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Custom Pins 101: Text and Typography

Written on March 18, 2020 at 5:18 pm, by

From snappy one-liners to snazzy political slogans, text and typography are an important staple of making custom pins. However, between the small surface of the typical custom pin and the limitations of plating and color, adding pin text can take some thought and planning. In today’s Custom Pins 101, AllAboutPins is delving into the most […]

Custom Trading Pins: Working With a Pin Manufacturer

Written on March 6, 2020 at 4:52 pm, by

If you want custom trading pins for your baseball or sports team, you’ll be working with a custom pin manufacturer. However, from plating styles to custom molding, it can sound like you and your manufacturer are talking different languages on how to want to design your trading pins. To help smooth the process and save […]

Artwork Guide 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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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. However, less than 50 percent of all art projects are successfully funded often due to poor execution and overly ambitious goals. As a pin manufacturer, AllAboutPins has seen success stories and […]

Custom Pins 101: Sizing Custom Pins

Written on January 23, 2019 at 6:21 pm, by

You’ve put a ton of thought into every part of a custom pin’s design, but don’t let sizing trip you up when it’s got a big impact. In today’s Custom Pins 101, let’s quickly cover the factors you should think about when choosing a pin’s size.

5 Tips for Packaging Custom Pins

Written on December 19, 2018 at 8:39 pm, by

You’ve spent hours laboring over those custom pin designs and weeks waiting for production. All while working hard online to market your custom pins and drive attention to your work. But congratulations! You’ve made your first sale. But wait! Don’t skimp on your packaging. Making the coveted sale is exciting, but a pin’s packaging is […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting an Order of Custom Lapel Pins

Written on December 4, 2018 at 6:06 pm, by

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting an Order of Custom Lapel Pins   Choices are great. Which is why All About Pins is quite proud to offer thousands of customizations and color options for clients to tweak their custom pin designs. However, exciting as having choices is, we understand a huge list of possibilities […]

Your Guide to Ordering Custom Lapel Pins

Written on November 8, 2018 at 2:51 pm, by

Got artwork or logo you want made into a custom lapel pin? Never ordered custom pins from a company before? We’re All About Pins here and ready to help you through the process of designing and ordering custom lapel pins for your business, organization, sports team or online shop using our four-step process. This article […]