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December 7, 2021

Better Business Basics: Self Inking Stamps

Whether you’re just starting out with a new venture or have been around the block a couple of times and are well on your way to becoming a multinational, the benefits of self inking stamps for businesses should not be underestimated. In today’s blog we’ll be exploring how these simple devices can make running your business easier and why you need to add one to your desk today.

What Are Self Inking Stamps?

Self inking stamps are exactly what you would expect based on what the name suggests. Where, with a traditional product, you would have to apply your own colour from a pad, self inking stamps streamline the process into one simple step by combining all components.

What Are The Benefits Of Self Inking Stamps?

Cleaner Application

There are a whole host of benefits to using self inking stamps, but from a business perspective, perhaps the most useful is that they provide a much cleaner application. Clear information and tight lines are vital when showing your company details so the superiority here cannot be overlooked.

Streamlined Process

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Another great benefit for your business is that, as noted above, self inking stamps greatly streamline the application process. While it may not seem like that much of an impact on resources, the time spent searching for and adding colour prior to application can greatly reduce productivity over the span of a year and even the most organised person will still spend extra time dealing with materials if your business does not use self inking stamps.

Reduced Errors

Proper distribution of colour can often be hard to achieve when it is applied manually because you are relying on all contact points meeting with an appropriate amount of colour from the pad. This issue is eliminated with self inking stamps as they have their colour included. This can greatly reduce wastage (as improperly applied colour often leads to replacement of whatever was being marked) and ensures clarity for the recipient.

Less Desk Clutter

Clutter is the enemy of productivity, especially if it’s taking over your employee’s desks. While self inking stamps can’t entirely solve the problem, they’re a great step in the right direction and when paired with other productivity boosting benefits, you’ll be well on your way to a more efficient workplace in just the time it takes to have your self inking stamps created and freighted.

Greatly Reduced Clean Up

Finally, self inking stamps greatly reduce the clean up needed after application. Traditional products leave colour everywhere they go after use and if yourself or an employee get colour on your hands, you risk transferring it to other surfaces – meaning that having to wash your hands afterwards could be the least of your issues if you forget and make a bigger mess. Self inking stamps remove this issue as you simply pop their cap off, use them and replace it, all without getting your hands (or anything else on your desk) dirty.

All business owners want to leave their mark on the world. Whether that be simply by building wealth and financial freedom for yourself and your family or by serving a deeper purpose and making a more widespread impact, it’s the reason all of us got into being our own bosses. Anything that makes that goal easier, even if only in a small way, should not be underestimated, as many small changes add up to significant improvements over time. While you’re leaving your mark on the world, however, you shouldn’t have to worry about leaving marks everywhere else. That’s what makes self inking stamps so great and such a wonderful, low cost, business asset and advancement tool.

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