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6 Ways to Use Banners to Boost Your Business

  • January 15, 2019
  • by Half Price Banners

Businesses are not static. They’re ever-changing and constantly evolving.

Tips for Designing Table Top Banners for Your Booth

  • January 15, 2019
  • by Half Price Banners

Whether you’re showcasing your hard work at a trade show, a pop-up shop, a festival, a fair or a market, you need affordable, convenient options for marketing your business.

The Importance of Placement When Designing Trade Show Signs

  • January 15, 2019
  • by Half Price Banners

Designing your trade show materials so they’re effective, eye-catching and supportive to your overall business goals is an important part of your exhibition strategy.

5 Steps for Designing Effective Custom Signs

  • January 15, 2019
  • by Half Price Banners

Businesses rely on signage for many unique reasons, from announcing their presence to playing up special deals and promotions

Easy As 1-2-3

  • December 21, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Need a light weight, easy to use, sleek display? An Economy Retractable Banner is the perfect option! Display your promotional message inside your store to attract new customers or to welcome quests to an event! You can display a retractable banner for just about any occasion.

The Definitive Guide to Creating Effective Banners for Your Trade Show Display

  • December 19, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

In today’s competitive marketing world, it isn’t enough to produce something spectacular and expect everyone to flock to patronize your business.

Everything You Need to Know About Ordering Custom Banners

  • December 13, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Learn how to order professionally printed custom banners with the help of Half Price Banners. We can help you with the entire banner process, from selecting a material and size to nailing your design.

6 Benefits of Using Retractable Banners

  • December 12, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

In the world of event marketing, few components are quite as handy as the retractable banner.

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Banner Printing 101: Understanding the Process

  • December 11, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Learn about how Half Price Banners prints our high-quality custom banners using the most accurate, precise and vivid printing technologies around. We provide only G7® Certified printing quality.

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National Association of Realtors - 2018

  • November 13, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Half Price Banners Unveils New Line of Signage at the 2018 National Association of Realtors Expo. Half Price Banners introduces a wide array of innovative Real Estate Signage at the November National Association of Realtors Conference and Expo in Boston

Banners for Winter Conditions

  • November 8, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Winter means strong winds, cold weather and snow. Mesh Vinyl, Heavy Duty 18 oz Vinyl, and Standard 13 oz Vinyl Banners can withhold all these conditions and more!

On the Go Displays

  • November 2, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Need signage to transport place to place with no hassle? Portable Banners are the solution! Display any of these portable banners in less than 2 minutes! This feature saves you time and is perfect for on the go events. These banners are cost effective and can be used for long term use. Check out our portable banners and decide which is best for you. You can’t go wrong with portable banners!

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How to Use a Banner During the Holidays

  • November 1, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Take advantage of the holiday season with some holiday signage! Display your marketing message or sale with our 13 oz Standard Vinyl Banners. These banners are printed on durable 13 oz Matte Vinyl with vibrant colors. Making sure your customized message makes a statement! Start customizing your professional message with the help from our designers and get ready to display your holiday banner!

History of Silicone Edge Graphics

The History of Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG)

  • September 24, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Learn about the history of Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG) and the way these cutting edge new graphics get made from their fabric to the finishing.

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HalfPriceBanners.com Announces New Line of SEG Products

  • September 4, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

We're proud to formally announce a new line of Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG) products! Learn about the products and find the full release in this informative post!

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Real Estate Signage 101

  • August 29, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

New to selling houses? No problem! We've provided a detailed guide on everything you need to know about real estate signage from the different types to sizes to graphics and more!

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Custom & Professional Birthday Banner Ideas

  • August 17, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Birthdays can be made extra special with some creativity! Explore all of our birthday ideas and the various types of signage that you can use to make that special day even more memorable.

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How to Follow Up with Leads After a Trade Show

  • August 10, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

After attending a trade show, be sure to follow up with your leads! We'll help explain some great ways of saving time and being thorough using the latest resources available.

5 Reasons to Choose High-Res

5 Reasons to Choose A High-Res Banner

  • August 3, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

If you are looking for a banner that will make your message and design pop, then look no further! A High-Res Indoor Vinyl Banner will turn heads and get your brand or event noticed instantly. Let’s look at the top 5 benefits the high-resolution banner has to offer and why it’s the perfect fit for you:

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Half Price Banners announces new President, Jered Nussbaum

  • July 30, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Half Price Banners announces its new President, Jered Nussbaum! Learn about the history of Half Price Banners and its plans for the future from our summary of our latest Press Release. You can also find a link to the original Press Release for the full scoop.

Back-to-School Banners

The ABC's of Back-to-School Banners

  • July 23, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

It’s time to start thinking about the new school year. What better way to get students and faculty excited than some school spirit! Decorate the school gym with sport banners to show support for all teams or display a banner to showcase awards and school events!

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Guide to Trade Show Marketing Materials

  • July 16, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

We'll help you find some great ideas for what to take to the next Trade Show to make your booth stand out more than the others!

Adhesive Indoor Signs

Which Adhesive is Right for You?

  • July 10, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Our variety of signs each have unique qualities and benefits that fit your needs! Your blank wall, floor, or window is waiting to be decorated, let's see which adhesive sign is right for you!

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Print Banner Sizes - A Guide

  • June 25, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Choosing the right banner size is important for any project. How far away can people read lettering? How big do you need to go for your promotion given your space restrictions? We'll help you answer these questions and more.

Sign Ideas for the 4th of July

Best Signs for Independence Day

  • June 18, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

The most patriotic day of year, the 4th of July, is a perfect time to celebrate everything red, white and blue! A 4th of July banner or flag is a great way to express American Pride and make a statement for your business or party.

Choose the Best Banner Material

Banner Material Types: How to Choose the Best Banner Material

  • June 1, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

There are many different options when it comes to choosing a material for your next banner. We’ll explore the most common types of signage material and benefits to each.

Small Business Signs

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Signage

  • May 2, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

What is your identity as a business? Do you think of your business as friendly, accessible, quick, or high quality? No matter how you have branded your business, you need signs to describe your identity to potential customers! Keep in mind that the average consumer only spends four seconds reading a sign. With such a small window of time to get your message across, it’s important to have the most appropriate signage for your business! Here are the 5 most important things to consider when choosing business signs.

Embrace Autism

Support Adults Living With Autism!

  • April 1, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

April is Autism Awareness Month. We all need to do our part to support those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Half Price Banners is proud to employ adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorder!

New Hours

Extended Hours at HalfPriceBanners.com

  • March 5, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

Half Price Banners is proud to announce new hours! Now we’ll be open from 8am-6pm CST, and our proof approval deadline has extended from 3pm CST to 5pm CST!

Feather Flag Display

Outdoor Advertising Made Easy: Feather Flags

  • January 17, 2018
  • by Half Price Banners

If you’re looking for additional ways to improve the value of your marketing spend, we look into the many benefits found in Feather Flags. From increasing visibility to promoting brand awareness, this easy to set up outdoor display shows off a lot of potential for its price.

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Using Indoor Displays

  • December 5, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Learn about the value and many uses behind indoor displays. From enhancing the shopping atmosphere to promoting your next sale, make the most out of your space with thoughtful indoor displays.

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How Long Do Banners Last

  • November 17, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Get the most out of your signs by choosing materials that will last! How long should you expect your vinyl banner to last with normal use? The answer may surprise you!

Black Friday Sale

Prepare Your Store for Black Friday

  • November 8, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Get your business ready for Black Friday with our useful tips that will help you get your signs ready for the biggest shopping day of the year.

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How to Get Wrinkles out of Vinyl Banners

  • November 3, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Does your banner have wrinkles that you want to get out? Remove those wrinkles and let people see how great your banner should look with these tips on how to remove creases and wrinkles from vinyl banners.

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Best Banners for Trade Shows

  • October 25, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Preparing for a trade show takes a lot of work, but these tips should help make your planning a little easier! Learn some ways to increase your presence with your banners.

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How to Clean Vinyl Banners

  • October 19, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Vinyl banners look great, but how do you clean them? Knowing the right ways to keep your banner clean will extend its life and keep it looking amazing. Here are some tips for banner cleaning!

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What are the Best Banners for Outdoor Events?

  • October 10, 2017
  • by Half Price Banners

Learn about which banner material is best for which occasion in our latest blog post about outdoor banners. Do you know which type of banner would be best for your outdoor event?

Mother’s Day Gifts Can Make Lasting Memories

  • May 8, 2017
  • by Heather Lofflin

On May 14, mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, and even great-grandmothers will be celebrated with family and friends through out our communities. This year...

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Tying the Knot? Top 5 ways to customize a Wedding Banner

  • April 12, 2017
  • by Heather Lofflin

Not only are wedding banners memorable, but they also keep guests entertained, help them find their way to the event, and can be reused for anniversary events.

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High Flying Dogs

  • April 4, 2017
  • by Andrew Ulm

Check out how Half Price Banners is helping Gary Foote and his dock dogs, get off the platform!

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How to Set Up Tension Fabric Displays

  • June 23, 2016
  • by Half Price Banners

Tension fabric displays look great, but do you know how easy they are to assemble? We provide an educational video and instructions just in case you want to learn some tips or see how quickly they are put together.

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How to Hang Banners with Double-Sided Tape

  • June 1, 2016
  • by Half Price Banners

One great thing about banners is versatility. In this post, we help explain how to hang a banner with double sided tape.

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How to Set Up a Pole Banner

  • April 15, 2016
  • by Half Price Banner

A pole banner can be attached to any pole, and this post shows a video demonstrating how to hang your banner on a pole. Our hardware is easy to use, and the video shows how quickly the process is.

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How to Set Up an Economy Retractable Banner

  • April 14, 2016
  • by Half Price Banners

Learn how simple our economy retractable banners are able to be set up with this instructional video and text. These retractable banners look great and can collapse to be stored efficiently.

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Use and Reuse Washable Adhesive Banners

  • April 13, 2016
  • by Half Price Banners

Not all banners get hung the same way, and some can be used & reused on various surfaces! Learn about our washable adhesive banners and watch how simple it is to take it down, wash & reuse.

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Avoiding Trademark Infringement

  • April 4, 2016
  • by Half Price Banners

With March Madness coming up, lots of businesses want to cash in on this tournament. But watch out! There are some things you need to know about what you can and can't print.

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Banner Designing 101

  • November 3, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Trying to get the perfect banner design can be difficult, but here we'll help teach some of the basics behind quality banner design. Take out your notebooks and quiet down, banner designing 101 is about to begin!

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Good Filetypes for Banner Graphics

  • October 25, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Did you know there are certain filetypes that are better than others for banner graphics? The more complex the banner, the more useful this information will be. Art specs are often overlooked, but we explain in detail why it's an important part of the banner making process.

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Banner Ink Color Theory

  • October 3, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Do you know what RGB or CMYK means? Study up here! We explain color banner printing and go into detail about what these two acronyms mean both literally and for high quality printing techniques.

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How to Store Your Banner

  • October 3, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Taking care of your banner is easy, but not everyone knows how. Learn about our recommendations on how to store your banner and why we suggest this type of storage as a better way.

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How to Design an Effective Banner

  • September 18, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

What makes a banner effective? We'll provide some tips and tricks about what's important to keep in mind when you want to get your message across. There are lots of ways to say something and lots of images to choose from, but what's best for you?

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How to Choose Fonts for Banners

  • August 27, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Choosing a banner font is important for any banner. We see lots of banners, but knowing how to match your font for your audience is crucial for your promotion's success. We answer several common questions we've heard and try to explain why some fonts can be better than others.

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Banner Design Software

  • August 20, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

With so many design programs out there, it's hard to know what the best or most preferred are. We'll help show the qualities of good software and what to avoid on some other common programs.

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Print Ready Files

  • August 14, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

What does it mean for a file to be print ready? There's a few things to consider that should help make your image choices easier. We'll explain DPI and why it's important for your banner.

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Three Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Banner

  • August 7, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Customers are more informed than ever these days, and knowing which questions to ask can make the difference between getting a good product or a great product. Don't forget about these helpful questions before your banner purchases.

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Canvas Portraits are Perfect for Holiday Promotions

  • August 1, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Find out what you can do to make canvas portraits the perfect holiday promotion item. These gallery quality prints are both beautiful and effective.

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How to Read Vinyl Banner Weight, Thickness and Density

  • July 16, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

We name our banners by the materials used, but do you know what 13-oz or 18-oz refers to? Learn about the density, weight, and even the denier of commonly sold products.

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Vinyl Banners: An Options Checklist

  • June 24, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

With so many choices and questions, learning what to ask is important for any purchase. We've been answering questions about vinyl banners for years, so we'll help you identify common banner questions and know what is important to look for when searching for your perfect banner.

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Smartphone Photos are Great for Your Banner

  • June 18, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

New technology allows new opportunity. Just because you don't have photographer quality cameras doesn't mean you can't make high quality prints on banners or signs. Capture your personalized images with these new high quality hand held devices.

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Window Signs Offer Flexibility in Any Environment

  • June 5, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

Window Banners offer visibility from outside while still being able to look out your window from the inside. No longer do you have to worry about blocking your window views to send your message outside. Learn about why window banners can offer extra flexibility for your business.

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Canvas Prints are Perfect Holiday Gifts

  • May 29, 2014
  • by Half Price Banners

With holidays around the corner, finding the perfect gift can be difficult. Custom canvas prints provide a thoughtful, gallery quality present.

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