At the moment, the world feels like it’s spinning, upside-down at high speed with no off switch. The coronavirus has uprooted every industry and consumers are in a panic on what they need and where to get it. But in the midst of waiting for the dust to clear, you are left wondering how you can help your customers from a distance.
Congratulations - you made the purchase of a digital display and have watched your ROI grow higher than you were probably expecting. Why? Because digital signage has become the new norm and your customers are noticing more of your advertisements. One of the next steps in your plan might be purchasing more displays, but there is a list of questions to ask before taking that leap. The biggest question will likely involve the content. How will your marketing strategy change with the addition of more screens and different sizes? The answer to that question will depend heavily upon your means to create dynamic content that grabs attention and compels people to act.
Landscape, or horizontal displays are the first choice in a digital display format. It’s the format viewers are most accustomed to. TV’s, YouTube videos, tablets and smartphones have made this format the standard. Installing a new landscape screen is usually the first step to adding digital signage in a business. A study from small business owners found that their revenue increased by 86% when installing new digital signs in their stores.
Digital Signage has evolved tremendously over the past ten years. Screens have turned from advertising to creative design, allowing designers and technology to grow hand-in-hand. More businesses are using their digital displays as an interactive experience with their guests, extending the boundaries of digital media. The following are the top creative displays that have pushed past the confines of regular media and deserve to be recognized.
The holiday season is here! The decorations are hung about with care and end of year sales are higher than ever, but it still feels like you missed something. You can’t quite put your finger on it when you look around but your digital screens and video wall catch your eye. Wait, no holiday joy on your eye-catching digital signage displays? Don't miss out on creating a truly engaging holiday experience for your customers while boosting the bottom line. No matter the industry, there are some great ways for you to create a digital winter wonderland that will grab your customer's attention.
What do you think of when just the word 'casino' is mentioned to you? Is it the thought of getting dressed to the nines for a night out on the town, or the sound of coins dropping down after a jackpot win, maybe even the bright lights that are trying to capture your attention each way you look. Something you can't say is that casinos aren't finding new ways to keep them on your mind. Digital Signage has become a hand-in-hand operation with casino work, so are you optimizing on all of your digital content options?
If you are not engaged with digital signage on a regular basis, it might surprise you when you turn around one day and really take in the different advertising that is surrounding you. It's found a common place in our environment that when a company isn't taking advantage of the latest product, they become lost in the background. Just take a look at Times Square or the Las Vegas strip.
The first time walking into a sports stadium, whether you were a kid or adult, your eyes looked up and found the Jumbotron display set up either in the middle of the arena or on either side of the stadium. You sat down in your seat and was enveloped in the action around you, but could look up at the screen and see the close up plays and other fan-engaging graphics. At one point in the not-so-distant past, that display was the home run in the sports world. Now, the bigger game to play is bringing your audience into the stadium and not just watching it from their couch at home. A big factor in attracting more fans is deploying more digital displays around the venue to engage and interact with fans with the goal of immersing them in an unforgettable experience.
There are many different thoughts, ideas, and goals that run through your head when deciding to invest in digital signage for your business. The biggest thought is often based around what content is going to run on your digital screens! You’ve done your research, seen what your competitors are doing, and are ready to install the screens. The big, empty screens are waiting to be filled with content for your audience to see. There are different options when planning and creating your digital signage content; two of the biggest design options are Custom Creation versus Template Driven. Both content creation options will help fill your screens, but they will likely produce different results and have a different effect on your audience. Here are some major factors to consider when deciding which is right for your business.
Every day you see advertisements whether that be online, during your travels, or in a place of business. We are a society that is affected by marketing and gaining people's attention, it's why you are currently reading this blog right now. More than that, lifestyle's are changing. Long gone are the days of printing out flyers and distributing them around town. So why are you still using that same type of static graphic on your digital signage?