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Economic Value of Commercial Signage

When focusing on marketing and advertising, many companies under invest in their signage. Failure to spend both time and money on proper signage is a lost opportunity for any type of business. Unfortunately, many people do not realize the economic value commercial signage brings to a business. Signs have the ability to positively impact consumers […]

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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 hope it is informative and helpful to everyone purchasing commercial signs. Created using Visme. An […]

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Gaining Attention: Visual, Motion, Flashing, & Time and Temperature Signs

The purpose of a commercial sign is to gain the attention of consumers. In order to maximize a sign’s purpose and value, there are various details that enhance the attention a sign attracts. Visual Competition In a highly populated area, sign competition increases dramatically compared to a more rural area. Though it is important to […]

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Sign Maintenance: 5 Reasons, 5 Actions

Sign maintenance and repair are key to keeping your best image in front of your customers. So you invested in a sign and it is working for you. Have you looked at it with new eyes recently? Why?  Research shows that shoppers value the information on signs. 5 Reasons:* Risk of Missed Business:  54% say they have […]

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Secondary Commercial Signs

Secondary commercial signs are more important to the overall success of a site than most people realize. These signs support your primary sign. They often add information or catch the eye.  Examples of secondary signs include window graphics, entrance and exit signs, and sidewalk signs. These signs can significantly improve your site recognition and therefore […]

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The Essence of Commercial Signs

The essence of commercial signs is to communicate an invitation to an audience to enter a transaction.  Breaking this down into component parts can yield new insights for your commercial signage. For this first article in a series, we start with the phrase “communicate an invitation to an audience.” Visibility The first step for any […]

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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 tell people where a business is located. When placed on a highway, signs serve as […]

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The Two Most Effective Business Signs

The two most effective business signs are carefully tied into the overall business and look of a site as Signature Building signage and Sign Centric integrated site design. There are many forms of signage, but these two have proven to work the best over time. This article will detail the two types of signage. Signature Building […]

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3 Benefits of Business Signs

When it comes to effective marketing, nobody teaches business owners about the 3 benefits of business signs. Signs play a key role in most businesses. The three benefits signs have on businesses are branding, increased sales, and information to consumers. BRANDING THE SITE Business signs are one of the most effective means of marketing your brand. Brand Identity consists […]

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Capture Sign ROI

Sign ROI (return on investment) is an often overlooked way to improve modern retailing.  As online channels continue to grow, ensuring the best return on bricks and mortar requires investments that give you a good payoff.  Sign programs designed to attain maximum exposure are documented winners.  Improving signage at a location can increase sales from a few percent to 25% (or even more). Proof […]

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