All things digital signage.

What Is A Digital Signage Needs Assessment?

Posted by Nikki Ault on Nov 3, 2017 3:35:19 PM

Have you ever gone into a situation thinking you knew everything you needed to know, and then once you arrived, you realized you knew nothing?!  

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22 Easy Content Ideas For Digital Signage

Posted by Nikki Ault on Oct 24, 2017 8:05:00 AM

If your company runs digital signage then you've been there.  Trying to come up with exciting, relative, informational, and ever changing content can be a full time job in itself. 

Just give the people what they want, right?  But that task is not as easy as it sounds sometimes.  

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Brick & Mortars Use Digital Signage To Keep Up With Online Retailers

Posted by Nikki Ault on Oct 3, 2017 4:16:22 PM

The last time you needed to purchase something you had two options:

Did you grab your keys, get in your car, and drive to the nearest retail store to buy it?  

Did you hop on your mobile device or computer to an online retailer and buy it online?

Well according to Statista.com, "In 2016, global e-retail sales amounted to 1.9 trillion U.S. dollars and projections show a growth of up to 4.06 trillion U.S. dollars by 2020."

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Greater Columbus Convention Center Gets North America's First LG Installed Direct View LED As Part of Expansion Project

Posted by Nikki Ault on Sep 21, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Go big or go home...The Greater Columbus Convention Center definitely went big, in digital signage too.  They are wrapping up a 22-month expansion and renovation project and it could not be more beautiful.  

According to Experience Columbus, the $140 million dollar changes include:

  • adding 37,000 square feet of exhibit space
  • upgrading finishes and aesthetics in meeting rooms, ball rooms, and public spaces
  • an expansive two level open atrium
  • full exterior renovations including a new 800 space parking garage connected to the convention center by a covered skybridge
  • displaying more than 150 pieces of local art
  • digital signage to direct, wayfind, and entertain (featuring a Mondrianesque inspired wall with 6 display screens)
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Digital Signage Can Be Art

Posted by Nikki Ault on Aug 22, 2017 7:38:16 AM

"While Neo-Plasticism now has its own intrinsic value, as painting and sculpture, it may be considered as a preparation for a future architecture." - Piet Mondrian

Who is Piet Mondrian?  What is Neo-Plasticism?   And what do either have to do with digital signage?  

The connection will be made, but let's start with the background.  

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Topics: Digital Signage Basics

You Might Need A Digital Signage Software Switch If...

Posted by Nikki Ault on Aug 8, 2017 4:41:39 PM

...Hang on just a second, we will get there.  First, tell me you read that in your best Jeff Foxworthy voice, because we did.  

Ok, now we can move onto the good stuff.  Do you currently have a digital signage software system?  Or have you looked into digital signage but maybe were turned off for one of the following reasons?  There are over 300 different softwares available, so it can be a difficult choice.  

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Topics: Digital Signage Solutions

How To Get Social With A Social Media Wall

Posted by Nikki Ault on Aug 1, 2017 3:55:43 PM

We have all been to events that included a large digital screen ready to display our social posts, photos, comments, selfies, questions, etc., WHILE attending that event.  

Attention is drawn to that social media wall throughout the event, speakers take live questions through it, and people engage with the companies mentioned.  

This is being social with a social media wall.  

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Topics: Digital Signage Solutions

Open Lines of Corporate Communication With Digital Signage

Posted by Nikki Ault on Jul 20, 2017 10:56:30 AM

I was in Colorado recently, and my family and I stayed in a mountain cabin that happened to be at an elevation of 11,200 feet.  It was in a city about two hours from Denver.  The views were breathtaking (literally), the air was crisp, and we had nothing but mother nature to keep us company (unless we wanted to travel 20 miles out or so).  

We could not have asked for a better Rocky Mountain experience, unless we mentioned the cellular and internet service.  I would call it spotty, at best.  This made for interesting work times and made it difficult to communicate with the office back home.  

It was then that I realized the parallel between my "spotty communication" on the mountain and the "spotty communication" that takes place in the corporate world with email communication. 

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Topics: Digital Signage Basics

Top Media Players For Digital Signage Revisited

Posted by Nikki Ault on Jul 7, 2017 9:38:54 AM

Flashback to last year:  We shared our thoughts on the Top 6 Digital Media Players for running digital signage.  You know, the driving force behind the content that you want to share with your audience.  

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Topics: Digital Signage Media Players

Using User Generated Content For Digital Signage

Posted by Nikki Ault on Jun 30, 2017 9:51:17 AM

That's right, we just said "Using User..." in a title of a blog.  But that is what we want to talk about here:  The top 3 uses for user generated content (UGC) as part of your digital signage content strategy within 5 key industries.  

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Topics: Digital Signage Basics

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