How to create digital business card with qr code. See the step-by-step guide to get a card that can be accessed via link or scan on tablets or smartphones

How to create a digital business card with QR Code

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See the step-by-step guide to get a card that can be accessed via link or scan on tablets or smartphones

A very common habit at special events was the delivery of cards with basic telephone, email and address information. But physical versions are really a thing of the past and now, you can choose to have a digital business card that can be changed at any time. See how to use the site Chimp QR Code to do it right now.

Registering for Chimp QR Code

To be able to have a link and QR Code with your personal information, you must have an account on Chimp QR Code, which can be done for free and takes less than five minutes. See the screenshots below.

Step 1: Access the official website Chimp QR Code and click Sign Up (Sign up).

qr code chimp home screen
Website allows free account creation (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Step 2: Fill in the fields with your name, email address and a password to access the website. When finished, just click Done (Concluded).

Registration screen on the qr code chimp website
Registration can be done in less than five minutes (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Soon after, the login will be validated so that your digital business card can be created. A confirmation email will be sent by the website, but only these steps are necessary for you to proceed. Let's move on to the next steps.

creating your digital business card

Step 1: With your account already logged in to the website, then access the business card editing page. Automatically, a link linked to your account will be created and it can now be shared with whoever you want. But before that, you need to make edits.

Template page to create a virtual business card
There are several templates for you to edit (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Step 2: em Page Templates, select the best model that matches your visual identity and target audience. Let's choose the second.

Template page to create a virtual business card
Editing process is the same for all templates (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Step 3: in section Profile, you can edit basic details like your full name, job title, and the company you work for. It is also possible to send a photo and logos of your company so that the digital business card has your visual identity.

Virtual business card editing process in qr code chimp
Edit your information so that no errors occur (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

About this exact template, there is also a way to add a shortcut for calling and sending an email. You can also enter your cell phone number so that someone can send you an SMS, but you can delete these fields if you don't want to use them.

Step 4: By clicking Heading + Text, you can edit the text below the contact icons. In the field Official Qualification, you can type something like “About me”. Already in Description, it is worth writing a text with a maximum of five paragraphs about what you do as a job/hobby.


Step 5: In the field Contact Us, you can enter more contact information, the same as you entered in the quick shortcuts. Be very careful about including the address where you live/work.

Editing virtual business card with qr code chimp
Contact data can also be inserted into the business card (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Step 6: already in Social Links, as the name suggests, you can place links to your profiles on social media so that people can follow your work closely. It is possible to place a button for Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and much more. To add a new button, simply click on the + icon and select the social network you want to place the link on.

Insertion of a link on social media on the virtual business card
Social networks can also be placed on the business card (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Step 7: Finally, the section Web Links it can be directed to you to include the address of your portfolio, YouTube channel or page of articles published on the internet. It's also worth putting up your company's website, with a direct page with the customer service team.

Insertion of a link on the qr code chimp virtual business card
Do you have a YouTube channel or website for your company? You can also add this (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

You can place more than one link when clicking the button Add Link. And once you reach the bottom of the page, your virtual business card is ready to be shared on the internet (and beyond). When you have finished all editing, click Save, at the top of the screen, and give a name to what you just created.

How to create digital business card with qr code. See the step-by-step guide to get a card that can be accessed via link or scan on tablets or smartphones

Sharing your virtual business card

Back to dashboard QR CodeChimp, Now that your card is ready to be shared, simply click the download button and the image will be downloaded to your computer. Here:

Download virtual business card qr code
Photo with QR Code can be downloaded free of charge (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Then, choose the format you want to save the QR code. We recommend the PDF file in 4K quality so that no errors occur when printing. And that's it, you can now send this to the printer and place it anywhere so that people can find your contact channels.

By clicking on the link below the digital business card you created, you can also access and copy the link to send it via email or other channels. Look:

Download virtual business card qr code
Your business card can also be accessed via link (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Check the file available on the website and scan it to see the finished virtual business card:

Business card qr code
File can be printed and placed wherever you want (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

Prices and conditions

Although it allows you to create an account and edit virtual business card templates for free, the Chimp QR Code It is a website that has some limitations. Each free account can have up to 1000 QR Code scans per month. After that, you need to access a monthly plan that starts at US$9,99 and goes up to US$49,99.

qr code chimp prices
QR Code Chimp prices vary according to your needs (Screenshot: Victor Pacheco/Showmetech)

We recommend that you test the free plan for at least a month and check whether you need to be a customer of the site, but free accounts can be useful even for those with high demand.

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reviewed by Glaucon Vital in 1 / 11 / 23.

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