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The use of business is an inexpensive and effective way to advertise businesses of all types. Many business owners and their employees carry a supply of cards with them at all times to give out to potential customers and clients. Many have also found it effective to have a good business card display in their business location. These displays are often put in waiting or reception areas in professional offices and at the check out counters of retail outlets.

In addition to a business card display, some businesses find it effective to hand out a business card to every customer that purchases something. While some of these will be discarded, a satisfied customer will often keep it for future reference or even pass it on to a friend. There are many different types of business cards ranging from the standard white cards with black print to the much fancier cards with top of the line graphics and artwork. All of them are relatively inexpensive particularly if bought in large quantities.

Often a good business card display can be purchased from the same company that prints the business cards. There are also specialty items like magnetic business cards that people can attach to fining cabinets or desks or put on the refrigerator at home. These can be very effective, because people will see them frequently and be constantly reminded of the businesses they received the cards from.

There is no question that a good supply of attractive business cards along with a business card display or two can be a very important means for businesses of all types to make themselves known to the public.

This Business article was written by Ty Wu on 11/28/2007

Business consultant Ty Wu shares his thoughts.