Selecting a Finish: Glossy vs. Matte

When you’re looking to print photos, you’ll often have a choice to make when it comes to finish: glossy or matte. The same holds true for a variety of printed marketing products – from business cards and labels to table tents, hang tags, and rack cards, you’ll often be able to select either a glossy […]

Acquiring Images for Your Signs: Signage 101

Your store is making plans for its annual Halloween sale and you think using a picture of Pennywise the evil clown from the It movie would be perfect, right? Or maybe your daughter is a big fan of Marvel’s Avengers and she wants a Black Widow face mask or gaiter – why not just digitize […]

Aqueous Coatings: Signage 101

In an earlier Signage 101 post, we discussed how adding a UV coating can not only boost the durability of your printed piece but also give it some great visual “pop.” But there’s another coating option to consider: aqueous coating. As its name suggests, an aqueous coating is water-based. And just as with its UV […]

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Banner Prices: The Basics

With so many options available to you when it comes to printed banners, you might be wondering: Which option is best for you? And how do you know if you’re getting good value for your vinyl banner? Let’s talk banner prices to help you make an informed choice.

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Standard vinyl banner Sizes – Signage 101

Today’s signage 101 post will cover the standard banner sizes as well as the most common banner sizes. We’ll also describe how to determine which banner size is best for your specific needs. You’ll learn fun facts about our banners from Signs.com! We also show you a step by step guide to choosing your size. […]

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The Best Resolution for Printing Photos, Banners, Signs and More – Signage 101

One of the most confusing aspects when it comes to printing photographs, signage or anything else is determining the proper resolution at which to print. But what exactly is print resolution? Is there really one “best” resolution that satisfies all printing needs? And does it matter whether you are printing a photograph, business card or […]

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The Best Way to Hang Posters — Signage 101

Custom posters are a fun and inexpensive way to decorate or personalize a room, promote a sale, inform about products or services, and much more. You might be a little nervous about hanging things on your walls though—and for good reason.

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Standard Business Card Sizes – Signage 101

Getting your name out into the world can be the biggest hurdle for a new or even an established business. There are a lot of ways to get exposure, and one of the most important ways is with your business card. A business card tells someone who you are, what you’re about, shows your logo […]