April 26, 2012

Nano Business Cards

I got new business cards, and I'm in love!!!  Of course I have to show them off to you:

They are called "nano" cards and were send to me from Printfirm - you can find the nano ones here.  They are 2x2, so basically a normal business card cut in half.  They are just different enough that they really stand out.  I got several comments and tweets at SNAP (the blog conference) from people saying they loved my cards.  That's what I was looking for - a way to stand out!

I designed them on Photoshop Elements, but I'm sure you could do the same thing with any free type of photo software.  On the front was my logo, name, email, and my handle for facebook, twitter, and pinterest.  I changed all the handles to "sugarbeecrafts" so they're all the same (twitter used to be "sugarbeecraft") and I could group them together on the card.

On the back I made a QR code, which is something you scan with your smart phone.  When you scan it, your phone will automatically start loading SugarBeeCrafts.com - pretty cool.  I got the tip on making a QR code from Craftaholics Anonymous.

Another GREAT idea for these Nano Cards are TAGS - if you ever sell things in boutiques or wherever and you need tags, how easy would it be to print some of these up for that use - awesome!  Just leave the back blank so you can write a price on it.

I used a ton of my cards at SNAP - - -
It was genius, when we registered we got an empty ring with a hole punch attached.  Then whenever we got a card from someone, we would punch it and attach it to the ring.  Great idea:

Like I said, I really think mine stood out some - I was happy to pass them out and show them off to everyone.  They were one of my favorite cards - of course, I'm super biased.  I thought you might enjoying seeing some of the other business cards that were out there

 If you want some Nano Business Cards, be sure to check out PrintFirm.
 Like it says on their site: If you are looking for a business card that is exotic or unusual, you are ready for mini business card printing.  

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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

8 Fabulous Comments:

I love the addition of the QPR code. I think as a blogger it is a great tie in to your site!

Great ideas! I like the nano business cards.

Yep, I liked your cards too! Glad I got to say hi to you last weekend, and I even see my card in your pile--woot!

Your cards were so cute. I loved the square idea. I totally loved the ring with whole punch... very genius. P.S. I spy my card. HE HE! Thanks for your comment too. xo, jen

Love these, Mandy! Thanks for sharing it with us. I already checked into it with your link. I'm formatting my card. :-)

Those are awesome! I keep hoping to have a reason to use a QR code, duh! Business cards! :) That ring and whole punch this was BRILLIANT!

Those were so awesome! I loved the tiny size-so cute! hehe I spotted my card in the mix! :D So fun to meet you!

Nano cards are really adorable cards i m thinking about these cards for my business post some different designs if you can.
Plastic VIP Cards
Plastic Discount Card

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