Influencing Identity: A Better Way to Blog

Influencing Identity is here to help you figure out how to use name tags and identification products.

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From name tags for your business to badge holders for your next conference, we have it all. Get all your identification needs in one place and find out how to use them at work, while networking and at any event you are planning. Use our how-to articles to get your ideas flowing for working with all of your personal identification.

From Name Tag Experience to an All-Inclusive Influencing Identity

We started as “Name Tag Experience,” but over the years we’ve branched out to so much more than name tags. And to keep up to date with that expansion, we have changed our name to Influencing Identity. We have thrived as Coller Industries Incorporated over the past 20 or so years, as our focus and mission have always remained the same “To Serve Our Customers.” We accomplish this mission by providing fast and friendly service with only the highest-quality personal identification products.

It isn’t just the name tags!

Coller Industries Incorporated's personal identification blog Influencing Identity

Yes, we sell name tags, reusable badges, name plates, badge holders, lanyards and signs. But, we’re so much more. Influencing Identity has a wealth of information with product highlights and how-to articles to get your creative ideas flowing. This blog (by Coller Industries Incorporated) has helped customers like you learn how to best utilize name tags and other products for their specific needs. From tutorials to strategies, discover how custom identification will help you grow your business and promote your brand.

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Coller Industries Incorporated's event planning and informational blog The Learning Center

The Learning Center is full of articles about learning how to host the best event ever, networking with colleagues and so much more. We guarantee that the information you find here will help you and your business. With a wide range of products such as ribbon rolls, rosettes, name tags, lanyards and award plaques, we want to make sure that you know how and where to use them. Whether you’re planning the best conference anyone will ever attend or hosting a simple dinner party, The Learning Center is here to make sure you are using these tools in the best possible ways.

Coller Industries Incorporated's personalized ribbons blog Ribbon Impressions

Ribbon Impressions provides information about everything from custom ribbon roll ideas for your wedding to badge ribbons for a conference or convention. And don’t forget about rosette ribbons for your award needs, such as fair or festival prizes. Find all your ribbon needs in one place and learn how to best use them at events, during promotions and for your corporate gifting. Discover inspiration for using personalized ribbons and find useful how-to articles.

Signs & Finding Your Uniqueness

custom signs are perfect for any office, business or home needsFrom offices to schools to homes, signs are everywhere!

No, we’re not talking about street signs and warning signs. And, while we love each sign equally, we are talking about custom and stock engraved signs to help your business and home run smoothly.

From being able to choose the color, font and text to adding a logo or graphic, these custom designs are only limited by your imagination. The best part of choosing a custom sign is that you can be as creative as you like. From logos to graphics, let us help you design the sign of your choice. Add personal text and make it just as unique as you are.

stock office signs provide directions and other information for your businessIn The Office

Displaying information in an office or store can significantly increase productivity and customer relations. Provide directions or give meaning to organization with a simple, stock sign. Or, create your own unique style with a custom sign. Add text and graphics for a truly one-of-a-kind style for your business.

Office signs are perfect for directions and instructions for every business and office are available to meet the unique needs of your company. Use wall and door signs to direct clients and customers to the right place. Use a warning or instructional sign to let everyone know of hazards and policies. You select the size, text color and graphics.

custom graphic signs are perfect for any imagination Personal and Home Use

From creative kid signs to useful kitchen and laundry room directions, custom signs just became your best friend for your home. Provide washing instructions in your laundry room. Or, give specifics on how to use kitchen appliances. And, let your kids participate in the designing of each custom sign. Their imagination is sure to make your sign not only unique but also something you will hold onto for the rest of your life.

Or, make a custom sign for someone you love with special sayings, quotes and so much more! Put one of these into a frame and give them as a gift. Perfect for birthdays or holidays such as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. These special and unique signs are sure to please the hard-to-buy-for person on your list.

So, no matter your signage needs, we’re sure to have something that fits you, your business and your budget!

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!

Ways to Use Name Tags at a Wedding

Name tags pair perfectly with any event. And that includes a wedding!

While most decorations at a wedding are typically ribbons and cloth, name tags can play an essential part during your special day too. Here are a few quick ideas on how to incorporate these identification tools for your special day.

plastic engraved name tags for wine and glass tags are perfect for a wedding toastGlass and Wine Tags for a Wedding Toast

Sometimes guests may forget where they set down their drinkware. Help them remember with simple glass tags. These tags are also great for seating arrangements. And, when everyone knows where their glass is, they will be ready for any toasts to the couple are made.

Choose different colors for different types of guests. Use white to designate the bride and groom. Find a color that complements the theme and use that for bridesmaids and groomsmen. Many weddings have a multiple color theme, so use those colors to designate different things and people.

Name Plate and Signs for Tables

From food designations to decorating for a beautiful evening, get your creativity flowing with custom signs and name plates. Add a name plate to the buffet tables to designate different meats or desserts. Or, customize a fancy table number with a small sign.

Signs are also fantastic for displaying the bride and groom’s names at the entrance of the reception hall. Display different signs around the reception area of favorite quotes or sayings. Or, create something unique to the couple that will help the wedding be memorable.

Wedding Seating Arrangements

Choose from an abundance of colors that will fit perfectly with any wedding. Add graphics and details, or add names for seating your wedding party.

Lookinglanyards and badge holders for a wedding to find your name and find your table for a super creative way to help your guests find their place at the table? This unique idea incorporates custom lanyards and name badges. While this shows the place settings hanging from trees for the guests to find their names, they may also be spread out on a table. Choose a lanyard in your wedding colors and grab a handy badge holder to display people’s names and seating placements.

Putting Your Name On Anything

We will put your name on literally anything we sell!

Okay, we know that we sell personal identification products. But did you know that you can put your name on anything?

put your name on it with custom name tagsLabel Everything With Name Tags

These identification tools are for far more than just wearing. Pick your favorite color and let’s get your name on it! Then use it to label practically anything you own. From shelves in the fridge and kitchen cupboards to seating arrangements at your next party, these tags are the perfect solution for labeling.

Unique Places To Put Name Plates

put your name on it with a fancy desk wedge or acrylic blockYes, these plates are perfect for a desktop or office door. And they are great for setting up designations. But, why not get creative with this one? Use a fancy desk wedge or acrylic block as decoration in your home or office.

Are you a teacher or someone who has a hard time remembering people’s names? Use these custom plates to help jog your memory. Give each person a plate to put on their desk or somewhere else you will always see. Then you won’t have a hard time remembering everyone.

put your name on it with custom and badge lanyardsMake It Your Own With Custom Lanyards

Put your name on a lanyard, and now you possess the world! From keys to phones to anything you can hook onto the lanyard fastener, it all becomes yours. And they are great to decorate with. Choose from multiple colors and fonts to make your lanyard as you unique as you are.

put your name on it with a custom signGet Creative With Personalized Signs

Sometimes all you need is a creative mind, and you’ll have an instant piece of art. Adding a door sign to a bedroom is the perfect touch to help you be yourself. Custom signs are perfect for bedrooms, playrooms and even a bathroom.

No matter which personal identification product you choose, add your name to make everything yours!