Gift certificate is the important thing for your business use. It is the best way in driving the sales for your business starting the restaurants to the retailer. You may find that many customers ask the certificate if your business offers it when the holiday's time come. It is also the important aspect which affects your business.
Printing the gift certificate will cost you the money. But do you know? You can save more money when you print the gift certificate by yourself. It will give more advantages for you since the process is painless and it has the low printing fees. You also do not need to spend your money for the design.
Here are some tips so you can print the blank certificate by yourself. The difficulty level of this process is easy so you will face any difficulty to do that. Before you start the process, you should prepare the things like the gift certificate template, cutter, card stock paper, and printer. You also need to prepare the Adobe reader application in your computer. If you do not have it, it is better for you to install it to your personal computer.
For the card stock paper, you need to buy the paper with two major weight varieties. They are 110lb and 67lb. Since the 110lb has the thicker size, you probably will face the problem with your printer. The paper can jam on your printer. If you have the professional machine for printing, this problem can be avoided. You can stick the 110lb paper with the 67lb which is less troublesome but still has the enough thickness as the gift certificate.
You can design the gift certificate by yourself. But if you do not have the time, you can find the design template in the internet. The template is usually in the PDF format so you will need the Adobe reader to open it.
After you get the template, you can customize the text in the three text fields. Usually, it has two text fields in the top of the template which you can fill for your address and your business name. The bottom one is used for the conditions and the term. You will also find the field at the right side of the template which you can fill with your logo.
You can prepare your printer and fill the paper tray with the card stock. To find whether the card is already correct or not, you can print the test page. You have to ensure everything is correct and then you can print your gift certificate according to your need. You can cut the gift certificates with the cutting device such as the paper trimmer or even the tabletop cutter.
Your printer will also influence the result of the gift certificate. If you need the fast printer process, you can try HP printer. During many usages, your printer can run out of the ink.