
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  51. Rule #9 Use a Professional Printer. No, Your LaserJet Does NOT Count.
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  53. Rule #10 Give Out Two Cards.
  54. BONUS!!! Rule #11 Don’t Include Your Cell Phone Number.
  55. Questions?
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  57. About Steve Fisher <ul><li>Steve Fisher </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs: </li></ul><ul><li>http://stevefisher.me </li></ul><ul><li>http://rulesforbusiness.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://shootyourshow.com </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with him on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Plaxo or Flickr . </li></ul><ul><li>Steve has been actively writing about small business and innovation since the late 90s on how small business could leverage the Web and stellar customer experiences to innovate their business and compete with the largest of competitors. He was among the early thought leaders on the intersection of user experience, customer service and innovation.   </li></ul><ul><li>Steve currently is Managing Principal of AppSolve. In its 10th year, Appsolve specializes in user experience design, enterprise web development and online community management. Through AppSolve, he works with Network Solutions to manage its online small business community. Prior to that he was founder and CEO of Slipstream Air, a software provider to the private air travel industry. It was sold in 2008 to JIT Airline Resources, which rebranded as Slipstream Aviation Software. Steve has also held key leadership positions at Global Network Solutions, OnSite Technologies, IKON, USConnect, Ryland and Wells Fargo. </li></ul><ul><li>He has published several e-books on Small Business Management, User Experience, Online Marketing and Innovation. Currently, he is working on his first book, “101 Rules for Entrepreneurs” slated for a Spring 2010 release. </li></ul><ul><li>He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from University of Baltimore and on a personal note he is a great airplane pilot, a horribly slow 5K runner, a fairly talented musician and a budding concert photographer. He currently resides in Columbia, MD, USA. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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