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Plastic Key Tags: An Effective Marketing Tool for Businesses

Seven benefits of plastic key tags as a marketing tool

10 / Mar 2023

Reference Articles

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Add Braille To Your Gift Cards

How gift cards fits in with potential changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

15 / Feb 2020

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Guide to Plastic Card Printing

A helpful guide that takes the reader through the various steps of creating artwork for plastic cards. PDF Document.

09 / Sept 2019

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Getting Started ... Placing An Order

Placing an order for card printing can sometimes be intimidating, especially when you don't know the jargon and procedures for it. A helpful article outlining what information you should gather before placing an order.

09 / Sept 2019

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Common Barcode Types

Type 39. UPC-A. QR Codes. It is enough to make one's head swim! You're not alone. Here's an easy-to-follow list of common barcode types.

09 / Sept 2019

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A Guide to Magnetic Stripes

Let magnetic stripes be a mystery no more! Another helpful guide by CardPrinting.com, this one about magnetic stripes and how they work.

09 / Sept 2019

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Suggested Gift Card Disclaimers

Examples of disclaimers that businesses print on the back of their gift cards. For informational purposes only.

09 / Sept 2019

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Plastic Card Material Choices

A rundown of popular card stock choices, including paper and eco-friendly, with a little information about them.

09 / Sept 2019

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Ordering Embossing?

Embossing is a great choice when you want to give your card some authority. There are some parameters that need to be followed, and we outline them here.

09 / Sept 2019

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Gift Card Laws: State-by-State

A link to a resource listing gift card laws, referenced state-by-state.

12 / Dec 2019

Product Articles

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Add RFID to your PVC Key Tags!

A key tag that is the perfect size, with or without RFID. Perfect for service access such as EV charging stations or micro markets.

16 / Mar 2021

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This Small Business Mistake is So Easy to Fix!

Avoid the pitfalls so many small business owners make with one easy fix.

07 / Nov 2019

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4 Reasons Why Your Company Needs Custom ID Badges

Read how custom ID badges by CardPrinting.com can fit into your company's security plan.

07 / Oct 2019

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PatronPal Gift Card Software

An inexpensive solution that enables any business to implement easy and cost-effective gift card and loyalty card programs. A "no transaction cost" system, it operates on standard Windows-based point-of-sale equipment.

09 / Sept 2019

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3 Reasons Why Customers Love Plastic Postcards

Most promotional mailers get lost in the shuffle, but plastic postcards are a unique way to get noticed. If you need a reason to try plastic postcards by CardPrinting.com, then read this article, and we'll give you three of them!

09 / Sept 2019

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Wrap A Gift Card!

Well, not really. Present your custom gift card the best way imaginable with a custom-printed card holder!

09 / Sept 2019

Industry Articles

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Ideas to Kickstart Your Reopening

Has the pandemic or sluggish economy affected your business?

13 / Apr 2021

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Increase Your Revenue Dollars with Gift Cards

A cool infographic that outlines the advantages one might experience when they sell gift cards to their customers.

09 / Sept 2019

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How Does Your Garden [Center] Grow?

Tap the full potential of your current customer base by starting a customer rewards/loyalty program. Especially good for off-season activities, the reasons outlined are solid for any business, any time.

09 / Sept 2019

General Topics Articles

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Five Ways To Market Your Gift Card

We cut right to the chase here. Five ways to market your gift card, which is also marketing your business.

09 / Sept 2019

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How Your Gift Card “Works”

One step in avoiding the "our cards don't work" issue, is to understand how they are meant to work. Here's an informative article.

09 / Sept 2019

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RGB vs. CMYK: An Infographic

Lots of people don't understand color and how it is created in print or on the screen. This is an easy-to-follow infographic about that.

09 / Sept 2019

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Business Card Design Psychology: An Infographic

A fun infographic outlining some card design principles.

09 / Sept 2019

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Guide To Professional Typography: An Infographic

Go beyond Arial and New Times Roman! Apply some of these guiding typography principles when designing your gift cards.

09 / Sept 2019