Consumers Energy puts energy saving tips in their bills, emails and on-line for their residential customers, but if you’re a business owner, here are 2 energy saving tips that can save you money too. 1. As a parking lot light or a flood light lamp goes bad, it will start to cycles on and off […]
If you’re looking for an example of a great sign that combines branding and 24/7 visibility, look no further than Applebee’s. Their combination of a distinctive logo and neon has created a brand that is visible anytime day or night. Signs by Crannie is proud to be the local sign contractor for the Applebee’s organization.
Laura Ries, president of Ries & Ries Marketing in Atlanta has put together a great article in the Nation’s Restaurant News entitled Shape Up Your Signage. In the article, she describes some best-practices for designing a new sign (and logos too). According to Laura, One of the least expensive ways to court new business is […]
Gail Freckman-Bloom, graphics designer for Signs by Crannie won honorable mention in the recent “Best Signshop Vehicle Graphics of 2012” competition organized by SignWeb.com. The design received honorable mention out of 260 different entries from across the country!
Signs by Crannie was recently featured in a WNEM-TV news story after it accepted the contract to renovate a 60’s-era U.S. Polaris nuclear missile. The missile comes with historical significance. “I’m told it was on a submarine during the Cuban missile crisis, somewhere in the world,” Crannie said. “The information that was provided to us […]
by Dan Crannie, President, Signs by Crannie. Recently I attended a public meeting regarding a local sign ordinance. During the discussion, a gentleman in the audience said, “…if a business is reputable, their customers can find it without a sign.” I was not surprised. There is a growing belief that commercial signage – especially […]
Sarah Schuch | The Flint Journal MT. MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Michigan — Workers who usually spend their day creating a 6-by-12-foot sign for a grocery store or a 4-by-8-foot electric sign for a school district are revamping a Vietnam-era U.S. fighter jet bound for a museum in Israel. Employees of Signs by Crannie are painting and […]