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Oddest Stock Photo’s

How on earth would someone use these photos for anything business oriented?  To get photos published for sale used to be very difficult… but if you got one image that hit just the right combination of factors it could make you thousands of dollars. Just ask Candice Popik from Popik Photography, her photo of her…

How can Speedpro Signs help you in a zombie apocolypse?

This is a silly question I know.. but for fun we used it as a stimulant for our BNI Meeting this morning.  And while Zombies are unlikely candidates…. crisis management is not.  So what can we do in a crisis?   Here is the text from my BNI presentation see if it resonates. It’s a…

What goes here?

What goes here?

Have you ever bought something without thinking it through? I bought these plastic frames that clip onto the window of a car and advertise for you. The Question is.. Who could use this? I need ideas! In this picture the sign blank is about 12″ x 16″. It could be wider  but not much taller….

Winners from 2012 National Franchise Sign Competition

Last week in Toronto the winners of the Speedpro National Sign Competition were announced. Over 50 stores across Canada submit entries in over 10 categories to be judged by their peers and industry professionals. Every year we at the Grande Prairie Speedpro submit entries in all categories and we usually get some really good results….

Speedpro Grande Prairie is Hiring

Are you looking for a different kind of career? The Sign Industry is interesting, changing and dynamic.  We rarely do the same thing every day! Check out our job opportunities in Grande Prairie and Calgary Know anyone that likes this kind of work? SOmething different everyday, in and outside, work with hands and good at…

Customer Feedback – We learn the most from the good or the not so good?

Customer Feedback….. Sometimes its scary to ask people that age old question ” How did we do?”.  Sometimes we hold back because we don’t want to bother anyone, sometimes we are scared of the answer…. but at the end of the day we need to know. Starting Jan 1 we are collecting feedback from all…

2013 Resolutions already???

It is the start of December and we are almost ready to start planning for 2013 but we also need to take a look back at last month and 2012. What do you do in your business to reflect and plan for the next 12 months? For the last 3 years we have taken part…

Trucks Gone Wild

Grande Prairie Stompede week gets a bit hectic for the staff, so we bought lunch for our hardworking souls, and when we went outside we noticed something wrong in the parking lot… so we had to step in  


I’m not a vegetarian and I’m not a PETA fenatic, but I love animals.  I love people and personality too.  And I love food.  I love to eat food.  I love to eat food but not food that has personality, or food that constantly reminds me it was once alive and breathing… and CUTE, damn it.  …

Big changes at Speedpro!

As many of our customers know we have been looking for a replacement for our very talented Production Manager Andrea since January. Andrea had some opportunities (like going to Africa to help children there) that she just could not pass up. And lets be honest Andrea is a hard act to follow. We were determined…