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Easy Ways to be Eco Friendly: Happy Earth Day!

by Maggie 22. April 2015 12:28


Happy earth day! More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

In observance of Earth Day, we wanted to highlight our earth-friendly products and give you some ideas of how your organization can be more earth friendly.

  1. Recycled 30 mil PVC Cards: Each pack of 100 recycled PVC cards is created from recycled PVC, biopolymer (corn) or biodegradable plastics that have the same look and feel as standard PVC cards. They come in 100 cards per pack, and have an excellent finish with any ID Maker® printer system.
    “These cards are every bit as good as brand new only much more environmently friendly. Love them!” –ftwashmom from Alexandria, VA
  2. Recycled 3/8" Screen Print Custom Lanyard: This custom lanyard is made from recycled soda bottles. Add one of our stock graphics at no extra charge!
  3. Biodegradable Badge Holder: This badge holder is made from corn-based film. It is Compatible with our recycled name badge stock to design and print your own eco-friendly ID badges.

Wondering how your business can be more eco friendly? Check out these 100 Eco friendly business ideas, tips, green choices and ways to save money or these 24 ways to make your classroom eco friendly!

It can be as small as putting your PC on sleep mode, sharing a document online instead of printing it, or using a reusable bag for lunch!  Do your part to make the earth a better place!

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” –Native American Proverb

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Hop into Spring

by Kelli 20. March 2013 10:30
Today officially marks the first day of spring. I’m not sure that it really feels like spring here in Michigan yet but I’m sure it does to some of you out there! Why not start off spring the right way and add some color to the way you wear your ID badge. Whether you use a badge holderlanyard, or badge reel, we’ve got something for you to spice it up a bit. 

Brighten your day and shop our full-line of fashion ID badge accessories! Click here. 

Hop into spring with fashion ID accessories!
Don’t forget that we’re running a special monthly offer during the month of March.  Receive 20% off your next order of $200 or more. Simply use code IDREVEAL20 at checkout. But hurry- offer expires 3/31/13.

Call one of our customer service representatives today at 866.438.4553 if you have any questions or if you want to try out some of our ID badge accessories. 

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Your “Top 5 Questions Regarding Photo ID Systems” Answered

by david 15. May 2012 12:03
Whether you’re a government agency or healthcare provider; educational institution or manufacturing facility; your business has a compelling reason to use photo identification. Determining if your company has a need for a photo identification system is easy. The time consuming part is deciding what kind of photo ID system to implement. Let me answer some of the most common questions I get asked as a System Expert. 

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1. What system will work best for my needs?
That depends. How many IDs do you plan to print in a year? Do you want single or dual-sided printed cards? Do you need a high level of security? Most importantly, what will your budget allow? No matter what features you need; we have the right photo ID system for you. 

2. What does my Photo ID System include?
Everything you need to start creating and printing IDs right out of the box! Each of our photo ID systems includes our ID Maker Pro software, a card printer, a Cam, a white backdrop, (1) full-color YMCKO printer ribbon and 100-500 PVC ID cards. 

3. What are the differences between PVC ID cards and laminate ID cards?  
PVC vs. laminate ID cards: PVC ID cards must be printed using a photo ID printer with special printing technologies. Laminate IDs  can be printed from any inkjet or laser printer on our 40lb. photo-quality paper stock and then laminated using a laminator and laminates. PVC ID cards result in better image quality in turn giving your organization a sharper representation.

4. What do I need to ensure my IDs are visible? IDs may be worn around the neck, inside of a badge holder, or attached to a badge reel. Lanyards are worn around the neck and keep your ID visible on your chest. We offer many different colors and styles depending on your budget. Click here to see our all of our lanyards. 

To keep your ID protected from the elements, keep it inside of a badge holder. Badge holders come in many different styles, from clear, to colored, to sealable, to hard plastic. Click here to view our badge holder selection.  

Badge Reels are great for IDs being used with a time & attendance or door access system. Most retractable badge reels extend up to 36 inches, making your ID easily accessible and visible at the same time. You can even customize your badge reels with your company name and logo and even each individual team member's name. Click here to see all of our badge reel options. 

5. I’m having issues? Can you help me?
Of course we can! Give us a call at 1-866-438-4553 or email us at Did you know we provide free lifetime support? You can also visit our tech support page to find electronic copies of your printer or software manual and trouble-shooting guides.  

Does this answer all of your questions? I doubt it. That’s why our System Experts are here to help walk you through the process of purchasing a photo ID system. The ID Maker 2.0 software  gives you the tools you need to create bold, secure, and professional IDs right from your desktop. It’s that easy. Request your FREE systems information packet today, and you’ll be that much closer to having a photo ID system implemented in your company! 
David is an IDville Identification Specialist with over seven years product and sales experience.  Around IDville, David is known for his new product ideas, sports knowledge, and experience as a catalog model (you may have seen him in a previous IDville catalog!) 

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Meeting and Event ID Badge Creation Made Easy

by Falon 29. February 2012 11:21

Planning a meeting or event can be very stressful. There are lots of little details that you have to follow and lots people with questions about every detail you've thought about and some you haven't. Providing identification for all your attendees is vital to the success of your event (learn more about event IDs in this blog post), but it can be a lot of work, too.

Creating ID badges for an event has several steps:
- Print name badges
- Assemble badges in badge holders
- Organize badges
- Attach lanyards

All these little steps can become a big obstacle to your planning if it doesn’t go smoothly!
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We wanted to make it easier for our customers when they plan events, so we created the new EZ Meeting Kit. The kit simplifies your event planning by combining all the necessary ID badge items into one easy order.  My favorite item in this kit is the travel case which allows you to organize and sort all your badges ahead of time and transport them easily to your event location.

Sometimes, even the best made plans can fall apart, and the last few days (and hours!) before an event are extra crazy. If you need additional assistance with your event preparations, call the IDville team. Send us your attendee list and name badge design, and we’ll print, assemble, and organize the badges exactly how you need them. We’ll ship the completed badges directly to your event venue, too, so you don’t even have to worry about packing them.

EZ Meeting Kit for your next event to reduce prep time and stress so you can enjoy the event, too!

How do you simplify event planning? Tell us about it here!

Falon is the IDville Product Manager with over six years marketing and product experience. Falon is known for her exquisite taste in identification products and her two beautiful young sons.

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