How to Design Your Visitors’ Badges

Visitor badges aren’t complicated — not at first glance. It might seem like designing one would be easy: Choose a template, fill it out, and move on. However, poorly designed visitor badges can cause problems When the information on these little rectangles isn’t laid out in a way that’s clear, accurate, and helpful, there are consequences for both visitors and …

Should Visitors to Your Company Sign NDAs?

There are a lot of ways to accidentally expose sensitive information to your company’s visitors. Trust us: We’ve heard plenty of cringe-worthy stories on the topic from our customers. (There’s nothing like a confused, unescorted visitor stumbling into a confidential meeting to get you scrambling for a better visitor management solution.) Businesses are starting to understand that security improves a …

Here’s What Happens When Your CEO Takes Customer Calls

Many companies are happy to pay lip service to the idea of being customer-centric. It makes sense: Companies exist to fill customer needs. If you don’t focus on those needs, your business will struggle. That’s why most companies are smart enough to employ a dedicated support staff. Some even give that support staff great training and special incentives. But a …

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Featured Business — B Sharp School of Music

B Sharp School of Music inspires students of all ages to “sharpen their minds through music.” The private music school, started by Heidi Garcia, operates out of an old Victorian house in downtown Lodi, CA, with a recently opened second location in Scotts Valley. Thanks to B Sharp’s dedicated staff and high quality of instruction, the school has grown, adding …

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Featured Business – Viva MedSuites

Coworking spaces are trendy among small businesses and entrepreneurs. But could they work for the medical community? Judging from the early success of Viva MedSuites, a medical coworking space that opened in Scottsdale, AZ, last month, the answer is yes. After nearly two decades in commercial real estate, John Groberg realized that the traditional options didn’t adequately meet the needs …

Meet Our New Badge Editor

When was the last time you updated The Receptionist app on your iPad? If you print badges for your visitor, we are giving you a really good reason to update this week! The latest version of the app gives you even more control over the appearance of your badges. The new editor gives you the ability to: These capabilities won’t …

A New Logo and Website

Over the past two years we focused on modernizing the look of our application and improving our features to make them easier to use and even more configurable. Throughout all of this change, there was one thing that had stayed the same–our logo. Starting today you’ll see new branding, new resources and industry specific feature documentation. We want our website …

Featured Business — Flying Axes

Looking for something fun to do for your next office get-together or birthday party? How about axe-throwing? Never heard of it? Neither had Zack Pennington and the team at Flying Axes until they tried it during a trip to Canada, where the sport is all the rage (ya gotta do something during the NHL offseason, eh?). They had so much …