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Identify Your Greatest Assets with ID and Photo Badges

Published on 12-10-2018 , by: LoneStar Badge & Sign
Identify Your Greatest Assets with ID and Photo Badges
It is more than a leadership cliche that an organization’s greatest assets are its employees. From the time spent to recruit, train and develop an employee, the monetary investment in each personnel can reach a significant amount. So why not go the extra mile and identify your greatest asset with a quality ID or photo badge. Not only does it make operations easier, but it sends a message to that key employee of their individual worth. There are a great many options available to choose from, but you’ll want to ask a few key questions first. The details can alter the budget, but in keep in mind the investment you are already making in that employee. Finding the right ID or Photo Badge is very much the icing on the cake to what you hope will be a long a productive career. Read more →

Three Simple Steps to Find the Perfect Lanyard for Your Brand

Published on 12-02-2018 , by: LoneStar Badge & Sign
Three Simple Steps to Find the Perfect Lanyard for Your Brand
It wasn’t rocket science to begin with, but picking out the perfect lanyard and accessories for your organization can be quite simple. It can also serve as the perfect compliment to your organization’s branding and style. Most organizations will spend significant resources to develop branding, logos and a corporate personality. So with a little thought into the matter you can pick a lanyard to match. In addition, if you need a particular function out of your lanyard such as a breakaway release then picking the wrong lanyard can actually have some significant consequences for the employees that wear them.  So if you can stick to identifying the proper function and proper materials, then you might even have the option to have a little fun with your choices. Let’s start with function. Read more →

Badge Inserts: Right Size, Right Color, Right Quantity

Published on 11-14-2018 , by: LoneStar Badge & Sign
Badge Inserts: Right Size, Right Color, Right Quantity
Here at LoneStar Badge & Sign we pride ourselves on delivering top notch customer service and walking each and every customer through every step of the product selection process.  That’s why you're about to get the quick run down on selecting the best badge inserts for your organization’s ID badge system.  Though it's not exactly rocket science and you could likely figure this out on your own, we’ll leave no stone unturned to ensure you get it right for your employees or your upcoming event.  Plus, there's likely at least one procurement specialist out there who is about to order 100,000 horizontal badge inserts when they really needed 1,000 vertical inserts, and will then have a rendezvous with a very angry boss.  So let us help you avoid that fate as we walk you through the whole badge insert ordering process now! Read more →

Don’t lose it, reuse it (with Quality Label Badges at Work)

Published on 11-01-2018 , by: LoneStar Badge & Sign
Don’t lose it, reuse it (with Quality Label Badges at Work)
Parents of any child under the age of ten will likely recognize that phrase from the popular kid show Paw Patrol.  An environmentally thoughtful dog continually reminds others not to lose it, but to reuse it.  The truth of the matter is that reusing resources is smart way to preserve company funds while still accomplishing the mission.  Every department has a budget and if yours is responsible for the acquisition of your organization’s name badges, then there exists an opportunity for you to do just that. Read more →

Save the Budget (and Your Sanity!) with Custom Window Badges

Published on 10-18-2018 , by: LoneStar Badge & Sign
Save the Budget (and Your Sanity!) with Custom Window Badges
Truth be told, running down a task like selecting your company’s badge system shouldn’t be that complicated.  Yet, you’d be surprised how often organizations come to us a little overwhelmed by all the options.  After all, while some might be ordering badges for a dozen, other organizations are ordering them in the thousands.  So the margin to get it wrong is slim.  In the interest of keeping it simple, let’s just start with the following: if you're looking for a budget friendly way to keep every employed equipped with a badge, then reusable custom window badges are the way to go, particularly if you're in an industry with high turnover.  Don’t get me wrong, we’ve got some top notch personalized name badges if you’ve got the funds to replace them at will.  If not, then let’s talk window badges! Read more →

Finding the Right Name Badge for Your Organization

Published on 09-06-2018 , by: LoneStar Badge & Sign
Finding the Right Name Badge for Your Organization
It is often said one only has 7 seconds to make a good first impression. After that, the die is often cast and judgments about your organization are already made. With so much at stake, there is no reason to leave anything to chance when it comes to your brand or organization. Selecting the right name badge for your organization can be the difference between an excellent or average first impression. One speaks of professionalism and quality while the other blends in to a crowded market. If you’ve been tasked with finding the right option for your organization you might have a few questions given what is at stake. So let’s walk you through your basic options to help you get started. Read more →