Get your own tiny Flickr cards!

09/19/2006

A few months ago I posted a picture of my new beautiful tiny little fun sort of business cards and since then I’ve been giving them out and every time I do so people sort of go, “Ooooh! Where can I get some of these?” Until now I’ve had to tell people just to wait a little bit longer, but now I’m delighted to say that I can direct you to MOO.com and the beautiful new site that they’ve just created.

I’m afraid I’m going to gush a bit about this one – it’s such a lovely service. You can go to their site, tell them your Flickr username, and then it’ll load up all your photos. You can then choose up to a hundred different images, crop them all to a size that you like, add your name and address on the back and they’ll print them on high quality card in full colour and send them to your door for $20. The experience of up to a hundred unique and different little business cards is pretty bizarre and awesome. Because you took all the photos, they feel really personal and like each one has somehow captured a memory. It makes the whole experience of giving people cards more fun as well – they get to choose the card that they like the most. And they’re completely expressive. Cal has a set of cards that are all of his bizarre Blinding Flash series of photos. I’ve got a set coming full of all my favourite photos from the last few years. It’s all really good fun.

Now I’ve got a sort of vested interest in the project in as much as it’s a little start-up that’s full of high quality friends of mine, including Stefan Magdalinski and Dan Burzynski who I worked with at UpMyStreet.com and the wonderful Denise Wilton who I worked with (also with Flickr’s Cal Henderson) at emap. But don’t let that confuse you – it’s a lovely little project and well worth exploring in more depth. And just in case you haven’t noticed yet, if you’re a Flickr Pro user, you can get ten cards delivered to your door for free! Every single one of you! That’s pretty cool, huh?