For the last two nights of events, I had not refreshed my source of business cards in my bag. At first I thought O No… then I instead of just taking someone’s card, I started tweeting at people I met. It was much faster to do this than sending an email. At first, I did send an email to someone I know that I needed to meet with for coffee sooner rather than later. The tweeting, however, was a great way to interact early on instead of an exchange of business cards.
|No business cards, no problem. Tweet!|
I rather enjoyed not being tied to a business card. The purpose that I did miss was the marketing value of having my card on hand and for it to later stay with the person I met.
The other twitter use was for a friend I had not seen in awhile, I tweeted to her and sent the link to my blog.
The business card is not what it used to be, but it is still a physical product that serves as a great marketing tool.
As a note, tweet to @tastelifewrite reference this post to continue the conversation.