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Social Media-Friendly Business Cards

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.
While virtual business cards are becoming a viable alternative to paper cards, there is still a huge demand for traditional business cards. When you meet someone, it is very unlikely that they will first ask to bump, DUB or get LinkedIn (LinkedIn
). Instead, as your meeting comes to an end, you’ll find yourself searching around in your pockets, bag or wallet for your trusty paper business card.
While the traditional business card trend is still going strong, you may want to consider optimizing the space on that little piece of paper. A growing number of professionals are finding it useful to include social media links on their business cards. Including social links on your card not only showcases your progressive approach to doing business, but it also gives your business contacts more choices in how they communicate with you.

A post I thought to share with my fellow creatives. It's a GRT! idea for creatives to USE social media. ...gain and stay in touch with customers ...connect new fans and prospects to your online presence. If you haven't already...
it's time to add one or two of your social networks to your business card.