What does a card say? Here are four ideas for making your author/business card memorable. After all, the point of a card is to have people remember you and contact you with ease!
1. Make your card unique.
Some of my picks from this article, 30 Unconventional Business Cards, include:
A pop-up picture.
Interactive Augmented Reality (hold card up to webcam).
2. Look at the card shape.
This is my all time favorite business card from a writer. A bookmark business card (front and back) from our very own GROGer, Sherri Jones Rivers.
A folded card.
A square or round card.
3. Look at the size.
This is a mini card from my accomplished friend, author, and blogger, Colleen Kessler. Look at Colleen's tag line-
Come explore, create, & learn with us
4. Contact info.
Title(s) Writer/ Any specialties (blogger, ghostwriter, writing coach, editor etc.)
Social media info- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest
My adult children recommended using a Google voice mail phone number as a safety precaution. This is the card my publisher created for me several years ago. I am working on a new business card.
Our own Marcie Flinchum Atkins, a fellow GROGer, (check out her new book) uses a QR Code (Quick Response) for a free eBook.
Sylvia Liu,author and illustrator, at KIDLIT411 recommended these printers in this post. Other printers to check out recommended by our GROGers include Vistaprints, Moo
Share your cards with us. Post the front and back of your cards in the comment line. What do you look for on a business card?