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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.
When it comes to identifying visitors at your facility there are a lot of options. The most common are visitor log-books and some variation of a pre-printed card or nametag that says “Visitor” on it. But there may be an option you haven’t considered yet. If you have an ID Card Printer System in place to create employee or student ID cards don’t let it sit around collecting dust until the next time an employee ID card needs to be printed. Here are three reasons you should put that ID system to use for your visitor badges.
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:
Welcome to a new segment we like to call “Tech Corner”. In this segment we will talk about a few roadblocks some of our ID Maker System owners have experienced and how to solve them in seconds. Enter today’s topic: Error 16:00. This Error can cause faint or light printing, permanently damage the printer's controller PCB and invalidate the warranty. Let’s fix it.
Lets dive into some of the most common and important questions when researching ID Card Systems: What is an ID Card System, what's included, is it customizable and more. if you are just starting to look into purchasing an ID Card System for your school or organization, you're in the right place.
Let’s start with the basics...If a printer prints in 600dpi that must be twice as clear as a 300dpi print right? Not exactly. You see, in order to actually see any higher quality print, the file size being printed needs to be much larger. It’s like watching a VHS tape on an HD TV...
Let’s be honest, we all know the value of wearing an id badge. If you don’t, you can start here. The question is, how do you encourage and inspire employees to wear them without being a tyrant or labeled the ‘id badge Nazi’? Here are 5 steps you can take to promote an id badge wearing culture within your organization.