How do you spread the word about your business, one way is with business cards. If you own a small business spending a lot of money on advertising might be a luxury you do not have. With small advertising budgets it can be hard to stay competitive, but there is a cheap solution. Business cards do not cost that much to print and they are an effective way to spread the word about you or your business. Placing a business card with your company name and contact information at the front desk of your shop or office is a good idea. When customers or clients walk in they can take a card with them. They may not have been interested at that specific time, but by handing out your card it gives the prospective client a chance to think it over. There may come a time in the future when they do need your services and will remember you. Business cards also help consumers spread the word about you. Whether or not they needed or used your services, they might now someone who is in need of them. It is easier for the consumer to share your contact information with friends, family and associates when they have your business card.