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8 Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy Your Mascot Costume

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2019 10:04:00 AM / by Angie Maxine posted in Mascot Tips

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When a company starts thinking about using a mascot as part of their marketing strategy, one of the main questions they have is whether they should rent an existing mascot costume or invest in a brand-new custom mascot.

When making this decision, there are a lot of things to think about. To help your organization decide, BAM Mascots has created a list of the eight most important factors you will want to consider.

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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 Cool Mascot Names!

[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? Cool 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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