6 Vinyl Lettering Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Vinyl Lettering Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a vinyl lettering business:

Learn more about starting a vinyl lettering business:

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-> How much does it cost to start a vinyl lettering business?
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Michael Nova, the founder of Nova Custom Label Printing, came up with the idea after realizing the need for assistance with the business side of music for independent artists. He quit his job, connected with vendors, and started offering services to musicians, eventually branching out into other industries and serving major corporations. He prioritized customer satisfaction and built a reliable network of vendors to ensure the success of his clients.

How much they make: $180K/year
How much did it cost to start: $2K
Current team size: 1


How I Turned My Career As A Musician Into A $180K/Year Custom Printing Business

Learn how Michael Nova went from being a musician to starting a $180k/year custom printing business by offering exceptional customer service, building strong vendor partnerships, and prioritizing the long-term success of his clients.

Michael started NOVA CUSTOM PRINTING over 28 years ago
Michael grew the business to $15K/month
It cost Michael $2000 to start the business
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4. ExpressionsVinyl

Shop adhesive and heat transfer (iron on) craft vinyls. Find inspiration for your next DIY project. In sheets and rolls at wholesale prices for Cricut and more.

Website traffic: 130K/month


5. Signarama

Signarama is your online shop for custom signage. Design business signs, banners, decals, vinyl lettering, yard & political signs, trade show displays & more.

Where they're located: Vancouver, Washington, United States


6. A Better Sign

A Better Sign produces fast signs, vinyl banners, magnets, real estate signs, posters, displays, foam boards, big checks and more.