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Joel Bauer: Your Business Card Is Crap!



July 20, 2010 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: BRK-B , SIRI , ETFC

I absolutely love this video, have probably watched/listened to it over 50 times in the past 3 months. So great on so many levels.

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#1) On July 20, 2010 at 1:31 AM, JackCaps (26.76) wrote:

Speak loudly and carry a big business card.

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#2) On July 20, 2010 at 6:46 AM, outoffocus (22.84) wrote:

Man whats with all these articles on business cards just when I'm trying to design a new business card for myself? I just got this article in an email yesterday. 

I get it, my card shouldnt be boring lol. Its why I'm not using Vistaprint anymore. Unfortunately I dont have 25 years to design it. I need it now.

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#3) On July 20, 2010 at 7:58 AM, cthomas1017 (98.65) wrote:

This man's personality is CRAP!  He "creates crowds".  So what.  So did Hitler.  What he showed in the video isn't a business card.  It's a small brochure.

The purpose of a business card is not to sell.  It is to communication your contact information.  I suppose that if you're into mass marketing by handing out cars at a trade show or networking event, this might be a good way to be remembered.  But the idea that everyone holds on to this guy's card because it is stands out is a fantasy.  Maybe a few do, but most probably say, "That guy is a piece of CRAP!" and toss it away before any of the others.

My attitude might be a bit gentler if the guy didn't come across as so angry and preachy.  Billy Mays.  Now there's a pitchman who is memorable.  :)

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#4) On July 20, 2010 at 12:00 PM, xmfdandzombak (61.72) wrote:

This man's personality is CRAP!

Joel Bauer: "Life is not about being liked it's about being effective."


 Billy Mays will forever be remembered for being from my favorite city in the world and for Chipotlaway.

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#5) On July 21, 2010 at 1:47 PM, xmfdandzombak (61.72) wrote:

crowds guaranteed. YOUR KIDDING! Instead of telling you that I'm a CEO because who cares about my title, it tells you the result I generate! I build crowds!........GUARANTEED. What do YOU do GUARANTEED?

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#6) On July 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM, catoismymotor (< 20) wrote:

Any chance of doing business with this cat would be snuffed the minute he opened his mouth. I don't deal with yutzes like this as a client or a contractor.

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#7) On January 03, 2017 at 6:52 AM, KhloeSwafford (< 20) wrote:

With the changing trend you need to update yourself, else you will be thrown out of the race in business world. Similarly it was preferred to use paper cards earlier which now have been replaced by plastic printed cards with the changing trend. I got the same from and quite comfortable with it. Now I recommend the same to my friends also to use such cards for a lasting impression on others.


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