It used to be quite okay for a traveling salesman to perch himself quite upright on his barstool in a rural country town and proffer his unwitting companion with whom he struck the liveliest of conversations and merely offer his soon to be client or customer his plain manila textured business card. All it contained was his name, his credentials, the company he was representing, and of course, his phone number.
And that would have been that. The characteristic nature of this here traveling salesman was that he had every confidence that the rural gentleman was going to give him a call within a day or two. The traveling salesman had that tendency to always live in hope. He was an eternal optimist. He had to be. He was a believer and practitioner in the power of positive thinking. How else was this man going to survive?
And yet he did. He was able to put food on the table. He was able to finance his mortgage, his car, his kids’ college education, as well as his inevitable retirement. If only it were so perfect as that. And how things have changed today. Sales-oriented businesses cannot make do without at least some form of business products sacramento support. It is a support network that goes well beyond the mere printing and distribution of business cards, these days always so easily forgotten about and tossed away into the wastepaper basket.
The markets are far and wide, and really quite broad. They are also fairly fickle and always subject to change. It is like this. All it takes is just a gentle blowing of wind to distract but not necessarily attract the notice of the sensitive bystander. And so it goes that they are always talking about the winds of change.