There are many helpful instructions on the internet on how to configure an email signature in just about any mail client. Rather than duplicating that effort, we are leveraging the excellent work done by http://emailsignaturerescue.com
Most of us send thousands of emails every year. In comparison we only hand out dozens, maybe hundreds, of business cards. No, I am not suffering from ADD/ADHD the two statements are actually connected. How?
When we give out a business card or send an email, we have an opportunity to exchange our contact information with the recipient. How much information should we include on our business card or email signature? Opinions vary. I have seen some very over the top examples.
In fact, there are design companies who makes a living designing email signatures!
On the other end of the spectrum we have:
We think we have found the perfect compromise between elaborate and non-existent:
John Doe | Important Manager | Big Company Inc. | Business Card
The business card link brings up your digital business card that can be imported into Outlook or your any other Contact Manager that supports the VCARD format. This is the same digital business card that is connected to your paper business card with a QR Code or NFC Sticker.
We invite you to try out a digital business card in your email signature. Sign-up is free and only takes a few minutes.
Paper business cards has been around for more than 100 years. Modern cards are more creative and expressive than their ancestors, but they remained basically unchanged. So what’s wrong with it?
Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal posted this video article earlier this year where she concluded that the time is right to rethink the business card, but most efforts to replace paper cards with a digital equivalent came up short.
Most business people agree that:
Conclusion: A business card is an essential component of the exchange ritual prior to starting a meeting, but it’s value beyond that is limited.
We created contactcard.me to fix the pain of dealing with business cards after the exchange ritual, without replacing the trusty old paper business card.
Our propose solution achieve this in 3 simple steps:
How does this solve the problem?
This Kickstarter Project provides an overview of the solution. We really appreciate your support for this project!