You hand business cards out all the time. You may even find that they get more attention than your resume, particularly in career networking situations. Great business cards, both in purpose and design, can land you that job, business opportunity or clientele you’ve been seeking. Whether you’re trying to spread your brand or image, or provide a simple calling card for your services, a business card speaks volumes.
What does a toll free number mean for your business card? It means it stands out. Handing out a business card with an 800 toll free number to your constituents shows them that you are serious about your craft and that you have a hard and reliable way for potential customers or contacts to reach you. Ideabook.com lists a toll free number as an important means of communication to include on your card.
In addition, having an easy-to-remember vanity toll free number is even more attractive as most contacts won’t even have to memorize your number should they lose your business card. That’s thinking ahead. So what does that business card mean to them? Consider the following: Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn continue to gain traction for business purposes. You’ll find more and more cards printed with social media contact methods rather than numbers.
With a toll-free number on your business card, you don’t have to play the guessing game about who is Linked, G+’ed , Tweeted or Liked. Everyone has a phone number and they can call you for free without having to sign up for anything. Of course there are great advantages to using social media to spread your messages, but with a toll free number, you guarantee a connection.