18 Feb 2011   01:49:47 pm
The many uses of lanyards for business
Lanyards have become very popular and being used in various ways by many different people all over the world. They are something most often associated with the working world, which is true, but are also used for many unique as well as handy things every day.

The standard lanyard is a thread or rope that is worn around the neck and used to hold something important such as an ID card or badge and was created because these items have a great importance or purpose and are easily forgotten. It is best that items of such importance be carried without any difficulty with the use of a lanyard. Within organisations and companies, the customised lanyard is most popular.

The lanyard was first used by the military to hold a whistle, pistol or sword, all of which held great importance. This basic lanyard slowly changed into something more decorative with various patterns and colours and today is used in almost all parts of the world.

Some of the many uses of Lanyards include

1. Security. Widely used in hospitals, schools, nursery for identification and security purposes.
2. Marketing tool. Retail stores use as an advertising and marketing tool or as a way to carry important keys.
3. Recognition. Can be used to show recognition of someone’s accomplishments.
4. Name badges. Schools, businesses and government agencies wear to show identification.
5. Advertising. Often given out at conventions or events to show appreciation to guests and also as a way to advertise.
6. Event passes. As custom printed it is great way to carry special access and VIP passes to events.
7. Secure personal electronics. Often times it is the perfect size to hold a cell phone or MP3 player.
8. Display school spirit. Can be created with school colours and logos to display school spirit.
9. Identification at parties or reunions. Within large groups of people, they help to indentify people and also offer a great keepsake for an event.
10. Theme park passes. Great way to keep up with and carry a park pass. It will not get lost, stolen or damaged inside one.
11. Pet collars. Can be attached to the collar of a pet and turned into a leash. It can be imprinted with the contact information of the owner’s animal in case of emergencies.
12. Outdoor activities. Can be used for activities, such as boating, fishing and camping to carry keys, knives, compass and other valuable tools. They are made out of durable material and sometimes even water-proof material; material that is often needed while outdoors.

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14 Feb 2011   02:20:01 pm
Promotional Lanyards Are Great For So Many Marketing Events
When working a marketing even such as a trade show or convention it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Many people decide to give away some sort of promotional item like a pin, flash light or usb drive. These items generally have a company's name, logo and website information printed on them. While these are great items, they don't do much advertising for you at the event itself. Promotional lanyards are a great item to give away because people often use them right away.

Most marketing events hand out name tags or passes but many people are worried about damaging their clothing. These badges need to be worn throughout the event and will often contain contact information. Many people choose to keep their badges in ID holders and promotional lanyards can be a great part of this solution. People will be likely to use your lanyards for their badges and will wear them around the convention. They will be advertising your company everywhere they go and to everyone they talk to.

Another benefit to this type of promotional give away is that you can put a card with your information inside them before handing them out. Not only will people wear your lanyard around the event but they will be sure to get a copy of your information. The theory behind other giveaways is that people will use them later and this is true for lanyards as well.

Lanyards are popular for use as key chains, people will often use the same lanyard for a long time. Many people will also use the same lanyards again at the next event they attend. Handing out lanyards can help you make your presence known even at events you're not attending. Advertising can be expensive but lanyards are a low cost solution to getting great recognition at marketing evens.

If your company is going to be attending a trade show or convention then you're going to need promotional items to catch people's attention. While most people choose to print out post cards, pens or buttons these items generally end up in someone's bag where they might use it later. Lanyards with badge holders offer people something they can use right away. These lanyards can be printed with your logo and website information and will be plainly visible as people walk around the event. Since lanyards are so inexpensive you can afford to hand out a lot of them and cover the event incredibly well for the small price you invested.

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08 Feb 2011   09:00:00 am
What are the associated benefits of Custom Lanyards?
Lanyards are a great way to get the word out about a group or business, an event, or a way for groups to build pride. These items are fun and useful and can be used in a variety of different ways. This is why so many people and groups invest in personalised lanyards. These items are inexpensive and are a great way to really get people to pay attention. The following are some of the many benefits to investing in custom made lanyards.

The first reason is pretty obvious: These items are inexpensive. Lanyards can be bought in bulk, personalised, and made to suit a group’s needs for a very low price. Marketing can be expensive. This is why it is so important to invest in custom lanyards: They can cost a fraction of what a big item would cost or what a billboard or traditional form of advertising would cost.

Lanyards are a creative way to get the word out about a group’s services, products, and name. Custom lanyards can be designed in just about any way a group wants. Any colour imaginable can be used, and the lanyards come in a variety of materials: from recycled options to more traditional looking materials. Thus, a company, club, or group can really make the most of this investment and ensure that the item creatively gets the word out about goods, services, and more. It is important to experiment with different images, logos, messages, fonts, and colours to find the design that best represents a group. With the help of professionals and careful thought, custom options can be created that get the word out about an organisation in a productive and effective manner.

The best promotional products are those that are useful and sure to be used and not thrown into a corner. This is where lanyards come into play. These items are sure to be used by people of all ages and backgrounds, which increase the likelihood that people will see the item's messages and images. After all, these items are sure to be used a lot: whether it’s for car keys or to hold onto wallets and ID cards. The more an item is used, the more visible the group’s message or logo. Lanyards are subtle and useful, and this is why they can be used everywhere from a corporate office to a college or school setting. The more places these lanyards appear in, the more they will be noticed by the user and the people around this individual.

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03 Feb 2011   11:16:32 am
The different uses of Lanyards in Business
The lanyard is a strip of material, usually bearing the name or logo of a various organisation, typically worn around the neck used to keep an item handy without forcing you to hold it. It is common to see these around the necks of people in many different job fields including; education, athletics, customer service, and high-security positions.

Printed lanyards typically bear a logo or a phrase used as an inexpensive yet highly effective marketing tool. Colleges buy them in bulk with their school mascot, team name, or school logo and pass them out to prospective students. Business owners tend to keep lanyards on hand to give away to clients as well as having their workers wear them to enhance a uniform.

Other than being great for advertising, lanyards are most often used in a way specifically designed to make your life easier. It is common for high school and college students to wear a lanyard with their keys on it in light of many schools banning the use of purses and backpacks to promote safety. Businesses more often than not have their workers wear a lanyard with their name tags, store keys, and time cards attached to them.

Once you have decided how often and to what demographic you will market your lanyard, it becomes a simple matter of design appeal. By deciding on the target group colour choices and print designs become much easier. An older clientele is less likely to use "busy" lanyards but bright colouring makes them easier to find for the visually impaired. The younger consumers tend more towards loud, decorative printed lanyards.

Once the lanyard has been designed and printed make sure they are made as useful as possible. Choose the best materials and form to compliment the lanyards purpose. If the lanyards are designed for students, a key ring on the end would be the best choice. When using a lanyard to hold ID cards or badges use a badge clip as it is much easier for keeping items organized. The other common choice for lanyard hooks are the swivel hook and while a key chain could be attached to this it is usually only used when the items that will hang from the lanyard are predetermined such as a referees whistle.

Whatever the organisation, a lanyard can be useful for many needs. By keeping track of keys, ID cards, badges, time cards, and various other items a lanyard can be indispensable. By making life easier, lanyards with printed logos and words on them will be a great marketing tool for many years to come.

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