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Swap business cards with style

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Look like a networking pro by sprucing up your business-card etiquette. Follow these tips:

1. Give a reason for requesting someone’s card. Example: “Why don’t we exchange cards and connect again at some point soon?” Or, “I’d really appreciate your business card, so I can send you that information we talked about.”

2. Take a moment to look at the card before pocketing it. It shows respect and helps commit the person’s name and title to memory.

3. Carry a case for cards to keep them neat and organized. Try the Pepperpot Business Card Holders (www.SeeJaneWork.com). $10; holds 120 cards.

4. Set up an easy-to-use system for storing business cards at the office. Similar to the traditional Rolodex, the People+Places set (www.russellandhazel.com) comes with card holders that are die cut to hold business cards. Snap the cards into the clear acrylic holder or into any card holder system. $100 for two sets of holders, cards and A-Z tabs.

Or, store cards in the Mini People Tracker (www.russellandhazel.com), a mini three-ring binder that allows room for business cards and your notes alongside them. $46.

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