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mick g

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Your business card is CRAP!
« on: November 19, 2010, 10:16:08 PM »
does anyone know this guy Joel Bauer

is he a mega star and as good as he is making out  ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YBxeDN4tbk
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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2010, 12:52:20 AM »
Name doesn't ring a bell, but he sounds like a.... well, a something the forum would edit for me.  ;D

I was going to say it reminds me of American Psycho, but someone else already thought of that: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADCOWYGN65g

(Original AP scene, for those who haven't seen it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cISYzA36-ZY hehehe)
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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2010, 08:32:36 PM »
he cant even look at the camera. If he truly knew what he was going to say he could just say it.

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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2010, 08:34:05 PM »
holy moley, just watched the rest of it. Knob is all I have to say.

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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2010, 09:52:47 PM »
well I did think the same but what do you think of his business card

good idea or bad ?

seeing as most end up in the bin anyway

I went 18 years without having a business card, its only through things going quite this last 2 years I needed to have some printed so it looked professional when asked for my contact details
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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2010, 09:56:48 PM »
I have seen some really nice business cards in my time, but I am not sure about his.

He goes on about not getting his card put in a rolodex, but I suspect that get launched in the bin :-)

Have you got a pop up on your cards Mick hehe :-)

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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2010, 09:58:00 PM »
nice size for a beer mat is what I think of it.....

He does have some points in terms of most being boring and don't stand out. But when someone gives me a really 'stand out' card I automatically think 'd##k'.

There is a middle ground though. `Perferably one where the card actually fits in a pocket and doesn't get left on the table.

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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2010, 12:09:00 AM »
he cant even look at the camera. If he truly knew what he was going to say he could just say it.
I think he was talking to a room full of fools who actually paid him for his appearance...the taping was incidental.

Doesn't make him any less the obnoxious schmuck though. Gurtie nailed it: beer mat for sure.  ;D
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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2010, 06:31:46 AM »
Mick, if you want something stand-out those business card sized CD's might work for you? - showreel of jobs you've done and testimonials from satisfied customers?

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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2010, 07:45:35 PM »
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This is the most impressive business card I've ever seen.  It's mine. 

Well.  La Di DAH.

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Re: Your business card is CRAP!
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2010, 08:37:59 AM »
Rob Snell had an interesting business card at pubcon.It featured a 1980's photo of him and his brother and their glorious mullets. On the other side it had the dates and times he would be speaking. What impressed me was how the business card had a context in time and place, opening the door to the idea that a business card can do more than list your contact information.