Despite pandemic, Switchit is helping digital conferences come alive, and people network online with contactless digital business cards

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic continues to impact the world, the health and safety of families and communities are at the top of everyone’s mind. The lasting impact of COVID-19 is unclear; however, the effects are far-reaching, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. The pandemic is significantly impacting the global economy, conferences, businesses, and their ability to function.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended social distancing to prohibit the spread of the virus. While it’s speculated that social distancing will be temporary, unfortunately, many executives have been affected by this crisis and are having to seriously reconsider their company spending. Furthermore, conferences have had to cancel, dramatically impacting people’s ability to network in peer-to-peer settings.

For people and organizations that are using paper business cards, but searching for an alternative way to share their contact information (without close contact) with others, Switchit has the perfect solution.

Switchit offers multiple ways to share a digital business card online, through text message, email, QR Code, or social media.

Let’s take a look at how an easy exchange of “contactless” digital cards can help drive online engagement, minimize hand-to-hand contact, and keep remote staff members motivated during this tumultuous time.

Make Your Digital Conference or Online Event Come Alive

Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, conferences and event planners can still provide attendees with rich, virtual engagement opportunities by infusing Switchit’s QR Code to facilitate an online networking experience. Our platform offers a seamless, creative way for all attendees to share their contact information in any online environment. Using the phone’s camera, event attendees’ can take a picture of their peer’s QR Code, allowing them to view the digital card in their phone’s web browser. Even better, event attendees do not need the app installed to view other attendee’s cards.

If you are a conference or event coordinator looking to offer attendees a way to share contact information safely and securely, feel free to contact us at team@switchitapp.com. We’d love to work with you.

Inside Sales Professionals Working Remotely

For inside sales professionals and people working remotely, use Switchit’s Online User Portal to conveniently share a digital business card from any desktop computer, laptop, or internet-connected device. The user portal is easy-to-use and provides the flexibility to share your digital card through text, email, and social media without the need for a mobile phone.

Additional functionality includes the ability to edit your cards, export contacts to a CSV file, OCR business card scanner, CRM integration, and more. The portal also works excellent with Point of Sale (POS) systems, providing the sales associates with the capability to share their contact information at the point of conversation.

Outside Sales Professionals

For sales professionals conducting outside sales or in-person meetings, but are cautious about hand-to-hand contact or being close to others. Use Switchit’s built-in sharing features such as text messaging, email, social media, or the QR Code to share your digital business card. And for those who are on the go, needing to share their contact information quickly, use the QR Code to share your card instantly. With the snap of the phone’s camera, recipients can view your card and save the contact details to their mobile device.

Need to follow-up with leads? Create reminder alerts inside Switchit, by syncing your Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar, or iCloud Calendar account to ensure people don’t fall through the cracks.

Switchit is more than a digital business card application. We are a mobile-first platform, designed to do three things flawlessly:

  • Make sharing your contact information fun and seamless
  • Increase brand awareness with impactful videos or branded graphics in the digital card
  • Make following-up super simple

Switchit’s digital business card platform includes an entirely new and improved digital business card design that supports favicons (the first of its kind). The ability to attach a document to your digital card such as an eBook, whitepaper, flyer, fillable PDF form and more. Add multiple phone numbers and web URLs, advanced search capabilities in the contact screen, and many more features.

The Switchit platform is free to use and supports iOS, Android, Web, and POS systems.

Try Switchit for free today at switchitapp.com.

As the nation fights through this crisis, know that Switchit is here to assist your business in continuing seamless networking and communication with your clients. Our digital business card platform is a perfect alternative to paper business cards.

From all of us here at Switchit, we thank you for your continued support. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. Stay safe and healthy.

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