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Subject:Re: business cards From:"Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 5 Feb 1997 10:02:43 -0800
At 09:26 AM 2/5/97 -0800, Elna Tymes wrote:
>We make a practice of sending as many of our people to trade shows as we
>can afford - even just to the trade floor, if the conference fee is too
>high. And they all have business cards, even the interns. Our people
>interact with vendors and people in whose products we're interested, and
>it's important that whoever is providing that interface clearly
>represent the company. A business card is a well-accepted means of
All this is very nice, but let's get down to the real issue here. How the
hell can you to win a free lunch at your favorite restaurant if you don't
have a business card to toss in the box?
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