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35% Off Our Quick, Simple Report Covers that Don't Need a Machine

April 2, 2020
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NEW! Quick, Simple Report Covers that Don't Need a MachineThe fastest want to bind professional reports is with our new quick, simple, side-staple report covers. Also called Agility covers, these easy wrap-around covers have a soft matte clear front to show your first page through, and a premium linen spine and back that is available in black, white, or navy blue colors. All you need is your pages and a stapler.

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Easter Fun with Binding101

By Mallory Morsa
March 30, 2020
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIf you are looking for something new and fun to do with the family this Easter, consider making themed laminated printables, foil cards, and other crafts that can bring a new sense of joy and excitement to the whole group! These laminator kids crafts are easy, affordable, and incredibly fun! We've got you covered this holiday season and beyond.

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How to Make an Emergency Procedure Binder for your Office

May 29, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsWith the natural disasters seemingly becoming more frequent and more powerful in nature, it is more important than ever to have a proper procedure for emergency situations that may occur during business hours in your office. Properly planning for various possible emergency situations can not only help ensure the safety of your employees and yourself, but also provide your entire staff with a sense of comfort in knowing that there is a plan and knowing what to do in a time of crisis. In this post, we discuss how to make an emergency planner binder and the various tools you will need.

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Foiling Secrets Revealed

May 23, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsShhh, you guys... we want to reveal all of the secrets to foiling, but you have to promise to keep it on the down low. So... do you promise?

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How to Make Dry Erase Activity Books in 5 Steps (Easy, Fast, & Cheap)

April 23, 2019
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How to Make Dry Erase Activity Books in 5 Steps (Easy, Fast, & Cheap)Make fun dry-erase activity books for your kids and students with these 5 easy steps. So simple and so exciting, you and the kids will love the finished result and just how easy they are to clean up and re-use as often as you want! Plus, they are so easy and so inexpensive to make, that you can keep costs low while the fun stays high -- that's not a bad ratio to have! Perfect for parents and teachers alike, these DIY dry erase coloring and activity books are exciting and educational!

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How to Make a Photobook without a Machine

April 9, 2019
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How to Make a Photobook without a MachineIf you want to make your own photobooks, but don't want to use the scrapbook screw post method, and don't want to invest in a photobook making machine, then we have the perfect solution for you. Featured on the Today Show and available at many CVS Pharmacy locations for their 1-hour photobooks, our exclusive Pinchbooks are fast (they take about 5 seconds to bind) and easier than anything else out there.

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4 Easy Ways to Bind Extra Thick Documents

April 4, 2019
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How much are Binding Report Covers?Do you have en extra thick book of pages that you need to bind together, but you're having trouble finding something professional? Or maybe it would just be way too much work to have to punch the pages in stacks of 15 over and over again until you get your entire stack complete. Whatever you reason for needing to bind together such a large stack of paper, these 4 easy methods can help you accomplish your goal. They are simple to do, don't require any specialty bindery machinery, and can be done pretty quickly. Plus, the finished bound book is professional, presentable, and functional.

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Vinyl Binders vs. Poly Binders - Which is better?

February 27, 2019
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Vinyl Binders vs. Poly BindersSo you need a quick and simple way to organize and bind your paperwork, and you've settled on a traditional ring binder. But now you have to choose the material and binder style. Who knew buying a three ring binder could be kind of complicated? Let us help eliminate the question marks by comparing the two most popular kinds of standard binders: vinyl binders and poly binders...

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5 Alternatives to Binding Documents

February 25, 2019
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5 Alternatives to Binding DocumentsIf you need an alternative way to bind together pages, but you don't want to go the traditional route of a big binding machine, then check out these 5 solutions. Whatever your reason for not wanting a binding machine (perhaps budget, space, volume, etc), that doesn't mean you can't bind your pages in a professional way...

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4 Alternatives to Punch-and-Bind Machines

February 11, 2019
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4 Alternatives to Punch-and-Bind MachinesLooking for an alternative to punch-and-bind solutions? Check out these 4 great ways to bind pages without the need for a machine...

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How to Bind Mini Books 7-Ways

February 8, 2019
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How to Bind Mini Books 7-WaysThere are several ways to bind mini pages to create mini books. Just some include with binding coils, wire-o twin loops spines, combs, loose leaf rings, and more. No matter which option you choose, you can make a cute little booklet fairly easily and quickly. Check out these 7 ways to bind mini books...

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What is the Best Business Card Slitter for Home Office?

January 24, 2019
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Best Business Card Cutter for Home OfficesIf you're looking for an easy and cheap business card cutter for your home office, consider the Cardmate! Our most popular card slitter available, this small tabletop machine is affordable for small businesses of all kinds, including those that work from home. It is compact, but functional, and can being the affordability and convenience of on-demand business card making into your own hands. Learn more...

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Where can I Buy Mini Binders?

January 11, 2019
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What is Toner Foil?Mini binders will hold paper that measures 8.5" H x 5.5" W. Also called half size binders, these sheets measure exactly half of a letter size sheet. Learn about these practical and compact storage solutions...

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What is Toner Foil?

January 8, 2019
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What is Toner Foil?What exactly is toner foil? Find out in this post, and find out how to foil with different methods and more...

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How to Make DIY Photo Canvases for Sale

January 4, 2019
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How to Make DIY Photo Canvases for SaleIf you've been wanting to sell your photography at local art walks, but don't want to pay the high price to have them made at a photo studio, check out these DIY photo canvas wrap kits instead. They have everything you need to turn your canvas or print into a beautiful stand-out hanging display. No complicated tools or expensive equipment is needed...

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How can I make yearbooks for my school?

January 3, 2019
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How can I make yearbooks for my school?The best way to make yearbooks for your school in-house is to use a thermal binding machine, such as the Coverbind thermal binding machines. They are of good quality that will last you for many years to come, and are affordable enough that they can pay for themselves quickly. Plus the price of your completed books will be low enough that you can ensure every student, even those in need, can have a memorable yearbook to commemorate their year at your school...

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DIY Foiled Christmas Cards

December 18, 2018
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What Spiral Binding Brands are there?It's nearly here, and we're making Christmas cards in the office! What a fun and festive way to spend part of our Holiday Party together! These are just a few of the card designs we're foiling here, but you can make anything you want...

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Etsy Essentials | 3 Tips to Add Value & Create a Memorable Experience

November 9, 2018
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Etsy EssentialsWith these 3 tips, you can add value to your Etsy product, potentially allowing you to increase the price for a larger margin. You can actually create a packaging experience that will impress your clients, rather than something they just dispose of and forget about...

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How to Make a Magnetic Notepad

November 8, 2018
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How to Make a Magnetic NotepadNotepad binding is one of my favorites! It is incredibly simple, and can be made with or without a machine. And turning a basic notepad into a magnetic one is simple as pie! Let me walk you through the 4-step process...

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How to Make DIY Foil Letterhead

October 26, 2018
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How to Make DIY Foil LetterheadOne of the simplest ways to make an impression on your customers is to include a hand written letter with your packages. And when that letter head is shimmery and stands out...even better. Perfect for an Etsy store owner to send a hand written letter to their customers that is included in the packages, or even to turn into a pad of paper and give as a gift or use internally, a properly foiled letterhead can make a huge impact. And that's why I wrote this guide for how to make DIY foil letterhead...

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