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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:49 pm

Why do people buy signs?

People buy signs to benefit their business.

Can you help me list all of the actions and results that signs produce?

I see the main benefits as follows:-

1/ Advertising
2/ To provide instructions
3/ To supply health & safety information
4/ To provide decoration

Can you think of any other benefits that buying signs bring to your customers?
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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:21 pm

It will make the customer look more professional, in my opinion

That's if they go to a good sign maker

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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:22 pm

How about misinformation/propaganda (i.e Global warming posters, War time posters). Tactile signs for the blind so they can feel rather than see. Signs for humour/funny signs.

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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:47 pm

Re: Why do people buy signs?

Phill wrote:Can you think of any other benefits that buying signs bring to your customers?

Not really.

I'm firmly convinced that the vast majority of signs go unread.

but don't tell my customers
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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:05 pm

A lot of the signs I make for small businesses are purely ego trips for the owners. They need a sign but they really only want to see their names on show, rather than their profession.
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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 4:18 pm

Re: Why do people buy signs?

Phill wrote:People buy signs to benefit their business.

Can you help me list all of the actions and results that signs produce?

I see the main benefits as follows:-

1/ Advertising
2/ To provide instructions
3/ To supply health & safety information
4/ To provide decoration

Can you think of any other benefits that buying signs bring to your customers?

You forgot
5/ I own it! I want my name on it.
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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:48 pm

A sign is also used as :-

6/ A placement marker defining territory
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Post Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:31 pm

I agree with john 10000%
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Post Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:29 pm

Re: Why do people buy signs?

Phill wrote:People buy signs to benefit their business.

Can you help me list all of the actions and results that signs produce?

I see the main benefits as follows:-

1/ Advertising
2/ To provide instructions
3/ To supply health & safety information
4/ To provide decoration

Can you think of any other benefits that buying signs bring to your customers?


..........all replies will get a cut of the profits the revised edition of Phil's book!
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Post Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:17 am

Re: Why do people buy signs?

John Childs wrote:
Phill wrote:Can you think of any other benefits that buying signs bring to your customers?

Not really.

I'm firmly convinced that the vast majority of signs go unread.

but don't tell my customers

Oh lol....myself included...id be pushing on a door which id just stuck pull too!!

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