Hurricane Sandy and Life’s Perfect Storms

  The perfect storm. It’s a phrase we’ve been hearing all week, as the east coast hunkers down in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. As we read the dire weather forecasts and watch the news feeds, nothing about this storm seems perfect.

Interview with Fontly Founder Brendan Ciecko

  Today, we are pleased to bring you an interview with Brendan Ciecko, the founder of Fontly, a great mobile app and website that allows users to photograph, tag and upload images of vintage and hand painted signs. Brendan also runs Ten Minute Media, a creative design, marketing and branding company with a focus on […]

How-To: The Signs.com Online Design Tool

  Update: We just added a new video tutorial of our new design tool. Check it out: Hopefully by now, you know that Signs.com announced the full release of our brand new website this morning. Maybe you even had a chance to take a look at some of our professionally designed templates or you took […]

The All New Signs.com Officially Launches

It’s a huge day for us here at Signs.com! This morning, we announced the full release of our brand new website, which includes features like a full-service e-commerce platform, online design tool and personalized design services and support (read the press release here). The new website is designed to offer our customers a best-in-class experience when […]

A Review of Scheels & 3 Lessons from the Retail Giant

  If I asked you what a 220,000 square foot building, a 16,000 gallon aquarium and a 16-car Ferris Wheel have in common, you would probably answer with something like an amusement park or one of those crazy malls in Asia. But you would be wrong. In fact, this accurately describes the new retail behemoth […]

Talk Like a Pirate Day? Yep, You Heard Right.

  Ahoy, Matey! Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. And it’s the tenth anniversary of the holiday, so extra celebrating is in order. Unless you’re involved in filming Pirates of the Caribbean Part Six and hanging out on the set every day, you probably don’t often run into people sporting eye patches and […]

Mayor Bloomberg, Soda, and the Art of Moderation

Last week, New York City Board of Health approved Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas. Nine months from now, if you want to suck down 32-ounces of Coke in one sitting, you’ll have to order two 16-ounce drinks.

How to Support the Athlete in Your Family

When my daughter, who will be a freshman this year, wanted to try out for the high school soccer team this summer, I was concerned. This is the year her grades really start counting toward college admission. And she has a tough schedule: all honors classes plus an orchestra extra-curricular (she plays the violin). In […]