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Welcome Home, Troops!
by Catherine R, July 5th with 0 comments
Independence Day isn’t just parades and fireworks—yesterday we were reminded of the continuing sacrifices of our military personnel and their families, especially those deployed overseas.Continue reading...
How to Get Rid of Door to Door Salespeople Once and For All!
by Catherine R, July 3rd with 0 comments
Do you need a new alarm system? Pest control? Books, cleaning products, a new vacuum cleaner? If you live in the suburbs, odds are good that you won’t even need to leave your house to have the opportunity to purchase a wide array of goods and services: Summer is the season of door-to-door salespeople.
Some people must be excited to see these folks. After all, companies are still sending out hundreds of sales reps (often college kids on break) into neighborhoods all over the country to make appointments for services or sell products, so the practice must be effective. Many people, however, dread the ring of the doorbell on a weekday afternoon. How do you get rid of the door-to-door salesman, once and for all? We have an idea.Continue reading...
The Yard Sale Buyer’s Guide
by Catherine R, June 11th with 0 comments
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 Nelson James, June 10th with 0 comments
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 with 0 comments
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 with 0 comments
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 Nelson James, June 5th with 47 comments
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...
50 Yard Sale Tips That Will Blow Away Your Competition
by Catherine R, June 4th with 0 comments
Whether you call it a garage sale or yard sale, there’s a lot of competition out there for those yard sale dollars! Here are 50 yard sale tips that will help you host a successful sale… one that will blow away our competition.
All About Yard Sales [Infographic]
by Catherine R, June 3rd with 1 comments
With school out and summer under way that means it is yard sale season. Whether it’s hosting your own (we’ve got lots of signage!) or going out to find a deal, people across the country love garage sales! As such, we’ve put together some interesting facts and statistics on yard sales in the infographic below. Happy selling and shopping this summer!
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Behave Yourself: Signs That Promote Good Sportsmanship
by Catherine R, May 17th with 0 comments
There’s a wealth of knowledge and life skills to be learned from participating in team sports. If we ensure that our kids have coaches who are good role models, and we take care to be good role models ourselves, our kids can only benefit. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, and sometimes we’re doing more harm than good.Continue reading...
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