One of the biggest mistakes business owners make when designing their custom buttons is that they try to squeeze too much into the design. Even a relatively large button, like a 6 inch round button, can only fit so much in terms of graphics and text and be visible from far away. Buttons are often called walking billboards because they can catch peoples attention from far away. But think of the billboards you actually notice when drivingchances are they rely on a few short words or catchy phrase, one large graphic, and primary colors. Too much information, even on a billboard, is too much for someone to take in completely one go. When it comes to billboards and buttons, less is more. Read More
Buttons have been used as political campaigning tools since the times of George Washington. They are also wildly popular as hand-outs at conferences and tradeshows, on college campuses, for arts organizations, marketing promotions, and more. But those aren’t the only places/ways you can use pinback buttons! Sometimes they work well even when they aren’t technically a button! Pinback Buttons Used as Seating Cards When two large families become one extra-large family you’ve got a lot of cousins to introduce and not a lot of time to do it in! Why not make it easier on everyone by creating Pinback buttons with everyone’s names on them that also double as seating assignment placards! You could also print the name on the card itself and put the names of the bride & groom (plus the wedding data) on the button as a take home gift for your guests.
Opening a small business, be it a restaurant, gym, or hair salon, is a massive undertaking. Custom Buttons started in 1997 so we know exactly what it takes to get a business up and running! There are a million and one pieces of paperwork that you have to keep track of just to open the doors, like applying for your Federal Employer Identification Number and getting the appropriate licensing, but the paperwork is only a tiny part of your massive to-do list! And trust us when we say that the to-do list only grows as your business does. But before you start worrying about what you need to take care of 6 months or 6 years from now, here is a short check-list of everything you need to be ready for opening day! Read More