Photo Checks ? A Great Alternative in Checking

It's the little things in life that make it interesting. Everyday life can be so boring at times. To make the ordinary extraordinary takes time to explore and to discover. Fortunately, there are some wonderful places online to personalize those ordinary items and make them the pride of you day.

We all have checking accounts, many more than one. Most of us buy checks through three different means: the local bank, through the mail, and on the internet. Internet shopping is increasing, due in part to more confidence, and just more people using the web in general.

There is a new alternative in check supplies that has begun a new trend. Photo checks are increasingly popular among many markets. It's a way to personalize checking without having to pick someone else's design. They are only pennies more expensive than the usual choices, and they come out just perfect.

Here's what happens. Go to your favorite checks supply website and look for the photo checks option. It should be on the home page. You'll go through the process of ordering the quantities, and all that same old stuff. Then, you'll get to upload your jpeg photo that you took with your digital camera or retrieved from a scanner.

In a week or two, the new checks will arrive the same as they always have. But this time, your personal photograph will adorn them. What photos will you choose?

  • Family. Keep them close to your heart and get the chance to share them with the rest of the world.
  • Personal photo. Use the service as a security measure. Pretty much any jpeg design will work, and they'll have some ideas for you.
  • Man's best friend. Why have someone else's dog on your checks?
  • A picturesque scene. A photo from your vacation or honeymoon spot.
  • A digital design. As long as it is in JPEG form, you can create your own graphic design. Spread your artwork around.

These are obviously only a few of the ideas that might enter into your head with the option of photo checks. Use one photo now and select another for the next order. To get the most out of your checking account, get the best in personal checks.

Robb Ksiazek is an author and publisher for Checks-4U.com. He has researched and written about the little things that make a difference in the paper supply industry, from personal and business checks to envelopes and address labels. Turn the ordinary into extraordinary.

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