Digital business cards, also known as e-business cards, are electronic versions of traditional paper business cards. They can be easily shared through various digital channels, such as email, social media, messaging apps, and QR codes.
Digital business cards have become increasingly popular in recent years and for a good reason. They are not only more convenient and environmentally friendly than traditional paper business cards, but they also provide additional benefits that have the potential to transform the way we do business.
Benefits of using a digital business card
Digital business cards offer a variety of benefits that traditional business cards simply cannot match.
First and foremost, digital business cards are incredibly convenient and accessible. There’s no need to fumble through your wallet or purse to find a physical card, and you don’t have to worry about running out of cards or forgetting them at home. They can be easily stored in a smartphone, tablet, or computer, making them readily available whenever needed. With a few clicks, you can send your digital card to anyone, anywhere in the world.
One of the best places to store your digital business card is in your Apple or Google Wallet. By adding a QR code, you can easily share your contact information with potential clients and contacts with a simple scan. Plus, you’ll never have to worry about running out of paper business cards or losing track of them again.
Furthermore, they can be easily customised and updated. With a digital business card, you can include not only your name, title, and contact information but also links to your website, social media profiles, and even a brief video introduction. This additional information can help you stand out from the competition and provide potential clients or partners with a better understanding of who you are and what you have to offer.
More and more professionals are turning to digital business cards to make a lasting impression on potential clients and contacts. With the rise of QR codes and mobile wallets, digital business cards are now more interactive. QR codes are two-dimensional barcodes that can be scanned using a smartphone camera. When scanned, the code can contain various information, including contact details, website URLs, and more, which is saved to your client’s phone. This makes it easier for your clients to find your contact details.
ESG and digital business cards
ESG considerations are driving efficiency in the use of digital business cards. By eliminating paper waste, promoting social responsibility, and improving governance, companies can make the most of this technology while contributing to a more sustainable and responsible business environment.
- Environmental sustainability: By eliminating the need for paper cards, digital business cards can significantly reduce a company’s environmental footprint. By using digital business cards instead of paper ones, companies can reduce their paper consumption and lower their carbon emissions.
- Social responsibility: Digital business cards can also have a positive impact on social responsibility. For example, some companies have started using digital business cards that are accessible to people with disabilities. This makes it easier for people with visual impairments to read the information on the card and connect with others in the business world.
- Governance: ESG considerations can drive efficiency in the use of digital business cards. There’s no need to throw away unused cards when you update your contact information or change roles. Digital business cards allow you to amend your details and instantly update your cards so there’s no wastage.
In conclusion, digital business cards provide a more convenient, cost-effective, accessible, and environmentally friendly way to exchange contact information, branding, and other relevant business details.
Want to know more about digital business cards?
Perivan offers a premium digital business card platform for professional teams and organisations who are looking to make the switch from paper to digital. Perivan’s Digital Business Cards give you the instant, cost-effective, ESG-friendly connectivity you need.
Watch this short video to find out more or contact us for advice on how you can make the switch to digital.