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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Custom (Contour & Halo) vs Die Cut—Signage 101

Custom (Contour and 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 custom (previously known as contour) and custom with border (previously known as halo) cut options on many of our custom signs which allow you to customize your sign shape to the way you want it.

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The Impact of Political Signs on Name Recognition and Voter Preferences

The Impact of Political Signs on Name Recognition and Voter Preferences

It’s officially election season. Driving around town you’ll probably see a sign or two, or a whole lot more than one or two, for a political candidate from now until November. It seems that every election year, our yards and neighborhoods become filled with political advertising. For years this has been a popular method to get the word out about a candidate or an issue. But what affect do these signs have on the voters? Do they have much sway at the ballot box? Or are they simply a waste of time, effort, and money? A nuisance in an already noisy and over-saturated advertising world? Read More

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Foamboard vs Gatorboard vs Falconboard Signage 101

Business and consumer-friendly signage is what we excel in. To help simplify your display needs, we provide inexpensive, foam-based signs that make for an excellent product for signs, presentations, and storefront displays. Foam board (also known as foam core) and gatorboard (also referred to as gatorfoam) are both viable signage solutions that excel in lightweight versatility. Though both are comprised of a foam core, there are distinct differences between foam board and gatorboard. We’ll also compare how these two foam signs match up with another lightweight sign option called falconboard.

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How To Run Your Own Campaign

Running for any elected position requires hours of planning, research, and determined dedication to constant campaigning. It’s not an easy endeavor. There are numerous aspects of campaigning that need to be addressed and planned for before putting your name forward for candidacy. Once your campaign begins, there are still plenty of hoops to jump through and obstacles to overcome in order to win an election. This is true at the federal level but also at the local and state levels as well.

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Clear vs Frosted vs Milky Acrylic Signage 101

 

At Signs.com we offer a variety of signage solutions to enhance your business or home. One such product, our clear acrylic signs, bring a professional look for your display needs. We’re often asked how our clear acrylic differs from frosted acrylic and milky acrylic signs and which is the better option. Though we don’t currently offer frosted acrylic or milky acrylic on our site, we get plenty of requests to provide them as an option to our clear acrylic sign. As such, we’ve outlined not only these different types of acrylic but some alternative options to achieve the similar appearances. Knowing the difference between these acrylics can help you decide which will be the best for you.

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