How many times have you returned from a night out, passed out from all the hardcore strategic schmoozing, only to wake up the next morning and find some random person’s black-text-on-white business card in your pocket? Did you ask yourself: “Who the hell is this from?” Or have you ever handed out your own business card for, ahem, personal reasons, and penned your digits in a decidedly laborious and revealing fashion? All this must end.
PeopleCards are small cards that advertise truth stranger than fiction: real people. These trading cards have debuted at grungy bus station terminals in San Francisco, so why not Detroit? Imagine your personal card as an 8-by-10 glossy / résumé / autobiography / superstahhh showcase minimized to the size of a business card. It really seems like the best and most efficient way to creatively market yourself as a hot commodity.
Pull together your most impressive stats make it complete, with the lowdown on all the good and weird stuff that you always wanted to advertise. Then complete the questionnaire on PeopleCard's Web site (www.peoplecards.net) and mail a photograph to the company. PeopleCard selects a group of people for upcoming editions of the trading cards, which sell for $2.99 a pack (seven cards).What grabs your attention? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org