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Tips to Creating Standout Banners

Posted by Kelsey Ingram on Aug 1, 2017 11:48:48 AM

Go to any trade show or job fair and down every aisle you will see a slew of banners. Why so many? Banners are extremely popular because of their ability to immediately convey a message to passersby. They are also cost-efficient, easy to assemble and dismantle, and extremely durable.

But in a sea of banners how do you make sure yours stands out from the crowd and reaches as many people as possible? Below are six tips to help you create standout banners.

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Topics: Stouse, Signs & Banners, Art Tips

Price it Right: Using the Selling Price Calculator

Posted by Paula Lauer on Feb 25, 2016 4:59:00 PM

Customers ask us all the time how much they should markup our products. Some customers use a standard 50% across the board, some markup more or less. We built the Selling Price Calculator so that you can easily see the margin potentials on your orders with Stouse. You can find the Selling Price Calculator located under the Sales Tools tab on our website.

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Topics: Plastic Products, Stouse, Decals, Magnets, Art Tips, Sales Tips & Tools

Insider Tips on How to Submit Orders that get Placed First (in 5 easy steps)

Posted by Lori Woodbury on Nov 11, 2015 10:13:01 AM

At Stouse, our Order Entry department is in charge of getting all orders entered into our system correctly.  They translate hundreds of different PO’s each day and enter that many orders.  Our Order Entry Specialists take a lot of care to ensure that your order is entered with accurate information.  When a job is submitted with good art and the PO, or online order, has all the relevant information, that job will get entered and moved on without delay.  However, when jobs are submitted with incomplete / incorrect information, this requires extra time to correct the errors.  Below are 5 easy steps to ensure that your job gets entered accurately and on time.

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Topics: Art Tips, Automotive, Bumper Stickers, Construction, Decals, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Magnets, Manufacturing, Media, Nonprofit Organizations, Office Products, Outdoor Sports, Parking Permits, Patriotic Products, Plastic Products, Point of Purchase, Political, Real Estate, Restaurants, Roll Labels, Schools, Service Industries, Stouse, Sales Tips & Tools

Submit Print Ready Art with Stouse Templates

Posted by Jennifer Hoyt on Aug 13, 2015 3:14:48 PM

Stouse has created templates for all stock items available in .eps and .pdf format. Each template includes a bleed line, cut line, and cut margin line.

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Topics: Bumper Stickers, Decals, Magnets, Office Products, Parking Permits, Patriotic Products, Plastic Products, Point of Purchase, Roll Labels, Art Tips

4 Critical Factors for Signage: Letter Size and Visibility

Posted by Jennifer Hoyt on Feb 27, 2014 1:59:50 PM

There are many factors to weigh when deciding on a letter height on signage. The chart below represents an average readability distance for specific letter heights.

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Topics: Insurance, Nonprofit Organizations, Patriotic Products, Political, Real Estate, Schools, Signs & Banners, Art Tips