Business cards are in some way perfect instrument. By giving business card to somebody you can show weather you want or not continue with this person or company.
No doubt, business cards are very important part of modern business etiquette, and that is why one should pay great attention to how to treat them. Let us think by points.
First, to overcome the flow of business cards you receive from you partners, et cetera, you will need let us say a box - to place all the cards, that you receive. But first, box is very old-fashioned, and second, it is very uncomfortable to bring with you for negotiations for example...
That is were we come to necessity of some special mean for storing business cards. These are card cases. With card cases you will forget about all the troubles you have ever had with sorting and organizing business cards. Business card cases, equipped with several compartments, will let you to divide cards that you receive in several groups depending weather the card belongs to you partner, client, negotiator, boss et cetera. Card cases can be used far more than only for business cards. You can place you credit cards as well as cash, into it. Case with windowed compartment will be very good for holding credit cards, or an ID card.
In case if you use card cases, you don't put and keep all the information in your head, if you want to find out something about certain person, you just take card from it and find all you wanted. Because every business card is presented in most convenient and usable way, you will enjoy dealing with them, moreover, as your cards are protected from all the negative influences, they don't get dirty and stay immaculate, supporting your and your business perfect reputation.
So, one receives cards, and one gives his own cards to others. Perfect style, usability and good appearance of your business cards will let you to influence your partners and clients in the best way. But don't underestimate crucial importance of the way, how you present your business cards to people. Imagine how it looks when one just takes a bunch of cards from the pocket, and gives one.
If you do care for you reputation, and accordingly about your company trustworthiness, forget about it. Cards must be putted into the card holders, which will let you protect them, as well as your business safe state and reputation among the people you cooperate with.
Business card holders are available in skin or stainless still variant. You even can purchase one from best designers' brands. If you take care about your style, you can by original hand made card holders and card cases. Think about the impression you want to make.
Business card files are simpler than card cases and holders are, but they are as well convenient in the way of organizing and presenting business cards, so it will be a nice choice, if you want something comparatively simple.