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Thursday, April 15

BuildASign.com Review and Giveaway!

Did you know the ancient Egyptians created the first sign boards? I had no idea! I wonder what type of signs they were? Do you think they were advertising their businesses or perhaps showcasing their beautiful pyramids? hmmm.....I wonder how they built them-- probably with their hands and out of  gold and diamonds........ =)

Except for the gold and diamonds part, thank goodness we are not in ancient Egypt. Have you seen The Mummy movie? Thankfully we have amazing companies to do the hard work for us! 

Whether it be a sign for your home business, a blog or simply a banner for a Girls Scout troop-- BuildASign.com has everything you need to make the perfect signage! And did I mention it was simple! It really is-- and it's inexpensive. BuildASign has made it simple for anyone to quickly and easily create high quality, custom signage including Custom Banners! BuildASign's customers run the gamut from sole proprietors, mom-and-pop businesses, and non-profit organizations to franchises and major corporations in virtually every industry. They serve real estate agents, developers, construction companies, and insurance agents; retailers, event and conference planners, church and school groups; students wishing to make a statement or residents who want to promote a yard sale, and more. 

Why Signage?
  • Signage is the least expensive form of advertising – and the most effective of all forms of advertising. (US Small Business Administration)
  • Signage alone is responsible for attracting up to 50% of a business’ new customers. (US Small Business Administration)
  • People notice vehicle signage. According to the American Trucking Association, 91% of individuals surveyed reported noticing and recalling the advertising messages on vehicles, 75% reported developing an impression of the company based on signage graphics, and 29% said they’d base a buying decision on these impressions.
  • Industry studies show that informational/directional outdoor signage, signs that direct motorist to locations and activities, will increase business activity at the advertised location by an average of 15%.
I was able to make a sign for my husbands company. The steps were simple. I could have uploaded my own logo or design, but I thought the American Flag worked nicely for his craft. My husband builds custom made cabinets and counter tops-- U.S. made-- that's hard to find these days! The text was easy to fit in all the right places. I included his name, phone number, and email address. Perfect for his needs! See below-- but disregard the white box on the bottom-- I erased his info. The sign itself was perfect in all regards-- it was easy to make, inexpensive, fast shipping, made with quality and it fit nicely.

Buy It:  Would you like to give BuildASign.com a try? Go to their website and check out all their signage! Prices vary depending on type and size.

WIN IT: Or you can win your very own custom banner!

~GIVEAWAY~
One lucky TicTacDough reader will win a Custom Banner of their choice and customization from BuildASign.com!

MANDATORY ENTRY: Go to the BuildASign website and tell me one other product your business or family could use! (You must be a TicTacDough reader to enter!)

EXTRA ENTRIES: (Please leave a comment for each extra entry!)
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- Follow TicTacDough on Twitter– 1 ENTRY
- Tweet about the giveaway -- see below– 1 ENTRY DAILY_
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- Become a Fan of TicTacDough on Facebook-- leave a comment on my wall! -- 1 ENTRY
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- Enter any other giveaway on TicTacDough- 1 ENTRY per giveaway.
- Blog about this giveaway and include the URL – 5 ENTRIES

RULES:
- Contest will close at 12 noon. PST on April 29th, 2010! 
- Contest open to US Residents! 

I received a sign from BuildASign.com to review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. A special thanks to BuildASign.com!


79 comments:

Beth on April 15, 2010 at 12:25 PM said...

I used to own my own business. I wish I had known about these guys then!

Regardless, I still think it would be fun to get my blog url in vinyl letters for the back of my car!

Beth on April 15, 2010 at 12:26 PM said...

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mverno on April 16, 2010 at 9:08 AM said...

the birthday banners.mverno@roadrunner.com

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Jennifer on April 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM said...

I follow your blog and we would love to make a Garden & Decorative Flag for our house

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moushka on April 19, 2010 at 1:11 PM said...

My hubby owns a sporting goods store so any of the sale signs would be great too.

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Dan and Karissa on April 19, 2010 at 5:58 PM said...

Our family business could use the vehicle lettering.
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Beth on April 20, 2010 at 5:51 PM said...

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tanya904 on April 20, 2010 at 7:35 PM said...

My hubby would love the Beer Flashing Neon Sign for his "man room"
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hickcrazy1 on April 24, 2010 at 2:53 PM said...

I'd like bumper stickers for our pre-school.

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Sherrie on April 25, 2010 at 12:50 AM said...

I love BuildASigns website. I could play on it for hours!

I could use one of their Jumbo Cards for Mother's Day. What an awesome suprise that would be for Mom!

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JESSICA on April 25, 2010 at 2:13 AM said...

I also like their custom flags...we could use one of those to mark our campsite at music festivals.
Thansk for the giveawawy!

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tree on April 26, 2010 at 5:53 PM said...

We could use some bumper stickers and a plywood sign for my husbands glass business. :)

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Auriette on April 28, 2010 at 9:05 PM said...

The novelty parking and street signs would make fun gifts for some family members at Christmas.

demmi on April 29, 2010 at 6:42 AM said...

the Happy Halloween banner

amy16323 on April 29, 2010 at 6:46 AM said...

the birthday banners
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lilyk on April 29, 2010 at 7:08 AM said...
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lilyk on April 29, 2010 at 7:12 AM said...

I follow your blog. The Art Prints look very nice!

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purango on April 29, 2010 at 7:49 AM said...

We could use a Decorative Flag. garrettsambo@aol.com

FDP 4 Life on April 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM said...

we could use a sign for our garage sales

susan on April 29, 2010 at 8:36 AM said...

one of the jumbo cards would be so cool for my daughters birthday!

Heather on April 29, 2010 at 11:59 AM said...

I could use the Vinyl Lettering for the back of my car!

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