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25 CREATIVE WAYS TO MARKET WITH YOUR BUSINESS CARDS

So you think you’re ready to network? Let’s get it poppin, then! Business cards are inexpensive and effective! A damn good combo! Like P&B, Barack & Obama, black girls and bonnets, COFFEE AND HUSTLE!

Well, I’ve compiled a list of some creative, cool, overlooked and obvious ways to distribute your business cards at little to no cost so you can start getting a return on your investment!

GO WITH YOUR MOVE : OVERCOMING SELF-DOUBT

Hey there, creative! I wanted to let you in on a little secret… Dreams are real! Only caveat is… they don’t work unless YOU do! ☺

I can’t even front like I’ve always had it all together. Everybody has a calling and I always used to send mine to voicemail. I was depressed, unmotivated, just waking up and going to bed every day. My biggest problem was that I didn’t believe in myself as much as everyone else did. I had the biggest group of cheerleaders, rocking’ my jersey and I was just comfortably riding the bench. I had to come to the realization that I’d never win if I never got in the game. 

MEETING & MEALS: BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO CLIENT LUNCH

Maybe it’s lunch, maybe it’s coffee (if it is, don’t forget our invite). Either way, you gotta show up confident, courteous and in control.

It’s very beneficial to break bread with your clients to strengthen your relationships and build trust. Meetings and meals just somehow make working together easier.

It’s probably a surprise hearing this from me but having lunch or dinner with a client is actually better than grabbing macchiatos. It may cost more but your ROI will be worth it. How? A meal allows you more time with to build a relationship with the client and actually get to know them.