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, [...]

Mark Dandridge awarded April’s Spinner of The Month

Mark Dandridge Aka Rad Dad named April’s Spinner of the Month April has been filled with tons of excitement, from local competitions to movie releases and news segments. This has truly been an amazing April for us. Despite all of great those things, one spinner has stood out to us. His name is Mark Dandridge. Mark has been a pioneer in San Antonio from creating client videos and receiving raving client testimonials. He also has one of the top audit scores in [...]

Sign Spinning is an Art

They are sign spinners. “We hate it when you call it sign twirlers,” says Caleb Jordan, who has worked in the industry six years and is the general manager for AArrow Advertising. Come blistering heat or pouring rain, the team is outside spinning, flipping, throwing, smiling, posing and waving for all the passers-by to see.“We are out here rain or shine,” he says. “We are human advertisement. But it’s more than that.” Jordan says sign spinning has transformed from a creative way [...]

Angeles Flips over the Competition to Claim the Title

Sign Spinning World Champion Flips to Title You’ve seen them at intersections and outside strip malls spinning an arrow-shaped sign and trying to grab the attention of drivers and passers-by. Turns out, there’s more to it than just twirling the sign, and the ones with the most creative moves compete every year for the title of World Sign Spinning Champion. More than 100 of the human billboards broke out their best moves for a crowd in downtown Las Vegas last week. In [...]

Sign Spinning Championships – Mercury News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — You’ve seen them at intersections and outside strip malls spinning an arrow-shaped sign and trying to grab the attention of drivers and passers-by. Turns out, there’s more to it than just twirling the sign, and the ones with the most creative moves compete every year for the title of World Sign Spinning Champion. More than 100 of the human billboards broke out their best moves for a crowd in downtown Las Vegas last week. In multiple heats [...]

Rico stars in King Bach newest Skit!

Date me? All Star Spinner, Rico El-lis is not new to the spotlight and this is no different. Sometimes sign spinning has its perk. Rico stars in this awesome skit with internet sensation, King Bach.  Check it out, you might just laugh!   

Pinckley shows the Sun Herald how we drive traffic!

This group really knows how to spin up some business   In a crowded market, companies have to work hard to grab customers’ attention.Watching someone throw a 6-foot sign in the air, do a handstand, then catch it — that’ll get your attention. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service has hired AArrow Sign Spinners to direct customers to its new office in Pascagoula and its office in Gautier. “It works,” said J.C. Green, president of New Horizons Group/Mississippi, owner of 13 Jackson Hewitt franchises on [...]

Traub generates excitement in Chattanooga!

Chattanooga sign spinner competes, travels for the artCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — If you’ve driven down Amnicola Highway this week, there’s one man who’s probably caught your eye. Jamal Traub is a full-time, professional sign spinner. “My goal is make somebody laugh, entertain someone, make them go ‘wow,’ clap or honk their horn,” he said.  He works 8 hour shifts, making $15 dollars an hour. But he says he’s paid his dues. “I got my start as a dancing chicken juggling in Murphiesburro,” Traub said. That’s when he [...]