Want to create and send printable certificates of appreciation to recognize someone in under 10 minutes? We’ve got you covered.
A certificate of appreciation is used to acknowledge efforts and award truly deserved recipients. You may have held an event, a group seminar, organized a workshop or wished to acknowledge employees within your company.
During such events, a well-made, captivating certificate of appreciation will make your recipients’ day as they are recognized for their incredible efforts.
But there’s a catch. If your recipient group is larger, creating and editing multiple certificates is tedious and time consuming. However, with a pro tool such as Virtualbadge.io, you don’t need to worry about this anymore.
Before we prove this claim, do you wish to try it out yourself?
Appreciation certificates serve a wide variety of purposes. You can use them to appreciate students, employees, a program’s attendees, donors, and speakers - the list is endless.
Here are some of the general elements every certificate of appreciation must contain:
Now let’s start creating your first certificate of appreciation with Virtualbadge.io.
In this section, we take you through creating and sending an impressive certificate of appreciation with Virtualbadge.io.
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Turned off by scattered bits of work and information? Virtualbadge.io offers an extremely user-friendly dashboard to create, access, and track all your creations from a single place.
You can group multiple certificate types by creating dedicated collections using the Certificate Collections option. If not, the completed or in-progress certificates appear under Ungrouped Certificates.
You can find the unsent, saved certificates under the Active tab. And the in-progress certificates are auto-saved under the Draft tab, so you never lose your work.
Let’s start creating your certificate. Click on Create new Certificate on the top right corner of your dashboard. This action triggers the editing page:
The 3-step creation process is super quick and easy. Let’s begin.
Virtualbadge.io provides two options to create your certificate: start with a blank canvas or use an existing template. We suggest you choose a pre-made template for seamless editing.
If you wish to fast-track your creation process, Virtualbadge.io has a few default templates. For a certificate of appreciation you can choose from:
Note: Refer back to the elements section to make sure everything is included in your appreciation certificate before saving the final one.
Virtualbadge.io makes it simple and straightforward for you to edit a certificate. Just click on the desired element, and edit the details on the right pane.
On the left pane of your editing screen, you have multiple options to Add Elements such as text fields, upload logos, import images, add custom shapes, add backgrounds, and more customizations.
Once you're done designing the certificate, click on Save to proceed.
Here’s an impressive sample certificate of appreciation for an employee designed with Virtualbadge.io:
So, what’s a campaign in Virtualbadge.io? You can set up a quick email or a social media campaign on the tool so that your certificates can be shared across different platforms - effortlessly.
Under Email Content on the right pane, you can edit the email content, such as the subject line and body. Under Style, you can choose one of three email appearance formats.
Virtualbadge.io sends this customized access email to the recipient. Once done, click on Continue.
Next, you can also create a Twitter or LinkedIn campaign so that your recipients can give you a shout-out:
Enter the post details under Post Text and add your institute's or program’s hashtags for more reach. Click on Continue to proceed.
To prevent plagiarism, Virtualbadge.io creates a unique Credential ID for every certificate in the final stage of the campaign setup:
No more re-editing headaches. With Virtualbadge.io, you can send certificates to any number of participants with the click of a button.
Create a CSV file with recipients’ names and email addresses and upload it, or you can also add your recipients’ email addresses line by line by clicking on Add single.
If you’re confused about what to enter in your CSV file, click on download sample to check it.
Once you’ve added the awardees’ email addresses, click Send emails to send the certificate access email instantly.
Here’s what the final overview would look like:
You can access the recipient's view to see what the access page looks like, add more recipients, and click on Duplicate to instantly create a duplicate appreciation certificate (with a different credential ID).
Virtualbadge.io prioritizes easy and secure access to the certificates.
How is it done? Once your recipient receives the access email, they can click on Get Certificate to be redirected to the access page, this email already contains their unique access token, which identifies the recipient of that certificate.
The recipient can authenticate themselves via email, or proceed by connecting to their preferred social media platform. Once successfully authenticated, they can access, share or download their certificate of appreciation!
And voilá! You’ve successfully created and sent certificates in a matter of minutes.
Let’s start creating certificates that build trust. Try Virtualbadge.io today to send high-quality certificates of appreciation that can be validated.
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Oct 13, 2022
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