Sign spinner advertises for downtown North Bend businesses, affected by construction work

Downtown North Bend businesses are open, despite the construction work along North Bend Way. That’s the message the city of North Bend wants to get out to everyone who drives through town. That’s also the message on the whirling and flipping sign that Tony Sims is using to direct traffic to those businesses, from his post at the corner of Bendigo and North Bend Way. Although North Bend Way between Bendigo and Ballarat Avenue is currently torn up for an [...]

AArrow Sign Spinners Continues to Hire even with Wage Increase

U.S. hiring slows in August as wage growth retreats   U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in August after two straight months of hefty increases, but the pace of gains should be more than enough for the Federal Reserve to announce a plan to start trimming a massive bond portfolio accumulated as it sought to bolster the economy. Persistently sluggish wage growth could, however, make the U.S. central bank cautious about raising interest rates again this year. The Labor Department said [...]

American Red Cross and AArrow Sign Spinners

American Red Cross and AArrow Sign Spinners Partner Up Hurricane Harvey has destroyed lives, businesses and overall have put the state of Texas in a state of emergency.Organizations like American Red Cross have used sign spinners to help create awareness for the Hurraine Relief in Houston. Our spinners in San Antonio and Austin have been on the fore front providing folks with information about how to help!If you need more information on how to get involved visit https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey

Do Human billboards actually bring customers in ?

Listener John Adams sent in this question: “Is it really worth paying someone to hold a sign, and why is that allowed when putting a sign in the ground is clearly not (or else presumable that’s what companies would do?)” Holding giant cardboard signs, more than a dozen sign spinners stood at a Los Angeles intersection, trying to get drivers to honk, wave or smile at them. “Get the black Jeep,” shouted the “spinstructor” (as they’re known) to a trainee. “Now the gray minivan!” he [...]

Davis Davis Announced as July’s Spinner of The Month

San Diego’s own Davis Davis has been announced as July’s Spinner of the month!  San Diego, the birth place of sign spinning has produced some of the best sign spinners in the world. On the rise, is San Diego’s newest star, Davis Davis. Making his mark, Davis is featured in the new Honda Summerbration commercial!  Check out the commercial and some of the things Davis had to say about his performance this July below! Home Market: San Diego Favorite Trick: Through the pinhole Favorite Client, [...]

Tips to Beat the Heat!

Stay Cool in the Heat Sign spinners work in all types of weather conditions so it’s important that our sign spinners are prepared.  Summer can be very unforgiving with temperatures up to 115 degrees in some our markets. We have a few essentials that you can use to make sure you stay cool this summer.Don’t be afraid to sweat:Sweating is the body’s most effective cooling mechanism. The cooling occurs as sweat evaporates. In some cases, a fan can be used to move [...]

Signs of Good Marketing

A Sign Of Good Marketing In pockets of the country, at city street corners, a curious thing can be seen among the motion of jackhammers, honking of cars and throngs of people passing by: sign spinners. It’s not what it may sound like–that is, a neon or wooden sign, spinning around and around, thanks to an extension cord plugged in somewhere. Sign spinners are people holding signs, usually in the shape of an arrow, with a company’s name and logo emblazoned [...]

The Signs of A Cooling Market in California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ON a scorching fall day, as Santa Ana winds thrashed the palm trees around the parking lot, Nick Victorio inspected his group of teenage recruits. His mission was to set down the rules for wrangling a real estate sign. The arrow-shaped signs, at 2 by 6 feet, were wider than most of the new employees were tall, and Mr. Victorio told recruits not just to hold the signs, but to also spin them, flip them, even dance with them [...]

Theo Davis named the Spinner of the Month

Theo Davis is May’s Spinner of the Month The summer is here and the temperature is starting to rise across the country. For Sign Spinners, the summer is the peak our season. The days are longer and the shifts become more intense. For some, staying inside their way of beating the heat but for Theo Davis the summer presents no problems. Theo Davis, who is a well known AArrow Superstar and runner up for 2017 WSSC, made a major impact not only on [...]