State By State Guide to No Trespassing Laws & Signage
by Dustin Heap, December 3rd
Two of the biggest fears of both business and landowners is liability and the risk of trespassing that comes with owning private property. While we’ve written previously on dog signage and liability, in every state signage plays a slightly different role in legal issues surrounding private property and criminal trespassing.
Your Guide To Obamacare and Small Business
by Dustin Heap, October 28th
As a signage company, our lives revolve around custom signage and design. We spend our days working with fonts, signage materials, and helping customers create the perfect sign. So the title of this blog post is probably more than a little surprising for some, but let us explain.Continue reading...
101 Awesome 3D Street Paintings and Famous Artists
by Dustin Heap, August 20th
You’ve undoubtedly seen it before somewhere on the web, or maybe even real life. The 3D sidewalk chalk art, also known as street art or street paintings that looks amazingly real. Artists across the world practice the trade today but few know that forms of street painting trace their origins back to Britain as far back as the 1700s.Continue reading...
Beware of Dog Signs: Protecting You, Your Dogs, And Your Visitors
by Nelson James, August 15th
Having a dog is fantastic. It can improve your social interaction, blood pressure, cholesterol, stress levels, and overall health. Dogs make great companions, they’re great with kids, and they’re not terribly expensive to have as pets.
In addition to being man’s best friend, it turns out a dog can also be extremely beneficial when it comes to safety and protection. Having a dog or two can help deter thieves and unwanted trespassers. In Jack MacLane’s study, “Secrets of a Superthief,” he concludes that 95 percent of thieves and burglars are deterred by dogs.Continue reading...
Ten Tips To Increase Foot Traffic To Your Local Store
by Nelson James, August 8th
Foot traffic: not just the pedestrian equivalent of rush hour, but the presence of customers in and around your business. Having customers physically in your store is, obviously, key to the success of your business. Higher foot traffic usually means higher sales. But what if your business seems to keep getting passed by? Here are some helpful suggestions to increase foot traffic in your store.Continue reading...
Happy Birthday Signs For Any Party
by Dustin Heap, August 5th
Summer seems to be the peak season for birthday parties. Backyard bashes, swimming soirees and princess parties are everywhere. However, while summer makes for awesome birthday parties for kids, truth is birthday parties happen all year … and aren’t even always for kids. Luckily, whatever the season or whatever the party theme, here at Signs.com we’ve got you covered.Continue reading...
Tips to Effectively Market Your Landscaping Business
by Dustin Heap, July 29th
No matter where you live there is never a shortage of landscaping businesses. With generally low barriers to entry, it seems everyone has a landscaping business on the side or is the full time owner of a landscaping company. Combine a highly-competitive industry with one that can be extremely seasonal and effectively marketing your landscaping business becomes critical to survival. After much research and an interview with a current owner of a landscaping business, we’ve laid out some keys to success in marketing your business.Continue reading...
The Electrician’s Guide to Marketing
by Nelson James, July 25th
The business of lighting houses and businesses big and small is a big deal. That’s why we wanted to take a minute or two and go over some important small business marketing ideas with you. The goal of this guide is to give you some fresh new ideas of ways to market your business and increase your clientele. So lets run through them real quick.Continue reading...
3 Considerations When Designing a Logo
by Nelson James, July 24th
Creating a solid logo is a must for any business looking to develop a strong brand. The logo is the foundation on which your website, advertising and sales collateral is based. Over the years, there have been numerous “fads” and trends in logo design. Some have come and gone; some have remained. Like any design project, there are a lot of best practices when it comes to color, spacing, balance, contrast and type. Recently, type in logo design has become hotly debated. With thousands of new fonts being created every year, it’s hard to weed through what is good and what isn’t when incorporating them into a new logo.Continue reading...
Small Business Tools & Resources
by Dustin Heap, July 23rd
Working with small businesses we understand that many owners have limited budgets and time. While the need to wear many hats in a SMB or start up setting will probably never disappear, that doesn’t mean that you can’t look for software, tools, and applications to lighten the load. Look no more as we’ve compiled quite possibly the most comprehensive list of small business tools and resources out there. The list spans every imaginable department and discipline. These tools and resources feature both paid and free tools that will help any owner grow their business tremendously!Continue reading...
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