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Should You Be Ordering Engraved Award Plaques in Bulk?

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When you have an awards ceremony coming up, you want to have all the plaques or trophies ready — or at least far enough along so that the engravers don’t have much more to do when you hand them the list of names to add to the plaques. While engraving a plaque doesn’t take long when done with lasers, the laser engraving company still needs some lead time so they’re not rushed.…

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Custom Braille Tactile Signs for Your Gym

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When you bought or built your gym, you may not have considered the need for braille tactile signs. In fact, you may have assumed that you would always have someone at the gym to help anyone needing sight services. Though this does help, it may not be as realistic when you move to 24-hour business operations or you begin expanding your business. For example, you may have rooms for yoga, meditation, private classes, bathrooms, showers and related areas.…

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3 Sign Installation Options

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There are a few different ways that a contractor can install a sign on the front of your business. Which option you choose will depend on a few factors, such as the size and weight of the sign and the type of surface a contractor will install it on. This article explores some of your options. 1. Mounting the sign to the wall If your sign is lightweight, it may be easiest to mount it directly to the wall.…

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Two tips to follow if you've just had a car wrap added to your business car

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If you’ve just added a car wrap to your business car, here are some tips to follow. Handwash your vehicle instead of taking it to the carwash Whilst car wraps are quite robust, it is still best to switch to handwashing your vehicle whilst this signage is on it rather than using an automatic carwash. Although one or two rounds of going through a carwash won’t ruin your car wrap, subjecting it to this excessively rigorous form of washing on a weekly or biweekly basis for several months will accelerate the car wrap’s wear and tear and potentially result in it becoming prematurely faded to the point where your sign’s message cannot be seen.…

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Different Types of Signage That You Need for Your Retail Store

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If you own a retail store or are opening one for the first time, you will probably need to work directly with a sign company to order the necessary signs for your business. These are some of the different types of signs that you might need to purchase for your store. Large, Tall Signs That Can Be Seen From the Road Depending on where your business is located, you might be interested in installing large signs that are easily visible from the road or highway.…

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Your Guide to Different Laser Engraving Materials

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Laser engraved signs come with numerous benefits. The signs have better clarity and are easier to read, ensuring your target audience gets your message. They are also long-lasting and easy to customise, which allows you to make your business stand out in your branding. What’s more, laser engraving is automated, which means you don’t need to wait for weeks to get your signs ready. In addition, laser engraving can be done on a wide range of materials.…

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3 Pro Tricks on How You Can Increase the Durability of Your Outdoor Signage

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One of the best ways to advertise your business is through outdoor signage. When the signs are done by a professional, they speak a lot about your business and contribute towards brand recognition. At the same time, outdoor signs offer an effective way to direct people to the actual location of your business. The only problem that comes with having the signs is that they will be outside throughout the year.…

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3 Reasons Why Installing a LED Sign Is a Great Idea for Your Retail Business

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When starting a new retail store, every retail owner expects thousands of potential customers to hear about it. Do you want everyone to glance in your direction when driving past your retail shop or business premises? It’s possible! Just install a unique LED sign and leave the rest to it.  LED signs don’t just attract potential customers, but they also help you achieve your promotional ambitions. If you had planned to install a LED sign in your retail business but didn’t get convinced about the idea, see why it’s still best that you do.…

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How To Choose The Wording For A Retractable Banner For Your Small Business

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A retractable banner can be a really effective, portable promotional tool for your business, whether you’re setting it up at trade fairs, recruitment events or craft fairs. This short guide explains how to decide on the wording for your banner, from explaining what you do to choosing fonts. Explain What Your Business Does Your banner will be most effective if it manages to convey what services and products your company has to offer in as few words as possible.…

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How to Make Your Beginner T-Shirt Business Look Professional

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Selling print-on-demand t-shirts is one of the most lucrative ways to make money online today. However, that also means the market is filled with a lot of amateurs. In order to make your fair share of the t-shirt pie, you need to position your t-shirt business as more professional than the rest — even if you’re just a beginner yourself. Thankfully, with some care and consideration, you can easily make your business look legit and draw in loyal customers.…

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