How to Send a Digital Business Card: 6 Ways to Maximize Your Networking Efforts
It is crucial to choose a digital business card solution that lets you efficiently create AND distribute your business cards. This article will discuss 6 ways through which you can send a digital business card using Beaconstac—to help you make the most out of your networking efforts.
When choosing the best digital business card maker, it is imperative to pick a solution that provides multiple ways of sharing your card. This gives you the flexibility to choose the method most suitable for your networking efforts.
With Beaconstac’s digital business card solution, you get the ability to share your e-business card in numerous ways. Each method of card sharing offers different benefits, helping you effectively engage with your clients in the most convenient manner.
In this article, let’s take a look at all the ways through which you can share your digital business card via Beaconstac.
How to send a digital business card: 6 Ways to share your business card
#1 How to share a digital business card using your Apple or Google Wallet
By storing a digital business card in your Apple or Google Wallet, you can share the card as a digital pass. This eliminates the need for carrying physical business cards, helping you go entirely paperless with your networking.
Here’s how you can send an e-business card to your Apple or Google Wallet:
Note: For this illustration, we will learn how to add a digital business card to your Apple Wallet. The same steps can be followed if you use a Google Wallet to maintain your digital passes.
#2 Add the card to your Apple Wallet using the 3 ways provided.
a. Scan the QR Code with your iPhone. This will load the card in your Apple Wallet where you can save it with one click.
b. Copy the URL and share it with the recipient. Upon clicking the link, the card will load on the recipient’s iPhone and they can instantly save it in their Apple Wallet.
c. Email the card to the recipient. By clicking the URL in the email, the receiver can add the digital business card to their Apple Wallet.
#2 How to automatically send a digital business card to its owner’s Apple or Google Wallet
Beaconstac’s digital business card solution lets you automatically send an e-business card to its owner’s email ID, as soon as the card is created. Through this email, the recipient can instantly add the card to their Apple or Google Wallet.
With this method, you can avoid the manual process of sending a digital business card to its owner—whenever a new card is generated. This is particularly effective when you need to send hundreds or thousands of cards to their respective owners’ Apple or Google Wallets.
Here’s how you can enable the auto-send feature on Beaconstac’s dashboard:
Log in to the dashboard > Organisations > Manage permissions (Click the gear/settings icon) > Enable ‘Auto send wallet passes to owner’
Note: The ‘Owner’ is the user whose email address has been assigned to a particular card.
Here’s a video tutorial on how you can enable the auto-send feature:
#3 How to share a digital business card using Siri
Once you add a digital business card to your Apple Wallet, you can share the card via Siri. All you have to do is unlock your iPhone, invoke Siri, and say “Show my business card”. This will prompt Siri to load the digital business card stored in your Apple Wallet so you can present it to your client.
#4 How to send a digital business card through social media
If you wish to directly share your digital business card on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, follow these steps:
#1 Click on the social media platform’s icon—on which you wish to share your card.
Note: For this demonstration, we will learn how to share your e-business card on Twitter. You can follow the same steps to share your card on Facebook and LinkedIn.
#2 You will be redirected to a pre-defined tweet within your account. You can edit it per your liking and hit the ‘Tweet’ button.
#5 How to share a digital business card via a QR Code
By downloading your business card QR Code in a suitable format, you can use it in the following ways:
#1 Include the image (PNG or JPG format) of this QR Code in your email signature. This way, you can share more than just your basic contact details via your email signatures.
#2 Or, you can get creative by embedding this contact information QR Code on your resume, keychain, or booth stands (during business conferences).
To download your business card QR Code, click on the ‘Download’ button and save it in your preferred format—PNG, JPG, SVG, PDF, EPS, or a Custom format.
#6 How to send a digital business card as an URL
If you wish to send your digital business card as a web URL to your client, follow these steps:
#1 Click on the ‘Finish’ button after you are done saving your digital business card.
#2 You’ll be redirected to a screen where all your cards are stored.
Here, you can copy the URL for the card you wish to share.
Create and share your digital business cards with Beaconstac for better networking
It is important to note that efficiently creating AND distributing your digital business cards is crucial to get the most out of your networking efforts.
Beaconstac’s card-sharing capabilities ensure the distribution process is convenient not only for the creator but also for the receiver. And, when you share your card in a manner that’s convenient for your recipient, you increase your chances of receiving higher engagement with your business cards.
Piyush is a Senior Content Marketer with Beaconstac. He loves indulging in conversations that can intellectually and spiritually develop his mind. Connect with him on Twitter or LinkedIn and check out his blog.