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This ongoing series will serve as your guide through the ID badge creation process. Taking you step by step through all the different aspects that make an effective ID badge design that is both attractive and functional.
This day is about you.
August, 5th 2017 marks IDville’s 15th birthday. It’s because of you and your support that we can aspire to greater things. Most would pause for celebration but let’s take this another direction. What does this birthday mean for you?
We all know the feeling when we can't find our credit card. Heart pumping. Breathing stopped. It could be anywhere.
These days security is fore-front in our collective conscious;
from identity theft to terrorism, we have a litany of security concerns that we
fight to protect ourselves against every day. Whether at work or school...
Think of the best customer experience you have ever had. Why did you love it so much? What would it take to be even better? Whatever that is, that’s what our goal is. Business is about solving a problem and providing a service. The customer comes first. I bet that company you feel so fondly of put you first and did everything they could to make you happy. Our goal is to be your best customer experience EVER. Here’s how we intent to break the record.
As a new hire, I know a thing or two about onboarding. The idea of starting my new job held both fear and excitement. On the first day, I walked through the doors with a confident smile and butterflies in my stomach.
Thankfully, one of the things that—surprisingly—made me feel the most at home was my ID badge.
Hold up. An ID badge?! Why?
Consider this your “How To” guide to implement proximity cards.
Let’s cover everything you have to know about prox cards and follow these steps in order to do it right. Prox cards require a few steps to get it right and if you skip something there is a good chance you can cause yourself a lot of headache. Let’s be proactive and skip the headache.
Every year National Safety Month is recognized in June. IDville is passionate about safety, in fact, that’s the very first thing on our About Us page “IDville was born out of passion; we want to make every school and workplace secure and productive, the foundation of any successful culture.” A demand for workplace and school safety is ever increasing and it’s critical you don’t fall behind and leave gaps. Here are some free tools and tips to make sure your organization stays current.
Your employee or student ID badges aren’t just security. They also serve as marketing pieces and your logo functions as the ‘face’ of your organization. A visual indicator that identifies who you are and what you’re all about. Adding a logo to your ID badge can create a sense of pride and loyalty among staff and students and build brand recognition amongst those who engage with your staff.
Is your printer ribbon sticking to your id cards? Here’s how you fix it.
When using an ID card printer it is possible for your ribbon to break during the printing process. The result is the ribbon or dye film sticking to your card, which is obviously not what you’re going for. There are two likely culprits for this:
The photo is arguably the most important aspect of any badge. It is standard for most forms of ID badges to have a picture of the employee or student on the front of the card. These photos make the ID unique to the individual and helps to visually differentiate them from anyone else in the organization. As such it is essential that your photos are clear and distinct. It’s not as hard as you might think, if you follow a few simple guidelines: