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Every sports team has one, every school wants one, and even your favorite charity often uses one; mascots are not only fun to have but they are quite popular too. Mascots are used to represent an identity or brand and it can be a strong and effective way of marketing. But, have you ever thought of […]

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Should I Trademark My Mascot Design?

So you’ve made the decision to have a custom mascot created to represent your corporate sports or school identity. Now that it’s been designed, constructed and is ready to roll, the question is, should you have your mascot design trademarked? The need to protect your mascot design is based on its role in your marketing […]

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Should You Rent a Mascot or Purchase New?

A mascot costume gives your company, school, or organization a recognisable face, something that both kids and adults can interact with, and is an ideal way to build your brand. Once you’ve decided that a mascot is the way to go, the next decision you’ll have is whether to rent a mascot or buy one. […]

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Whether you need a new mascot for your school’s big hockey game, have enlisted Santa and elves for the holidays, or need an engaging, larger than life figure to draw attention during a product sampling campaign, it takes two things to ensure success –a well-designed mascot costume and a talented mascot performer. It Takes Heart […]

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Happy Holidays from Hogtown Mascots!

No matter where, how or with whom you are celebrating this season, make it count. Take some time to be with the ones you love. Maybe share a meal, grab a coffee or just pick up the phone and call someone to say hi. Even great distances can’t keep people apart during the holidays. And […]

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What You Should Know About the Mascot Design Process

Advertising whizzes acknowledge that mascots can be a highly effective tool when it comes to promoting your business.  With continuing exposure, mascots naturally remind customers of a company or team, and leave a lasting impression – which is the ultimate goal of having a mascot.  Mascot design and construction vary, and during the design process, […]

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What Are Mascots Made Of?

Mascots can be made of many different materials; it really depends on the costume and the manufacturer. Different materials are used for different looks, different levels of wear and tear, different weather environments, etc. Most of our mascots are made from a combination of fabric and foam. While different detail components of the mascot like […]

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Our Top Mascot Performer Tips

Being a mascot performer goes far beyond simply putting on a costume — you need to create a personality for your character and interact with your audience to make a lasting impression. You can’t just stand there like a statue but you also can’t just be overly rambunctious either unless of course your character calls […]

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Top 5 Uses for Custom Mascots

Top 5 Uses for Custom Mascots A company or team mascot can be great for morale, and can help get attention when you need it most. Whether you’re trying to stir up publicity for a promotion, awareness of your brand, charity event or big game, a fun, colorful and friendly mascot can make a huge […]

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Convincing Your Boss You Need a Mascot

Convincing your boss that you need a mascot to represent your company might not be the easiest thing to do. Still, once you have some co-workers on your side and once you’ve let your boss moll it over for a bit, there is no way they won’t be able to go for your idea! Mascots […]

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