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INFOGRAPHIC: A Closer Look at Banners

7/3/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: A Closer Look at BannersEye-catching, economical and versatile enough for outdoor or indoor use, banners have long been one of the most popular signage solutions. Whether you're promoting an event, boosting brand awareness or guiding visitors to your facility, the options for banners are endless. Check out our infographic below for more ideas.
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7 Reasons Why You Should Use Outdoor Banners

7/3/2018

7 Reasons Why You Should Use Outdoor BannersDigital advertising. Television commercials. Radio broadcasts. With so many ways to draw attention to your event or company’s products and services, it’s easy to lose track of some of the most effective and simple forms of advertisement – outdoor banners.
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Why Are Warning and Safety Signs So Important?

6/19/2018

Why Are Warning and Safety Signs So Important?Safety signs can be found in almost every nook and cranny of large facilities and buildings. Doubtful? We bet you haven’t even noticed the abundance of warning signs you encounter on a day-to-day basis – in supermarkets, on roadways, at airports and bus terminals.
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Safety Signs Every Business Needs for OSHA-Compliance

6/13/2018

Safety Signs Every Business Needs for OSHA-ComplianceIf you want to keep your business or organization running smoothly, your on-staff safety professional or supervisor should be familiar with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).
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INFOGRAPHIC: Sign Up for Work Site Safety

6/8/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: Sign Up for Work Site SafetySafety signs are an essential component to any workplace or facility. Not only do they prevent unintended injuries or deaths, safety signs are also required by law in many cases.
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From Advertising to Branding: Are Custom Vehicle Graphics Worth the Cost?

5/14/2018

From Advertising to Branding: Are Custom Vehicle Graphics Worth the Cost?When it comes to installing vehicle graphics, wraps, and decals, your bottom-line matters the most (or is, at least, an important factor). Maybe you’ve gotten a few quotes on car wrap installation, or perhaps you’re entering the first stage of the buying process. Whatever the case, you’re naturally curious whether they’re worth their salt.
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How to Drive Customers Through Your Business’s Door with Effective Vehicle Wrap Design

5/10/2018

How to Drive Customers Through Your Business’s Door with Effective Vehicle Wrap DesignCar and truck wraps are an exciting prospect for smaller businesses on a budget, due to their low-cost impressions and impressive reach. Vehicle graphics can elevate a multi-channel marketing campaign to dizzying heights. Signs Now [centername] can help your company maximize growth potential while conveying the perfect brand image.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Vehicle Graphics - A Street-Smart Way to Advertise

5/4/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: Vehicle Graphics - A Street-Smart Way to AdvertiseCheck out our infographic below for some fun facts about the cost-effectiveness of vehicle graphics.
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Why Driving is the New Selling for Today’s Real Estate Agent

4/16/2018

Why Driving is the New Selling for Today’s Real Estate AgentAs a real estate agent or broker, maybe you’re considering vehicle wraps or graphics as a way to step up your marketing campaign. Buzz has been flying around— good and bad – about the effectiveness of full automobile wraps, but what do the facts say about them?
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19 Real Estate Marketing Ideas the Pros Use

4/2/2018

19 Real Estate Marketing Ideas the Pros UseActionable real estate marketing strategies are in short supply, and there’s always plenty of jostling from real estate brokers searching for an advantage. Beat out the competition, and order custom real estate signs from Signs Now [centername], including vehicle wraps, window graphics, post and panel signs, and more.
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INFOGRAPHIC: A Roadmap to Real Estate Signs

4/1/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: A Roadmap to Real Estate SignsWhen it comes to advertising real estate, few methods are as cost-effective as signs and graphics. Whether it's yard signs directing visitors to open houses, post-and-panel signs promoting new developments, or vehicle wraps advertising your business all around town, there are plenty of exciting new ways to stand out from your competitors. Our infographic below provides a roadmap of real estate signs you might want to consider for your own real estate business.
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Understanding ADA Regulations

3/20/2018

Understanding ADA RegulationsAny owner or manager of a business should take a few minutes to learn the reasoning behind — and the requirements of — the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Understanding ADA signage regulations will help your company comply with the rules and avoid costly fines for noncompliance.
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Why Your Business Needs ADA Signage

3/6/2018

Why Your Business Needs ADA SignageIf your company offers goods or services to the public, then it falls under the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA. The part of the law that covers ADA requirements for buildings states that stores, restaurants, bars, service establishments, theaters and hotels have to comply with set regulations.
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INFOGRAPHIC: ADA Signs and Regulations

3/2/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: ADA Signs and RegulationsAll public buildings require ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Signage to aid in accessibility. But how can you make sure your signs comply with ADA regulations?
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How are plaques made - and what can I expect from the buying process?

2/14/2018

How are plaques made - and what can I expect from the buying process?There are many standard-style plaques you can engrave with your company’s logo, award information and recipient’s name. Other plaques are customized entirely to your own design. Work with your plaque provider to select the type that best meets your need and budget. They should be able to assist you with all aspects of custom-making a plaque — from selection and design to fabrication and delivery!
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What can plaques be used for? Employee recognition probably tops the list!

1/31/2018

What can plaques be used for? Employee recognition probably tops the list!There’s no better way to express appreciation to a hard worker, deserving team or retiring employee than with a custom-engraved plaque.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Perfect Uses for Plaques

1/31/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Perfect Uses for PlaquesCheck out our infographic covering the many ways you can benefit from custom plaques.
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How much should I spend on a trade show display?

1/23/2018

How much should I spend on a trade show display?Participating in trade shows also levels the playing field. From giant multinational corporations to locally-owned small businesses, every exhibitor has access to the same visitors at trade shows. But while the advantages of displaying your goods and services in trade shows are well known, one question often goes unanswered: How much should I spend on a trade show display?
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What will make my trade show display stand out?

1/11/2018

What will make my trade show display stand out?Trade shows are a great way for you to showcase your company’s products or services. By their very attendance, the people who come to such events have signaled their interest in what you have to offer!
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INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Great Ways to Improve your Trade Show Success

1/9/2018

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Great Ways to Improve your Trade Show SuccessDiscover 8 great ways to improve your trade show success with our signage infographic.
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Dimensional Signs: Add Depth to Catch the Eye

12/1/2017

Dimensional Signs: Add Depth to Catch the EyeLet’s get deep! By adding the dimension of depth to height and width, three-dimensional signs stand out from the wall on which you mount them –literally. Not only do 3D signs make an impression, they also rate highly in terms of performance!
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Vinyl Graphics: Advertise on Almost Any Surface!

10/26/2017

Vinyl Graphics: Advertise on Almost Any Surface!Up, down, all around… or even way across town? With today’s custom vinyl graphics, your advertising and branding efforts are no longer limited to walls, windows, and doors! Read tips from the experts at Signs Now on making the most of your vinyl graphics.
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Commissioning Your Perfect Sign: From Sign Design and Project Management through Sign Installation

10/13/2017

Commissioning Your Perfect Sign: From Sign Design and Project Management through Sign InstallationNo matter how big or small — and whether permanent, temporary or intended for a special occasion — great signage doesn’t occur by happenstance. Working with a creative and experienced sign resource ensures that you will be guided through a proven signage process to achieve the results you seek.
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Are City Ordinances and Poor Visibility Challenging Your Business?

8/29/2017

Are City Ordinances and Poor Visibility Challenging Your Business?“Location, location, location” is a popular slogan regarding the importance of a business’ site in terms of its success. But for businesses located far from the street, positioned among bigger/brighter neighbors or hindered in their promotional efforts by strict municipal signage ordinances, the call is for “solutions, solutions, solutions!” See how Signs Now can help create signage solutions that are sure to draw attention from your customers.
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Get Your Brand Noticed with Eye-Catching Illuminated Signs

8/7/2017

Get Your Brand Noticed with Eye-Catching Illuminated SignsAs any retailer will tell you, your business sign is a big deal. It’s the first contact a potential customer has with your store, restaurant or organization. It’s your first chance to inform them of who you are. And, it’s your first means to be remembered.
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The Process of Signage: From Consultation and Sign Design to Installation

6/26/2017

The Process of Signage: From Consultation and Sign Design to InstallationJust as money doesn’t grow on trees, signage doesn’t simply sprout on storefronts. Whether inside or outdoors, it’s posted, mounted or otherwise installed, of course. But, getting to that final stage requires more than a few steps that are well worth your while if an attractive and affordable sign is what you are dreaming of.
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5 Ways to Attract More Customers with Visually Appealing Retail Signage

5/16/2017

5 Ways to Attract More Customers with Visually Appealing Retail SignageThe retail signs for your store or restaurant are the first impression you’ll have on customers––making them particularly vital for your marketing success. After all, before you can impress consumers with your high-quality offerings, attentive service and competitive prices, you first need to draw them through the door. That’s where visually appealing retail signage can help!
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Catch the Eye of Prospective Customers with Outdoor Graphics & Displays

4/20/2017

Catch the Eye of Prospective Customers with Outdoor Graphics & DisplaysMost business owners instinctively know the value that outdoor advertising adds to the success of their operations. What they might not realize, however, is the degree to which scientific research supports their intuitions!
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Deliver your Message Effectively with Well-Designed Trade Show Booths, Tents and POP Displays.

3/28/2017

Deliver your Message Effectively with Well-Designed Trade Show Booths, Tents and POP Displays.You don’t need to have the most elaborate—or expensive—trade show booth, pop-up banners or point-of- purchase (POP) displays, but you can be the proud owner of one of the more attractive and effective displays at any event by following these best practices.
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How to Solve Wayfinding Challenges with Effective Directional Signage

2/14/2017

How to Solve Wayfinding Challenges with Effective Directional SignageFrom local corner cafes to multinational corporate headquarters, businesses of all types and sizes need wayfinding signage. Wayfinding (i.e., navigation) is the ability of visitors, customers and guests to travel from Point A (often your lobby or reception area) to point B (usually an office, department or restroom) easily and on their first attempt.
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Digital Signage Becoming a Powerful Brand Ally in 2017

12/21/2016

Digital Signage Becoming a Powerful Brand Ally in 2017Did you know that an industry study found that a move to digital signage could increase sales 33% or more? Or that another study found an average 800% increase in revenue with digital signage? If you only take one action in 2017, it's got to be a move to digital signage. You can't afford not to!
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Wayfinding Signage: An Airport Starts from Square One

11/7/2016

Wayfinding Signage: An Airport Starts from Square OneOver the previous 20 years of airport use, multiple unrelated sign programs had been implemented. The result? Cluttered and inconsistent wayfinding signage for the 30 million passengers that used the terminal each year.
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Modern 3D Signage Is Limited Only By Your Imagination

9/13/2016

Modern 3D Signage Is Limited Only By Your ImaginationFrom Recessed Lighting to Custom signage that functions as furniture and even crowd guides, learn how 3D Signage has changed in the past few years from another way to share the same message, to a unique tool for reaching audiences in special ways.
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7 Top Things to Consider When Planning Your Special Event

8/26/2016

7 Top Things to Consider When Planning Your Special EventYour special event, from a corporate retreat to an all hands on deck trade show, needs to go off without a hitch. Sometimes signage is overlooked in the clamor to organize events and materials. Here are the top 7 things to consider when planning your event signage.
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The Latest Trends in Trade Show Signage and Displays

7/25/2016

The Latest Trends in Trade Show Signage and DisplaysImagine potential clients that were so primed by a well thought out signage plan that they enter a trade show with an eye out specifically for your booth, and leap at the chance to connect. The latest trends can make it happen.
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Generate Greater Sales from New Retail Displays

6/27/2016

Generate Greater Sales from New Retail DisplaysDon't miss an opportunity to increase your in-store sales with a new sales display! Your customers are preoccupied with shopping lists or hunts for specific products and prices. Help them discover a new product they've never considered - with new retail displays.
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SIGN UP AS IT WARMS UP!

5/31/2016

SIGN UP AS IT WARMS UP!With Memorial day just passed, we've officially crossed the barrier into summer. Temperatures are up, and people want to be outside - where your carefully laid signage plans may be wasted. Learn how a little outdoor signage can have a bigger effect than ever.
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With retail signage leading the way, brick-and-mortar stores are alive and well.

4/1/2016

With retail signage leading the way, brick-and-mortar stores are alive and well.Contrary to popular belief, brick-and-mortar stores are alive, well and even thriving—despite the much-praised power of the Internet! In fact, the Robin Report says that in 2014, about 80 percent of sales took place in stores, whereas e-commerce represented only 6 percent of the US$4.5 trillion spent in the U.S. alone. The report also notes that the annual growth rate of Internet sales is slowing;
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Window graphics: Four reasons why they’re clearly a winner!

3/1/2016

Window graphics: Four reasons why they’re clearly a winner!Offered in two basic types – decal and static clings – custom window graphics are a smart way to attract attention and induce impulse sales. You can print them on both sides, so that whether people are coming or going, they’ll see your message. Decals are made from clear poly vinyl film with an adhesive backing and can be easily removed without damage to the window, but they cannot be repositioned once applied or reused.
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Think big! For promotional jobs large (and small), rely on custom banners.

2/1/2016

Think big! For promotional jobs large (and small), rely on custom banners.Banners are a great way to promote your products, services or special events in a big way – and at a relatively small price. Banners can offer all the promotional impact of a billboard, but at a fraction of the cost! In fact, other marketers have “super-sized” their banners in the interest of gaining attention and promoting their causes: • The largest banner in the world was a fabric banner produced by an anti-polio organization in India. It was over 30 miles long!
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Auto-Shop 101 – Vehicle Graphics

1/24/2016

Auto-Shop 101 – Vehicle GraphicsNo, you don’t have to get greasy and change three spark plugs and an air filter to pass Sign Now's Auto-Shop class. The best way to get your business rolling is to put it on wheels. Signs Now has the expertise and experience to make your vehicle graphic project its absolute best.
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