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Banner Tips: Create outstanding banners

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Banner Tips: Create outstanding banners

Go to any trade show or job fair and down every aisle, you'll see a large number of banners. Why so many? Banners are extremely popular because of their ability to immediately convey a message to passersby, and they are also cost-efficient, easy to assemble and dismantle, ship easily and extremely durable. But in a sea of banners how do you make sure yours stands out from the crowd and reaches as many people as possible? Below are six tips to help you create standout banners.   [1] Start Branding at the Top - The most valuable real estate is at the...

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Create a simple stone wall entrance with lettering, DIY!

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Create a simple stone wall entrance with lettering, DIY!

There are many kinds of dimensional letters. For the sake of simplicity, we'll just focus on typical metal or cast plastic letters used for community gateways and entrances. The CAB plastic letters themselves are made to last a lifetime and come in a variety of typestyles, sizes and finishes. You can get an idea of the many finishes and styles by looking at a few samples here. As we make the signs to order (and there are many, many variables to consider), the best way to plan or budget for your job is to request a price quote. Let's look at...

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How-to DIY Guide for Magnetic Menu Walls

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How-to DIY Guide for Magnetic Menu Walls

Where to beginHow to DIY Guide for Magnetic Menu Walls LetterBank/My DIY Signs has been creating die-cut magnetic letter menus for over 20 years. Here are a few tips to save time and money on this retro-tech project! Let's take this step-by-step. I recommend that you read through the article before budgeting for your project, so you have a realistic idea of what the real cost savings will be, before you begin. Allow sufficient time so you're not distracted for best results. This actual project shows 3" lowercase heading, 2" lowercase menu items and 1" helvetica capitals for ingredients. Determine the size...

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Changeable Banner and graphics solutions

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Changeable Banner and graphics solutions

Ok, so buying a banner every time your event changes, a date or location is changed or when you need a single banner for multiple events and venues- Well, that can get expensive.Check out this cool article about choosing banners! There are a few solutions when multiple-use banners are required, and for when having something that may be easily changed makes sense. The LetterBank/GiralMedia group has these suggestions. To introduce the available options, here's a basic list: All-Velcro™ bannersThese banners have color-matching strips of velcro loop and are useable with panels that have Velcro hook applied or with die-cut plastic Velcro...

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Free Logo Evaluation by Professional Graphic Designers

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Free Logo Evaluation by Professional Graphic Designers

So you found a place to design your logo for $5.00 and now you want to use it on your $50,000 to $250,000 business.  Not so fast!You can put the whole future of your company at stake by using a logo that hasn't been tested or evaluated for effectiveness. Probably fun but not a practical idea, with all the time, energy and money you've put into your business (or product idea). What can I do to test my logo?There are whole agencies that do nothing more than this on a nationwide or international basis, but let's talk about a regional...

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