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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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8.5. E-mail an Electronic Business Card

You can create an electronic version of a business card that includes your name, address, and contact information. You can then attach this business card to your messages, enabling other people to easily add you to their address books.

The ritual exchange of business cards is a common sight at meetings, conferences, and cocktail parties. With the advent of e-mail, however, fewer people are meeting face-to-face, so there are fewer opportunities to swap cards. Fortunately, Windows Live Mail offers a feature that enables you to exchange business cards electronically.

An electronic business card is called a vCard and, just like its paper counterpart, it includes the person's name, address, phone numbers, and ...

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