Thursday, June 17, 2010

Giveaway: Business Cards

Summer was here for a few days!  Then it went away again.  But maybe it’ll come back in time for the county fair?

One of my favorite things to do at fairs and exhibit shows is drop business cards into all the fish bowls or buckets or whatever the gift drawing entries are being collected in.  One year I won three very cool exhibitor gifts in one show!

Yes, I am very good at using up business cards.  Inserting them in all the magazines at the laundromat or doctor’s office, passing them out at Halloween along with the candy, just having them available when someone needs a scrap of notepaper, etc.

Seriously, despite all the technology trends, printed business cards remain the most effective way of distributing important contact information.

Even if you don’t have a business to promote, it’s nice to have an easy way to give your contact info, blog address, family photo, motivational quote, maybe even church info, to people you meet.

So of course, I’m needing a good supply of business cards.  And Digital Room has a variety of options available.  If you don’t already have a design, it’s easy to use their online design templates.
I love the die cut business cards – with rounded corners, leaf, or half-circle cards.  You can stick with a standard size (important for people who collect business cards…) and still have something unique.
BusinessCards

And Digital Room is sponsoring a giveaway prize for one of you! 

Giveaway Prize:
  • 500 Premium Business Cards   
  • 2 x 3.5”, 2 x 2” (square card) or 1.75 x 3.5” (slim card)   
  • 14 pt gloss cardstock, 14 pt matte cardstock or 13 pt recycled uncoated cardstock   
  • Full Color Both Sides
  • Limited to US residents; 18 years old and above
To Enter:

Just leave a comment on this post telling how you would use these cards.  Make sure I have a way to contact you via email.

If you’re a subscriber or follower, leave a second comment for a second entry.
Winner will be randomly chosen 6/25.

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Thanks to Digital Room for sponsoring the giveaway and a second set as a Blogger Appreciation prize.

Do you have a blog?  Check out GiveawayBlogs.com for review/giveaway opportunities such as this.

32 comments:

ShEiLa said...

I have never thought about a family information/business card that is a great idea. So many times I am trying to find a piece of paper to scribble my info on to give to someone I haven't seen in forever... and it either goes undone or it's just sloppy. If I won that is what I would do... keep some of these cards in my wallet to make those moments a whole lot easier.

ToOdLeS.

The Fifth Street Mama said...

I would use these cards to promote my online shop http://www.zibbet.com/madeonfifthstreet.

Thanks for the giveaway!

The Fifth Street Mama said...

I am a follower!

Jen said...

Awesome! I was just designing a business card last night. I'm going to venture out and put up some framed photos for sale at a local mercantile. I want to put a business card in the corner of the frame!

Jen said...

And I'm a follower!

slb3334 said...

for personal info

Chisum's Crew said...

I would use them to promote our Undy 5000-Dallas team. We're running for a cure for colon cancer in daddy's honor in October and having monthly raffles, including a grand prize of a 16GB iPad for $5 a ticket. Go Chisum's Crew!! trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

tesashel said...

I'd use these for my small gift shop to put in customer's bags. I haven't been able to afford any yet.

tesashel said...

I'm a follower via GFC! :)

rah267 said...

crazyred61@yahoo.com
I would simply have them say "Jesus Loves You" or a verse of scripture.

rah267 said...

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I GFC Follow you

Sarah Z said...

I would let my friend who has his own business have them!
Thanks - Sarah Z
believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

Sarah Z said...

Follower on GFC!
Thanks - Sarah Z
believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

JD said...

I'm trying to relaunch a website so these would come in handy



jdmimi at gmail dot com

Trina said...

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Lauren @ Hobo Mama said...

I would love to have some business cards made for my blog so I don't have to try to just tell people the URL and hope they remember it. :)

mail {at} HoboMama.com

Lauren @ Hobo Mama said...

I follow your blog!

mail {at} HoboMama.com

Michelle lopez said...

I an ahairdresser and these would be great to hand out to people to promote myself. bill110@optonline.net

amyd said...

we have started a new business and could use this!


ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

henrysgraphics said...

I am working on a new business with my dad!

This would be a huge savings for us.

Thanks for the chance to win!
henrysgraphics (at) gmail.com

henrysgraphics said...

I am following you now.

henrysgraphics (at) gmail.com

Jennifer Neal said...

I'd love to promote my freelance business this way!

FDP 4 Life said...

i'd love to use there for our lawn service
susansmoaks at gmail dot com

FDP 4 Life said...

i am a follower
susansmoaks at gmail dot com

A Mom's Take said...

I'd use these to promote my blog!
janel_marie at yahoo dot com

Julie said...

I would either use these as Mommy cards or for my photography Etsy business.
Thanks

Julie said...

I am a follower

Auriette said...

How many times have my husband or I met someone we want to exchange emails with or we'd like them to visit one of our websites? If I win, I'll put all our online info on the cards - emails, websites, blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook - and use them for in-person social networking.

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