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There are lots of factors to consider when getting a mascot costume for your school or company. How often will the costume be used? How long does it need to last? Who will be wearing the costume and lastly, what kind of budget do you have? Whatever the factors involved, here are some of the […]

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How to Start Your Career as a Professional Mascot

If you’re an aspiring mascot performer looking to go pro, it can be tough to figure out how to break into the business. But, with the proper training, networking and hard work, you can find a fun and rewarding career as a professional mascot. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at how you […]

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Mascot Marketing Ideas for Your Website

Incorporating your team mascot into your website can be an effective way to give your brand a unified message and bring your character’s unique personality into your online marketing tactics. There are plenty of ways you can use the instant recognizability of your mascot to boost your marketing and brand awareness overall. The following are […]

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First Time Mascot Performer Tips

If you’ve recently landed your first gig as a mascot performer, congratulations! However, you may not be sure what your next steps are to ensure your performance is a great success. Putting on a mascot suit and interacting with a crowd can be a very fun and rewarding experience for all, but it pays to […]

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While mascots are typically designed to be approachable and fun characters, they can sometimes be a little intimidating or scary for small children. Keep in mind that children of different ages will have varying reactions to your mascot performance – some will be shy, while others will be energetic and eager to participate. In any […]

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Mascot Video Ideas to Boost Your Brand

Everyone loves a great mascot video. Whether a mascot character is performing an impressive stunt, interacting with fans or pulling an epic prank, catching it on video is a sure-fire way to get more exposure for your mascot, your brand, or your sports team. Keep in mind that your next mascot video doesn’t have to […]

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Sources for Mascot Design Inspiration

Looking for a fresh mascot design for your company or sports team? Inspiration can be hard to find, especially if you don’t know where to look or are stuck in the mindset of the old design. Luckily, here at Hogtown Mascots, we have a long history of helping our clients come up with stand-out ideas […]

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One of the most important elements of a great mascot performance lies in your ability to communicate without actually speaking. In order to maintain the illusion that comes with portraying your unique character, you must never speak – and that includes all communication you have with your mascot handler! There are also several practical reasons […]

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When you’re responsible for the upkeep of your company’s mascot suits, it’s pivotal that they’re kept in pristine condition. But you may be wondering, just how often do mascot suits need to be cleaned? A full professional clean after every wear may seem excessive, and also in many instances not possible. Mascot suits travel with […]

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Here at Hogtown Mascots, we’re dedicated to meeting your mascot needs from the first step of design to the end of its life, and this includes mascot storage. Your mascot will only be in performance for likely a few hours each week, meaning that it needs a safe place to be stored. Closets, lockers and […]

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