Fidget Spinners & Name Tags

Two of the most fun words are, “Now Trending.” And we all want to stay “on trend.”

Here at Coller Industries, we’re trying to keep up with these trends. We’re also having fun while doing that! And, here is the proof. Look what we made!

NAME TAG FIDGET SPINNERS

custom shapes and fidget spinners here at coller industries keeps us up to date on trends

While we don’t make it a habit of overdoing custom shapes, we just had to participate in this growing trend. And look at the fun we’ve started! While we have only produced three fully functioning spinners, it was a fun project that we just had to share!

custom shaped name tags laser plastic engraved and fidget spinnersUnique, Custom Shaped Name Tags

Highlight the shape of your logo or simply draw more attention to it by choosing from one of our custom designs. Choose from a variety of stock shapes, such as an oval or a circle. While we have these stock shapes, if we don’t have the shape you are looking for, we also have a design team on hand that will work with you on a shape to meet your specifications and to help out with those extra little ideas.

A name tag with a custom shape, color and size makes a visual verification of the name tag easier. These name tags draw the customers’ eyes straight to you, leaving them with nothing to wonder. The different shapes or sizes will help make your name tag stand out from the crowd. Just let your imagination run wild and design a badge that will separate you from your competition.

So, the lesson here is to embrace these trends.

Whether it be a custom shape, a unique logo for your business, or something to stay on trend with your industry, trends keep us all in business! Need any more convincing? Check out everything we have to offer for all of your personal identification needs at www.nametag.com!

We also need to add that while these are not available for purchase, simply order a custom shape and you can assemble your own.

Name Tags: Making A Personal Connection

Greeting someone by using their name establishes a personal connection.

Remembering someone’s name is the best way to get their attention. Using a name shows courtesy and respect toward them. It’s a way of making a positive impression on someone. And, to some, it’s the most important sound of their day.

Why is it so important to hear your name? Your name is what connects you to your family and friends. It’s what makes you so unique. Without your name, you are just another face in a crowd. And when someone uses your name, any situation becomes personal.

Dale Carnegie, an expert in relationship building, tells us, “A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.”

name tags help to make a personal connection in almost every situationName tags are the perfect way to make sure that someone knows your name. And, they are increasingly important in the world today. How can someone, whether fellow employee or customer, connect with you without knowing your name?

There are so many reasons to be wearing a name tag.

When working, it helps provide security and a sense of belonging. It also helps those around you to know who you are and if you can help with something they might need.

name tags help to make a personal connection in almost every situationAnother reason to wear a name tag is demonstrated by this poignant, albeit brief, interaction.

“This morning I was at the local coffee shop. The young lady who prepared my coffee was wearing a name tag, and I was able to thank her by using her name. I could tell this made her feel good and appreciated.”

Using a person’s name shows that you have gone out of your way and taken the time to make a personal connection to them. Remember, business is not only about selling or making money. It’s about connecting with those around you. Without a personal connection, no goods are shared. Nothing will happen. Once that connection has been made, it becomes a trusted relationship.

Name tags make any connection emotional and personal. It causes people to remember with whom they are doing business. It sets an individual apart and makes them feel special. And, it’s the best way to get someone’s attention.

Cheesecake, Coller Industries and Donations

Coller Industries prides itself on our contributions to our community. Donations to repeat customers make our work completely worth it.

With being the go-to specialist for all personal identification needs, Coller Industries enjoys donating name tags and other custom items to those who need a little bit of help. And, while we care about all of our customers, we love it when we have clients who feel comfortable coming back to us every year. Part of our community of caring means that we give back to the community.

donations make coller industries who we are and show community participationThe Cheesecake Factory Charitable Foundation

Sherry O’Neill is the General Manager at The Cheesecake Factory Charitable Foundation. She said, “In addition to the 15th Annual Golf Tournament event to raise funds for City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Foundation works within The Cheesecake Factory’s inspiring and engaging culture to allow staff members the opportunity to give back to various parts of their community.”

The Foundation exists to fulfill its mission through enhancing surrounding communities’ well-being. This non-profit organization was created not only as a means to raise funds for worthy causes but also as a way to unite our caring and conscientious staff members in charitable causes.

O’Neill also said, “These continued donations help us facilitate an essential aspect of our event, identifying valued bidders. At the Foundation’s Annual Golf Tournament, members wear name badges. These leverage communication, allow for ease of execution, and ultimately create an amiable atmosphere. This encourages members to return each year and continue to donate to City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center.”

Coller Industries donated badge holders with printable inserts and round black lanyards.
providing donations to those in our communities is what makes coller industries special
providing donations to those in our communities is what makes coller industries special

“On the day of the golf tournament, every volunteer, employee, and attendee will have their own name badge,” said O’Neill. “The donation, which was kindly offered to us, helps to offset the cost of ordering necessary materials.”

coller industries provides donations to those in our community

We are grateful for organizations such as The Cheesecake Factory Charitable Foundation. All of our donations are sincerely something that helps us stand out from our competition.

How Name Tags Make A Difference

how to make a difference by wearing a name tag and networking“A name tag can show more than a name. It can be an opportunity to market your business and its purpose.”

While we have no affiliation with Ms. Mansfield, we agree with her perspective on name tags!

Here are some excerpts from her recent article “Your Name Here.”

(It) was a fantastic conference. Everyone who attended, presented and exhibited had to wear a name tag. It was large with heavy-duty plastic and a stable, double-attachment lanyard. It was the crème de la crème of name tags.

Every person had a name tag. It displayed their first name only and the tagline, “Here to Serve” under the name. From a marketing perspective, Botlierskop won the name tag game, hands down.

A name tag is a marketing and communication tool that provides critical information. The information is — or should be — dependent on the purpose of the event and the name tag viewer… We also interacted with other staff, all of whom were wearing name tags with their first name only and “Here to Serve.”

That was everything we needed to know. First name only, since we did not need to know their last names, and “Here to Serve” should tell you everything you need to know about Botlierskop’s commitment to customer service. Everything you needed and anything you could think of — all you had to do was ask.

Our name tags consisted of a peel-and-stick tag with our ISPO country and flag. Not having a name was disappointing, especially because we were there to meet and network with fellow representatives.

Mansfield suggests, and we concur, that when wearing a name tag, it’s all about content.

As such, here are a few pointers to make a difference in your name tag. And to help it stand out from the rest and be the “crème de la crème of name tags.”

  1. Remember the primary purpose of a name tag is to show someone’s name! The real difference this makes is to identify the wearer.
  2. Include only necessary items such as a small company logo or a short title. This information makes someone easier to identify quickly.
  3. Make your tags say something memorable. Ms. Mansfield gave the example of “Here to Serve” for this important aspect.
  4. Remember that your name tags are your branding. Whether it is a personal name tag or one for business, it will stand out in someone’s mind, so make sure you are representing what you want to.
  5. Name badges are meant to be a networking tool. Make sure you create a name tag that keeps the person wearing it approachable.

While these tips are not a complete list, they are a starting point to make a difference and are sure to get you on your way to having the “crème de la crème of name tags!”

Company Branding with Name Tags

company and corporate branding with name tags name badges and lanyardsWhat is company branding?

A company’s brand is what they are, what they want to be, and what they aim to become as a whole. It can be a promise of quality, trust or service.

A brand is what makes a company or organization truly unique. Branding should make any business stand out from its competitors. And it lets the consumer know what to expect from that company.

Branding is one of the most important parts of any business, whether it be large or small. Building a strong brand helps a company or organization be financially secure. Product marketing is really where this process all begins.

To be successful in marketing a company’s brand, one must have a strong branding or marketing strategy. To determine the brand of a business, one must identify a target market and the product or service distribution means.

By doing so, the organization can communicate the brand to this target market. And with the use of personalized ribbons, a company’s brand will truly stand out. Personalized ribbons are truly a great tool for company branding.

A few things to consider when working with a brand:

logo name tags and name badges are great for corporate and company brandingBrand Identity: This is the customer’s knowledge of and ability to recognize the brand.

Brand Meaning: This is the character of the brand beyond the image, and includes product or business features, reliability, value and experience.

Consumer Relationship: This is the attitude of the customer toward the brand.

Remember that a brand is the means to communicate with a chosen market. Each brand needs to be visually stimulating. This encourages product loyalty. Carefully designed branding leads to a secure business or organization. An organization’s brand should possess the above characteristics.

Many of our name tags and other personalized products can have a logo added. Name Tags can be laser engraved or printed with a logo and company name as well as a person’s name. Name Badges come with printable inserts that can easily have a company logo added. Even order custom lanyards with a company or organization logo to promote branding at a corporate event.

A company brand serves as a promise to the customer.

Whether this promise is of services or product, remember that the brand will be used in a marketing strategy and requires extensive research. Consumers must understand a brand to increase the effectiveness and value for the company.