Are you ready to put a little spin into your promotional efforts? Consider these seven tips if you’re considering an advertising campaign using hand-held signs — also known as “sign spinning.” Grab the attention of motorists with motion — and then give a strong, succinct call to action. “What you’re really striving for is that immediate response,” says T.J. Bobay, marketing adviser for Fireleads Media in Asheville, N.C. “Use messages that really make people stop and pull over.” Target impulse buyers. Snatch those on-the-go shoppers [...]
Sept 13, 2017 Sign Spinning is an Actual Competitive Sport To most sign spinning as a competitive sport is a bit far-fetched. I mean really, how can you take a day job and turn it into an actual sport? In reality, the competitive side of sign spinning is exactly what makes the AArrow Sign Spinners so unique. When you create a competitive sport there is a desire to be the best and surpass the best. Each year the bar is set higher and higher as the [...]
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 [...]
Kendric Washington was star-struck. The 19-year-old hid behind plastic sunglasses, scoping out where the competition would take place, along a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas called the Fremont Street Experience. It wasn’t the Strip, but it is known as the second-most-famous street in Sin City, set amid older casinos, musty bars and tattoo parlors. “There’s so much talent here,” Washington said, pointing at a schlubby 20-something guy. “He’s the legend of sign spinners.” It was Washington’s first time competing in the [...]
Local sign spinners train for world championships KENT, WASH. – You’ve seen them on local street corners, spinning their messages. But did you know that these sign spinners are part of an elite crew that undergoes training at a little-known facility in Kent? The human directionals, as they’re known in the industry, are schooled in everything from the basics of creating a flashy presentation to preventing collisions with pedestrians. Richard Thesenga, the owner of AArrow Sign Spinners of Seattle, first got into the [...]
IMAGE: MARCO TORRES SPORTING A BACKWARD ASTROS CAP AND A HUGE SMILE, Stephen Bell bobs his head, shakes his hips and twirls a Now Leasing! arrow-shaped sign as drivers zoom past him toward the I-10 entrance ramp off Yale Street. He’s on the clock promoting Alexan Condominiums. But, Bell says, he’s not really working. He’s performing. “Smiling at people makes me happy,” shares the slight-of-stature, 23-year-old Acres Home resident, who never stops dancing as he chats with us by the noisy [...]
The 2017 World Sign Spinning Championship is making its mark The 2017 Sign Spinning Championships just got bigger! Not only is this years grand prize of 5k is the biggest in the competition’s history, the competition will now be brought to you by Cricket Wireless. This will be an event you don’t want to miss. Be there on February 24 and 25th on Fremont Street to witness history!
Sign spinners are at the five-minute car wash, the Smoothie King and new apartment complexes around Atlanta. Some of these spinners come from one company that values skill and integrity in the craft. (more…)