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A Helpful Guide in Choosing Outdoor Banners

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Businesses that are looking to stand out from their competitors would do well in working with a variety of advertising techniques to help relay their message to their intended audience. While social media and the Internet play a great role in promoting the goods and services of a company, there is no denying that traditional printed signs and outdoor banners still offer numerous benefits to any type of business. Apart from being an affordable option, these tried and tested practices are effective in making audiences pay attention to the message.

If your business needs help in choosing outdoor banners that will capture the eye of your intended market, here are some helpful tips that can give you value for your money:

Determine Your Purpose

One of the things you should do prior to ordering your banner is knowing the reason why you are doing so in the first place. Do you need it for a store opening, a conference or trade shows? Whatever your goal might be, it’s important to gauge what you intend to accomplish. Whether it’s promoting your store, advertising your goods and services or simply strengthening your company image, you should start out by having a clear image and purpose in mind.

Know the Size of Your Outdoor Banners

Unfortunately, designs are not one size fit all. This means that the design you are envisioning should be planned so that it will fit the size of outdoor banners you aim to fill. For example, if your company is planning to hang your banner up on a huge football-sized field, chances are, you need font sizes and the overall scale of the design and banner to be bigger as well. This way, your target audience can see this advertisement even when they are far away.

Bear in mind that readability and visibility are two of the major concerns you should think about when it comes to designing and printing a banner. Make it so that the essential information does not get cut off nor does it bleed and mix into other areas. Working with a reliable printing company will help you determine the size and design you should make.

Colour and Design

Apart from the banner sizing, the overall colour and design of your banner are vital elements to consider. Steer clear from hues that belong in the same family. A good tip would be to put a light text on a dark background and vice versa to provide depth and contrast. This combo will also complement each other, thus drawing the eyes of your audience to your banner.

A rule of thumb: a clean, simple, and sleek aesthetic will certainly work in your favour as opposed to busy prints that hide the text and your general message. Stay away from scripts and fonts that typically bunch up against one another since this will make reading harder for the audience.

Make a strong and lasting impression on potential customers by having expertly made and designed outdoor banners. With these tips in mind, you can achieve exactly that. 



Customer testimonials

  • Hi Peter! The Flags were a HUGE hit!!!!!!! Sorry for the last minute rush around – if I had of found you first it would not have been the problem – will know where to go first time next time :) Really appreciate the service and the quality – we will be back! Thanking you again, Kind Regards,
    Mickey Ink Marine Graphics, Edmonton, QLD
  • Hi Peter,I just wanted to write and say THANK YOU so much! I just received the banners and they look amazing. They got here so fast, my client is going to be stoked! It's been great doing business with you :)
    Virginia, St Peters, NSW
  • Hello Peter, Thanks so much for your ultra prompt service ... service that I don't see often these days :)
    Tracey, Lismore N.S.W.
  • Hi Peter, Thanks for the pointers – we’ve demonstrated setting it up to everyone during the sales meeting this morning and received lots of positive feedback about the clean look and quality of the flags.
    Dewn, Perth W.A.
  • Thank you Peter. I received the Flag today... unbelievable service. Thank you so much. Looks great too.
    Mitch, Runcorn QLD