London, England -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/26/2012 -- Every business needs to build up a good network in order to facilitate overall growth. In fact, networking is also essential to great interactions and can often lead to a competitive advantage. There are many ways to do networking from trade shows to online webinars and new ICT have provided several tools helping to achieve good results. The business card remains the most widespread instruments even though it is one of the oldest.
A business card gives recipients information on who you are and what your activities consist of; it represents your business frontage, therefore a lot of importance must be given in terms of visuals as well as content. It is essential to constantly have some in the pocket so as to avoid missing opportunities to network. Keep in mind, any encounter could turn into a deal!
At BusinessVibes, new B2B networking platform invented to connect businesses; traditional business cards have been replaced by online created 'profile cards'. Those Profile Cards are customized and include information filled on the profile. These are more convenient than conventional ones as they don't need to be manually gathered in one place and can't be lost.
In real life it is customary to ask for the other interlocutor’s business card before handing yours. For that reason, a BusinessVibes member can request - not send - a 'profile' card from a company he is not connected with in order to know more about it. Members can browse their industry directory, find prospects, and ask for their profile cards. Once collected, after examination the member can connect with the company matching the most its company requirements and start discussing business together.
Marketing Executive - Europe
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