3 Ways Storefront Signs Can Increase Your Business

Posted by Patricia Kelly on Mar 18, 2013 11:17:00 AM

store front signIn this age of the Internet people often look online for ways to promote themselves.  However, storefront signs can still be an effective way to get your message across to your customers and potential customers.  Here are four ways they can help you increase your business.

Creates a Brand

If you use specific colors, fonts, and images, you can create a sign that will quickly be associated with your business.  This is an essential component of your marketing strategy.  Branding allows you to be identified with your customers whenever they need your services or products.  You use the same logo on all of your informational materials that is on your sign and it helps people remember who you are.

Imagery helps people to remember your sign better so always consider that when you design a sign for your store or business.  For instance, a coffee shop will not be as memorable if it simply uses a name as it will be if you have a steaming mug of coffee sitting on top of the word. 

Draws Attention

Even though more people use their GPS to locate businesses on a whim or search the Internet for information, storefront signs can still draw attention to your business from passersby.  It may cause them to stop immediately to visit your business or it may help them remember you later when they are looking for your services. 

If they are looking for your company, it can help them find you before they get frustrated and give up.  A well-placed sign that is large enough to read will increase the number of people who know about your business as well as helping them locate it.


Probably the biggest reason to use storefront signs is for the advertising that it brings.  Your name may tell people exactly what your business is about or you may use graphics to help convey the message.  When something stands out, it is easier to remember so make sure your signs are effective advertisers for your business.  That is why it is often beneficial to add images to your store name. 

While they are many options for marketing with today’s technology, you can never underestimate the importance of time-tested choices such as storefront signs.  They can reach people who would otherwise never know about you and give them an image that will stick in their minds when they need what you have to offer.

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