InkTank: Creative Uses for Business Cards

InkTank is a blog series that highlights unique and creative uses for print products. We encourage readers to th”ink” outside the box when it comes to your next print project. The following post shines the spotlight on business cards and shows how our clients are using the traditional product in modern and unique ways.

The 3.5 x 2 card, commonly know as “the business card,” has a lot more uses than just a handout of contact information. We have seen many people take that small piece of paper and use it for some very creative things. These small cards are perfect for getting information into the hands of potential customers. Here are a few uses of “the business card” that you may find helpful with your business.

Different Uses for Business Cards

Social Media Promotions

Have a blog or a social media page you want to share with the world? You can easily create a card that is specifically geared towards getting people to your site. Keeping it simple will make the card more intriguing.

Creative uses for Business Cards

Advertising & Coupons

Dress Direct chose to create cards to let people on the streets know that they have opened their doors, while Hawthorn 64 created a card to advertise a big sale they were having on some of their clothing.

Frequent Shopper Punch Cards

Everyone likes getting free stuff! Why not reward your loyal customers with a little something extra once in while? Punch cards are a great way to do this. Whether you actually punch them with a special hole punch or use a stamp, these cards are a great way to keep people coming back.

Frequent Shopper Cards

You can select from a variety of printing options to make your card unique.

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Check back each month for new and creative ways to use print products. And most importantly… don’t be afraid to th“ink” outside the box!

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Brooke is the Design Team Director at Printsocial. She oversees the design department, assists with graphic design projects, and helps coordinate upcoming projects with customers/graphic designers. Outside of the office, Brooke enjoys being a Soccer Mom, a Gymnastics Mom, cooking, drinking wine, and is a firm believer in Sunday afternoon naps.