Get Ready for Graduation Celebrations

Get ready for graduation celebrations

It’s a moment you’ve probably been planning for years—the day your child graduates from high school or college. Now your son can take his degree and get a real job and his own apartment! Now your daughter will go off to college and you’ll finally have hot water for your morning shower. Now your house will be quiet and clean. It’s definitely time to celebrate. Read More

Aerial Advertising: Banners in the Sky

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I think we can all agree that banners are pretty cool. Well, maybe not if you’re comparing them to really cool things like the music of Miles Davis or a Warren Miller snowboarding film. But from a marketing perspective banners are pretty cool: they’re inexpensive, eye-catching and portable. A small business owner’s dream come true. What’s better than a banner out in front of your business? A banner in the sky, of course. Read More

A History of American Taxation: A Tea Party, a Whiskey Rebellion & More

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Today millions of Americans will fill out their tax forms, write checks and mail or e-file the whole mess of paperwork off to the IRS. Some Americans receive tax refunds (those lucky folks usually file in January or February…their refunds have long been spent). Some have to pay a little. Some have to pay a lot. Regardless, most like to whine and complain about paying at all. Read More

What the Best Company Blogs Have That Yours Doesn’t

What the Best Company Blogs Have

So you went to a business conference and heard that corporate blogging is all the rage. Everyone else has one—you need one too! You immediately returned to your office, installed WordPress and stuck a blog on your company’s website, where it languishes, collecting five, ten, fifteen views per day. Clearly you’re not doing it right. So, what do the best company blogs have that yours doesn’t? Read More

The Mad Men Guide to Marketing

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Last night AMC aired the season six premiere of Mad Men. While we’re not about to let any spoilers slip, we can tell you that a few things haven’t changed much since season five: Don Draper is still pretty hot, and he’s still up to the same shenanigans. There’s family drama, personal drama and office drama. And we always learn a lot about marketing from the Mad Men (and women) of Sterling Cooper Draper. We thought we’d share some of the wisdom they’ve passed on over the last five years. Read More

Anne Sullivan’s Miracle Sign

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At Signs.com, we obviously feel that signs are important. If you don’t know already, our company sells signs: vinyl banners, yard signs, magnetic signs… you get the picture. But even though we love signs, we recognize that there are different kinds of “signs.” Important signs that have, perhaps, even more impact than a well-designed vinyl banner. On this day in 1887, a “sign” changed a life. Read More