What’s In A Name? Identifying Your World

By wearing a name tag, you let the world know who you are.

name tag name badge scott ginsberg the name tag guyWhile one doesn’t necessarily need to be exactly like Scott Ginsberg, the Nametag Guy, (he wears a nametag 24/7, even to bed) nametags help with getting acquainted with others. Name tags are used by customer service companies so that patrons can identify employees quickly. Professional organizations where employees do not wear uniforms may also wear nametags as a way of distinguishing themselves.

Show Pride In Your Name

engraved plastic name tags help identify you to the worldThis name can represent you, your company or your goal or purpose. But any way you use it, you are showing how much pride you have in this name or purpose by wearing a nametag. While the presentation is simple, the message goes way beyond that. You let others know that you’re serious about your cause. And you help those around you know who you are what you’re all about.

Name tags are a friendly greeting and more importantly, a direct line from you to your end consumer or goal; such a simple and yet efficient idea. Wear it around your neck or on your shirt, maybe put it on your desk as a nameplate. A nametag identifies who you are and what your presentation or purpose is.

What’s In A Name Tag?

By wearing a nametag, you become the face of your purpose, and you are representing that to everyone around you. In many ways, this benefits both you and your goal so that the people around you can put a face with a name. We have all heard that “a picture is worth a thousand words;” tell that story simply and quickly with your smile and a nametag. Wear your nametag proudly and let it serve its purpose!

Keep your name tag simple, but remember branding!

use a UV color logo to brand your name tagsLeave your mark by adding a logo to all of the nametags in your office. Or, when creating nametags for a conference, add different company logos to each group’s nametags. Each company will appreciate this branding, and it also helps with continued recognition for each brand.


So, whether it is at a convention, at your workplace, or a simple neighborhood party, wear your nametag proudly and let it serve its purpose!

Name Tags: Pros and Cons

All personalized identification comes with pros and cons.

Seeing them listed can help you to see why you should be wearing a name tag every day!

PROS and CONS: Case #1

Con, From: A Case Against Name Tags
They’re not very chic. They encourage tacky behavior. And there are better ways to introduce and connect people.

Pro, From: Do the Name Tags at Your Event Suck?
Tools like business cards and name tags are the hardest working elements of high-performance collaboration in meetings, events, and social occasions, and we barely give them a thought when we design them.

Pro, From: Name Tag, Inc.
pros and cons for name tags using logos versus just namesName tags and name badges provide necessary corporate and company branding. This branding is important for all marketing needs. It distinguishes you from your competition and helps others to more readily recognize your quality. By using logos on name tags, you can create a focus to help drive your business.

PROS and CONS: Case #2

Con, From: A Case Against Name Tags
If you want get people interacting (at large events), I think you should take a more interesting, active approach. Traditional name tags aren’t just tacky. They’re lazy.

Pro, From: Name Tag, Inc.
pros and cons for name tags using logos versus just namesWhile adhesive name badges can be considered tacky, there are less traditional ways of handling large groups. Choose from a variety of other reusable name badge options. Speedy Badges and Mighty Badges are both great for using in large meetings or conventions. Each insert can be printed so names are all the same size. And they can even be printed with colors and logos to make them stand out.

PROS and CONS: Case #3

Con, From: Ditch Those Employee Nametags Now, These Customer Service Experts Say
And then there’s the elephant in the room, so obvious I wasn’t sure I’d even mention it. Employees hate name badges. And the more creative and quirky the employee, the more likely they are to hate them. As the newest generation of employees are millennials, a very, very creative and quirky generation, and it’s best not to start an adversarial relationship with your employee at the word “go,” this is another factor to consider.

Pro, From: Name Tag, Inc.
pros and cons for name tags using logos versus just namesWith a “creative and quirky” generation coming into the work force, name tags can be fun! Make them bright and interactive. Who says a name tag has to be boring? Add logos and graphics. Choose from an abundance of colors. There are metal name tags and plastic name badges. Whatever your choice, personalize it to meet your employee needs.

Overall, name tags are something that should stand out.

Make them memorable with your company branding, customization and personalization!