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March 24, 2011
Google Me! Your New Business Card
By: Luis Suarez
Over at Harvard Business Review, Susy Jackson published, just recently, one of those articles you know it fits quite nicely with the current times we are living in, specially, if, over the last few years, you have been living your work life online, and still do today. She basically shares some interesting insights on how little most of us, knowledge (Web) workers, seem to depend nowadays on traditional business cards to keep in touch. Yes, the paper based ones! To the point where for a good number of us they may all seem to be rather antiquated and obsolete and do present some awkward moments whenever someone hands one over to you. Well, to me, it's quite the opposite. Nearly five years ago, I decided to ditch traditional business cards and, instead, present my most revolutionary one… The one that, 5 years later, is still very much en vogue: Google Me!

I still get a chuckle or two whenever I am meeting new people and by the time our conversations are over and we all need to go back, everyone else is busy exchanging business cards and whenever they ask me for mine, I keep telling them...

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