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The Unspoken Language of Business Signs

If your business signs in Los Angeles could talk, what would they say about you or your franchises? It’s true: letters, images and numbers can’t really talk, but they can relate a very interesting story about you. It’s important to understand what kind of message your signage is conveying, so you can be sure you are portrayed in the best possible way. Let’s take a look at some of the things signage can reveal about your business.

The Importance of “First Impressions”

Have you ever met someone and felt something was wrong? Chances are it was something about his or her initial appearance which turned you off. Maybe their hair was out of place.Once a first impression is made it can last forever. Your signs in Los Angeles need to create a positive first impression.


Most business want to stress the value of “quality”, whether it is quality products or services. A sign which is poorly constructed or not properly installed can portray you in a bad light. What does a sign with problems say to the customer?It says, “This business doesn’t take care of its facility, so they mustn’t care much about quality.” Even though this message could be far from the truth, once you make a bad first impression, it’s an uphill fight to earn someone’s business.

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It doesn’t matter if you serve fast food or represent clients in court, professionalism is vital to success. People like to feel they are doing business with professionals. This is why businesses dress their employees in uniforms and attire consistent with their business image. However, all this work can go for naught if people are turned off by business signs in Los Angeles which say “these people are not professionals”.

A handwritten sign inside or outside a business is generally not a good idea. People want to enter a place of business and if it looks like a garage sale, they are not going to be impressed. In addition, a sign in need of repairs (burned out bulbs or missing letters) says that the business doesn’t have the capacity to upkeep their facilities.

What Are Your Signs Saying?

Los Angeles has thousands of businesses and chances are, you have a lot of competition. Does your signage welcome people and make them feel comfortable? Do you present an air of quality and professionalism? Take a good look at your business exterior and interior and if you feel something is lacking, talk to your sign professionals at Dave’s Signs. Signs are our business, and we know it well. We are here to help you every step of the way.

Dave’s Signs Blog

This is a blog about signs. We highlight the different types of signs: signs we’ve created for our customers, history of sign design and today’s cutting edge sign technologies. Ask a question about signs, and you’ll likely find the answer here.

Case Studies

Spencer Makenzies Neon Sign

Here we go into detail on some of the custom signs we’ve done. Including Spencer Makenzie’s Neon Sign, Topper’s Pizza Neon Signs in the Oxnard Harbor, and The Historic Ventura Pole Sign. Check back with us. We’ll have more case studies of signs posted in the near future.

Custom Signs Near You

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We’ve designed, fabricated, installed and serviced signs all over southern California. Here are some highlighted areas near you including Ventura, Oxnard and Santa Barbara. Check back soon for more updates.

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We Make Beautiful Neon Signs in Our On-Site Facility

Dave’s Signs has perfected the art of neon signs. We can handle all sizes of neon signage, from the small intricate signs to the eye-catching, large neon signs. Ask us for a personalized quote or contact us for any questions you may have about neon signage.

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Dave’s Signs Makes Custom Office Signs

Whether you need a lobby sign, directional signage or ADA signs, Dave’s Signs can help you with all your office sign needs. We can use your logo and create a beautiful, distinctive sign for your office. We can also create custom building directory signs, suite signs, and directional signs to give the building a unique unified theme. Call us today to help you with all your office sign needs.

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