On occasion we all have received a business card. Some people hand out business cards like candy. We have often seen men in movies give out business cards when they hit on women. The truth is, business cards are for business. When do we need business cards? Always! Whenever you meet a potential client you must always be prepared to give them a bit of information to remember you by. It's important that a business card has the required info to find you and get in touch with you. The time has to be right when you give out business cards. Always peak the possible clients interest in your company and set them up to be aware that you offer a service that they or even their friends may need. This allows you to increase your awareness for your business and give vital information to interested parties. The business card is still relevant and people can benefit from using this simple piece of technology. A business card has to be professional and embody the same feel as your website or company. If your logo or layout isn't eye catching or interesting than most people won't pay your card any attention. The art of handing someone a business card is also very important. If you are memorable and develop rapport then your business card will be more effective with that person. It's all about presentation. Some people have a flick of the card that allows catches attention. Little things like that can be memorable. Your first impression is always a lasting one.