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How are Custom Pins used in Networking?

One of the most important components of Networking is giving out information.

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June 11, 2020

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How are Custom Pins used in Networking?

One of the most important components of Networking is giving out information.

Custom pins are an excellent way to communicate your personality, business, brand, or mission in a fun and memorable way. Pins have been the standard symbol of membership or affiliation for over 1,000 years. From the Knights Templar to military regiments to fraternal organizations and sororities, pins have long been a way to identify members of a social or professional network and unite them to a common cause.

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Custom Pins are a Huge Hit in Networking

If you've been to a networking event, you've probably noticed that people love finding a way to connect. It's one of the main reasons people attend networking events. They want to meet others who share similar interests and build relationships with people who can help them grow their business. Here are ways custom pins can help you become a rock star at Networking.

1. Pins offer a creative and fun way of starting a conversation

Being put on the spot is never fun. Unfortunately, it's an important part of networking. The best way to avoid feeling uncomfortable is by having something ready before you get there. A customized pin is an excellent ice-breaker!

It gives the person you're talking to something unique and unexpected to look at. People see your pin, ask about it, and you get to tell them about yourself. Get yourself a pin representing what you do or are passionate about. Not only does this make for a better conversation starter, but it also helps you stand out from the crowd!

2. You can hand out pins at networking events

Have you ever been to a networking event and thought, "There are so many people here. How am I going to meet everyone?" Custom printable pins are the most effective way to stand out from the crowd. When you hand out your pin to someone, give them a quick blurb about yourself and something you have in common with them. It will make it easier for them to strike up a conversation with you and remember who you are later on.

3. Pins can help you connect with others who share the same pin styles and passion

It's always nice to find someone who shares your passions and interests. But sometimes, it can be difficult to find people with similar interests or passions, especially if you're at an event with a large group of people. Custom personalized pins are a great way to connect with these people because they can help show what type of person you are or what activities you enjoy doing. If the other person is interested in the same activities or favorite teams as you, it will be easier for you to connect and start a conversation.

The best part about networking with custom pins is that people will remember you for a long time after meeting you. They'll talk about you and your pin to others who might be interested in what you do. Imagine if you had hundreds of people talking about your business, services, or product - wouldn't that be amazing!

4. You can use stylish pins to inspire people and become a leader in your network

You can use custom pins to inspire people and become a leader in your network for even better results. You can join a group of people or create your own. You're in charge when you create your own, and you lead the way. If you want to inspire people, custom pins are the way to go.

If you hand out custom pins or use them to streamline events in the network, it shows others that you are a leader in the group. People will be more likely to listen to what you have to say or want to work with you because they know that the group respects you.

5. You can use custom pins used for advertising and branding to a network

Custom pins are also great branding and advertising tools for networking events. You can brand your pin with your logo or slogan, which will allow people who see it to remember who you are and what your business is all about, much like other forms of marketing such as business cards, websites, and pamphlets. This could lead someone to want to hire or work with you in the future.

What does it take to make a great pin? Great pins can be fun, but they should also be professional. They should be memorable and recognizable but not so over the top that they turn people off. At PinProsPlus, we happen to know how and what type of pins excel in Networking. We can help you design and manufacture the right custom networking pins. Call us at (801) 544-1005 to get started.

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PinProsPlus

We live and breathe custom pins, coins, and patches. After over 20 years of experience in the custom promotional products industry, and creating custom pins for Adobe, Red Cross, Airbnb, Six Flags, and more, we know a thing or two. You could say we're experts, and we'd likely agree with you.

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