Posted on February 06, 2014
Here is a great video from the BBC interviewing Mort Berkowitz from New York City, USA who has been producing political badges since 1976! Over 35 years of badge making experience has sharpened his senses to such a fine point he can predict the winners by state based on the number of badges he sells!
I won't go on and on about it, watch the short video for yourself here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20012530.
Keep Custom Made Badges in mind next time your need to kick start a campaign. They are a great way to get the message across and start the debate over issues on your agenda. The designs, text and images you use can range from stern and serious to outright cheeky and anarchistic! Our most recent political badges were for a Green Party member here in Melbourne and we'll be sure to report back on the results in our next issue.
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This is our last communication for the year. What a great year it has been. We are grateful to you for being part of our journey. I sincerely hope you have had a prosperous year. This year Make Badges has moved operations to a lovely little office space and workshop in sunny Preston Victoria, implemented a [...]
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We hope everyone enjoyed the MB Christmas cards this Christmas, here is a photo for all of you playing at home. The card came complete with button badge attached to the front through die cut holes. We chose the 32mm diameter button badge but we can certainly use bigger or smaller size button badges. We'd like [...]