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Top 5 Ways to Care for Your LED Display

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Top 5 Ways to Care for Your LED Display and Increase its Longevity Keep Ventilation in Mind Make sure that your LED display is properly vented (whether that’s on the side, back, or front of the sign.) LEDs give off different levels of heat depending on the factory of origin when run for extended periods […]

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Which is Better – UL Listing, ETL Listing, MET Listing or CSA Listing?

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Many areas require an independent laboratory listing be visible on electronic signs of any kind in order to provide a permit for installation. So, logically, it is often sought after. However, it can be extremely difficult to make sense of how an independent testing facility like UL, ETL, MET, or CSA, or others affect the […]

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7 Facts About Your Sign’s Effectiveness (And What to do About Them)

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According to the Sign Research Foundation, (https://signresearch.org/research/) sign quality directly impacts an organization’s ability to attract people in many ways. The Good News: This is true whether the organization is a business looking to improve revenue, a school looking to increase community involvement, or a church with a newfound need to reach out to the […]

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Understanding Programmatic Advertising

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Definition of Programmatic Advertising  The use of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to buy advertising in real-time, instead of going through human negotiations and pre-set prices. In the early days, the number of publishers grew quicker than the number of advertisers – meaning there were more websites available than people willing to advertise on them. […]

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Funniest Church Sign Sayings

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Having a sign, be it an LED church sign or a changeable letter sign, has many benefits and very few downsides. It will help you speak directly and effectively with your community, and it will also allow you to strengthen your relationship with your congregation. Some churches use their signs for events, group updates, advertising, […]

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Meet Our Partners – Watchfire Signs

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Full Video Interview: Full Transcription Here: Intro to Watchfire Signs with Chris McGary Bob Norman, Guthman Signs: Hi, everybody. Welcome back to Meet Our Partners, the series that we’re using to kind of get up close and personal with our vendors, our factory partners that we use all the time. The goal of this, obviously, […]

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Meet Our Partners with Dan Kerluke, Cirrus Systems

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Full Video Interview:   Full Transcription Here: Introduction to Cirrus Systems Bob Norman, Guthman Signs: Hi, everybody. This is Dan Kerluke, and he is from Cirrus Systems, an amazing company. They were previously in Maine, and now in New Hampshire. Actually they have offices in both now, I believe. Dan has been working hard for […]

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Modular Display History

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*Editors Note: We were lucky enough to be given permission by Matthew Ward to compile his 14 pt series on the history of Modular Displays to post to our blog. We hope you enjoy it! A Re-Introduction to Modular Display History Long after the last 4:3 aspect ratio plasma TV was produced the LED display […]

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The Importance of Content in the Sign Industry

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Full Interview with Luke Luttrell – CEO of Project Content and NextLED Full Video Transcription Bob Norman: So this is Luke Lutrell, everybody. And he is CEO of projectcontent.com. Also CEO of Next LED, some of the nicest hardware and software out there as far as electronic signage goes and LED signs in specific. He […]

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A Brief History of LED Signs

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At their essence, outdoor LED signs are simply signs that include a display, or “message center” made up of light emitting diodes (LEDs) to form text, graphics, or animations as a marketing tool. Although it may seem like a no-brainer, to answer the question “What is an outdoor programmable LED sign?” in detail, but it is not […]

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