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Using Custom Lapel Pins to Celebrate June Holidays and Observances

Written on May 25, 2010 at 2:57 pm, by

June is filled with reasons to celebrate.  Along with nationally recognized holidays like Father’s Day and Flag Day, there are plenty of opportunities throughout the month to use custom lapel pins.  All About Pins has come up with this handy guide to help businesses and organizations promote themselves in new and creative ways.

A few of our suggestions include:

June 1st is Stand For Children Day. Awareness ribbon lapel pins can be created to speak out against Child Abuse, educate the public about the effects of Autism on a family or raise funds for after school programs and recreational facilities.

June 4th, 1896 is the day that the first Ford was made. Automobile enthusiasts can show pride by ordering custom lapel pins for their car club.  These items can then be used to promote events and encourage new members to join the organization.

June 5th is World Environment Day. Companies, sports groups, and youth organizations can take a stand against environmental destruction by creating and wearing custom lapel pins.  Messages about reducing, reusing, and recycling can be incorporated into a pin’s custom design.

June 12th, 1839 is the day that the baseball was invented. Sports teams can get ready for the season by ordering baseball trading pins that feature their choice of colors, logo or mascot, and team name.  They can also include information about their hometown and player’s names on the pins.

June 14th is Flag Day. Businesses can show their pride by handing out American Flag pins in honor of the event.  These pins can be traditional or contemporary.  They can be created in a variety of sizes, shapes, and finishes depending on what the customer prefers.

June 20th is Father’s Day. Restaurants that feature a special brunch menu for fathers can use lapel pins to accent napkin rings or place cards.  Sports venues and concert halls can hand out pins as a small token of appreciation for attending an event.

June 23rd is National Pink Day. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in October but there is no reason why it can be incorporated into today’s theme.  In addition to custom awareness ribbon lapel pins, businesses and organizations can create pink poodles for a Parisian theme, pink flowers for a Garden Club, and pink booties for Birth Announcement pins.

June 29th is Camera Day. Photography clubs can honor their members with custom camera lapel pins.  These items can help identify members, award them for their commitment to the club, and be sold to others as a way of raising money for new equipment or a special event.

Like every other month, there is a lot to be excited about in June.  Custom lapel pins can help businesses and organizations achieve their goals easily and affordably.

Amanda Knight knows a thing or two about Lapel Pins. As Manager of All About Pins, she works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed her customer’s expectations.

Ordering Father’s Day Lapel Pins For June 20th, 2010

Written on May 24, 2010 at 5:07 pm, by

Custom lapel pins help honor fathers for their good deeds, boundless amounts of unconditional love, and physical strength.  With Father’s Day fast approaching, the time to discuss your unique design ideas with an All About Pins sales professional is today.  In addition to creating custom lapel pins with style and appeal, we offer fast and free shipping with all of our orders.

June 20th is Father’s Day.  With roughly three weeks left before the big day, you might be thinking, “How can my business brighten a father’s life?”  One of the ways that you can do just that is by designing and ordering a personalized pin to hand out to your customers and employees.  A token of appreciation goes a long way to lift a person’s spirits and show them that you care.

Father’s around the country attend special brunches, sports games, and community events held in their honor.  Businesses, restaurants, and organizations can hand out custom lapel pins to these men as a way of thanking them for their patronage and commending them for the role that they play to their children.  This simple act helps win over new customers and assure existing customers that they have made the right decision spending their money with you.

Call or email us today.  Our toll-free telephone number is 1-866-604-9462 and our email address is info@allaboutpins.com.  We provide free quotes and a variety of sizes, colors, shapes, styles, and finishes to fit your needs.  When it comes to Father’s Day Lapel Pins, give your customers the best. All About Pins will work with you to create custom pins that honor fathers and the roles that they play in society.

Matthew Duncan knows a thing or two about lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, he works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed his customer’s expectations.

Custom Lapel Pins Rank High With Motorcycle Clubs and Riders

Written on May 20, 2010 at 8:57 pm, by

Motorcycle lovers know the importance of owning a quality bike.  In addition to having something reliable to ride on, motorcycles provide their owners with a collectible item rich with personal history.  Motorcycle clubs create custom lapel pins to reward members who have achieved specific goals.  This system of ranking adds honor to being a member of an organization and helps to generate public interest in the club’s events.

Some groups use motorcycle lapel pins to display pride for their heritage or nationality and to draw interest to the type of bike that they ride.  By incorporating their logo or slogan into the lapel pins design during the proofing process, they are able to have a personalized keepsake reflective of their club’s values and mission.   Custom lapel pins can also be created for motorcycle poker runs and other fundraising events.  These promotional products announce specific dates and help solicit donations from the public for the charitable organizations they sponsor.  Different types of backings can be ordered so that pins can be worn on t-shirts and leather jackets.   This helps clubs cater to all types of riders.

All About Pins has created pins of all sizes, shapes, and colors for motorcycle clubs around the country.  We are able to take a design idea and transform it into a one-of-a-kind custom lapel pin with distinction.  Motorcyclists love our custom pins.  That’s why they keep ordering them year after year.  In addition to our free design services, we also offer a full color digital proof, and free shipping services.  This helps motorcycle clubs stretch their budgets and achieve their goals.

Marc Pamatian knows a thing or two about lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, he works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed his customer’s expectations.

Why Choose Offset Printed Lapel Pins?

Written on May 18, 2010 at 7:36 pm, by

Offset Printed Lapel Pins can enhance the appearance of a design by creating a duplicate image of a logo or photograph.  Tiny details and color gradients often make it difficult for some companies to replicate custom images.  By using the offset printing process, All About Pins creates quality pins for customers who use them in a number of ways.

One of the most popular reasons that a customer would choose Offset Printed Lapel Pins is to pay tribute to loved one.  With Memorial Day fast approaching, many men and women order pins that feature a picture of their family member or friend.

Although it is a popular trend to create memorabilia that honors lives lost, Offset Printed Lapel Pins are also used to pay tribute to exceptional men and women.  We were able to create a pin for Fire Chief Robin Colerain and place her photo in the middle of the design.

We also produce these types of pins for fundraisers.  The Top Hatters Frog Jumps Poker Run 2010 was one of the many designs that we were able to recreate using our customer’s photograph.

Offset Printed Lapel Pins give customers more control over the design process.  This ensures that they are 100% satisfied with the service that they receive when ordering from us.

Amanda Knight knows a thing or two about Offset Printed Lapel Pins. As Manager of All About Pins, she works directly with businesses and organizations to design pins that exceed her customer’s expectations.

10 Ways to Use Customized Keychains Effectively

Written on May 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm, by

Customized keychains are versatile.  They can be used by numerous groups and organizations as a way to get the word out about a new product or service or to announce an upcoming event, wedding, or holiday.  Keychain promos help generate funds, raise awareness, and educate.

The top ten most popular uses for personalized keychains include:

  • School Alumni, Graduations, and Fundraisers
  • Sports Teams
  • Car Clubs
  • Advertising for New Businesses
  • Car, Boat, and Recreational Vehicle Dealerships
  • Aviation Clubs
  • Churches
  • Wedding Favors
  • Awareness—ie. Breast Cancer, Autism, etc.
  • Employee Years of Service Awards

The options available to personalize keychains are unlimited.  In addition to being able to choose from soft enamel, cloisonné, and die struck, customers can also create 3D designs and have their pick of gold, silver, copper, black metal or black nickel.  For those individuals who want twice as much room to advertise, double sided keychain options exist.

Contacting All About Pins for a complimentary quote will help put your design ideas into perspective.  Our trained sales professionals will be able to send a customized digital proof to you quickly and explain what the difference between cloisonné and soft enamel keychains.  In addition to being there for you to answer any questions that you might have, All About Pins also offers complimentary artwork and shipping as well as up to seven colors free.

Information that is commonly used in a keychain design includes:

  • A Logo or Motto
  • Name of the Business or Organization Featured
  • Web Address or Telephone Number
  • A Description of the Product, Service, or Event Advertised
  • Number of Years of Service an Employee Has Put Into a Company

Personalized keychain are functional and affordable.  They have a variety of uses and can be created to deliver a message in a fast and reliable way.  Call us today at 1-866-604-9462 to place your keychain order.

Matthew Duncan knows a thing or two about lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, he works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed his customer’s expectations.

5 Ways to Prepare Yourself for Your First Pin Trading Event

Written on May 14, 2010 at 5:22 pm, by

Pin trading is a great way to promote your team to other players and a fast way to make new friends.  At tournaments like the Little League World Series and Cooperstown, pin trading events are wildly popular.  Designated trading areas are cordoned off for players, coaches, and collectors.  For novices, the atmosphere is unlike any other experience that they have ever encountered.

Pin trading is a serious business.  People from around the world travel to sports events with armloads of pins to trade.  In fact, the Olympic Games has turned pin trading into an art form.  Pins from past events are sought after by collectors.  The right pin can enhance a collection and even increase its worth substantially.

Before going to your first pin trading event, All About Pins wants to offer you some advice.  As a leader in designing and manufacturing custom trading pins, we know how competitive it can be on and off the field.  Sub par pins do not escape the scrutiny of players and sports enthusiasts.  Here is how we can help you make the most out of your first pin trading experience:

  • Think about what you would like your team’s custom trading pins to look like.  Pay careful consideration to include such details as your team’s name, hometown, colors, and mascot.  Decide whether you want the pin to have other distinctive details like glitter, blinking lights or mobile pieces.
  • Determine how many pins to order for each player.  You can do this easily by calculating the number of games or tournaments that you have throughout the season and the number of players and coaches that you have on your team.  Big tournaments require a significant number of pins.  Players typically want to have enough to cover a towel or lanyard.
  • Visit All About Pins on the web or call us toll-free at 1-866-604-9462 to discuss your design ideas with us.  In addition to presenting you with a full color digital proof, we also offer free shipping on every order.  We can take your team information and transform it into a Blinker, Spinner, Slider or Bobble Head.  We can even add glitter to specific sections of the pin as a way of enhancing its appearance.
  • Decide how each player is going to display their trading pin collection. Will they wear it on a lanyard or sling a pin covered towel over their shoulder?  Would they benefit from having a trading pin bag instead?
  • Specify where you want your order delivered.  With the rising costs of carry-on luggage making today’s headlines, it may be better for you to have your order shipped directly to your hotel.  We never charge extra for this service.  It is just one of the ways that we reward you for ordering from us.

Swapping pins with other teams for the very first time is exciting.  When equipped with the right amount of knowledge, even a novice can be wildly successful at events like the Little League World Series and Cooperstown.  Call or email us today to place your custom trading pin order.

Amanda Knight knows a thing or two about custom lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, she works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed her customer’s expectations.

Environmental Awareness Lapel Pins for a Greener Planet

Written on May 12, 2010 at 6:51 pm, by

In the wake of the ecological disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, companies use custom lapel pins as a way to make others aware of potential environmental issues facing our world.  A powerful design featuring custom artwork can help motivate the public to take a stance and fight global warming, offshore drilling, and deforestation.

Businesses and organizations committed to a cause can show their support by using environmental awareness lapel pins in the media, at fundraising events, and as educational tools at schools and global conferences.  The small pieces of memorabilia outlast traditional promotional products like ink pens and notepads which keeps them out of landfills and makes them the ideal medium to deliver an earth friendly message.

Companies can measure the immediate impact that “going green” makes on the planet and their budgets.  Energy saving tactics and inner office recycling programs promote healthier habits in the workplace.  Custom lapel pins can convey these efforts to employees and the public easily and affordably.

All About Pins helps businesses and organizations to convey their environmental agendas through the creation of custom lapel pins.  We offer all of customers a number of free items with their orders.  Free design services, free custom artwork, a free digital proof with unlimited revisions, up to seven colors free of charge, and best of all—fast and free shipping.

Time is of the essence.  With our planet in peril, an environmental awareness program within the confines your business or organization couldn’t come at a better time.  Visit us on the web at http://www.allaboutpins.com to learn more about the benefits of creating eco-friendly custom lapel pins for your employees and customers.

From your stance on drilling for oil in our waters to promoting greener energy resources, custom lapel pins are a great way to showcase your feelings on how we are treating our world and what should be done to help.

Marc Pamatian knows a thing or two about lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, he works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed his customer’s expectations.

Youth Organization Summer Camp Custom Lapel Pins Mark Achievement

Written on May 11, 2010 at 8:51 pm, by

Summer camps for many youth organizations find a number of uses for custom lapel pins and patches. Boy and girls who complete physically and mentally challenging tasks can be awarded these customized items. They push their bodies and minds to the limit to accomplish the goals set before them and a custom lapel pin or embroidered patch would be the perfect recognition. In addition to helping establish rank, custom lapel pins and embroidered patches provide a positive reminder of the things that were experienced at summer camp.  Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can look forward to completing assignments and earning custom lapel pins and embroidered merit badges to put on their uniforms.

Incentives make camp much more enjoyable.  Youth that participate in certain classes or projects are often given the opportunity to earn custom lapel pins or embroidered patches marking their achievement.  These items help campers reap giant rewards.  With a new boost of self-confidence, they excel at every task they put their minds to.  Whether it is an individual task or a team effort, each child has the opportunity to shine at summer camp.

Custom lapel pins and embroidered patches are not only for awards.  They are also used to identify the council or region that each child is from.  This is particularly helpful with group activities that involve a large number of campers.  Troop leaders or camp counselors can associate the child with their council or region and assign tasks accordingly.  These types of pins and patches can be easily attached to uniforms or camp apparel.

Summer camp is a fun experience for everyone in attendance.  You can do your part by paying tribute to the young people in your life by ordering custom lapel pins or embroidered patches from All About Pins and All About Patches.  We will be happy to discuss with you the different options that are available for your custom design.



Show Your Patriotism by Ordering Custom Support Our Troops Lapel Pins

Written on May 10, 2010 at 8:02 pm, by

Car magnets and decals urging people to “Support Our Troops” are commonplace in the United States.  Ranging in color and pattern, the declarations of patriotism make a bold statement.  Although smaller in size, custom lapel pins are portable and reach a wider audience.  All About Pins wants to help you pay tribute to the men and women fighting for the freedom of our country by creating custom designed lapel pins for your business or organization.

Support Our Troops lapel pins range in size, color, shape, and style.  Although awareness ribbons tend to be the norm, cloisonné, soft enamel, and diestruck pins make just as big of an impression on the public.  Featuring information that is unique to your products or services, the powerful promotional product can be used in conjunction with fundraisers, conferences or galas.

Patriotic pins are fitting at all times of the year not just the Fourth of July.  Politicians, athletes, teachers, parents, and celebrities show their support for the men and women stationed overseas by sporting a custom lapel pin on their jackets, shirts or bags.

Custom lapel pins help to create a sense of community by uniting people who are affiliated with a particular cause.  There are a number of ways that support our troops pins can be used.  Here are a few of the most common:

  • To provide physical and emotional support to individuals enlisted with the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps
  • To raise funds for injured troops or for families whose loved ones were killed in combat
  • To forge unity amongst communities, states, and nations
  • To urge lawmakers to include legislature that is beneficial to our service men and women

Custom Support Our Troops Lapel Pins draw attention to your business and service in more ways than one.  Call 1-866-604-9462 or email info@allaboutpins.com today.

Matthew Duncan knows a thing or two about lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, he works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed his customer’s expectations.

Selling Custom Lapel Pin Pendants to Boutique Customers

Written on May 7, 2010 at 9:00 am, by

The fashion world is constantly evolving.  Items that are popular one day are gone the next. Boutique owners have to keep up with trends in order to grow their businesses.  Charm bracelets, a hot accessory in the 1950s, have made a comeback. Celebrities, political figures, athletes, and travelers are just a few of the people that love to collect personalized charms.  You can capture all of the appeal of these unique accessories by creating custom lapel pin pendants in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors, and designs to sell to your customers.  Having a wide selection of charm bracelet pendants to choose from will help put your business ahead of the competition.

Nothing is as special as a personalized piece of jewelry.  In fact, charm bracelet pendants tell a lot about their owners.  The custom pieces often focus on a person’s interests or hobbies.   They can also serve as a reminder of a milestone event or memorable trip.  A person can look down on their wrist and be transported to different moments in their life.

Custom lapel pin pendants can depict a favorite sports team, a premier vacation spot or a cherished pastime.  As a boutique owner, you have creative license over these items. You can be as imaginative as you want to be with colors, shapes, and sizes.

Contact All About Pins with your design ideas today. We will work diligently to create the type of custom lapel pin pendants that sell.  Focusing our efforts on your unique logos, graphics or photographs, we design high quality pendants and charms for storefronts and boutiques.

You can reach us by phone by calling 1-866-604-9462 toll-free or email us at info@allaboutpins.com.  Our sales professionals can answer any questions you might have about your custom lapel pin pendant order.

Amanda Knight knows a thing or two about custom lapel pins. As Manager of All About Pins, she works directly with businesses and organizations to design custom lapel pins that exceed her customer’s expectations.