Business Card Giveaway {And Some Advice}

Blogging conference season is upon us and it’s important to bring business cards to conferences and events you attend. Having attended a handful of conferences and a lot of blogging events I can tell you one thing that I’ve learned:

Do something with your cards to organize them when you get them or you will probably NEVER do anything with them.

I have close to 200 business cards from various bloggers and businesses and they all sit in a large ziploc bag on my desk. Looking through the cards I can remember great conversations with some of the pr companies and fun nights out with some of the bloggers but with other business cards I look at, I can’t even remember meeting the people.

Here are a few things I wish I had done when I first got the business cards:

1) Connected with people on Twitter so we could keep in contact

2) Separated cards by conference or event

3) Put a star on the cards of people I wanted to follow up with or continue a conversation with

4) On PR cards, wrote down the brands they were there representing

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GIVEAWAY:

50 Business Cards from Tiny Prints

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Leave a comment telling me what you want to win the business cards for

2) Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

3) Follow me on Twitter

4) Follow me on Pinterest

5) Share this giveaway on a social network

6) Enter another one of my giveaways {found here}

Giveaway ends March 1, 2012 at 11:59pm Central time. US Only.

(Disclosure: I was not compensated in any way. I am giving away the business cards I would have been given. All thoughts are my own. This giveaway is not associated in any way with Facebook.)

Comments

  1. I would love to win some for my blog :) edysicecreamlover18@gmailDOTcom

  2. twitter Icecream1891

  3. fb Lindsay Ann

  4. To take with me to SheCon 2012!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway:-)

  5. Following on FB – Elizabeth Turner Neas

  6. Following you on Twitter – @LibbysLibrary

  7. Following on Pinterest – Elizabeth Neas / Libby’s Library

  8. i would like to use them for my tutoring service

  9. i like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

    cathy c

  10. i follow on Pinterest

    cathy c

  11. i also entered the Love is in the Air giveaway

  12. I do not have any business cards and I don’t know how many times I have wished I had one to give. It is rather time consuming to write down my info on scraps of paper for people..So to answer your question, they would be for me!

  13. I liked on FB

  14. I follow you on Twitter

  15. I follow you on pinterest

  16. Michelle Murphy says

    I’d like to make a card for my photography that is specific for high school seniors to refer their friends

  17. Michelle Murphy says

    Facebook follower

  18. Michelle Murphy says

    Twitter follower @cheapandcreativ

  19. I’d give these cards to new friends!

  20. Like MTFM on FB

  21. Entered Gorton’s giveaway

  22. I would love to win these for my own blog to give out to friends and acquaintances!
    zcscooby@msn.com

  23. Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook
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    Zabrina C.
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  24. Follow me on Twitter
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    @ZsSpace

  25. Follow me on Pinterest
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    Zabrina C.

  26. I would love to win! I need new cards with my new URL on them :)

  27. sonia guerra/choni sonia guerra says

    Bohemian Babushka needs her own cards- she says my other cards are too plain for her taste. ; ) thanks.

    http://www.bohemianbabushka.blogspot.com

  28. sonia guerra/choni sonia guerra says
  29. sonia guerra/choni sonia guerra says

    @triofangel following you on Twitter.

  30. sonia guerra/choni sonia guerra says

    entered the six Gorton’s coupons giveaway.

  31. I would love to win these for my sister to help her promote her blog, stuff parents need.

  32. I follow you on twitter!
    @Lmerritt49903

    lmerritt49903@gmail.com

  33. I would like to win for my blog.
    hrh22012@yahoo.com
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  34. I like you on facebook!
    Thanks!

  35. I’d like them for my sons band.

  36. I Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook.

  37. I entered the Kid Fresh giveaway.

  38. I would love to win for a new etsy store I am launching next month. I would use the cards to double as a business card and a tag!

  39. I like you on FAcebook.

  40. I follow you on twitter @JCAusby

  41. I follow all on Pinterest!

  42. I would want to win them for my mom who is trying to start a business

  43. I would love to win these and make cards for my blog!

  44. I’m following you on Twitter as cheekymommaof2

  45. I would love to win these for my jewelry business
    KarenatMommysMoments at gmail dot com

  46. I follow on facebook
    Karen Hargis Foster

  47. I’m planning on starting an online business selling soap & would love some business cards!

  48. I’m a fan on Facebook (Lisa L).

  49. I’m a follower on Twitter (MsTylerpants).

  50. Entered your DSW giveaway

  51. Jessica Peeling says

    I’d like to win the cards to promote my blog! jessicapeeling@yahoo.com

  52. Jessica Peeling says

    Liked you on facebook :) jessicapeeling@yahoo.com

  53. Jessica Peeling says

    Following you on twitter (the2ndthought) jessicapeeling@yahoo.com

  54. Jessica Peeling says

    Following you on Pinterest (the2ndthought) jessicapeeling@yahoo.com

  55. I want the business for my new job as a Family Manager Coach.
    kowandamcbride@yahoo.com

  56. I like you on facebook. kowandamcbride at yahoo dot com

  57. I follow you on twitter. kowandamcbride at yahoo dot com

  58. I follow you on Pintrest. kowandamcbride at yahoo dot com

  59. I am a Thirty-One consultant and would LOVE to win cards for my business!

  60. I like you on FB (Rachel Bonson)

  61. Twitter follower (@schkinner)

  62. I want to win the business cards for my blog! I can’t wait to go to conferences and summits and share them!

    residentmayor at satx.rr.com

  63. I Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook!

    Sara P.

    residentmayor at satx.rr.com

  64. I Follow you on Twitter – @SensiblySara

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  65. I Follow you on Pinterest – Sara P./Doodle741

    residentmayor at satx.rr.com

  66. i would love them for my thirty-one cards!

  67. fb fan

  68. follow on twitter

  69. follow on pinterest

  70. id use them for my etsy shop

  71. entered the prize pack for girls giveaway

  72. This would be great to promote my business

  73. I am a Jamberry Nails & May Kay rep…I would love to win business cards for my combined businesses…

    thank you

    sherwalk at yahoo dot com

  74. i follow you on facebook – sherry walker

    sherwalk at yahoo dot com

  75. i follow you on twitter – sherwalk88

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  76. i follow you on pinterest – sherry walker

    sherwalk at yahoo dot com

  77. anna middlebrook says

    I want to use them for my Pampered Chef biss

  78. I want to win them for my PartyLite business.

  79. I would love to make some card to hand out to teachers when I am substitute teaching in a new building.

  80. entered iplay

  81. thanks for thehp and then i enter the other giveway swag and then
    i could use the cards

    desi the blonde at msn dot com

  82. Jessica Davis says

    I want to win these for my small home business!

  83. Jessica Davis says

    Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook(Jessica Davis)
    Jadavis42@students.tntech.edu

  84. Jessica Davis says

    Follow me on Twitter(JessicaADavis)

    Jadavis42@students.tntech.edu

  85. Jessica Davis says
  86. Jessica Davis says
  87. I’d use them for family cards, thanks!

  88. I have an Etsy shop and could use some business cards!

  89. I would love to win some business cards for my blog.

  90. I Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook
    Valerie Sandel-Stayton

    my_2_cents at hotmail dot com

  91. I Follow you on Twitter
    @my_simplethings

    my_2_cents at hotmail dot com

  92. I Follow you on Pinterest
    Valerie Sandel-Stayton

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  93. They would be for my blog.

  94. I like you on Facebook.

    {facebook.com/a.little.umbrella}

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  95. I follow you on Twitter.

    My Twitter ID is @alittleumbrella

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  96. I follow you on Pinterest

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