The history of the business card [infographic]


While technology has made networking easier than ever, the business card remains a staple of any ambitious professional. But where did these little pieces of paper come from in the first place?

Below is an infographic from, outlining the history of the business card. What fun facts stand out to you?

Hat tip: The Daily Muse



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