History & Future: Holmes Stamp & Sign has been manufacturing personalized office products, namely stamps and signs and business name tags, since 1954. Over the years, the company has expanded to offer a wider range of personalized office products and corporate gifts. Holmes Stamp & Sign will become Holmes Custom with the rebrand. Visit http://www.holmesstamp.com to see the current site. The new site will launch at http://www.holmescustom.com
Mission: (1) To provide small businesses with unique custom products to market themselves in a professional manner. (2) To provide unique, one of a kind personalized gifts for home and personal use.
Products that we sell:
(1) For Business Use: All types of stamps, all custom signs products, vinyl banners, name tags, desk plates, logo mugs, logo buttons, car magnets – personalized products used for businesses
(2) For Personal Use or Corporate Gifts:
Custom Gifts – Wine glasses, beer mugs, cutting boards, wine boxes, humidors, golf sets, flasks, pocket knives, book covers, license plates, car decals, luggage tags, mugs, buttons - products to give as corporate gifts or personal gifts
Our competition: Vista Print – “Connect with customers wherever you are” , BuildASign –”Worlds Largest Online Sign Dealer – Create a sign in minutes” , Namify – “Global Leader of Identification Products” , Promo Depot – “Creating Brand Awareness with Innovation” , Personal Creations (Personal Use/Gifts): http://www.personalcreations.com/ - Free personalization, 1-3 day production time, Over 10,000 gifts , Personalization Mall: http://www.personalizationmall.com/ - Always free personalization and fast 1-2 day production time , Gifts.com – Find the perfect gift every time , Stamp Competition: Three Designing Women, PSA Essentials, Rubber Stamps.com, & other personalized stamp manufacturers
Why buy from Holmes Custom: Legacy / Heritage company that values the American workforce and American made products, since 1954 . Fast Turn Around – Next Business Day Shipping, competitors ship 1-3 business days. Ultra fast production time in the personalization industry. We’ve invested the last 5-8 years in technology that processes your order accurately and fast! Huge catalog of products – SELECTION of over 10,000+ items. Quantity of choices – there’s something for everyone. A personalized superstore with evolution of products. Attention to detail and customer service paramount. Advanced, live preview technology unparalleled in the industry. Mr Holmes famous line. “Anyone can make a stamp, but can they get it to you fast, with a smile and accurate?” - We can!
Words to describe Holmes Custom: Legacy company – lots of heritage – trusted. Values relationships with employees and long time customers – treating customers like family in a family business
Innovative – cutting edge technology and user experience. Unique – find something different and unexpected. Ahead of the curve – Always looking for what’s next. We’re not sure what will be popular in 2019, but we will be there and be able to personalize it.
Logo must haves: Must have an icon, not just text
Vista Print’s geometric icon is one we admire
Reflect vintage yet innovative company
Have 2-3 colors, prefer not shades of colors
Consider "negative space logos"