Business cards — once the ubiquitous way to swap details — may be fading in favor of paperless replacements.
These include plastic cards and other objects printed with QR codes or embedded with near-field communication (NFC) chips that transfer info directly to mobile devices.
The Wall Street Journal even talked to a guy who had a chip implanted between his thumb and index finger.
People like digital business cards because they’re:
- Eco-friendly — 88% of paper cards get tossed within a week
- Easy to update
- Set up to automatically digitize info
BTW: If you like physical cards but still want to be green, these biodegradable paper cards are embedded with seeds that grow when planted.
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