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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. David now serves as InstantCard's UX Prestidigitator.

Troubleshooting Your ID Card Printer

Let me guess. You have already... Checked for a broken printer ribbon Checked for a jammed card Making sure to remove it gingerly (like that's even possible) Making sure its not due to a worn roller (what does that even look like?) Doing your best [...]

By |2021-01-22T06:39:19-05:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Infographics, Potential Clients|Tags: , , |

Bulk ID Badges: How to Order & Overall Benefits

Buying bulk ID badges can be a daunting task. For one thing, you have a higher upfront cost. You could also be unsure whether the cards are right for you. While there are some concerns, buying personalized badges in bulk offers numerous benefits that often make it [...]

By |2020-11-20T16:47:14-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Pros and Cons of Student ID Cards

Keeping kids safe is a top priority for any school. Unauthorized access can result in tragic incidents. Therefore, finding an effective and secure way to track students is an integral part of ensuring a safe learning environment. That’s why the importance of student ID card programs has [...]

By |2020-11-20T16:47:53-05:00November 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

What is a Smart Card? Definition, Benefits, & Services

Technology is making life easier for people all around the world. Whether it’s making secure payments, shopping online, or even enjoying top-quality entertainment, many aspects of our lives are completely different compared to even a decade ago. And smart card technology is no different. This tiny piece [...]

By |2020-11-20T16:49:16-05:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

InstantCard: Your Online Badge Maker

Create professional and high-quality ID badges in a matter of minutes with our easy-to-use badge maker. No need to buy a badge making machine! Our professional designers will create a free ID badge template for you. Or if you prefer, you may upload your own design. Our [...]

By |2020-07-26T08:36:35-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Do You Need on the Back of ID Cards?

When designing your ID card, it’s important to have a list of information that’ll be placed on the card. The design of the card should revolve around this data. Often people tend to focus all their time and attention on the front of the card. They work [...]

By |2020-07-26T08:26:18-04:00July 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Accidental Developer: In Search of Better UX

It is I, David Allen, UX Prestidigitator.photo by Johan Famel My "official" title with InstantCard is UX Prestidigitator. "Prestidigitator" is a ridiculous way of saying "magician." And, in the interest of full disclosure, I'm normally the one who comes up with our employees' titles [...]

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