More durable than stickers made from paper, vinyl stickers resist fading, tearing and losing the stickiness necessary for keeping them in place. Because they are weather-resistant, stickers made from vinyl can be applied outside on various public displays as a long-lasting way to advertise your business, product or service. As a synthetic, resilient type of plastic, vinyl is created by combining ethylene and chlorine, substances found in table salt and crude oil. The finished result of the chemical reaction between these two substances is technically called polyvinyl chloride resin, or simply “vinyl”.
Benefits of using vinyl stickers in advertising or promotional events emerge from the properties comprising vinyl. These include:
- Resistant to humidity and moisture
- Affordable and durable
- Capable of producing colorful, bright images
- Environmentally friendly
- Comes in matte, semi-gloss and gloss
- Vehicle or wall stickers made from vinyl are removable and leave no sticky residue
Uses for these high quality stickers are virtually limitless, ranging from product identity to warning labels on industrial equipment. As a way to promote fundraisers given by a schools, athletic clubs, churches or other non-profit organizations, vinyl stickers represent an economical and effective way to get the message out about your fundraiser. In addition, customizing your stickers with with lettering, logos or informational images that convey a message concerning the type of group that is throwing a fundraiser will provide pertinent information as well as an incentive for people to attend the event.
Although it is possible to make your own vinyl stickers using an expensive printing machine, the problems that arise due to coloring, die-cutting and correct application of adhesive to this type of sticker can be frustrating and time-consuming when done at home. Ordering custom stickers from a professional label company that uses state of the art printing machines as well as software designed to accept and implement most image formats will facilitate completion of your stickers and quicken your ability to advertise your business. In addition, some printing companies offer discounts on orders exceeding a certain number.
Stickers are also popular form of decorating during holidays like Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Christmas. Handing out free vinyl stickers to customers or adorning your business with large, vivid holiday stickers can attract additional attention and potentially draw in new customers who are interested in learning more about what is inside your business.
If you need stickers for strictly informational purposes, vinyl stickers that are die-cut to represent individual letters rather than images or logos can spell out the name of your business in large, bold, colorful lettering. Most label and sticker printing companies provide customers with a wide variety of fonts that enhance your lettering by giving your company’s name flair and personality. Letter stickers can also be smaller and adhered to items you give out during promotional events as well. Moreover, because vinyl is such a durable substance, these stickers remain legible for a long time and provide you with a form of advertising that is consistent, affordable and self-promoting.