Regardless of how you feel about QR Codes® you have to admit when you get handed a business card similar to one of the 10 examples below, you think one or all of the things below:

  • This person is on top of technology.
  • This person is harnessing all the tools to start conversations and get me to reach out to them.
  • This person is part of a forward-thinking company.
  • This person knows his or her stuff.
  • This person is successful.
  • This person is a graphic design genius.
  • This person is cool.
  • This person is going somewhere.
  • I want to know more about this person.

If you’re almost out of business cards, or better yet you just got a new title and a promotion, consider printing a QR Code on your new cards. Business cards are not dead, according to American Express Small Business. They are still as necessary as a driver’s license.

Hip to Be Square

A scan of the back of Michael Silber business card takes you to his portfolio.

R Code 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

Source: Reblis.com

Squeaky Clean

The beauty of QR Codes is you don’t have to print everything about your business. Print the vital information and consider moving the ancillary digits like fax numbers and multiple Twitter handles to a mobile code…

code box 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

Source: http://www.koodoz.com.au/klog/graphic-design-print-advertising/the-evolution-of-the-koodoz-design-business-card

Picture This

Max Infield is a man of few words but has a story to tell nevertheless. He incorporates his QR Code into the design itself.

monster code 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

Max Infeld’s design from Flickr

Black and Tan Theme

In the home and fashion design world, black and tan is as classic as a half pint of Guinness topped with a half pint of pale ale.

m code 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

Source:  Mailtrade card from CoolestBusinessCard

Wrap It Up

Want to give your card reverence and value? Consider printing a slide sleeve holder that showcases your QR Code.

L code 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

SOURCE:  Linchpin from CoolestBusinessCard.

Listen Up

Musicians, podcasters, or politicians with something to say can use QR Codes on their business cards to link to audio.

hot code1 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

SOURCE:  http://www.708media.com/qrcode/21-great-examples-of-qr-code-business-cards/

Card on a Cloth

Comando Patches innovatively placed its contact information solely in a QR Code it hands out on a business sized embroidery patch. Does your business lend itself to printing on a different medium other than paper? Wood, plastic, chip board, tile?

cloth code 7 Memorable Applications of QR Codes on Business Cards

SOURCE:  708media.com

A special thanks to blogger Oz Mendoza of strangenchanted.com for bringing most of these cards to my attention.

What’s on your card? What does your card say about you? Tell us in the comments below.

QR Code is a registered trademark of Denso Wave.

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