Several studies have proven that Fridge magnets and magnetic business cards are the most cost-effective and longest lasting form of advertising that exists. For example, a research by the American Association of Advertising Specialties (AAAS) suggests that a person usually notes refrigerator magnet 23.4 times a day. That is a very good exposure for your magnetic business cards. Not only that your business cards can be stick on the fridge, these also can be adhered to any metal surface: automobiles, office filing cabinets, metal doors, etc.
So how do you design your magnetic business cards? Like any other cards, your magnetic business cards should include your name, your address and contact details. It must also be visually attractive and made of durable material like rubber or plastic. Magnetic business cards are popular among fast food delivery service chains, real estate agents, plumbers, electricians, etc. The best places for magnetic business cards to be distributed are conventions, trade shows, product launches, open houses, professional appointment reminders.
Magnetic business cards therefore are a great way to keep people reminded about your business. Instead of throwing them away, people will surely put them where they see it like on a refrigerator or file cabinet. The only downside of a magnetic business card is that, you can only put your information on one side of the card. But, still, magnetic cards has a lot of benefits.
Despite all these facts, magnetic business cards are not as popular as the traditional paper business cards. In fact, when I started looking for inspiration online, I had a hard time looking for well-designed magnetic cards. Nonetheless here are a few magnetic business cards that I found. I am sure you can draw some inspiration from them just in case you are planning to have your own magnetic business cards.
01 – Magnetic business cards for boxc.etsy.com
02 – Blue Eyed Girls Boutique Magnetic Cards
03 – PVC self-promotion cards
These cards can be placed on any vertical plane surfaces (mirror, metal board, refrigerator, glass even without magnet. Time, water and temperature proof, durable.
04 – Star Factory Cards
These are magnetic business cards for Star Factory via etsy.com
05- Magnets for Less
These magnetic business cards are printed on vinyl with thickness of 20mm. Printing is offset lithography on paper. The paper imprints are laminated with ultra-clear Mylar film, applied to vinyl magnet material and then die cut.