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Introducing Myself The Rome Way

 Introducing Myself The Rome Way



There is an art to introducing ourselves. The whole idea of networking is getting to know the other person, not shoving your card at them.

  At a social gathering or networking event, I frequently say I don't have a card, ask for theirs and tell them I will be in touch.

But when I do give my card, it makes an impression.

This is my card and  I love watching how others react.


Margaret Rome Business Card


Most of the time people take it and immediately put it in their wallet or some other safe place.

They do not put in their pocket to be tossed into the next trash receptacle.


My card thin, lightweight and smaller than a credit card. I can even use a hole punch and make a key holder or luggage tag.

This is a versatile and a special way of


Introducing Myself The Rome Way


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Comment balloon 15 commentsMargaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 • November 06 2015 08:09PM


 Good Thursday morning Margaret. I like your new business card. I hope that it generates more business for you.

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) over 4 years ago

Good morning Margaret,

With the red Rome and slash it does stand out and nice thinking outside of the box.

Make yourself a great day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) over 4 years ago

What a great card! As distinctive as you are.  I am sure that everyone enjoys having such a useful card in their wallet! 

Posted by Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC (Keller Williams Capital Properties) over 4 years ago

Great idea and way to make a lasting impression with a useful tool!  Thanks for sharing!

Posted by Susan Laxson CRS, Local Knowledge & Global Network (Palm Properties) over 4 years ago

The Rome Way is a special way and always far from ordinary. 

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) over 4 years ago

It's no surprise to me that you found a way to make a better first impression. It's alway educational to read your posts.

Posted by Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc (Benchmark Realty LLc) over 4 years ago

Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland Very impressive business card. What is the chance of adding 16 digits and an expiration date?

Posted by Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc.) over 4 years ago

Wait, I didn't get one yet ! I always love your ideas Margaret. I've been bored with my cards for some time now. You are inspiring me to put my creative thinking hat on.

Posted by Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond (Thompson Company, REALTORS®) over 4 years ago

Love your new cards, Margaret. I am sure many will want to sell the Rome Way. Nice creative idea too!

Posted by Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation (Brown Realty, 210-789-4216, over 4 years ago

Jerry Newman Thanks for stopping by.

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) over 4 years ago

Hi Margaret -- what a great card, unique and the splash of "Rome in Red" is quite effective.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 over 4 years ago

Michael Jacobs That splash of red is the maginfier on the words of my book.

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) over 4 years ago

Such a great idea Margaret.. going to follow up on this one for sure!  Wonderful how all the dots connect.. no matter how much time goes by!  you are always giving.. Thank you! 

Posted by Carra Riley & Declan Kenyon, Helping people Transition at all ages! (Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd) over 4 years ago

I was going to think this one up but like your last idea Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, I was  TOO LATE !    Ha-ha.

Posted by DEANNA EARLY - - ( NMLS # 268590 ), Highest Ranked Mortgage Loan Originator Virginia (American National Bank & Trust) over 4 years ago

Deanna Early  You write the best comments!!


Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) over 4 years ago