Essential Tools for Small Business: Binder Paper Clips

When we first pinned a binder paper clip idea on our “office tips and tricks for cords and wires” board at, we discovered we’re not the only office filled with paper binder clips that are doing something other than binding paper. It’s still our most re-pinned photo ever. Here are just a few of the endless number of ways you can use paper binders around the office. Except for Duct tape, it could be the most versatile tool in your office.

1. A cable, wire and cord organizer


(via: Our Office Hacks Board at

2. A hanging folder stay


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3. A desktop pencil, pen and photo holder


(via: Instructables)

4. A temporary photography light tent


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5. An iPad doc and stand


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6. A smart phone doc and stand


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7. A coffee filter holder and stand



Do you have any suggestions for paper binder clips creative uses? Share them in the comments below or email