Start School Right with Custom Lanyards

Quickly identify students and staff during school with custom lanyards and name badges.

Teachers, students and other employees are entering school buildings once again for another year of fun and learning. Classrooms everywhere are bustling with noisy children and activities throughout the rest of the building. And teachers need a way of keeping these kids secure.

Whether it’s hundreds or thousands, it doesn’t matter how many kids are coming back to your school this year. Security is always an issue. Yes, there are name tags and photo ID badges for the teachers. But how do the children keep their things safe and secure?

using custom lanyards for all your back to school needs and eventsLanyards are a convenient way of displaying identification and other things while at school. And these lanyards don’t have to be boring. Choose from a variety of colors to match your school and mascot!

These lanyards are also great during fundraising events, sporting meets, and any other time your school gets together. Help your students stand out from the rest with bright colors, logos and messages custom imprinted on these lanyards.

Students and staff will have fun showing off their school spirit with custom lanyards. Each lanyard will be custom made to your creation. Add features such as your school’s name, slogan, colors, mascot and logo. Another fun feature could be the academic year.

Not only will these fun lanyards entice the kids to wear them and keep their cards handy, but they will also be a great way for them to remember the fun times they have this year! Teachers and staff will also love the opportunity to show off their school spirit.

Be unique with the customization of your lanyards!

Try out different colors. Add sayings or slogans. Or, just simply add a logo and let the kids and teachers pick which color to wear. But, no matter what you choose for your custom lanyards this year, make sure to have some fun with them!

Product Highlight: Executive Desk Wedge

Celebrate a promotion, graduation or a new job with an executive desk wedge!

an executive desk wedge is perfect for recognizing any achievementExecutive name plates are perfect for showing just how much you appreciate someone. They also make an excellent award for any achievement. With a class of excellence above any other, these beautiful nameplates are sure to show how much you care. Whether you give one as a gift or buy one for yourself, the professional quality reflects the excellence you demand from yourself and your company.

Each desk wedge can be customized and personalized with a name, a title or a favorite saying. Choose from several different styles and colors. Each desk wedge will have an engraved metal name plate attached with your requested details.

Available in multiple wood finishes as well as metal face plate colors, these wooden wedges are fully customizable. Your message, including text and logos, is laser engraved into a metal name plate that is adhered to the surface of a desk wedge of your choice creating a memorable and everlasting impression for anyone.

an executive desk wedge is perfect for recognizing any achievementCorporate gifting is another great use for these wedges. And corporate gifting can be one of the best ways to grow and maintain your business. Most companies agree that the fundamental reason for gifting is to acknowledge relationships and to improve personal connections.

Customize each name plate with a person’s name, title or favorite saying. Or choose their company logo to go with their name for a unique look. Highlight an achievement with an honorary title or statement that will mean something special to the recipient.

What is the significance of a name plate?

Customize each name plate with a person’s name, title or favorite saying.As a name plate is the easiest place to display someone’s name and title, a nameplate becomes extremely important. And, most people find their title necessary and important during their busy days. Executive desk wedges remind someone of their status and help others to see it as well. So, it’s a perfect gift for anyone to help them understand what they mean to you.

No matter the reason for the gift, an executive desk wedge will show them how much you care.

Name Tags and The Power of Being Relatable

What does being relatable have to do with name tags?

To answer this question, we first must be able to understand what relatability means.

As presented by Ira Glass and quoted by Rebecca Mead in The New Yorker, “Relatability has become widely and unthinkingly accepted as a criterion of value, even by people who might be expected to have more sophisticated critical tools at their disposal. The contemporary meaning of “relatable”—to describe a character or a situation in which an ordinary person might see himself reflected—first was popularized by the television industry.”

In layman’s terms, relatable means enabling a person to feel that they can relate to someone or something. Being relatable makes it possible to understand, like, or have sympathy for because of similarities to oneself or one’s own experiences.

Now that we have that understanding, what does relatability have to do with name tags?

name tags will make anyone more relatable and approachable

Scott Ginsberg, the Name Tag Guy, said, “the first idea to remember is that approachability is a two-way street. It’s both you stepping onto someone’s front porch, and you inviting someone to step onto your front porch. It connects people to you. It allows them to feel more comfortable talking to you.”

Name tags make people approachable. By helping people to connect your name with your face, customers and clients will be more comfortable with your business. And, your employees, in turn, will be loyal to your business and their interactions with your customers.

Loyalty goes for all customers. Everyone enjoys a good customer service experience. When they can purchase the product they are looking for from a friendly and relatable person, they are more likely to repeat their business. And it’s free advertising! People are more apt to share their experience with others who will, in turn, enjoy the benefits your business has to offer.

name tags and approchability make your business more relatableThe biggest hurdle you will face while finding relatability is humanizing the people in your business. Name tags are the key to this issue. By providing that visible name, you allow your brand and reputation to speak for themselves!

As Ginsberg says, “Your name tag is your best friend for several reasons. First of all, a person’s name is the single context of human memory most forgotten. And people are less likely to approach you if they don’t know (or forgot) your name. Secondly, it’s free advertising for you and your company. Third, name tags encourage people to be friendly and more approachable.”

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.

Displaying Your Name Plate

While name plates are common in most workplaces, we all need them for different reasons.

And, many of us have a desk or cubicle at work, so it’s easy to display that coveted piece of personal identification. And while most name plates have a name and title, some are used for other reasons around the office.

display a name plate easily with a variety of holders and methods at your office or on your desk

Name plates easily sit on a corner or small portion of your desk.

There are many ways to accomplish this useful tool. Use a traditional metal desk holder for your plastic or metal engraved name plate. These sit conveniently on the corner of any desk so that they are visible to passersby. Another option is to choose an acrylic desk block or executive desk wedge. These options, while a little less traditional, actually offer an upgrade to your name plate look.

Another option for a desk top is the plastic desk base. This classy item fits most designs and still allow the nameplate to sit on the corner of your desk comfortably. Or, be a little less traditional and set it on your computer monitor or tower.

Attach a name plate to the front of a desk.

Using either a wall mount or adhesive, attach the plate on the front of your desk. This idea is perfect for the current trend of standing desks. That way, no matter the height of your desk, your name plate will always be visible. Choose from Velcro, magnets or double-sided tape to accomplish this simple, yet effective presentation.

display a name plate easily with a variety of holders and methods at your office or on your deskUsing an adhesive also enables you to attach name plates to other objects on or near your desk. Use the double-sided tape to mount the plate to stacking desk trays or a white board.

Mount the plate on a wall or door of your office or cubicle.

display a name plate easily with a variety of holders and methods at your office or on your deskFrom Contemporary Name Plates to traditional engraved name plates, one of the most popular ways to display room names and numbers and directions is to hang them on the wall. Accomplish this easily by using a wall mount or an adhesive. We also offer partition pins to hang your plate on the side of your cubicle conveniently.

Maybe you need to label a section of a wall for different types of forms? Simply attach this useful item next to the section, and just like that you’re done! And everyone in the office can see what they need and how easy it is to get it.

What creative way do you display your name plate?

Do you have yours hanging from the ceiling? Maybe it’s secured to your desk in a different way. Or is it in the hallway outside your office? We want to hear how you have your name plate displayed!