what is blogging, social media for business, marketing consultancyStatistics show your sales will increase by 2.5% for every 2,000 cards you hand out.

How do you feel when you hand out your calling card?  Proud?  Slightly embarrassed?

Although many of us don’t admit it, we do judge a book by its cover – at least in the first instance – so your business card is more than just a list of phone numbers.

It can be the first impression a potential customer has of your business, so it’s worth taking a bit of time getting it right.

Here are just a few of the things that you can change on your business card to make it stand out:

  • colour
  • design
  • format
  • content

But some creative types go to great lengths to make sure that their first impression is a lasting one.

Here are a just a few of the more unusual business cards I’ve come across in my search for inspiration:

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If you like these, you’ll love this collection of 100 top business cards, on Creative Fan.

Which is your favourite?  Tell us in the comments below, and come and share yours on our Facebook page.