Blog Posts in 2017

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Why, When, and How to Use Pylon Signs for Better Business Visibility

There’s no better way to literally elevate your company’s visibility than by having a pylon sign custom-designed and installed. This is a type of outdoor sign that is often mounted on a ...
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Factors to Consider When Planning a Sign Installation

People become entrepreneurs in part because the idea of working for themselves is appealing. If you’ve taken the first step on this journey, you’ll quickly discover that even entrepreneurs ...
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Size Considerations When Designing Your New Sign

Before a sign design company can recommend the right size of outdoor sign for your business, you need to decide where you’ll have it installed. If your commercial building is located in an urban ...
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The Olympic Signs Difference

Since 1980, Olympic Signs has been helping Chicago-area businesses make their brands visible with custom signs of an unbeatable quality. Watch this video to hear directly from Olympic Signs President ...
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America's Most Iconic Sign

Most Americans are familiar with the famous Hollywood sign, but this outdoor sign didn’t always look the way it does now. Watch this video for some background on America’s most iconic ...
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Attract More Holiday Shoppers with New Digital Signage

Everyone’s got a list of their own during the holiday season, and it’s just a matter of where to go to get the gifts. If you want to direct people towards your store, an LED sign can be a ...
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Building a Better LED Sign

An LED sign is a smart way to draw attention to your business, but you must design it the right way for it to be effective. Choose your text and font type carefully, consider setting up a playlist for ...
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Commercial Awnings: Maintenance Issues to Know About

Outdoor signs and awnings benefit your business in many ways. On the other hand, dirty or dilapidated signage can bring your curb appeal down. Your outdoor signs are susceptible to all kinds of ...
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The Navigation Nightmare of Modern Healthcare Campuses

As the healthcare industry evolves, modern hospitals and medical offices are becoming larger and more complex. To help your patients feel comfortable on your campus, consider hiring a sign company to ...
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About Our Sign Installation Services

After you design and build a new sign for your business, your next task will be to make sure that your sign is installed correctly. At Olympic Signs, we provide our customers with safe and effective ...
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What to Know Before Photographing Your LED Sign

An LED sign is a bright and attractive way to advertise your business. While your LED sign may look great in person, photographing your sign may pose some unique challenges. Before you schedule a ...
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Meet Robert Whitehead of Olympic Signs

At Olympic Signs, we are committed to providing our customers with top quality signage near Chicago. In this video, you will get to meet Robert Whitehead, who is the owner of Olympic Signs. Since ...
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How to Think About Your Brand's Visual Identity

Your brand’s visual identity is one of the first interactions your customers will have with your business. Whether they encounter it on outdoor signs at your business, on your website, or in ...
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Keep Your Building Looking Its Best with Sign Maintenance

After you invest in a commercial sign, keep it looking its best for years to come with our sign maintenance service. Damaged exterior signs make your building look run down and may create the ...
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What Are the Qualities of Effective Retail Signage?

Well-designed retail signage can have an enormous impact on your business. Simply having interior and exterior signs isn’t enough—you have to pay attention to the design so that they are ...
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Ideas for Adding Character to Your Storefront

Your storefront is your welcome mat for your customers. It is a familiar place for your existing customers, and it can draw new ones through your door. The right storefront will also allow you to ...
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Typography 101

To make the most of your outdoor sign or poster, you should understand a few design elements. Typography can make or break your project, so watch this video to learn all about it. Typography refers to ...
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Should I Install an Electronic Message Center?

Outdoor signs should be durable and attractive, but it also helps if they’re versatile. It doesn’t get much more versatile than an electronic message center, so keep that in mind when ...
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Answering Common Questions About Sign Design

Before you call the sign company and set up an order, you should think carefully about your design. The purpose of a sign is to be seen and leave an impression, and understanding the various design ...
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What New Business Owners Should Know About Brand Identity

Having an idea, product, or service is one thing, but representing yourself as a brand is another. Even the best sales pitches might not land if your sign company is confused about how your signs ...
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Which Type of Exterior Sign Is Right for Your Business?

Proper signage is a key element for your business. As you are browsing the different types of outdoor signs that are available for your commercial property, you may find that your sign company can ...
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The Golden Ratio of Logo Design

When you are creating a logo for your business, you may want to rely on the principles of the golden ratio. In this video, you will learn all about the golden ratio of logo design. The golden ratio is ...
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Top Ways to Attract and Keep Clients

When you are starting a new business, you will need to work hard to build a solid client base. With engaging branding, smart demographics, and visible outdoor signs, you will have no problem finding ...
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Don't Let Burnt-Out Bulbs Hurt Your Business

An LED sign will beautifully illuminate the exterior of your business. While a properly installed LED sign may help you attract new customers, a sign that has burnt-out bulbs and other maintenance ...
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Calculating Your Restaurant's Start-Up Costs

Understanding your start-up costs is important to ensure that your restaurant is successful. There are certain costs that are necessary before your restaurant opens, such as outdoor signs, ...
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