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Business Vehicle Wrap Can Boost Your Business!

Posted by John Grigoli

Feb 19, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Aren’t the advertisements on cars clever? You’ve likely seen Merry Maids, U-Haul and any number of realtors zooming around Cleveland with “wraps” – basically signage --printed vinyl wrapped on their cars.

Vehicle Wrap Cleveland

What you might not know is that those cars not only look fabulous but they draw in customers too. Now if you’re like many business people, you think that vehicle wraps are only for those that have national businesses or run fleets of business. Not true.

Todd Stuart, president of Sign Zoo, was quoted in Medium as saying that car wraps enhance small and large businesses because they reach more than 95 percent of Americans.

Business Car Wrap

Now that clearly doesn’t mean those that see your business car wrap will become your customers today or tomorrow. But there is a good chance they may at some point or refer someone else. Vehicle wraps put your name in front of all those potential customers. When they think of a specialist in your line of work -- realtor, plumber, hair stylist or other professional -- your vehicle wrap will stand out in their minds.

Although you often see truck wraps, they can fit any size car. And professionally installed wraps aren’t that expensive – they range from just over $2,000 (partial wrap) to about $3,500, depending what's involved and of course the size of vehicle.

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Stuart told Medium that he hears stories from business owners reporting leads’ shooting up $42,000 to $219,000 less than a year after a vehicle wrap is installed.

“Some tell us they gained new customers before they even got home with their newly wrapped car, while others literally took an order as soon as they left our offices", he said.

Ready to let your vehicles do some of your marketing for you? Call us today and let’s talk. As always, consultations are free.

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Topics: Car Wrapping Cleveland OH,, Custom vehicle wraps Cleveland

What You Need to Know Before You Get Your Custom Vinyl Wraps

Posted by John Grigoli

Oct 28, 2014 12:33:00 PM

Custom vinyl wraps ClevelandPeople contact us with questions about vinyl wraps more than any other kind of sign. Everyone seems to want to know more about this highly effective form of advertising. Below are some of the more popular questions we get when people call Epic Signs & Graphics for a free consultation.

FAQs for Custom Vinyl Wraps

Can I Get My Favorite Comic or Cartoon Character on My Car?

If you can get permission, we can put it on your car. For example, we could not put the mascot of your favorite NFL team on the back of your van or print out Disney characters for a sixteen-year-old’s car because you do not have the intellectual property rights to these images. However, without infringing on copyright laws, our graphic designers are particularly skilled at coming up with designs with the theme you want or that are very similar to copyrighted works.

Will a Wrap Hide My Peeling Paint Job?

Vinyl Car Wraps ClevelandIn a word, no. Getting a wrap should work out fine if your paint is starting to look a little burnished or dull. Unfortunately, a wrap is not a good solution if your clear coat or paint is actually deeply scratched, peeling, dented, or rusting. The texture of your car is going to show through despite the wrap completely hiding the original color of your ride. Instead of smoothing out rusted spots on your car, vinyl will still show bumpy surfaces.

Can I Get Logos from Other Companies on My Truck?

As with the characters above, this is also tricky. For their truck, Motocross bike, or car, a lot of people want sponsorship logos from businesses, such as Monster Energy or Red Bull. We are more than happy to put the logos on your vehicle if they have sent you advertising stickers or if you can show that one of these companies is sponsoring you. You may be infringing on copyrights otherwise.

How about My Own Logo or Other Image File?

FAQs on Custom Vinyl Wraps ClevelandIn all likelihood, we can put your logo on your vehicle. It depends upon the image file that you have. If it is a JPEG, it needs to be really big, otherwise it will come out blurry and pixelated on a wrap. This is because these are not vector images. They are raster. Raster images are made up of hundreds of thousands of pixels, which are tiny color dots. The pixels get much less crisp when you try to resize raster images to be big enough for custom vinyl wraps.

Cleveland customers should try to provide vector images, since they are based on geometric equations and can be scaled to be big enough for a wrap. If you are not sure if you have a vector image, get in touch with the graphic designer who created your logo. They will likely have one.

Do you still have more questions about custom vinyl wraps? Cleveland business owners or individuals can contact Epic Signs & Graphics at any time for a free consultation to learn more!

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Topics: Custom Vinyl Wrap FAQs Cleveland, Custom vehicle wraps Cleveland, Custom vinyl wraps Cleveland

Turn Heads With Cool Truck Graphics in Cleveland!

Posted by John Grigoli

Mar 18, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Vehicle WrapAll too often small businesses in the Cleveland area pass up the opportunity to advertise their services using their greatest asset: their fleet of delivery vehicles. Many of these businesses may have their name on the truck and maybe a phone number but rarely do they have something that really commands attention. This is where the services of Epic Signs & Graphics come in handy.

Why Advertise with Vehicle Wraps?

Your company work trucks are on the road all day. When you invest in a car wrap with vibrant graphics, you have instant advertising that is directed toward your target demographic. A manufacturer of print vinyl that is often used for wraps, 3M, published a report in which they demonstrated that vehicle wraps far outpace traditional forms of advertising, like radio, television, and newspaper.

3M found it would cost $130,000 in advertising to equal the amount of exposure you get from one vehicle wrap. Best of all, you are reaching exactly who you want, whereas with those other forms of advertising, you will likely waste money marketing to people outside of your service area.

Types of Wraps

Pick Up Truck WrapWith wraps you can apply various amounts of material on vehicles that will combine the best budget with the simplest message so you maximize your ad dollars.

  • Full Vehicle Wraps – Just as the name implies, the entire vehicle is wrapped except the roof. These are by far the most popular and the most attention grabbing. Usually, for less than the cost of getting a paint job, you can completely cover vehicles of any size with a wrap.
  • Partial Vehicle Wraps – Many people are under the assumption that all vehicle wraps must completely cover the car. This is not true! Like in the above example, partial vehicle wraps can be eye catching and helps save on a budget.
  • Vinyl vehicle lettering – This is generally the most affordable option. It works great for getting your message out there or for advertising your website.

Food Trucks Can Also Benefit from Vehicle Wraps

Food trucks are becoming increasingly popular throughout Cleveland and they benefit from graphics because they depend so heavily upon being recognizable. Whether your food truck is in one location and more stationary or it is always changing spots, you can benefit from printed and die cut graphics.Work Truck Lettering

The perfect time for attracting new customers is when your food truck is in transit. With sharp graphics displaying your food options, you can pique fellow drivers’ interest. And, with a large QR code on the side of your truck, people can simply scan your graphic with a smartphone and see where you will be next.

There are essentially no limits to the vehicle wraps the design team at Epic Signs & Graphics can create for you. With our wide format printers and state of the art software, we can turn your vision into a reality. Find out for yourself by giving us a call or dropping us an email today.

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Image credits: James Brains / sashafatcat / Phillip Pessar
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Topics: Epic Signs and Graphics in Ohio, Food Truck Vehicle Wraps,, Food Delivery Vehicle Vinyl Lettering,, Vehicle Vinyl Wraps Cleveland, Custom vehicle wraps Cleveland, Work Truck Graphics

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