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Category Archives: Signs as Advertisement

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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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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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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Ancient Signs

One of the most useful ways for an entity to convey their message to the public, and more importantly their intended audience, is to utilize signs. Their effectiveness in communicating ideas and messages has been deemed invaluable to modern societies around the world. Signage itself has been in existence far before these societies even began […]

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Signage ROI Comparisons

Signage ROI comparisons to alternative advertising options show the value of on premise signs. When considering the investment, signs consistently are a great value. Traditional media options to signage include newspaper advertising, billboards, radio, and television. The on premise sign continues to perform where many of these alternatives have seen their exposure rates decline and […]

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Choosing a Sign

Starting a new commercial business or opening a new location choosing a sign, regardless of location or target market, is never an easy process. There are many different decisions that have to be made to help guarantee success for the future. One of these major decisions is how to market the business in a cost-effective and […]

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The Future of Signage

The advancement of technology throughout the last few decades has pushed signs into a new era. In the past, signs were generally unlit, hand painted pieces of art that adorned the roadways and building fronts of the United States and beyond. These same areas are still covered in signage, yet there is a notable difference […]

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Sign Placement

Sign placement plays an important role in helping a business attract customers and increase revenue. This idea has been widely accepted by the business community as a fact, yet often is not adequately addressed.  Managers understand the key role sign placement plays in the continuing business growth. What many companies, large and small, do not realize is […]

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Gaining Attention: Shape & Design

The shape and design of any sign helps determine its effectiveness.  Since most signs are rectangular, attention can often be gained by the use of differently shaped signs. In some cases, three dimensional sculptured shapes can be used to attract attention. Besides creating a thoughtful graphic message, the entire sign construction creates a format for […]

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