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Category Archives: All About Pins

Optimizing Artwork for Custom Lapel Pins

Written on June 24, 2019 at 4:43 pm, by

Custom lapel pins are a unique canvas for your original artwork and designs, but working a design onto metal isn’t the same as sketching it on paper or Photoshop. Between stroke lines and a small display surface, there are physical criteria for what’s possible when turning artwork into a custom pin. Luckily, our art team […]

Custom Pins 101: Cardstock Backing

Written on June 3, 2019 at 3:54 pm, by

Not only does custom backing make your pin stand out more, its another creative tool for putting your brand first. From retail pins to online shops, many designers use custom cardstock to add visual impact and personal branding to their custom pins. If you’re eager to add cardstock to your next order, AllAboutPins has your […]

Custom Pins 101: Creating a Lapel Pin Color Palette

Written on May 20, 2019 at 4:49 pm, by

More than any other design element, our artists at AllAboutPins spend much our changing color schemes and helping our clients experiment with different shades to give their custom pins the exact look they want. You don’t need to be a professional designer to make a color palette for your custom pins. A little knowledge of […]

Preparing Custom Pins for Retail

Written on May 10, 2019 at 4:45 pm, by

Making the move from click to brick? Or maybe you’re putting up a pop-up shop with your custom pin designs? Going from packaging custom pins for delivery to preparing your product for retail isn’t as simple as throwing pins on a shelf. Basics of Retailing Custom Pins Before customers hit payment confirmation, they’ve scanned your […]

Selling Custom Lapel Pins: Choosing an Online Sales Channel

Written on May 3, 2019 at 9:19 pm, by

Like finding the perfect location for a brick and mortar shop, choosing the perfect sales channels for marketing custom lapel pins depends on many factors. Who’s your target audience? Do just want to just get your custom pins out on the market or are you building your own brand? Which channel has the easiest interface? […]

Personalizing Custom Lapel Pins With Backstamps

Written on April 16, 2019 at 8:32 pm, by

Putting personal brand forward in your products is often the difference between a one-time sale and a long-term customer. But, when it comes to something at the scale of a custom lapel pin, getting room to brand can be tricky. That’s why we recommend adding a custom backstamp to your lapel pins, especially if you’re […]

Choosing a Crowdfunding Platform for Custom Pins

Written on April 3, 2019 at 4:03 pm, by

Our guide to crowdfunding custom lapel pins stressed the importance of creating pin-friendly designs and organizing a campaign. However, just as essential to any crowdfunding campaign is deciding which platform to host it on! In today’s post, we’re covering the main factors for deciding a crowdfunding platform for custom pins and taking a look at […]

5 Add-ons to Make Custom Lapel Pins Pop

Written on March 22, 2019 at 4:50 pm, by

Everyone wants their custom lapel pins to “pop.” To have that visual punch to make a custom pin more noticeable or more interesting. From bright colors and shining metals, we offer thousands of design options so clients can design the most striking pins. However, in our experience, many clients aren’t aware of our most impressive […]

Your Guide to Crowdfunding Custom Pins

Written on March 11, 2019 at 9:32 pm, by

Cheaper than shirts, widely-appealing and easy to ship, custom pins are one of the most popular items on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Not only does crowdfunding custom pins help individual pin designers tackle the startup fees, its an invaluable tool for promoting original designs and projects. However, less than 50 percent of all […]

Understanding Volunteer Motivation and Giving Impactful Recognition

Written on February 26, 2019 at 5:46 pm, by

Working as a nonprofit,  a passionate force of volunteers and partners form the backbone of your efforts. Volunteers donate their time and energy doing the groundwork that moves a cause forward. Showing appreciation isn’t just gracious, it’s essential for maintaining a healthy organization and reaching its goals. Small gestures like personal thank you notes or […]