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Creative Marketing & Advertising Tips For Print Shops

Posted by Dan Dix on January 2, 2019

Print shop advertising isn’t easy. Successful shops need to use a variety of creating marketing and advertising tactics to bring in customers. Thankfully, having a wide variety of available approaches allows shop owners to flex their creative muscle.

How do you promote your print shop with advertising that shows off what you’re all about? Here are some tried and true tactics to get started:

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Topics: Banner Fabrics, Screen printing

Vinyl Banner Signs – Does the Material Really Matter that Much?

Posted by Craig Zola on September 13, 2018

Vinyl is a very commonly used material in banner signs. But, do you know why? As businessmen and women, we don’t often think about the type of fabric that’s used in our banner signs. We assume our manufacturer has our best interests in mind, and rightfully so. 

Manufacturers like Herculite Inc. know which type of material is best for which product. Whether it’s for a marine cover, tent, awning, or banner sign, Herculite works hard to provide its customers with the right material for a project. 

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Topics: Banner Fabrics

What Are the Best Banner Fabrics?

Posted by Craig Zola on July 7, 2018

When it comes to putting up information for display, you want a banner material that is durable and able to sustain a bit of damage. Banners are often placed in locations where they receive a lot of wear and tear like trade shows, conventions or even outdoors. Even under normal usage those banners will need to be resilient, let alone if those conditions feature severe weather, or the banner falls to the ground. In order to keep your graphics looking fresh, you want to be sure to utilize a fabric that is durable enough to maintain its attractive look.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics, Street Banners, Outdoor Banner

Advertising Strategies for Making Your Christmas Display Banner Stand Out from the Pack

Posted by Dan Dix on July 26, 2017

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for banner advertising. Many sales, promotions, events, and fundraisers geared around the holiday season, making it difficult for your banner advertising campaign to stand out from the pack. Businesses or civic institutions that keep up with innovations in banner media have a distinct advantage. These groups have a greater chance of producing intriguing, informative, and effective advertising.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics

How Stores Can Improve Their Graphics Media for the Holidays and Increase Sales

Posted by Dan Dix on July 24, 2017

Most retail businesses rely on the holidays for an annual bump in revenue. The name “Black Friday” was derived from the fact that the end-of-year season was the point at which most businesses became profitable, or moved into the black.” To take advantage of the peak sales period, many businesses use graphics media during the holidays to increase their exposure and drive sales.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics

Three Common Characteristics Found in All Great Commercial Holiday Banner Signs

Posted by Dan Dix on July 17, 2017

There are few times of the year more appropriate for banner advertising than the holiday season. Between end-of-the-year sales, fundraising campaigns, and local events, it’s a great time for your business or organization to invest in banner signs. Whether you work for a business seeking to increase sales or a civic institution promoting a holiday event or fundraiser, banners can have a significant impact on reaching your audience.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics

Shopping Tips for Buying from Holiday Banner Print Shops

Posted by Dan Dix on July 14, 2017

Between special events, fundraisers, and sales, the holiday season is a busy time for banner advertising. For many organizations and businesses, it may be one of the few times each year you work with a banner print shop. As the person in charge of banner media sourcing decisions for a retail company, local government agency, or community organization, this may leave you in an uncomfortable position. No matter what sort of organization you work for, advertising budgets are often very slim. Without an existing relationship with a banner print shop, sourcing banners and signs for the holiday season can be a difficult experience.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics

Outdoor Christmas Banners & Signage: What You Need to Know

Posted by Dan Dix on July 3, 2017

No matter what time of the year it is, it’s never too early for your business to start preparing for the holidays. That means if you’re thinking about throwing a corporate party, putting up holiday signs and banners for your restaurant or shop, or creating a colorful seasonal theme, it’s time to do your research. What makes a good outdoor Christmas banner or sign?

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Topics: Banner Fabrics

Signs You Need a New Double-Sided Banner

Posted by Dan Dix on December 30, 2016


When it comes to double-sided banners we often forget that these handy marketing tools need to be maintained and eventually replaced.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics, Graphics Media

Comparing Top Sign Material Suppliers

Posted by Dan Dix on December 1, 2016

Sign material suppliers offer a wide range of digital banner media, each with its own distinct set of pros and cons. Whether you own or manage a sign shop, or work in a marketing/advertising department for a public organization or business, understanding the differences between these materials is crucial to making an informed purchasing decision. Some opt for lower-cost, high-hassle materials; others are willing to make a larger initial investment in less-problematic, higher-quality materials.

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Topics: Banner Fabrics, Graphics Media