Notes from the Tech Ninja: Adding a Border to your Design

July 22, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

We have an amazingly powerful design tool. With a little time and patience anyone can create world class designs that would rival any professional graphic designer. But sometimes to get the effect, you want you have to get a little creative.One of

Notes from the Tech Ninja: Handling large files

June 17, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

Here at eSigns we make big banners, and with big banners comes big files. Sadly, with as awesome as we are, there are some things we cannot do. One of the problems we come across frequently is trying to handle

Notes From the Tech Ninja: Caring for your Vinyl Banner

June 10, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

Here at eSigns, we love vinyl banners. It’s kind of our thing. I love driving around my town and seeing all the vibrant banners and what is going on in my community. As fun as that is, I get really

Notes from the Tech Ninja: High Contrast vs. Low

June 3, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

When it comes to designing banners, a good eye-catching design is key to making a successful design. One of the easiest ways to accomplish this is by using colors with high contrast. In its simplest terms, high contrast colors refers

How big should it be?

May 20, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

Here at eSigns.com we get a lot of questions about banners, which is understandable because that is what we are all about. Our solutioneers take all kinds of questions, and one of the most common ones is “What size should I

Troubleshooting: The Economy Retractable Banner Stand

May 13, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

  Troubleshooting: The Economy Retractable Banner Stand   Banner Stands can sometimes seem complicated to set up, and as with anything that has moving parts, things can go wrong. However, there are some very easy steps you can take to

Removing, Cleaning & Storing Magnetic Signs

April 6, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

  Removing, Cleaning & Storing Magnetic Signs  Clean and dry both the vehicle and Magnetic Sign prior to application. Dirt or dust on either the vehicle or the Magnetic Sign can cause scratching of the painted surface. When properly cleaned

Avoiding Dark Prints

April 1, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

    Avoiding Dark Prints Having trouble with dark prints? The most common cause of this all-too-familiar printing error is designing on a screen that is not calibrated. Try the below basic monitor calibrations using the tools included with your

Preparation & Application of Magnetic Signs

March 30, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

  Preparation & Application of Magnetic Signs  Clean and dry both the vehicle and Magnetic Sign prior to application. Dirt or dust on either the vehicle or the Magnetic Sign can cause scratching of the painted surface. When properly cleaned and

File Upload Formats & Sizing tips

February 21, 2013 | Posted in Tech Ninja

Trying to upload an image and you aren’t sure which format to use? Wondering how to make make the file size smaller? Never fear, the Tech Ninja is here to give you a list of the top three recommended formats, and some