The Signs.com Small Business Guide to Vertical Marketing
by Catherine R, June 19th
Some aspects of opening a small business come naturally to entrepreneurs: they’re passionate about their product or services and they love talking to customers and clients. But entrepreneurs aren’t always adept at marketing their services or thinking about how to focus their energy in ways that generate a profit. Our small business guide to vertical marketing will help you create and implement a plan. We’ll also give you a marketing plan example so you can see how our ideas work in the real world.Continue reading...
Danger! Signs that Save Lives
by Catherine R, June 17th
The world is a dangerous place. Car accidents, shark attacks, tsunamis, even E. coli in your cheeseburger can kill you without warning. Luckily you have danger signs to warn you. Of course, the important thing is to actually pay attention to the signs…Continue reading...
Top 10 Signs You’d Make a Lousy Super Hero
by Catherine R, June 14th
Today is the premiere of Man of Steel, a new movie about Superman, and the latest in a recent revival of super hero movies. We love our super heroes. Mostly because we like to pretend that we could save the world, too. Unfortunately for us, we just don’t seem to have what it takes. In fact, we pretty much exhibit all the Top 10 Signs that we’d make lousy super heroes. We’ll just have to change the world with signage…Continue reading...
Our Interview with Under30CEO.com’s Matt Wilson
by Catherine R, June 13th
Matt Wilson and Jared O’Toole are two amazing guys with traditional backgrounds in business and finance. But while their backgrounds might be traditional, Wilson and O’Toole are anything but. It was quickly apparent that the corporate path was not for them; they were more interested in entrepreneurship. In 2009 they co-founded their company, Under30Media, to provide resources and inspiration to help other talented young entrepreneurs find their own paths. Their first venture, Under30CEO.com, took off quickly, gaining exposure on MSNBC and BusinessWeek. Subsequent sites include Under30Finance.com, Under30Careers.com and Under30Experiences.com.Continue reading...
Renewing Our Registry: Sign Up Now
by Nelson James, June 12th
This is a rare guest post from the co-founder of Signs.com, Kirk Green. Kirk is not so much a guest blogger as he is a reluctant blogger. Occasionally, he has observations that we think need wider distribution than his personal mumbling. So, we convinced him to write down a few of his ramblings and we might publish some of them here. Most of Kirk’s time is spent leading the teams at Ferrari Color, Signs.com and Stryde.
The Yard Sale Buyer’s Guide
by Catherine R, June 11th
Yard sale season is here and is in full swing. Whether you just want to go out and have fun searching for bargains, or you want to save lots of money by buying slightly loved stuff for much less money, or you want to buy low and sell high to make a profit, the Yard Sale Buyer’s Guide is chock-full of information that will help you out.Continue reading...
Pull up a seat for the Signs.com Happy Hour
by Daniel R, June 10th
Is there anything more American than the “Happy Hour”? Some believe the origins date back to the military. According to Wikipedia, it was a scheduled time during the day when sailors in the Navy could relax and take in some form of entertainment.
Here at Signs.com, we have decided to take the concept of the happy hour a step further. We aren’t just discounting signs, or offering 2 for 1 coupons. We are giving away signs for FREE. That’s right. For one hour, it’s first come, first serve. It may be a banner, it may be a window decal, it might be something we don’t even normally sell on our site!Continue reading...
Top 10 Signs That No One’s Going to Buy Your Yard Sale Junk
by Catherine R, June 7th
Hosting a yard sale is a great way to clean out your closets, simplify your life and make a little money in the process. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, they say. It can be hard to differentiate between the two , but sometimes, trash is just trash. How do you know that no one’s going to buy your yard sale junk? Here are the signs:Continue reading...
Yard Sale Marketing Ninja Secrets
by Catherine R, June 6th
Hosting a yard sale is a lot of work. You go to all the trouble of dragging all the junk you no longer want out onto your driveway, and sitting there in the hot sun for hours, and sometimes you don’t even sell much. Which means, of course, that you then have to either drag all the junk back into the house, or load it into the car to take it to Goodwill.
To have a successful yard sale, you need some serious marketing help. Read on to learn the way of the yard sale ninja…Continue reading...
Announcing the Signs.com Yard Sale Sign Spectacular
by Daniel R, June 5th
Ah summertime. The season for cookouts, baseball, swimming, vacations, and of course yard sales. The yard sale sign has become somewhat comical in recent times. Most are handwritten on whatever scrap cardboard or poster board was left over from the kids latest science fair project. Legibility is, shall we say, less than optimal for cars passing by at varying rates of speed. In all, most yard sale signs are just pretty bad.
That’s where we come in! Here at Signs.com, we want your yard sale to be the event of the summer. Today, we are announcing our Yard Sale Sign Spectacular. Basically, we are giving 10 lucky individuals the chance to win 2 custom yard signs with wire stakes. Winners can pick one of the four designs below, then customize it to make it uniquely theirs!Continue reading...
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