Most business cards are dull, boring, and don’t say much about the person. These business cards tend to be forgotten, which is why then are ineffective. Here are 51 business cards that say a lot about the person:

 

actualgift

What shows that you love giving more than a ribbon.

 

blood(2)

Red liquid inside a card is a good way to make it seem bloody.

cattail

Who wants to play a game of cat and mouse?

cinematicket

Some people like to save movie stubs and tickets…hopefully they’ll also save this card.

clothespin

Making a business card doesn’t have to be expensive, you can use house hold items.

coffee

Good way to show what you do.

coupon

Entertaining, yet informative.

cuttingedge

This card may look cool, but it is also sharp.

dentist

Teeth marks or a business card weaved with dental floss is a good way to show what you do.

dogtag

Nice use of symbolism.

eatfood

The food couldn’t have been that good if you are already starting eating the card.

elevator

Good use of shape to make the card stand out.

farm

Good play on the sense of touch.

fifthfloor

Not only is this card engraved with the number 5, it also looks like a floor.

hand

Incase you don’t know what to do with all your business cards, just look at the picture.

headhunter

You better hope the person remembers your contact information because once they eat it there is no going back.

hello

If you attend conferences on a regular basis or are in the dating space, this could be a nice design for you.

hinge

Once again, nice use of symbolism.

impression

Not only is this a cool design, but you can probably make this type of business card yourself.

jason

You may create a cool message when you connect all of the business cards, but who is going to collect all 8.

joke

You can definitely expect this business card to get passed around.

kevinmitnick

I wonder if it can actually be used to pick a lock.

location

If your store location is hard to find, you could consider creating a similar card.

lucas

This card is simplistic and stylish at the same time. It’s a good representation of the jeweler.

lushtreated

Not only will people remember that you mow lawns, but hopefully those seeds will make people’s lawn grow faster so they call you more often.

miniperson

If you want to put your face on a business card, this is a good way to do so.

officedesk

Why tell people you sell office furniture, when you can show them.

peanutcard

This may seem like a good concept, but people will tend to forget your contact information after they eat the peanut.

peel

Great way to get potential customers engaged in what you do.

personaltrainer

If you need a personal trainer the rubber is probably too strong for you to pull.

popup

Cool concept, but not sure how useful it is.

portfolio

Great way to show what you do.

pricetag

Great business card for anyone in sales.

radio

Simplistic, yet effective.

rameshsharma

If you need marriage counseling, hopefully duct tape holds your marriage together.

rubberband

This would have worked well during the live strong bracelet period.

ruler

Who doesn’t need a ruler?

scratch

Only if it was scratch and sniff.

smithstudio

I wonder if the business card is actually eatable?

stamp

Good design for a stamp company.

suitcase

I don’t know what this card is all about, but it would work well with a company that is gender oriented.

sundial

What better way to tell time than a sundial

swimming

Not only is the card inside a ziploc bag, but you can actually put water inside it.

tag

Nice play on symbolism.

tedex

Hopefully Fedex doesn’t sue Ted.

thechurch

This is a great way to get people to come into your church.

toycar

Not only is this card cool, but it is also fun to play with.

tree

Only if it was an air freshener that you could hang in your car.

typography

Looks cool, but it is hard to read. It wouldn’t work if you are looking to network with old people.

visitingcardballoon

Once the balloon pops, your contact information will be gone.

welovemoney

At least you are upfront with your motives.


Source: quicksprout