How To: Making Name Badges

use reusable name badge when making your own personal identification toolsFrom holiday decorations to home and office furniture, making something yourself feels great!

These days, it’s all about making something with your hands of which you can be proud. And name badges are no exception. Here are several examples of available DIY name badges.

Let’s start with the popular products:

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Speedy Badges

This three piece system is customized using only a printer. Print on the removable insert and then add it to the window-style frame with the plastic cover. These inexpensive and simple to assemble badges are perfect for high-turnover positions.

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Mighty Badges

Add a logo to the metal backplate on these reusable name badges. Then customize each one with a printed name and snap everything into place using the plastic lens cover. They are perfect for a professional look while maintaining a budget.

These two reusable name badge systems are designed specifically to help make your name badge needs effortless. Making each name badge is easy and quick, which makes them perfect for high turnover and seasonal positions in offices and retail establishments.

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Badge Holders

Badge holders come in several sizes and either a horizontal or vertical orientation. Printable inserts are available in eight different colors and are perforated for easy use.

If your printer can print it, you can make it! From printing names and titles to graphics and multiple colors, these badges have it all. Making these personalized badges is as easy as adding the information you need and hitting print. And, each badge holder is reusable.

Need something you can write on?

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Adhesive Name Badges

Because they are so easy to use, these stick-on name badges are perfect for temporary use and are ideal for meetings, parties, conventions and other events.

Name Tag Blanks

Use these Name Tag Blanks in a variety of ways. Add names and titles with a sticker or label maker. Or, use a marker for a more permanent solution.

Logo Only Badges

Add a logo to any reusable name badge to make them stand out. Choose from laser engraved, UV Color or hot-stamped printing processes.

Adding names, titles and more to these name badges is the easiest thing you will do all day. Grab your nearest pen or permanent marker (careful if you’re using name tag blanks as you may not be able to reuse them) and write down all the information you need on your name badges. It’s a real DIY!

Need something a bit more permanent for personal identification? We have that too!

Finding The Right Custom Plaque

From walnut to black piano finish, we have a custom plaque for you!

From homes and offices to shops and restaurants, a custom plaque will complement any decor. Add store policies or available office hours and post it near the front door. Or, add a favorite quote or company motto and display it on a bookshelf in an office. But no matter what solution a custom plaque provides, remember the engraved plate can be customized in any way needed.

Choose from a variety of plate colors to enhance each plaque. Customize each metal plate with almost any needed text and graphic or logo. From simple to complex, these plaques are perfect for fancy signage nearly anywhere.

value rosewood piano finish custom plaque for school recognitionValue Plaques

Perfect for families and organizations with a budget, these plaques come in a variety of finishes, so there are plenty of options to choose from. Value Plaques are made to provide customers with the beauty of natural wood at an affordable price. Some Value Plaques resemble different types of wood such as oak, cherry and mahogany. Others resemble unique materials like marbled stone. But what all Value Plaques have in common is an attractive finish that creates a beautiful border around a custom engraved metal plate.

use an alder plus standard custom plaque for quotes for wall decor in an office or homeStandard Plaques

Made of genuine wood, these Standard Plaques are sturdy and have a natural color and grain pattern. Everyone will enjoy the look and feel of red alder, oak, walnut, cherry and other available options. And, the wood and metal plate create a striking contrast which will catch anyone’s eye. Some Standard Plaques are less expensive than some Value Plaques. This depends on the type of wood from which they are made. So, these plaques can stay within a company’s budget while providing the beauty and durability of real wood.

use a quality custom plaque for wall decor in an office or homePremium Plaques

The quality of each Premium Plaque makes them perfect for celebrating special occasions and recognizing distinguished accomplishments. Made of solid wood, some Premium Plaques have detailed designs that give them a sophisticated look that suits any formal event. Others look very similar to Standard Plaques, but the quality of the oak, cherry or walnut gives these Premium Plaques a notable distinction. Because of the excellent materials and attention to details, individuals like donors and CEOs will take pride in these prestigious award plaques.

 

No matter what purpose they serve, each custom plaque allows for individual customization. Which makes them perfect for anyone!

(Some content courtesy of CreelaBelle Howard, content writer.)

Going Back To School, Office Edition

From a classroom to the office, name tags are for everyone!

Even though most adults don’t get a summer vacation or break, there are still many reasons to celebrate the kids going back to school. From new clothes to a spa day for you after your little ones get back to their education, there are many things to do and get for yourself. But don’t forget your office.

Whether it’s a corporate or a home office, why not treat yourself to a little something special while you’re treating the kids? We have several products to give you a refreshing start to your back-to-office experience.

Make your desk shine with a new acrylic desk block or executive desk wedge.

custom Executive Name Plates and Acrylic Desk Blocks are perfect for any officeQuality desk wedges show that you have set a level of excellence for yourself that goes above and beyond average. And, the thick desk blocks command attention and stand stably by themselves in any office. Each of these fancy name plates looks great on a desk, bookshelf or anywhere else you would like to display them.

use custom signs and award plaques to give your office a new lookGive yourself the gift of literacy with a custom plaque or sign.

Update your office look with a new sign or custom plaque. Customize either product with nearly any message you can think up. Add your favorite quote with a suitable graphic to a plaque to hang on your wall. Or create a custom sign to hang on your door so others can enjoy it as well. But, no matter your wording or literary choice, remember that each of these products is just as unique as you are.

Here’s to having fun on your first-day-back with adhesive badges!

Adhesive Name Badges are a fun tool to use for communication in your officeWhile they don’t quite seem suitable for an office, don’t underestimate adhesive badges. They can be tons of fun to play a couple of quick office games. Write down fun nicknames for everyone around you. Then, offer them up as a playful way of reconnecting after a weekend away from each other. Or, take these badges to your next company meeting and use them for ice-breaking games. No matter how you choose to use these fun stickers, they are sure to help with office communication.

So, whichever product you choose to spoil yourself with, remember that even though the kids are going back to school, you deserve a treat too!

Improving Your Customer’s Experience

Building trust within your company is essential to business morale, and so is maintaining a positive customer experience.

use branded lanyards to help build a better customer experienceSuccess for every business comes when both employees and customers are left happy with their experience with that company. And, there are ways to ensure that happiness. We are here to help you find that success using personal identification.

From branded lanyards to reusable name badges, personal identification can guarantee a trust-building experience for all involved. Name tags humanize a company by putting a name with a face. And when you have your employees use not only their name on a name tag but your company logo as well, this builds a trusting relationship with your customers.

using name tags with logos and employee names to ensure a good customer experienceAnd, while customer satisfaction is a high priority for all businesses, helping employees feel comfortable in their working roles is also important. Name tags will help accomplish both. Use name tags to not only let customers know who your employees are but to quickly and easily identify those who can help.

Don’t underestimate the power of personal identification tools.

name plates are a great personal identification tool to ensure a good customer experienceName plates are also a useful tool to improve any experience within your company. From signage to room identification, help your customers easily navigate your business. Use them for employees who have an office. Or use them to identify different sections of a store. Yes, signs are also great for this purpose. Or customize each of these products for nearly anything you can think of.

custom plaques are perfect for a good customer experience by giving information about a businessAnd, don’t forget that we have a new plaque line. These plaques are a unique way to display instructional information about your company. From a motto at the front receptionist desk to information about how long your company has been around, customize a plaque that fits your business.

So, harness the power of your customer’s experience with custom name tags and other personal identification tools.

Custom Plaques & Employee Recognition

From promoting accomplishments to motivating employees, custom plaques are a unique and personal way to connect with coworkers and other colleagues.

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Motivating employees to stay on track while at work can often be problematic. So, use these custom plaques to go beyond highlighting someone’s achievement and help them see just how useful they are to your company.

There are countless ways to personalize custom plaques. From custom text to adding logos and graphics, each plaque you need will be just as unique as the individual for which it is intended. No matter what you are looking for, we’re sure to have it!

Value, Standard and Premium Custom Plaques

use Eclipse Rosewood Piano Finish custom plaques for employee recognitionGive the gift of genuine wood with standard plaques. They are made of quality material and have natural grain patterns. For special occasions, try a premium plaque. These are a higher-quality solid wood and come with unique designs. Or maybe you need a plaque that is both cost-effective and quality made. Value plaques will give you just that, but with the beauty of real wood at an affordable price.

Each of these custom plaques come in many different colors and finishes from which to choose. And, with the same custom options for all plaque types, there is no limit to how you can put them to good use.

Motivation and Encouragement

use All American Red Alder custom Plaques for motivating and awarding your employeesWhen employees need a little motivation, a little bit of recognition goes a long way. Congratulate them on a job well done with a unique and meaningful plaque. Many companies are finding that trinkets and other tangible recognitions provide better encouragement than monetary benefits. And most employees like showing off their new award to those who walk past their office or cubicle.

From an employee of the month to a job well done, create a custom plaque with any unique message. And, regardless of what industry you are in, these plaques are sure to generate an internal buzz of excitement. Soon you will find other employees and colleagues striving to do their best in hopes of getting the same recognition.

So, no matter what you need for your custom plaques, let us help you keep your employees motivated!