Drive Metrics that Matter

Leverage print-on-demand solutions to exceed customer expectations with personalized debit and credit cards and complete card-to-envelope customization. Personalized bank cards and card packages are proven to attract new customers, retain existing cardholders and increase card usage.

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Improving customer experiences and driving key metrics with customization

What is Print-on-Demand? Go from Blank to Brilliant

Print-on-demand solutions enable you to print personalized credit and debit cards, card labels and card carriers using generic white stock. Printing on blank white stock eliminates the need to maintain a preprinted inventory of cards, labels and carriers. A complete card package can be printed inline via central issuance, and gallery image cards can also be issued instantly in branch locations.

Print on Demand

Print-on-demand solutions can be used to achieve multiple strategic goals:

Increased customer acquisition

Increased customer acquisition and retention

Higher activation rates

Higher activation rates and usage

cost reduction

Cost reduction

Print On-Demand 101 for Bank Marketers

Ideas for Improved Card Metrics

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Building Your On-Demand Customization Program

Key Considerations for Custom Cards, Labels and Carriers

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Driving card usage and customer retention through custom card images  

Read the Aite Impact Report to learn how financial institutions using print-on-demand solutions have increased customer retention by 18%.

 Create Meaningful Connections.

Consumers love personalized offerings. Differentiate your business by giving them the power to use financial cards as a canvas to express their individuality. You can offer these services through:

Photo Galleries

Simplify the process with a library of images that reflect a variety of consumer preferences.

Custom credit card

Personalized Photo Card Submissions

Create a process for cardholders to upload custom photos for the ultimate personalization experience.

Card Personalization

A Hybrid Approach

Provide an image gallery and personalized photo cards to give customers exactly what they want.

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Customization Beyond the Card — Personalized Labels and Mailers

Think outside the four corners of the card with customized color labels and carriers. Use a variety of creative customization options to communicate tailored messaging and offers personalized to each customer — and make print decisions in real time.

Leverage the real estate of color labels and card carriers to include:

  • Highly targeted or segmented messages: Surprise and delight customers with unique offers, QR codes or special terms and conditions based on demographics.
  • Upsell and cross-sell products and services: Keep customers up-to-date on products and services offered by your financial institution. Or take advantage of alternate revenue streams with affiliate marketing messages.

Personalized Labels and Mailers

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Personalization Market Strategies that Pay Off

Unleash the possibilities with unlimited on-demand printing options designed to reinforce strong brand connections and positively impact key card program metrics, including:

  • Higher transaction volumes
  • Improved brand trust and loyalty
  • Increased activation rates
  • Top-of-wallet positioning

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Expert analysis shows custom cards drive growth in key areas

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On-Demand Printing Technologies in Action

Watch how customized cards, labels and card carriers come together to create a complete, personalized package. The creativity is limitless.


Datacard® Artista® VHD Retransfer Color Printing Module Gen 2

Prints vivid, full-color customized images with litho-like quality. Get to market faster with new card designs that make a measurable impact.

Datacard® Color Label Printing Module

Prints variable personalized messages for each cardholder — on the card label. Drive customer interaction with cross-promotional campaigns that utilize QR codes or unique URLs.

Card Carrier Delivery Systems

Transform ordinary mailers into true 1:1 marketing messages with customized designs. Choose a variety of paper sizes from 8½x11 up to 11x17/A3. Print images, add coupons, cross-sell services or deliver promotional offers.

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Personalization Matters

Personalization Matters

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Strategies for Driving Card Usage

Strategies for Driving Card Usage

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Custom Card Printing & Targeted Messaging

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Instantly issue compelling, high-quality payment cards that maximize cardholder satisfaction.

3. Aite Impact Report, 2018, Print on Demand: Driving Usage and Customer Retention Through Custom Cards
4. Aite Impact Report, 2018, Print on Demand: Driving Usage and Customer Retention Through Custom Cards