Archive for April, 2012

Keep Important Dates in Order with the Desk Pad Calendar

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The time for spring cleaning has come! Whether at home or at the office, it is always worthwhile to occasionally take time out of your day to sort through folders, file away documents and get more organized. It is never too late to recommit yourself to staying organized, and there are various office products that can help keep you on track.

One product in particular is the House of Doolittle’s Black on White Compact Desk Pad Calendar.  After you have completed the spring cleaning to your office, most likely your desk will be cleared off and ready for business. By keeping the calendar on your desktop, it will make it convenient to refer to specific dates or appointments with ease.

The calendar is 18 1/2” x 13” and spans from December to December. The design is neutral featuring black and white scenes of nature for each month. Additionally, there is a full reference calendar of the entire year, making it easy to look at future dates without flipping through the whole calendar.

Each day has a spacious block, 1 1/2” x 1 7/8”, allowing you to input some detail with an appointment. There is also note space, which can be useful especially if the calendar is being stored on your desk.

What type of House of Doolittle calendar do you use? Let us know below!

House of Doolittle's Desk Pad Calendar makes it easy to stay on top of your appointments, allowing you to even make notes directly on each month.

Protect Loose Documents with the No-Hole Sheet Protector

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Typically, C-Line’s sheet protectors are used to protect and store documents. Majority of them are pre-punched, making it easy to organize documents in a standard binder. The concept of a sheet protector has proven to be a valuable tool in the workplace. However, have you ever thought of using the document holder outside of the binder?

Sheet protectors have the ability to protect documents while being used in a variety of capacities. Particularly, the C-Line Products’ No-Hole Sheet Protector allows you to enjoy the protection the heavyweight holder provides, but without the hole punching on the binding strip.

Clear on both sides, the holder is made of acid-free, archival quality polypropylene ensuring that no photocopy transfers to the sheet protector. Since it is not hole punched, it can be used as a sign holder to store and post important notices in the office.

Additionally, the No-Hole Sheet Protector allows documents, notices or even customer letters, for example, to be protected within file folders and during transportation of some sort. Using this unique letter size holder provides ensures durable protection of important documents outside of the binder.

How would you use C-Line’s No-Hole Sheet Protector? Let us know below.

Loose documents within files or folders can be better protected with the C-Line's No-Hole Sheet Protector

Unique Graph Paper is Good Study Tool

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Dry Erase boards work exceptionally well in a classroom setting. They allow teachers to visually demonstrate to students what they are trying to explain. Additionally, the boards make it easy for students to practice new skills instead of using paper.

GoWrite offers dry erase sheets that are uniquely lined to allow students to practice math skills.

The Self Stick Dry Erase Graph Paper Sheets have blue grid lines that make it easier to comprehend a new mathematical lesson by helping the students visually see what they are learning. For best results, GoWrite suggests using a dry erase marker to ensure that the sheets remain reusable.

Since the sheets are self-stick, simply peel off the back and stick to any flat surface that seems logical for the sheet to be on. The dry erase paper can be stuck to everything from a door to a desktop.  Since it is 17 x 22 in size, there is a large amount of space for the user to take advantage of.

Do you use GoWrite’s graph paper for school or at the office? Let us know below!

Dry Erase graph sheets make it easy for students to practice math skills on over and over again.

Buddy Allows You to Create More Desktop Space

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Staying organized may not always be the easiest thing to do, but it can be very beneficial in the long run. Using office products to help maintain order and sort information can make life a little easier. Usually, the more versatile a product is, the easier it is to use them at home or at the office for a variety reasons.

Buddy Products has a very functional product that can be useful in many circumstances. The Card Butler helps to create more desk space by offering a compact storage option for your desktop. There are five columns on a black stand that can be used to store everything thing from business cards to pictures.

The desktop organizer is easy to assemble and comes with all necessary hardware. Use the holder to store up to 50 business cards next to your phone for convenience. Looking to store important notes? Use the pink or white note cards that are included with the Card Butler to jot down information that can easily be referred to in the future.

How would you use Buddy’s Card Butler to organize your desk? Let us know!

Buddy Products' Card Butler makes it easy to store notes or business cards on your desk without taking up additional space.

Color-Code Binder Sections to Make Them Stand-Out

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Using binders to stay organized is a great tool that can ensure information is easy to reference. However, just because documents are stuck in a binder does not automatically mean they are organized. It is essential to sort and divide documents into sections to make it easy to find pages within the binder.

Once the information is split up in categories, Kleer-fax can help to identify the sections. The Index Pro Table of Contents Dividers comes in a variety of styles to accommodate personal taste. The assorted tab option uses color-coding to maintain an ultra-organized binder.

The assorted color tabs have a matching colored Table of Contents. For example, if there is a red section entitled “Promotions” in the Table of Contents then that section’s tab would also be red. This makes the binder easy to navigate through.

The Table of Content page is inkjet or laser compatible, which makes it easy to customize the page. In addition, each pack of dividers comes with instructions and a test sheet to make it easy to use.

How would you stay organized with Kleer-fax’s Index Pro Table of Contents Dividers? Let us know below.

The Table of Contents is color-coded just as the index tabs are, allowing you to stay organized with Kleer-fax's Index Tabs.


Desktop Organizer Proves Beneficial at Home

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The more readily available information is, the less time that has to be spent searching and scrabbling for documents. Regardless of the situation, searching through files or drawers can become frustrating, especially when you are unable to locate a valuable document.

Tarifold’s Desktop Organizers are undeniably valuable in the workplace. They keep heavily used material at your fingertips with their freestanding filing pockets. This organizer, however, can also become a valuable tool to use at home.

Instead of using the refrigerator to store important messages, emergency contacts and calendars, why not organize all that information into one easy-to-use organizer?

This particular organizer has a black base, so it can blend into any home décor. The black and green pockets make it easy to color code, if desired. In addition, the organizer comes with Snap-on index tabs that can help identify information even further.

Organizing information this way would make it much easier to locate an emergency number if you were a nanny or even a visitor in someone’s home. Do you see a need for Tarifold’s Desktop Organizer at home? Let us know below!

Tarifold's paperwork organizer has a sleek design to it, making it functional for both the office and home.

SuperSize Bands Useful for Large Jobs

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Rubber bands can be very valuable for a number of tasks, regardless of the size. Whether you are using bands to group together pencils, large files or even shipping pallets, they can prove to come in useful.

Alliance has a large selection of rubber bands that have specific functions making them beneficial for particular situations. The SuperSize Bands are primarily intended for larger jobs. Whether you are looking to bind together large boxes or store rolled up carpet, these bands are essential to getting the job done right.

The bands, which come in three different sizes, are identified based on their colors. For example, all the blue bands are 17” x 1/4” in size. This is the largest size available in the package and it has the ability to hold 55 gallon drum liners in place.

Looking to use the SuperSize Bands to make loading cartons easier by using them to hold the carton flaps down? If you don’t use them to permanently bind something and instead, decide to reuse the bands, they come in a resealable poly bag, which makes storage easy.

What would you use Alliance’s SuperSize Bands for? Let us know below!

The SuperSize Bands are assorted and each color represents a different size of the bands, making it easier to identify when selecting one to use.

Keep Safety Glasses Protected and Accessible

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Safety glasses can sometimes be a difficult item to store. Some glasses may be more fragile than others, which would require more protection when being stored. In fact, it can be argued that the biggest obstacle to overcome when attempting to store safety glasses is making them accessible to use, while keeping them protected.

Buddy Products offers a convenient holder that allows you to overcome any storage concerns. The Safety Glass Holder is ideal for an industrial type of setting due to the amount of protection it can provide. In addition, there is some flexibility with how you decide to use it. The holder has the ability to remain freestanding on a flat surface or it can be wall mounted.

The durable holder, which is made of a textured steel construction, has a 3 1/2″ opening at the bottom, making the glasses accessible. The opening, however, has a 2” angled lip to secure the glasses in place. The holder is easy to refill. Simply, flip up the top lid and add new safety glasses.

Another benefit to Buddy’s Safety Glass Holder is that it has the ability to store loose or boxed eye wear. This may be helpful if your company decides to switch the type of glasses that are used.

Have you seen Buddy’s Safety Glass Holder used before? Let us know how before.

Keep safety glasses protected and accessible by using Buddy Products' Safety Glass Holder.

Monthly Calendar Keeps you Organized On-the-Go

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Do you have a calendar you can keep with you as you travel for work or run errands? If not, you should!

The House of Doolittle Breast Cancer Awareness Monthly Pocket Calendar makes it easy to always know when your appointments are. Whether you use it for work or personal purposes, the pocket calendar, which is 3 ¾ x 6 ¼ in size, can keep you organized.

The 14-month calendar ranges from December 2011 to January 2013 and has previous/ following month references on each spread. There is one month printed per two page spread in a check book like format. Since it is a Breast Cancer Awareness calendar, it is only natural that the color scheme is pink and gray with the weekends being highlighted.

Due to its size, the calendar can conveniently fit into a purse or laptop bag without taking up much room. What do you use your House of Doolittle pocket calendar for? Let us know below!

The checkbook sized monthly planner is great for using when traveling or for keeping in a purse or gym bag for personal use.