A personal business card would have
- Your name
- Your contact info - Phone number and Email address
- Website or blog if you have one
- A photo, possibly
- Something that catches attention - either design-wise, a great quote or a witty line about yourself
Now, while I know I want a personal card, I can't help but wonder: Is it incredibly narcissistic? The reality is I just want them - no particular reason (shame on me?)
But they can be used for a great purpose - MARKETING YOURSELF!
And hey, what's wrong with that? In my Nollywood quest, a card like that could get into the right hands and before you know it, I'd be
the next Genevieve, BERRY DAKARA, Actress Extraordinaire!
Here's a design I'm playing with on VistaPrint.
And btw, the reason why you shouldn't have 20 nicknames and 10 email addresses, is because when you decide you want a personal business card, you wonder whether to have 6 different ones to go with your alter-egos. I wonder if Beyonce has separate business cards/email address for Sasha Fierce...