Sign Industry Magazines

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Sign Builder Illustrated Magazine - One the industry’s leading magazines, covers everything from sign building basics to what is latest. Check out their Vehicle Graphics 101.

Signs Of The Times Magazine - Industry’s one of the oldest magazines. Tons of useful info.

SignCraft Magazine - The magazine for Sign Crafters. Enough said.

SignTech Magazine - The magazine covers advances in electric signs and digital displays.

SignMedia Canada Magazine - Canada’s largest sign industry publication.

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How to Survive a Recession Using Wholesale Sign Manufacturer

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Doom-and-gloom economic headlines have haunted small-business owners this year. Sign shop owners are outsourcing and using wholesale sign manufacturers more than ever. It gives them many advantages: 1) Dramatically reduced overhead, 2) More focus on sales, service and installation.

1. Dramatically reduced overhead.

When you outsource sign manufacturing process, you can scale up or scale down as fast as you wish. You will be nimble and fast. No dealing with extra employees, thus no labor costs. Your overhead stays low and fixed.

2. More focus on sales, service and installation.

Once you get your overhead and labors costs under control, you can throw all your attention to the factors such as sales, service, installation that will increase your top line as well as bottom line. Our successful clients admit that sign manufacturing project management eats up a lot of their time, thus outsourcing it, they have freed up their time to go after new business.

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Videos about Signs

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On YouTube I came across some cool videos about signs and sign industry:

Vital Signs - Vibrant Communities

Speech of the Street

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From Concept to Reality: Making of “Baker Bros - American Deli” custom sign

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Baker Bros logoToday we are going to kickoff our new feature “From Concept To Reality” where I am going to talk about manufacturing process of different signs in our plant.

Baker Bros American Deli is a popular chain of deli franchise restaurants. Our client was hired by them to design and install custom sign. We started the work as soon as we received custom artwork from them below.

Sketch of Bakers Bros Sign

When sign was finished, it was supposed to look like this (not an actual image):

We built 2 separate aluminum cabinets (cans) for upper and bottom parts. We painted inside white and outside black, and installed neon tubes for lighting.

We tested neon:

We formed sign faces from X15 clear plastic, and our painters did 2nd surface painting on the sign.

Here is bottom portion of the sign:

From the side:

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Welcome to Wholesale Sign Super Store Blog. We are live! Here we will be writing about latest know-how in the sign industry, how-to articles, from concept to reality features and many more. You can also participate by posting your comments at the bottom of every article. We look forward to your cooperation. Stay tuned.

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