Simple DIY Business Card Holder

2013-09-05 11.18.50When you become a SmarterArter, people will be throwing their business cards at you. Be prepared with this small life hack. Because business card holders just don’t work very well. This is a guide on how to make a simple business card holder in two steps for free.

What You’ll Need:

1. A hoop earring (Men, if you can’t find one, you can also use one of the clips you keep your keys on.)

2. A hole punch

3. Business Cards

Step One: Punch a hole in the corner of all your business cards. This should take about 3-5 minutes depending on how many you have. If you’re going to use a key clip you’ll have to make two holes, so that it’s slightly bigger.

2013-09-05 11.19.52Step Two: Put your earring/ key clip through the holes. You’re done. That’s right, two simple steps!

2013-09-05 11.21.36And now, here are some examples of how to use it. I like to keep the business cards I receive on a push-pin near my calendar. This method is great because you can flip through the business cards easily without having to take them off of the ring. Sort of like a rolodex.

2013-09-05 11.22.34As for my own business cards, I like to keep them on my keychain to hand out. I think the hole punch makes for a nice accent in the corner. Something to stand out. A small note, though. My business cards are sturdy. If you have flimsy cards, do not go with the keychain method.

2013-09-05 11.24.54And that’s all folks. Now go out, network, and show people your fancy new card holder.

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