Friday 5: Top 5 business card mistakes

This week’s Friday 5 comes from Employment Digest’s list of the top 5 business card blunders. Author John Williams notes that companies often err by choosing cheap paper stock:

Affordable paper stock might save you money, but it often leaves you with a card that feels cheap.

In a similar vein, small business owners often err in creating their own business cards. Although you can pick up inexpensive business card kits at most office supply stores, the results are often dismal. Spend $100 or more and get decent cards if you want people to take you seriously.