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Let us help make your next event a breeze!

by Kelli 22. January 2013 09:16
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For those of you that have planned a company event before, you know there’s a lot that goes into it; location, speakers, caterer, agenda, registration, even photo identification. Whether you’re planning a fundraiser, a team meeting, or a formal evening event, identifying the key attendees can be an important part to a successful event and overall experience. That's why we've put together helpful tips and ideas for you. Follow our event guidelines and you’re sure to throw a memorable event!  
  
We've got your meeting convered!

1. What type of ID card will you use? 
It’s probably safe to say that a majority of the events you’ve attended had attendees wearing adhesive name tags. Did you know that you can easily and quickly create a PVC ID card to portray a more professional appearance? 

2. How will attendees display ID cards at the event?
The most important factor to consider when you determine how attendees will display their ID card is attire. If it’s a formal event you don’t want to offer an ID name badge with a strap clip that will leave marks in their clothing. Instead, consider a custom lanyard with your event information or company logo. 

3. How will you identify different event attendees?
Since every event is different, be sure to identify the different groups you have in attendance, such as volunteers, staff, or guests of honor. Simply add this information to their ID name badge and everyone will be sure to know who’s who! 

4. Will you create ID cards ahead of time or on site? 
If you choose to create ID cards on site- no sweat. With an ID card printer, you have the capability to create and print ID cards quickly so there’s no reason to worry that there will be a line out the door at the registration table. 

To read the full “Event ID Guidelines” article, click here.   

Our goal is to ensure you host a successful event! If you have any questions or would like recommendations on products for your event, call us today at 1.866.438.4553 or email me today.

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Ordering is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

by Kayla 15. January 2013 09:37
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When it comes to ordering through a catalog, most of us know exactly what we want and usually we’re in a hurry. We understand that ordering through our IDville catalog is no different. You don’t always have time to call in. Maybe you just want to quickly order those badge reels your boss asked you to order a week ago or you only have 10 minutes before the next board meeting and you want to provide information on the photo ID products you just ordered. Good news- ordering online through our Quick Order option makes the checkout process as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

1. Select the Quick Order feature 
2. Enter the product’s item number that you wish to order
3. Add it to your cart and you’re ready to check out 

Shop IDville today!
   Shop IDville today! 

It’s that easy! And now through April 30th, you can receive 10% off custom lanyards and receive free set-up. Learn more here.           

Whether you’re looking for a photo identification system or the supplies and accessories to visibly wear your ID card, we have the products and the experts available to help make your experience with IDville memorable. 

Check out the Quick Order feature when you place your next order with IDville. If you have any questions, send me an email and I’ll help walk you through the ordering process. 

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Welcome to 2013!

by david 8. January 2013 11:15
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With a new year comes many new opportunities! As you look back on 2012, it’s apparent that it’s never been more important to ensure that you have visitor management and photo identification processes in place.  As you start off 2013, it’s a good idea to evaluate your current plans and determine what you need to do to make improvements. If you don’t currently have any processes in place, now is a great time to consider doing so! 


Request your FREE system selection guide today!
   Let us help you decide which ID system is right for you! 

Whether you choose to use paper or plastic photo ID cards, a visitor tracking system or simply login booksIDville has the products and knowledge to help you effectively implement these systems into your business.

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook and Twitter for more information and special savings and discounts on photo ID accessories

We look forward to working with you and helping you succeed in 2013! Visit our website for more information or email me today! 

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Season’s Greetings!

by Kayla 28. December 2012 15:00
Kayla Seasons Greetings!
We hope that you have a safe New Year’s celebration with your friends and family! Our office will be closed on Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1. We will resume shipping out orders and return to normal business hours at 8:00 am EST on Wednesday, January 2nd. 

Safe travels and Happy New Year to all from your IDville team! 

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Happy Holidays to you!

by Kelli 25. December 2012 09:38
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We wish you all a meaningful and relaxing holiday. This is a great time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year, and look to new innovations for the future with a refreshed perspective. It’s also a great time to consider goals for the coming year, and how to best reach them.

Whether your objectives are to make your school more secure, to implement a new employee ID badge program, or save costs on all the ID accessories your company uses – IDville is ready to help out in the new year! Remember that our same-day shipping, free support on photo identification systems, and superior customer service are just a few of the ways we’re here to help. We want to assist you in making 2013 the best year yet – we look forward to hearing from you in the new year!

Merry Christmas!
If there is anything more we can do to help make your workplace more secure, please let us know by filling out a comment card.  We’d love to hear from you. 

Merry Christmas and Happy New year! 
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Print ID cards in seconds!

by Kelli 18. December 2012 10:13
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Creating a professional ID card is easier than it sounds, and it doesn’t take someone in your IT department to put the printer system together! IDville specializes in ID card printers that anyone in your organization can feel confident using. In addition to increasing security and helping project a professional image, ID card printers are extremely easy to use! 

Invest less time and money: An ID card printer saves you time and hassle unlike other pieces of technology. Before converting to an ID card printer, many organizations print paper badges, cut them out, and laminate each one individually. This is a time consuming process compared to the quick print job an ID card printer can do. 

Easy features: In addition to creating professional-looking IDs, the ID Maker software that comes with IDville systems enables you to streamline other processes at your organization. You can use the program to create a directory, for program data, and to quickly print reprint cards. 
Custom ID Badge Accessories!
        Learn more about ID Maker Systems!
 
Simple set-up: Getting the ID Maker printer system set-up is simple. All you have to do is install the ID Maker Software and plug in the equipment. It’s that easy! There are no complicated set-up instructions. We have plenty of resources available for you at our Knowledge Center to help you become the expert at printing IDs. 

Lifetime support: Even though it’s simple to use your ID card printers, it’s common to have questions, too. At IDville, lifetime technical support is included in the purchase of your ID card printer. If you ever need assistance with your printer, help is only a phone call away! 

To read this month’s full IDentify Newsletter, click here.  
For more information regarding ID card printers or to speak with one of our system specialist’s, call us at 1.866.438.4553 or email me today. 
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Customize your ID badge accessories!

by Kayla 11. December 2012 09:36
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Custom ID badge accessories are a great addition to any office or team.  Custom accessories create a team setting, put off a professional image, and they help your image stay consistent with your company branding. Between custom lanyards, badge reels, and badge holders, you’re bound to find something that works for you! 

Not sure which type of ID accessory is best for you? Let us help! 

Custom ID Badge Accessories!
      Keep your IDs front & center with custom lanyards! 

Custom Lanyards: Add your logo, school name, company name, or branding. These are great additions for new employees to say “Welcome!” or to put in orientation packets for students. The options are unlimited with custom lanyards. 

Custom Badge Reels: Promote corporate identity, customize to boldly show your logo, wear it every day to build morale and promote pride, and choose from a variety of styles and colors. There are options for everyone!

Custom Badge Holders: When it comes time for that yearly event or company meeting, a custom event pouch and lanyard is perfect. Customize the pouch and the lanyard with your event branding for the perfect ID accessory! 

If it’s mandatory to wear an ID badge on a daily basis at your office, then ID badge accessories are a great way to protect and wear your ID badge, and even add a little style! For more information about custom ID badge accessories, call us today at 1.866.438.4553 or email me today.   
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Kayla is a Marketing Specialist with over three years marketing experience. As a new addition to the IDville team, she is eager to share her social media savvy side and crazy affection for cats with IDville customers and co-workers.

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What makes a good employee ID card?

by david 4. December 2012 11:45
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This month’s newsletter was focused on what elements make a good employee ID card. Depending on how your company utilizes employee ID cards may determine how you create and print your employee’s IDs. You’ll want to consider whether you plan to use ID cards for security purposes, for door access, or simply for identification. 

Creating the right ID card is imperative to achieving your photo identification goals. By considering the following 5 elements, you can create ID cards that meet your goals. 

1. Design
What information is critical to display on your ID? With dual-sided cards you have the option to add additional important information to the back of the card, such as emergency contact information or a company mission statement.  If it’s not as critical to have extra space, then single-sided ID cards are recommended. 

2. Versatility 
Where will your ID cards be used? Before determining the orientation of your cards, consider how they will be used i.e. access control, time and attendance, or solely for identification purposes. 

Ensure the safety of your students!
3. Orientation
Do you want your employee IDs to be vertical or horizontal? Once you’ve decided the purpose of your ID cards, you can then determine the orientation of your card as this will impact how you wear and display your ID card. 

4. Organization Logo
Visual security elements, such as a logo, are highly recommended if you have security goals in place around employee ID cards. Be sure that the card design is consistent with your marketing and branding (font, logo, and colors) to ensure you’re projecting a professional and consistent image. 

5. Employee Picture
It’s standard for ID cards to include a picture on the front of the card for identification purposes. The photo makes it unique to the individual employee and is easily visible. 

To read this month’s full IDentify Newsletter, click here. 
To learn more, call one of our identification specialists at 866.438.4553 or email me today!
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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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Don’t forget the accessories!

by Kelli 27. November 2012 09:00
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Badge accessories are an important part of integrating a photo ID policy in your business. Once you’ve designed and printed your ID, it’s vital that your employee IDs are visible and easily accessible. That’s where our ID badge accessories come in handy. At IDville, you’re able to choose from hundreds of badge holders, badge reels, lanyards, and ID clips to help accomplish this.



              ID badge accessories just for you! 

Protect It

With protective badge accessories, badge holders can:

-Extend the life of your badge
-Protect data on your ID card
-Display your ID without a slot punch

See all badge holders.  

Wear It

Choose from dozens of ways to wear your ID with badge accessories that fit your work lifestyle:

-Retractable badge reels 
-ID badge clips 
-Blank lanyards  

Style It

Fashion accessories a fun way to show some personality. Wear your ID badge with style! See all fashion ID accessories.  

To learn more about ID badge accessories or if you have any questions, call one of our customer service representatives today at 866.438.4553 or email me today!  

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Kelli is a Marketing Manager with over 7 years marketing experience. She and her husband are excited to be back in Michigan after living in the 'Windy City' for the last 5 years. If there's a boat or a lake around- count her in!

Happy Thanksgiving from IDville!

by Kayla 21. November 2012 10:13
Kayla
On behalf of our IDville team, we’d like to wish you Happy Thanksgiving. Our office will be closed on Thursday and Friday in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday and to give our amazing team members some much-deserved time off with their family and loved ones.

Before you head home to enjoy turkey and lots of pumpkin pie, take a second and brighten someone’s day. Head on over to sister site, Baudville, and send someone you know an epraise card to wish them a Happy Thanksgiving and thank them for all they do.

Send a Free Thanksgiving ePraise

  Baudville epraise card.  
 

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving break! 

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