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Useful Tips For Printing With Plastic Cards

Print is actually one of the most effective options for marketing and promoting your business. Despite the fact that it’s considered a more traditional method of marketing, there are a number of reasons why it often excels above and beyond the range of digital marketing in some aspects.


In the most literal sense, when you think about print, you think about paper, right? Well, that’s not the only thing you can print with. Plastic card printing is one method of using print marketing for your business promotion as well. Here are some of the different ways you can use plastic card print marketing for marketing:

  • Business Cards
  • Badges
  • Calendar Cards
  • Calling Cards
  • Contact Cards
  • Fundraiser Cards
  • Gift Cards
  • Hotel Key Cards
  • Loyalty & Membership Cards
  • Luggage Tags
  • Mailers
  • Ministry & Prayer Cards
  • Membership Cards
  • Season Passes
  • Security Cards
  • VIP Cards


When using plastic card for printing, it is also a good idea to ensure that you personalize your plastic cards with print that going to effectively serve its purpose as well as to make a bold statement. Here are some things you can do to ensure your cards do just that.

  • Personalize your card so that it shows a photo of the individual or their name on the card. This is great if you intend for your card to be used for the purpose of ID or for membership programs.
  • Use numbering on your card, especially if you’re printing membership cards, gift cards, ID badges that require some form of tracking of information.
  • Add a signature panel to your card to prove as a method of security for the holder of the card. That area should be able to be written on with a regular pen.
  • You can even add a magnetic strip or barcodes to allow your business to track, store and change information related to your customer.


If you are looking for high quality printing products in Ottawa such as business cards, flyers, yard signs, posters, brochures or envelopes then you should call us now for a free printing estimate. Our Ottawa print shop is part of our network of 3 commercial printing warehouses across Canada working 3 shifts per day to produce high quality printing products for our dynamic clients across Canada. We have a retail pickup location in Ottawa for all of your Ottawa printing needs and we can even offer same day rush printing services if needed to get you your print marketing materials fast.