In Defense of Business Cards and Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
As LinkedIn and smartphones become more and more integral to business, some professionals are hailing the end to the tiny scraps of paper that were once the key to networking. Are business cards dead?
Having a mobile option provides instantaneous, 24-hour access to information. On the other hand, a business card requires no Internet connection, nor does it have a battery life. So why not have a hybrid networking strategy?
You never know what opportunities a well-made card or good profile can bring. Hybrid networking does more than cover all your bases—it shows that you appreciate the analog and digital sides of business.
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