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Vaping Laws For All 50 States

Electronic cigarettes (commonly referred to as e-cigarettes) are gaining in popularity as an alternative to traditional, tobacco-based cigarettes. With a rapid increase, health agencies

nationwide are calling for a crackdown on the use of e-cigarettes in public. Whether you’re a user of e-cigarettes or a public business looking to abide by the law, knowing the current regulations will help you know what’s allowed and what isn’t when it comes to electronic cigarettes. We’ll help you make sense of the current state and federal laws regarding e-cigarettes, how they differ from smoking laws, and whether or not signage has the rule of law.

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Small Business Success Story – Escape 45

In today’s Small Business Success interview, we’re featuring Escape 45. Escape 45 is a fun Baltimore-based company that provides people with the ultimate escape room experience. We talked with Ashraf Afzal, one of the business’s founders, to learn more about him, Escape 45 and its current success.

 

Ashraf purchased an A-Frame sign, acrylic sign, and a brushed aluminum sign for his exciting escape room business. You can see some of their custom signs in the pictures throughout the interview below.

 

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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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Growing and Making the Jump To Salon Ownership

It’s time to turn your passion for the salon lifestyle into a successful business venture. Whether you’re into doing hair, painting nails, or offering spa treatments, the life of an aspiring salon owner can be difficult. Choosing how you start and build up your salon business is a crucial decision that can impact the success you see and the influence you have within your community. In most cases, there are two possible routes you can take in your salon career: operating a salon from your home, or purchasing an existing salon.

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A Guide To Small Business Hiring

One factor that ultimately determines whether a business succeeds or fails is its employees. This is especially true with a small business, where each employee has more influence on the success of the whole.

Businesses thoroughly rely on the execution of individual employee roles, as well as their skills and talents in relation to their specific role. You may have the best business strategy in the industry, but if your employees aren’t the right ones to execute that strategy, then strategy doesn’t matter. This is why hiring the right candidates for your business is crucial. (more…)