Obtaining Your Signage

The following article originally appeared on the Small Business Administration website in February 2001, but it was subsequently removed.

Obtaining a sign for your business is not difficult, however getting an effective sign – a sign that will have a positive impact on your business’ income and success – means that you not only are aware of the many types of signs and basic sign design, but also understanding the various types of sign companies, sign construction and more. As types of signs are presented in another section, this section will focus on working with sign companies and understanding sign design.

You know your business; you came to this site to learn about effective signage. Review this section for information and tools about:

  • Working With a Sign Company
  • Designing a Sign


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Wade Swormstedt

Wade Swormstedt

Wade is the former Executive Director of the Foundation for the Advancement of the Sign Industry and the former Editor and Publisher of Signs of the Times magazine.

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