Blog Posts by Channel Letter Signs

The Dos and Don'ts of Designing a Channel Letter Sign

Posted on May 7, 2019 by admin
Direct Sign Wholesale specializes in channel letter signs, the best option for any business looking for a durable, customized, and high-quality outdoor sign. A lot goes into designing channel letters, which is why we’re sharing our years of expertise.Before designing a channel letter sign for your client’s business, make sure you’re familiar with best practices. Follow these rules to ensure an effective end-product...

How to Enhance an Outdoor Sign

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 by admin
An outdoor sign has a lot of purpose. It can direct customers to where a business is, give the business brand recognition, and help a business get in front of new customers. But if it’s poorly designed or it’s not enhanced, the business’ sign might be keeping customers from entering the door.

Direct Sign Wholesale Helps Build Escape Room Sign

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 by admin
Over the years, we’ve worked with many clients on some fascinating projects. We’ve built signs for golf courses, well-known chain restaurant groups, and even movie theaters. We’re now proud of partnering with La Crosse Sign Group to build a sign for an escape room.

The Types of Channel Letter Signs We Produce

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by admin
If your client is in need of a sign that will stand out, accurately represent their brand, and last through weather and seasonal changes, a channel letter sign could be the perfect option. Channel letter signs are the most popular type of outdoor sign, as they are made to cleanly and professionally show customers where a business or building is located.

How to Choose an Outdoor Sign for a Business

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 by admin
Shopping around for an outdoor sign for your client? Although it might just be a sign, an outdoor sign has a lot of importance. It will attract the client’s customers, direct them where to go, and the sign will also convey their messaging.Direct Sign Wholesale specializes in channel letter signs, the best option for any business looking for a durable, customized, and high-quality outdoor sign. Follow these...

Why Channel Letter Signs are Better Than Other Signs

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 by admin
When researching the types of signs out there for a storefront or company building, it’s easy to get overwhelmed trying to find the perfect sign for a business. There are a lot of different signage options, but Direct Sign Wholesale only specializes in one category ­– and for good reason.

Why We Only Produce Channel Letters

Posted on Aug 16, 2018 by admin
In 1995, our retail sign business was born.  It taught us a lot about the industry, business and where the industry was lacking.  So in October of 2002 we sold that retail business and started Direct Sign Wholesale.  We decided to get in the channel letter production industry because nobody in the West was doing it at the time.

Does Your Client Need a Fast Installation?

Posted on Mar 22, 2016 by John Baylis
What are the two worst words in the signage business? You know the answer. Grand opening.

Do You Make This Signage Sales Mistake?

Posted on Dec 14, 2015 by John Baylis
Here is a hot selling tip: don’t try to solve a signage problem when you don’t know what the problem is.  When you have a receptive prospect, it can be very tempting to tell them what they need prior to finding out the real signage issue.

How Much Gross Margin Should I Charge for Channel Letters?

Posted on Oct 23, 2015 by John Baylis
How much gross margin is appropriate for channel letter signage? Many customers have inquired about the correct markup amount for a channel letter set.The basic answer is there is no correct amount for every situation - it varies from market to market. However, there is a way to tell if the amount you are quoting is in the correct range for your market.It is your landing percentage. If you are pricing competitively...