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Comedic Self-Promotion

Entrepreneurs turn to humorous credentials to express personal traits

Implications - Making an impression within the employment industry is becoming increasingly difficult, prompting entrepreneurs to look beyond standard methods of promotion. Infusing humorous elements into business cards allow individuals to showcase their personality as well as their imaginative capacities, forcing employers to take notice. This illustrates a turn toward more expressive advertising, allowing for more creative inputs.
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Featured Examples

Business Card Bookmarks
Business Card Bookmarks
These Creative Bookmarks Can Help Promote Your Brand
These creative bookmarks are actually business cards, designed by LA-based creative agency WHiRLED. Having a rotated ‘3’ shape as the mouth and cartoon-like eyes, these pocket cards... MORE
Masculinity Affirming Business Cards
Masculinity Affirming Business Cards
These Man Cards Prevent Manliness from Being Questioned
The new Man Cards created by designer Ryan McRae are the perfect way to settle arguments regarding levels of manliness within a group of bros. If one guy in your friendship circle reveals that he... MORE
play_circle_filled Chewy Business Card Alternatives
Chewy Business Card Alternatives
These Beef Jerky Business Cards Come From Company ‘Meat Car
These incredibly tasty business cards are made entirely from beef jerky, and are guaranteed to make a great impression on potential business clients or employers. The company that makes these... MORE
Lyrical Rap Business Cards
Lyrical Rap Business Cards
These Motivational Business Cards are Designed by Arianna Orland
These rap business cards show the world that you get things done. Designed by Arianna Orland of Paper Jam Press for moo.com’s The Luxe Project, these hip hop inspired cards feature... MORE
play_circle_filled Cheese Grating Company Credentials
Cheese Grating Company Credentials
Bon Vivant's 'Grater Card' Grates and Promotes Cheese
The ‘Grater Card’ made by JWT Brazil is a business card that doubles as a cheese greater. Made for retailer Bon Vivant, the business cards were made to promote the cheese store and... MORE
play_circle_filled Musical Business Cards
Musical Business Cards
The Business Cards by Katharina Hölz Can Be Used to Play Music
Giving business cards a lyrical spin, designer Katharina Hölz created business cards that contain music. The cards can be fed through a device called a music box that plays the tune contained on... MORE

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