Blog Posts by Channel Letter Signs

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...

Signs from the Shop: Front-Lit Channel Letter Logo Box

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 by John Baylis
Check out the detail on this week's Signs from the Shop!

How To Improve Signage Night Visibility

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 by John Baylis
Your potential customer just showed you his front lit channel letter sign artwork. You notice the design calls for burgundy vinyl covering the face.What should you tell your customer about the potential night visibility performance of that color? Tell them the night visibility will probably not be optimal.

Direct Sign Wholesale Launches New Mobile Website

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 by John Baylis
Direct Sign Wholesale has always sought to make getting a quote for wholesale channel letters as easy as possible. Now, with the launch of our new mobile website, getting a quote in the field has never been more convenient.

Signs from the Shop: Front-Lit Logo Box

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 by John Baylis
Our next feature on Signs from the Shopis a circular, front-lit logo box. Done in red and yellow, a nice contrasting color scheme, the channel letter sign is sleekly designed and easy to read, even from a distance.