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Signage 101: Trade Show Display Comparison

Arguably the most important part of any trade show booth is the signage and displays that convey the company’s brand and products or services. An eye-catching display can be like a magnet to prospective business leads, drawing in attendees to your booth. But, what kind of display and signage should you choose? Signs.com offers many trade show sign options with three of these serving a similar purpose despite being very different products. These are: the step and repeat banner, tension fabric display, and pop up display. Each display is unique in its own right; learning about their features will help you find the perfect trade show display to incorporate into your booth layout. We’ve gathered together all that you need to know about our trade show displays and how each can be incorporated into a compelling booth setup along with other trade show signs and materials you choose to use within your booth.

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An Exhibitor’s Guide To Trade Shows & Conferences

Trade shows: the perfect opportunity to meet one-on-one with prospective and current customers in your target audience. There’s no better place to flex your business’ muscle and show that you’re committed to excellence in your industry than a trade show. New products, services, or an innovative business approach are all commonly found at these events. No matter what you have up your sleeve, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of trade show planning to harness the full potential of these industry events. We’re here to layout the details of trade show planning; from goal setting, to booth design and setup, we’ve got you covered on everything you need to know to successfully attend and exhibit at a trade show.

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Famous Signs Across The 50 States

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We are surrounded by signs! Everywhere you look there are signs. Because we’re sign enthusiasts we thought it would be cool to take a look at some of the most iconic signs around the United States and each state in particular.

While we found many iconic and well known signs, we found just as many that are well known locally but are probably unknown on a national level. This doesn’t diminish their importance, it only makes it all the more fun to read about them! Some of these signs are tied to their famous landmarks and others stand alone. We think it’s a pretty cool way (in a geeky sign kinda way) to show the diversity of the country and hope you enjoy the most famous signs in each of the 50 United States.

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Pokemon Go and Why Businesses Should Play

Wanna catch ‘em all? The new mobile game Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm. Less than a week old and the phenomenon is growing day-by-day. The game created in collaboration by former Google startup, Niantic, Inc & The Pokemon Company is a new twist on the TV show, card and video game series that was popular in the late 90s and early 2000s. While many people have downloaded the game (over 7.5 million in the United States) and rushed to streets and parks to get in on the action, there is a still some mystery to how the game is played and how it might evolve over time.

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UV vs Screen vs Offset Printing Signage 101

Giving you the highest-quality and most professional-looking sign is our highest priority here at Signs.com. Not only do we offer incredible materials to print your design on, we also have chosen the best printing methods to make your design as vibrant and long lasting as possible. The advantages of different printing styles allow for customizable printing for any type of material, purpose, and size.

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UV Ink Toner Solvent Ink Signage 101

UV Ink vs Solvent Ink vs Toner Signage 101

Giving your sign a lasting, eye-catching design is a top priority for us at Signs.com. To assist in fulfilling your design desires, we incorporate specialized ink to create visually stunning signs. Ink is more complex than it may seem; inks come in either a solid, powder, or aqueous (liquid) form. You’re most likely familiar with the liquid form of ink, which is found in pens and consumer-based inkjet printers. The solid or paste inks are typically found in industrial UV printers. Powder based inks, also known as toner, are used in consumer and industrial laser printers.

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Aluminum Signs: Standard vs Brushed vs Reflective

Aluminum is one of our most versatile and duable signage materials available. With its durability comes a professional appearance that makes it ideal for both indoor and outdoor signs. In addition to our standard aluminum, we also offer brushed aluminum and reflective aluminum to add variety and versatility to your signage needs. Understanding the difference between our standard aluminum, brushed aluminum, and reflective aluminum will help you pick the material that best satisfies your signage needs. We’ve assembled a list of these different types of aluminum with their common uses and comparisons between them to simplify your search for the perfect aluminum sign.

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How To Successfully Market Your Summer Camp

Marketing the allure of your summer camp is fundamental in maintaining and increasing attendance. Whether you’re operating an outdoor adventure camp, a bible camp, a coding camp, or an athletic camp, finding ways to grow the number of annual attendees is critical to turning a profit and staying in business for the long run! In a society that has gravitated away from outdoor activity towards social isolation due to social media, video games and technology in general, summer camps need to find ways to capture back the attention of the younger generation.

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Creative Wedding Decor With Signage

The bells are ringing and it’s wedding season! Love is in the air and so is the unwanted stress of planning your picture-perfect wedding. The dress, the suits, a cake, invitations, music, food… the checklist never seems to end. Just thinking about all the to-dos can make your head spin. We know you’re looking for any way to make the big day as memorable as possible, which is why we’re here to let you in on a signage secret that will transform your wedding into that magical occasion you dream of.

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Contour vs Halo vs Die Cut Signage 101

The printing industry is full of techniques and tricks to help create unique, one-of-a-kind products. At Signs.com, we implement special cutting techniques in our printing production process to produce your signs to your exact specifications. If you’re looking to deviate from a standard rectangle or square sign, we provide contour and halo cut options on many of our custom signs which allow you to customize your sign shape to the way you want it. Knowing the difference between these two options will allow you to create a sign that works for your needs.  We’ll also highlight a unique cut, known as die cutting, which is also widely used within the printing industry.

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