Outdoor flags are, basically, banners. There are umpteen different options for you to choose from when considering outdoor banners and, unfortunately, there is an issue in the industry as far as standardised terminology goes. The first thing you need to know when choosing banners for your displays, office space, storefront, and anywhere else you might want to put up a banner, is this issue and how to deal with it effectively to ensure that you will be getting what you need before ordering it. One example would be banner stands from Marler Haley they can help you design the perfect banner that suits your needs perfectly.
Outdoor banners are generally large enough to display everything you might want on a traditional banner, but are made in the shape of a traditional flag. The great thing about using these instead of, or in addition to banners, is that they are compatible with flag poles, so you can utilise a space that is easy to put up just about anywhere, especially if you purchase a portable flagpole or two to go along with them. You can even secure a flag, as you know, in the manner in which you would usually put up a regular banner.
Flags are associated with countries and sporting events, for the most part, and as such you can help harness some of that emotional energy people get when they see a flag and put it to good use as an attention-grabber for your business. Most people will look to a flag before they look to a banner because of this association without even realising they are doing it, and you can certainly benefit from this involuntary action. While outdoor flags are certainly eye-catching, it may be prudent to employ more than one of the same flag to ensure visibility, and certainly one of these should be affixed to your display stand, if you have one, in the fashion you would a traditional banner in case there is no wind, or insufficient wind to unfurl the flag completely.
There are a couple of outdoor flag styles that employ fixed frames that you could use in addition to traditional outdoor flags. These are teardrop flags and feather flags (a bowhead banner). Both are available as double sided offerings, unlike a traditional flag, and will be sure to be visible regardless of wind being present. You'll get the same soft fabric feel and attention getting appeal in a teardrop or feather flag, but will be able to stake them up just about anywhere. Be sure when choosing your outdoor flags that you go with a company that offers visuals so you know exactly what you're getting and you'll be golden.