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6 ways promotional products still work

Posted by Heath McDonald on 24-Nov-2017 11:00:00

In an ever more digital world, the fact that promotional products have been around for so long is enough of a reason for many marketers to stop using them.

But even in 2017, putting a logo on something tangible and giving it to a current or prospective customer still works. So with a little help from the Australasian Promotional Products Association (, we explain how.

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Topics: Promotional Products

Time to think of promotional products for the festive season?

Posted by Heath McDonald on 22-Nov-2017 10:30:00

As that time of year approaches once more, many companies start to consider ways of saying 'thank you' to key customers or to work at keeping their message front of mind in the year ahead. Here are a couple of key points to consider and ideas to use...

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Topics: Promotional Products

How to look after your ID card printer

Posted by Heath McDonald on 08-Nov-2017 10:30:00

If your business respects the need for tight security, you undoubtedly place a lot of value in your ID card printer. This machine is responsible for churning out the cards that keep your business safe and secure against unwanted visitors, so it's only right you look after it properly.

In this blog post we're going to go over some of the essentials when it comes to looking after your ID card printer.

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Topics: Card Printer Cleaning

Why you should take card printer maintenance seriously

Posted by Heath McDonald on 27-Oct-2017 10:00:00

If you use a printer at home or in the office, it could be that you've always done your own maintenance, servicing or minor repairs. Perhaps a nozzle check, head clean and alignment was enough to get you back up and running.

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Topics: Card Printer Servicing, Card Printer Maintenance

The benefits of armband card holders

Posted by Heath McDonald on 25-Oct-2017 10:30:00

ID cards and security licences are a requirement in a vast range of workplaces and environments. As such, card holders are needed to ensure they remain visible and in place at all times. We stock many different types of card holders to suit a variety of professions, each with their own advantages. 

Here we take a look at why armband card holders may prove particularly beneficial within your business.

  1. They help to enforce safety regulations
  2. They are very easy to adjust
  3. They are lightweight
  4. They display important information clearly
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Topics: card holders, armband card holders

Six customer questions - and their 'yes we can' answers

Posted by Heath McDonald on 20-Oct-2017 11:07:00

Although it seems almost an age or a different world ago now, this phrase - 'yes we can' - was the slogan for Barack Obama's successful campaign to become President of the United States.

Here at ID Supplies, members of our team are often reminded of it, because it's the response we can regularly offer to a series of often-asked requests from our current or potential customers. To save others asking, here are half-a-dozen of the positive responses we have been able to deliver when asked such questions.

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Security in the workplace

Posted by Heath McDonald on 18-Oct-2017 10:59:00

When the government enforced the Occupation Health and Workplace Act, it was understood that anyone at the workplace must be kept safe from harm. This went for tradespeople, delegates and anyone with business to conduct, as well as everyday staff.

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Topics: Workplace Security

3 reasons why ID cards are vital

Posted by Heath McDonald on 13-Oct-2017 10:49:00

As a business owner, the security of everyone on your premises will be one of your top priorities. One way to improve it is by ensuring all of your staff and visitors have their own ID card. 

ID cards are a simple, inexpensive yet effective way of identifying who is and isn't authorised to be on site while demonstrating that you care about the safety of your employees. Here are a few reasons why having ID cards is important for every business.

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Topics: ID Card Printers

What to consider when selecting products for promotional campaigns

Posted by Heath McDonald on 11-Oct-2017 10:30:00

In today's business world, businesses are on the lookout for high-quality devices and methods to turn their marketing promotions and events into high-profit revenues. Owners are also constantly searching for the best methods to highlight and complement their campaigns to stand out from the rest of the crowd. When hosting an event, creating personalised custom products for guests enables a strong brand recognition presence.

When a business owner organises an event or marketing campaign, there are a number of items to consider and organise to promote and successfully run an event. Promotional products are the most efficient option to showcase your event and to provide a professional image throughout.

Therefore, what should you consider when selecting promotional products for your event? Here are the top three considerations:

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Topics: Promotional Products

New ways to think about promotional products

Posted by Heath McDonald on 06-Oct-2017 11:00:00

In a world of free, digital marketing - promotional products still work. Your customers love logging on to your latest bit of fun, informative content on your social media profiles, but they also miss that old buzz of getting something in their hot little hands ... for free.


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Topics: Promotional Products

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