How to Use Tally Books During National Running Day

A Runner in a 5k Race, for a Tally Book
A Runner in a 5k Race

The first Wednesday in June is National Running Day in the U.S. Running, jogging, and walking have become very popular in the last 20 years. People are more health conscious, and realize that these sports are good for your heart and general health. Almost anyone can do them. Every weekend in the summer has a race somewhere close by. The prizes you get for finishing are usually a shirt, jacket, tote bag, or a medal. Runners would rather run in a group than by themselves, and don’t mind paying $25 to $50 to run in a group and get some swag each time. You don’t have to be in the top 3 to get a trophy and cash. You just have to be in the top 3 in your age bracket and sex bracket. With each age bracket consisting of 5 to 10 years, there are many winners.

How can you celebrate this day?

  1. Sign up for a race.

    Tally Book Junior Steno Style for Runners
    Tally Book Junior Steno Style for Runners
  2. Sponsor someone to race, if that is an option.
  3. Support a racer.
  4. Take a “finishing” picture of your favorite runner and post it on social media for them. Send it to their friends and relatives.
  5. Hand out tally books with your company logo to all the runners. They can use it to keep track of all their races, their speed, length, and awards.

 

 

How to Choose the Best Tally Books for Your Business

You might need Tally Books for your workers in these businesses:

How to Build a Better Pipe Tally Book
How to Build a Better Pipe Tally Book

  • Oil well drilling
  • Inspection
  • Construction
  • Electricians
  • Builders
  • HVAC business

When you order those books, they are custom made for you. So, there are a lot of options available. This can be a little overwhelming, so here is a list of those options. Hopefully, this will bring your ordering job down to size.

  • Size of the book
  • Type of binding (stitched or spiral bound)
  • Color of the vinyl cover
  • Color of the imprint
  • Amount of imprinting..Front cover, back cover, inside the covers
  • Optional Pen loop
  • Optional insert with 3 clear pockets
  • Type of paper (real paper or stone paper, which is waterproof)

There. Those are all the decisions you need to make when you order your tally books. A good online tally book company will be able to assist you on the phone. You should always get an email proof before your order goes into production.

Give Tally Books on”National Day of Giving”

Give Tally Books on"National Day of Giving"
Give Tally Books on”National Day of Giving”

Why give Tally Books? They were developed for oil rig workers to keep track of what time they added another pipe to the drilling rig. They were designed for rough outdoor environments. Their rugged vinyl cover protects the 200 inside pages, which are lined in columns for convenience. Some of the newer ones don’t have paper sheets. They have “stone sheets” which look like paper, but they are waterproof and un-tearable. Some have a vinyl loop to accommodate a pen or pencil. Some have clear vinyl pockets to keep tables and important information at your fingertips.

If it sounds like you could use a book like this, you’re right. These pocket-sized books can always be at your fingertips.

Today, November 30, is “National Day of Giving”. Why not give a useful product to your friends?

 

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How To Use Tally Books on National Golf Lovers Day

Golfers Can Use Tally Books
Golfers Can Use Tally Books

Tally Books aren’t just for oilfield workers. They are weatherproof vinyl covered pocket books with lined pages that can be used for many tasks. If you want to keep track of all your games, you can dedicate one page per game. Then you have a daily history of your improvements.

Today, October 4, is National Golf Lovers Day. Celebrate by walking the links with your tally book and enjoy the last lingering breezes of summer.

Golf may have started back in the 15th century in Scotland. Today’s golf clubs are better made, and make it easier to get that hole-in-one. The first tournament, “The Open Championship”, was played on October 17, 1860. It took place at Prestwick Golf Club , Ayrshire, Scotland.

Hideki Matsuyama is shown here with a powerful tee shot.

Tally Book Junior Steno Style
Tally Book Junior Steno Style

In Search of the Meaning of Oilfield Pipe Tally Books

In Search of the Meaning of Tally Books
In Search of the Meaning of Tally Books

Oilfield pipe tally books have been used by oilfield workers for many years. Since most people don’t work in an oilfield, you may be wondering what the heck a tally book is. Here’s a brief answer:

The guys who drill an oil well have to keep track of how deep they are. Every time they add a new pipe, they have to record the time and the size of the pipe. They need a rugged, pocket-sized waterproof book in which to make these notations. Most of these books are vinyl covered. Some even have waterproof paper called “stone paper”. It is waterproof and tear resistant. Some have a vinyl pen loop, so you don’t have to go looking for a pen every time. The pages have horizontal lines and a few vertical lines.

These books are so handy, that anyone can find a use for them. Contractors, builders, electricians, plumbers, estimators, inspectors, law enforcement officers and natural resources field people can use tally books.

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Tally Books Explained in a Few Words

Oilfield workers need a handy way of keeping track of how many lengths of pipe

Custom Full Color Imprint on Tally Books
Custom Full Color Imprint on Tally Books

they have put in the ground. The easiest way to do this is to record each pipe in a small pocket-sized notebook. The exact time of day should also be recorded. The book needs to be rugged and water resistant and the pages need to be lined. This problem has led to the invention of vinyl-covered Pipe Tally Books.

 

Welcome the First Day of Spring with The Best Tally Books

Tally Books for Spring
Tally Books for Spring

At long last, winter is over, and today is the first day of spring!

Foresters, linemen, cable guys, contractors, pipeline installers, well drillers, surveyors, and engineers everywhere will finally be able to enjoy the nice weather while using their tally books. But, just in case the weather turns rainy, don’t worry- they all have vinyl covers to protect the pages.

Flexible Tally Book 3308
Flexible Tally Book 3308

Tru Tree Tally Book
Tru Tree Tally Book

We Heart These Tally Books (And So Will Your Valentine)

Tally Books for #ValentinesDay2021
Tally Books for #ValentinesDay2021

This Valentine’s Day many people will go the easy route: flowers, candy, chocolates, a thoughtful card. Don’t get me wrong, those are all sweet and will be appreciated by your loved one.

But… what if they actually want one of these tally books? They’ll feel truly loved if you add one to their gift bag today-

Tally Book Junior Steno Style
Tally Book Junior Steno Style

Tru Tree Tally Book
Tru Tree Tally Book

Flexible Tally Book with Sewn Pad
Flexible Tally Book with Sewn Pad

 

One Nation…With Liberty and Tally Books For All

Tally Books for #PledgeofAllegianceDay
Tally Books for #PledgeofAllegianceDay

Most of us memorized the Pledge of Allegiance back in kindergarten, but do any of us really know the true origins of it? Today is Pledge of Allegiance Day- did you know…

  • The first American pledge of allegiance (different from the one we recite today) was written by Captain George Thatcher Balch during the Civil War. It goes:

“We give our heads and hearts to God and our country; one country, one language, one flag!”

  • The pledge we all know today was based on one written by Francis Bellamy in 1892. It goes:

“I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all”

  • Congress formally adopted Bellamy’s pledge in 1942, and added the words “Under God” in 1954.

These American flag tally books are a daily reminder of our love for our country:

American Flag Tally Book
American Flag Tally Book