Importance of signage, a good signage

Whether you run an establish business or looking to set up a new company business you have probably gone back and forth on a lot of helpful advice on setting up your business plan, gaining finance, employment, SWOT, marketing and even how to handle customer relations.

But, until now, you probably haven’t received any advice or you didn’t prioritize about why your business or your new project needs a sign and how to actually get the sign you need.

The value of on-premises signage, especially in the ‘area’ that is regularly visited by traffic (customers) or business clients, cannot be overstated. Nevertheless, the value of signage as a marketing tool is often not fully understood.

A lot of businesses hardly consider signs at all and, if they do, it is often an afterthought or more like a required expenditure – cost, which appears to command the lowest portion of any construction or refurbishment budget.

Let us be sincere with you right now, “Signage it is the most important and cost effective advertising medium you can have, full stop”. Businesses that comprehend the worth of quality and proper signage view it as an investment that will pay for itself at the highest ROI. They recognize that proper designed, well placed signage will attract customers and help generate profits.

Signage should never be an additional marketing act. The sign on your business is an influential and powerful marketing tool. It is there for your business 24/7, 365 days a year. It generates the first impression of your business that many customers will get (we all know how much important is that) and it tells them who you are, where you are and what you have to offer.

A definite statement of ours is that your sign is your voice on the go. It’s a main means of communicating with potential and existing customers/ clients, it can sure attract them, draw them through your door, and encourages purchases or deals.

In our time, a successful, rising business hangs on on many variables in what it was a decade and more before. It’s not a surprise that the competitive market environment we all live as business owners/ CEO’s or managers there should be a demanding requirement to add extra effort in their marketing strategie just to stand out.

Asides creating effective communication with customers, and effectively advertising products or services, a good business signage is the most effective and cost-effective form of advertisement to get brand exposure and attract customers.

76% of consumers stated that they had entered a store or business they had never visited before based simply on its signs, which turns signage into a business’ most basic, most efficient form of advertisement. The reasons why a business should invest in custom signs are many and here, we present a few that we consider important:

  1. Increasing brand exposure:

Good business signage will make your company stand out from the crowd by increasing your brand exposure and the chances of new customer acquisition and repeated business.

  1. Differentiation:

A custom sign will help to differentiate your business from competition and help build a unique brand in the eyes of potential customers. Yet, it is vital to keep in mind that to have a sign that will make you stand out you need to know how to design beautiful and effective signs, or else, your sign will lose all its potential. A visit to a professional sign shop will help you design a signage that works best for your business and will sure help in taking a load off of your back.

  1. It is cost-effective:

Signage is one of the most cost-effective marketing strategies. While you may have to make a extensive initial investments, once your signage is ready and installed there are no further costs and it will advertise your company 24/7.

  1. Year-round advertising:

Depending on location, whether interior or exterior, signs work all year round. They’re visible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This alone, makes them a worthy investment that will work for you with no effort required, no matter what time or day of the year it is.