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5 Things to Think About When Capturing Your Mascot’s Moments

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Tips

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Photographs are a critical part of any mascot marketing strategy as they help keep your mascot top of mind even when they aren’t performing.

Sharing images on your website, on social media or in print advertising can help remind your fans and clients of the special moments they have experienced when your “larger than life” brand leader was there.

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Lights. Camera. Action! Creating Mascot Videos to Reach Fans.

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Custom Mascots, Mascot Marketing, Mascot Performing, Mascot Tips

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Your mascot has impact beyond physical appearances at events, and can elevate your marketing efforts way beyond what was possible a decade ago. Our last blog discussed the   importance of social media for mascots ;  this week we will focus on how video can build a rapport with fans.
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What’s in a Name? Ideas for Creating the Perfect Moniker for Your Mascot

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 23, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Tips, Concepts to Creations

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Creating a mascot is a creative, enjoyable experience - whether you’re starting from scratch, or are working from a concept or drawing. Once your idea starts to take shape, you’ll want to give it a name.
 
What will you call it? Mascot names can come from a range of sources and inspiration. Often the name is just the name of the character or animal the mascot represents, and it could be a human name followed by a reference to the animal (e.g. The Energizer Bunny).
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Renting vs. Buying a Mascot Costume

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2017 2:23:33 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in Why A Mascot?, Mascot Tips, From BAM Mascots

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When you first begin thinking about how beneficial a mascot could be to your organization you will likely consider the frequency that the mascot costume will be used. You may start to think about whether it would be more beneficial to rent a mascot costume or to buy one.

There are a lot of things to take into consideration before making this type of decision. You need to think about the mascot’s lifespan with your company, how often it will be used, and how unique you want your mascot to be from other organizations mascot costumes.

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How to Choose the Perfect Performer for Your Mascot

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 14, 2017 1:43:13 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Tips, Mascot Performing Tips

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Choosing the right person to perform as your mascot is not always an easy task. You are looking for key characteristics that will match the envisioned personality and character of your mascot, while ensuring they can meet requirements of the job

Here are some things to look for when searching for a performer for your mascot.

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Be a Star with These Mascot Performer Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2017 3:32:54 PM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Performing, Mascot Tips

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Performing as a mascot is fun! It also carries with it the responsibility of representing an organization and entertaining its audience. Are you ready to step into those furry feet? Just like an actor getting ready to perform in character, you should think ahead of time about your act, how to make gestures that work with your costume and portray emotion plus personality.

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