Digital Signage Blog
Why Digital Signage Content is Key
What makes good content is easy to understand. If you want someone to read your newspaper, listen to your radio show, watch your TV program or look at your digital sign, you’d better give them a reason. That “tried and true” reason is content. It better be fresh; it better be interesting; it better serve your audience’s needs; and it better look just as professional as the competition’s presentation. And just as important, quality content must be presented in the proper context or otherwise interesting content becomes irrelevant.
Those who are successful in the media understand these truths instinctively. However, the same can’t be said for the digital signage universe. Adding digital signage adds another responsibility, the implications of which may not be fully understood. Any business owner know’s that adding digital signage can promote their goods or services, but they likely don’t have the time, understanding or how does a business owner with limited resources create — or afford to hire someone to create — digital signage content that attracts the attention of viewers, holds their attention and influences the process of making a purchasing decision?
While there’s no simple answer that meets the needs of all small business owners, there are some straightforward, logical steps to make clear, effective, professional digital signage content possible. Make sure your content is relevant and directs customers toward your products not away. Fresh and interesting content will continue to draw new customers. Focus on quality rather than quantity so your content doesn’t overwhelm your audience.