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Professionalizing Your Small Business

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Running your dream company can be very exciting, but presenting a legitimate, professional front can be difficult if you’ve never owned a business before. Whether you already have a small business or are considering starting one, It’s Mine Labels has products and tips that can help you professionalize your business. Here are a few of our top tips for small business owners.

  • Develop a company name and simple logo that you can begin to build a brand around. It is important to have a recognizable brand so that you can establish a loyal customer base and grow your business.
  • Offer specials and order marketing products, such as bookmarks or postcards to help circulate your company’s name and image.
  • Order labels with your company name and logo that you can iron or sew onto your clothing or cloth items. This will help people to associate your items with your brand and business. It’s Mine Labels offers a wide selection of labels that you can use to take your clothes from craft items to professional clothing.

How to Label Garments for Shy Children

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One of the many puzzles you may confront as a parent and a labeler is a sensitive child or teenager. If you have one, they may think that extra It’s Mine Labels on their clothing and other belongings are embarrassing and look childish, here are some tips for getting creative with labeling.

  • If you are labeling something with a lid, attach the label on the underside of the lid so that it is not visible when the lid is on and can be easily hid when your child removes it.
  • Order clothing labels in muted, neutral colors so that the extra labels don’t necessarily draw attention.
  • More expensive items like iPods can avoid a label if your child will agree to have their name saved as the background on the lock screen. This way, if their iPod gets mixed up with a friend’s they need only to click the on button and they will see whom it belongs to.
  • Use ink transfers to keep from adding extra thread or bulk and causing clothes to bulge.

Tips for Those With Sensitive Skin

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We here at It’s Mine Labels understand how annoying tags and labels can be if you have sensitive skin, so we’ve created label and tag options for people will all types of skin, from tough to princess-and-the-pea sensitive.

If you have sensitive skin, start by avoiding most sew-on labels. The added thread and edges can irritate your skin more easily. You should also look for fabric that is softer and more natural, like silky fabric or cotton instead of polyester. Iron-on labels are a moderately good alternative to sew-on labels, since the edges tend to be more flush with the fabric they are attached to.

For those who find even these too irritating, ink transfers offer less room for irritation. Placing the label or tag on a nontraditional portion of your garment may also help alleviate irritation, such as just inside a loose sleeve, or right above the bottom hem. Try different areas and see which part works the best for you.

Attractive Labels for Reluctant Teens

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If you have teenagers, you may be all too familiar with the struggle between practicality and their wish to fit in. When it comes to labeling items that may get lost at school, they can be particularly reluctant. At the end of the day though, making sure that their iPod is properly labeled so it can be returned when they lose it is more important than damaging their cool, so here are some It’s Mine Labels stick on labels that have a hip-enough design to pass their cool test.

These stick on labels are simple, glossy strips of material that can be brightly colored. and often there is one line of text in another color. If you have a teenage girl, order hot pink labels with turquoise text, or if you have a boy, order green strips with deep blue text. On the contrary, if your teen would rather the label be inconspicuous, you could opt for white with a lighter, neutral grey color for the text.

Creative Place Card Label Ideas

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Planning holiday meals or dinner parties can be fun since they give you so many opportunities to be creative. Here are some of the best ideas we’ve found for unique place cards using labels like It’s Mine Labels stick on labels.

  • If you like baking and have an abundance of cake decorating tips, order stick on labels, place them on a fancy place card or an attractive cut out from a baking item box, such as a cake mix box, and use a decorating tip as the base to hold the card up. The tip will have to have spiky ends so that the card can be held fast.
  • If you regularly have the same people at dinner parties or family meals, order sew or iron on labels and attach them to cloth napkins. Then, fold the napkins in a fancy pattern and place them at the respective person’s seat at the table.

If you order a particularly attractive stick on label, you could attach it to a tea light candleholder and place a lit candle at each place at the table.