This is the practice of buying, selling and transferring collectable pins. Another thing that you should know is that these pins are associated with common themes or related items which are used to display them as a hobby. Also, the collectable pins that are still used in trading can either be found in amusement parks and resorts and other online sources. You see that this has become one of the favorite activities which are often organized annually and the participating teams or parties always have their custom pin. Here are some of the tips that will make your pin trading experience better.
To start with, it is recommended that you buy enough trading pins for each of the players that are going to participate. I can tell you that you will really feel disappointed when you run out of pins when the player has not even identified that best pin that he wants to swap for. It will be, therefore, vital that you shop for pins in advance so that you can avoid such incidences and if possible, you should even buy excess.
Besides, it will also be better to specify where you want your trading pins to be delivered. This is because time is a significant factor in pin trading and you need to avail yourself at the right time and running to the store and back may see you waste some time. The only thing that you need to do is to specify the delivery place and wait for your order at the agreed time, and there will be no delays.
Apart from that, it is essential that you think the visual appeal when you are planning your pins. You should know at the back of your mind that the more unique and unusual your pins are the faster they will be exchanged. Therefore, you should try and achieve the uniqueness when you are personalising the trading pins. In this case, it is essential that you consider colour, shape, style and size when establishing the plan that will work best for you. There are many shapes that you can choose such as spinners, sliders, danglers’ blinkers and bobblehead. Besides, you should add your glitter, players name, mascot and numbers.
Another critical thing that you should think of is how the players are going to display the pins while trading. Remember that you have to maintain the look of your pins and the best method that can prevent them from tear and wear while travelling is the use of trading pin bags.