>David Allen

About David Allen

After dropping out of College to focus on video production and graphic design, David decided to become a strength coach. And, after deciding to no longer be a strength coach, he went back to college. This resulted in a Masters degree in mathematics. His wife, fortunately, is very supportive. Currently, he is living in Toulouse, France where his wife teaches English. Apart from his work, you might find David café loitering, rock climbing, or skiing. He does, in fact, enjoy most caffeine-fueled, mountain-based activities.

The Big IDea: ID Card Dimensions

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: The Big IDea, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most of our clients make use of our free template design. But, from time to time we have clients who want to provide their own designs. This is no problem, of course. But, creating [...]

ID Cards for Marijuana Dispensaries

By | March 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

All cards are designed for free, shipped same-day, and ordered online. An increasing number of states have Medical Marijuana laws. And, many of these laws include strict guidelines for IDs for patients. However, producing [...]

The Big IDea: Holographic Overlays

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: The Big IDea, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dave is back with The Big IDea. Today he discusses ID badge overlays. Namely: What are they? Are the more secure? And, finally, some of his suggestions regarding overlays. We're often asked to see [...]

The Big IDea: Badge Bragging

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: The Big IDea, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We've seen quite a few articles recently discussing the phenomenon of "badge bragging." These posts all came on the heels of posts from Brian R. Varner, with Semantec Cyber Security. If you are not [...]

Client Spotlight—December 2017

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: Clients, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

While we consider all of our clients equally as special, we felt it appropriate to spotlight the following client. Not only do they boast an impressive 85,852 employees, but they deliver over 5 billion units a [...]

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When does Outsourcing Photo ID Card production make sense?

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Knowledge|

Choosing between in-house production and an outsourced service is similar to the classic “make-vs-buy” decision. Whether its due to staff availability, the complexities of setting up and running a professional ID card program, or unclear [...]

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Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Knowledge, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

October is a busy month—in addition to being "Inktober," "Filmtober," and the month that gave us Jeff Goldblum —it happens to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We'd be remiss if we didn't use this opportunity [...]

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Cleveland Rape Crisis Center—Nonprofit of the Month

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: News, Nonprofit of the Month|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since 2015, we are proud to say we work with such a great institution as Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. They have been working towards the elimination of sexual violence through the support of survivors of [...]

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More Than an ID Card Printing Service

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As an alternate title, I might have gone with "don't reinvent the wheel;" but I was once told to avoid cliches like the wind. Recently, I was migrating an extremely massive contact list from one big [...]

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Anchorage Children’s Home—Nonprofit of the Month

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Nonprofit of the Month|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Anchorage Children's homes has been a member of the InstantCard family since 2012. Anchorage Children's Home's mission is to be an Anchor for today's children, strengthening tomorrow's families. Anchorage Children's Homes was founded by a small [...]

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