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Updating Your Logo for 2014?

In 2013 a variety of major corporations altered sometimes iconic logos in the interest of updating their corporate identity. For some of these corporations the changes were very simple. A slight adjustment in font here, a little alteration in an image there. For other companies the changes fundamentally altered what the brand insignia looked like. […]

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Plan Your Advertisement for 2014

As a small or mid-sized business owner, there is a good chance that you resent taking marching orders from others. It is a resentment worth holding on to. Your independence is the reason you opened your own business in the first place. That said, you should not let your resentment of authority become a commitment […]

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The “Foot in the Door Theory” and Your Retractable Banner Stand

Retractable banner stands and a helpful, knowledgeable, and confident sales force can help a small or mid-size business capitalize on what psychologists and advertisers call “the foot in the door theory.” The idea behind this theory is that it will be easier to convince a person to make a larger action if you have already […]

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Professionalism and Business Signage

When you start a small business, some emphasis is simply about getting things going. As a result, signage can often be scrawled by hand and duct taped. The resulting feeling can leave customers feeling like your business is not serious, or at the very least, that you lack professionalism. Image and perception are certainly not […]

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Retractable Banner Stands for Trade Shows and Networking

Fall is a great time to get to know people in the business community. There is always some sort of mixer or convention to sign up for. Each of these offers the chance to network your way into a lot of new business. The key is being open to the experience and being able to […]

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Backlit Signs That Withstand the Elements

While all of the retractable banner stands and other advertising ephemera made by Mega Format is built to be durable, few of the items available to custom order from our site have quite the same resilience to the elements as our backlit signs and displays. These signs are expected to be outdoors and are made […]

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Know Your Type: Helvetica Part I

Few typefaces have become as ingrained with our society as Helvetica. If you know what to look for, you’ll see it almost everywhere. The New York Subway System uses Helvetica almost exclusively. Many U.S. street signs are set in Helvetica. So is U.S. currency. If you’re reading this post on an iPhone right now, your […]

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Popular Print Designers

If you’re making large format graphics or creating signage or posters for display on retractable banner stands for a trade show, commercial or retail environment, you may be interested in finding some design inspiration in today’s most popular print designers. While most design is done digitally these days, created and made to be seen on […]

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Banners Help Salespeople

Sales is no cakewalk as far as jobs go. For many salespeople their entire ability to earn money is linked to results. There is no vague accomplishment a salesperson can charge for other than closing a sale. More and more of this kind of sales work is done on the phone but for most consumers […]

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New York’s Biggest Trade Show

New York hosts many trade show events at numerous conference centers across the five boroughs. No doubt this means that a lot of retractable banner stands are making their mark around the city. The largest of them all, however, is one that happens at the Javits Center. The Greater New York Auto Dealers Association trade […]

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