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Category: Economic Value of Signs

Using Pre-Attentive Processing in Sign Design

  Digital media experts estimate that in 2021, the average person sees between 6,000 and 10,000 ads per day. Fifty years ago, the average person saw between 500 to 1600 ads each day. What’s responsible for this change? You’ve probably…

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4 Steps to Buy a Sign for Your Business

When you’re opening a new business, or even just opening a new location for an existing business, there’s a lot you have to get done. You might have to renovate the space, hire new employees, acquire any licensing or applicable…

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Economic Value of Commercial Signage

What’s the most common mistake we see when companies attempt to build brand awareness, you ask? It’s under-investing in signage. Spending a little money up front can lead to big returns later. Unfortunately, most people have no clue about the…

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How to Buy a Commercial Sign Infographic

This infographic provides an overview of commercial sign purchasing issues with connections to related materials.  It is based on information from How to Buy an Electric Sign by Noel Yarger and the associated blog posts at North American Signs.  We…

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A Summer of Opportunities

Going into this summer internship, I had very few expectations. But, the expectations I did have were quickly enhanced within my first week at North American Signs (NAS). Both Iris and I were presented with countless opportunities to explore various…

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Sign Research Foundation Updates

Announcements from the Sign Research Foundation that deserve your attention: NSREC 2017 The National Sign Research and Education Conference 2017 will be held in Las Vegas on April 19th. Session topics include the role of signs in cities, the future of…

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Marketing Functions of Signs

Signs serve multiple marketing functions that are easily overlooked by Business schools and retailers. Signs serve as communication, enhancing, and branding the site. This article is about the different marketing functions that on-premise signs serve for a business. Communicating the Location Signs…

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