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Your Identity: in Just One Word!

by Maggie 13. April 2015 12:04
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Think of the last time you were at a concert or a ballgame, surrounded by thousands of people laughing and talking and yelling at the same time. Your brain was working overtime to filter the external noise in order to converse with the person next to you. The brain is an amazing tool and uses its power to get this filtering job done.

Out of all the words being filtered through your brain, there is one word that will capture your attention even when mumbled by someone far away. It is your name. Your name is the most recognizable word in the universe for you. If you’re ever in a crowded place and you yell, “MOM,” you will immediately get every mom to stop whatever they’re doing and look at you.

For my name, Maggie, I am often alerted to people nearby who are talking about their dog… Thanks for that, mom and dad! There have been many times when “Maggie went to the bathroom in the middle of the living room again,” or “Maggie jumped on the neighbor and licked her face.” I always have to turn to the people around me and say, “Sorry, I just couldn’t control myself!”

But back to my point- names are important, and they get our attention.

There is a reason why Coca-Cola did the “Share a Coke” campaign this past summer. If you are not familiar with this campaign, Coca-Cola changed all of their can and bottle packaging to say “Share a Coke with ‘insert name.’”

 

 

They sold more than 250 million named bottles and cans in a nation of just under 23 million people. There was an overwhelming demand for personalized cans, and this campaign was a massive success. Lucie Austin, who at the time was director of marketing for Coca-Cola South Pacific, shared some good insight in an interview published by Jay Moye.

She said, “At the end of the day, our name is the most personal thing we have. It’s our fingerprint… our identity… in one word. We gave consumers an opportunity to express themselves through a bottle of Coke, and to share the experience with someone else. The fact that your name is on a Coke bottle, it can’t get more personal than that! The campaign capitalized on the global trend of self-expression and sharing, but in an emotional way.”

So what does all of this have to do with IDville’s product? EVERYTHING! Identity is the name of our game. From workplace safety to community, we’re here to help you!

We have a variety of products that will meet your identification needs:
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ID Cards
•    ID Card Printers
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Name Plates and Office Signs

In the workplace (among many places), people are more likely to answer when they are addressed by name. It’s important to know the names of the people you are working with; it’s a sign of respect. Do it for the new guy who’s bad with names!

To learn more about simple solutions for your identification needs, contact one of our system specialists at 1.866.438.4553, shop online at http://www.idville.com, or find us at any of these tradeshows.

I'm Looking for an Affordable ID Printing Option......

by Kelli 29. August 2013 10:30
Kelli
If you’re like most people, you love a great bargain! More than ever, people are looking to do more with less, and make the most of their investments. On top of that, shopping on the internet has never been easier and enables all of us to make sure we’re not overpaying for our business products.
 
That being said, IDville has great options to offer value AND high quality ID card printing. While it might be natural to gravitate toward the least expensive model of ID card printer – remember that this technology is a valuable part of your business operations, and keeping your employees and building secure. Ask yourself what you’re willing to sacrifice to save a few dollars.
 
Our ID Maker Value system is a terrific printer for small businesses or those companies printing a lower output of cards. This system starts at $1,499 and comes with absolutely everything you need to design and print high quality, professional, and durable IDs. Along with the printer itself you’ll get a Logitech C920 HD webcam with mini tripod & white backdrop, FREE Standard Holographic Overlays, and our proprietary ID Maker Essential 3.0 software – which is a best in class program for ID printing. Not only that, this system comes with 100 PVC Plastic cards, 100 print YMCKO printer ribbon & 1 printer cleaning kit.


At IDville, you won’t just get a stand-alone ID card printer (although we do offer those too!). Our systems are truly one-box solutions backed by free and full lifetime support and the most knowledgeable staff in the industry.  There is an ID Maker system for every business and every budget. Click here to learn more about the system that makes sense for your company – based on both business needs and your budget.

Pick your version: Essential, PRO, or Enterprise?

by Kayla 11. September 2012 09:32
Kayla
“I can get by with purchasing any version of photo ID software, right?” Wrong. Don’t play software roulette! Choosing the right photo ID software is an important decision. That’s why we’ve created a quick and easy way for you to see the different features of ID Maker 3.0 software.  
 
 
 
ALL-NEW ID Maker Software Features:  
  • Redesigned user interface: Intuitive menus speed up the design process; quickly add elements and easily add sophisticated programming in just a few clicks.
  • Enhanced camera tool: Compatible with MS Directshow devices and updated Canon cameras.
  • Live text editing: With live text editing, easily make changes and see how they look instantly. 
  • Smart card encoding: Incorporate multiple systems, door access, vending, and store biometric information all on your ID card. 
  • Database integration: Easier setup for database administrators allows for more control over confidential information. 
  • Built-in supply reorder tool: On-screen supplies status for ID Maker printers with quick links for easy reordering.  

Check out ID Maker 3.0 and all the new features it offers!

                          Learn more about ID Maker 3.0!  


Are you interested in creating your own ID cards? Watch a short video and see how easy it can be with ID Maker 3.0! Questions? Call one of our Identification Specialists at 1.866.438.4553 or email us today! 

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ID Maker 3.0 – Easier. Faster. Better.

by Kayla 28. August 2012 10:11
Kayla
IDville is excited to announce the release of ID Maker 3.0 – the latest version of our system designed to make printing secure, professional IDs simple! 
 
All-new ID Maker 3.0 is the most robust, yet easy-to-use product for designing, printing, and encoding your ID cards. It has a streamlined interface with added features such as database integration, smart card encoding, an enhanced camera tool, and many more new features! 
 
We expect 3.0 to be easier than ever to use, and there are several important reasons the upgrade is critical for current system users: 
  • Enhanced compatibility with other commonly-used systems - to ensure future alignment between software, operating systems, and hardware (i.e. new Windows editions, new computers).
  • Improved camera tool and support – we need to continuously improve our camera tools and support systems to ensure the highest quality photos and ease of use.
  • Remaining modern and competitive to provide the best badging software possible – we need to stay in front of what’s going on in the rest of the world of software and hardware. 
See all the new features of ID Maker 3.0!
     Watch the ID Maker 3.0 Demo Today!

The newly updated system has a redesigned user interface with intuitive menu options, among many other features. A few of the improved features in 3.0 include a dynamic text alignment tool, a new photo component tool that allows for live picture mode with more digital cameras, and 50% less screens to use! 3.0 is also at the forefront of modern technology with Smart Card encoding and new QR barcode technology.
 
To learn more about the ID Maker 3.0 upgrade, click here.
To learn more about IDville's photo identification systems and ID badge accessories, click here.
 
Questions? Contact one of our identification specialists today 1.866.438.4553!  
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Top 5 ID Maker Software Tips

by david 13. October 2010 11:55
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1. Extra security features.
ID Maker software is packed with great security features to make your IDs more secure.  Add a signature, ghost photo, fingerprint, or even mask your barcode.  To add one of these elements, simply click on Modify > Add an Element right from the Card Creation screen.

2. Design help with templates
Want to get more uses out of your PVC card system besides making employee or student IDs?  Use one of our predesigned templates and over 300+ background and clip art designs in our ID Maker software to make lunch cards, gift cards, member rewards, or pocket-sized informational cards.

3. Lock an element
Did you know you can ‘lock’ the design of your ID layout in ID Maker software? Locking an element will hold its position so it cannot be moved to another position on the card.  To lock an element, click the appropriate element on the card so that a red box appears around it. Then click on the padlock button (under the Formatting tab in the Card Creation window) to 'Lock it'.  To the right of the card layout, a lock icon is visible.  The icon will appear red when an element is selected and locked.

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4. Import images
Can’t find the right image in ID Maker’s clip art library? It’s easy to import your own image. Simply go to the “Card Creation” screen and click on the graphic button under “Design Tools.” Then choose “Import Logo” and select your graphic. Ta da!

5. Create a directory
Want to make a directory with your information in ID Maker?  ID Maker 2.0 Pro and Enterprise editions have been integrated with the Crystal Reports XI engine to produce over 40 standard report templates. To access these reports, click on File > Reports.  You can sort by any field!

Are you interested in creating your own ID Cards? Take the ID Maker software tour!

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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 recent IDville catalog!).

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