Continuing our March Magnets theme this week I’m sharing with you a few of the differences between American Button Machines (ABM) magnet sets and those of Badge-a-Minit (BAM).
March Magnets Title Fight: ABM vs BAMRound One: Size Options ABM (us) has magnet sets available in 1”, 1.25”, 1.5”, 1.75”, 2.25”, 3” and 3.5” BAM (them) magnet sets are limited to 2.25” & 3” Winner: ABM Round Two: Appearance ABM’s (Us) peel & stick magnets cover the entire surface of the button back providing a professional looking button. BAM (Them) have a small square magnet covering a tiny portion of the button surface. Winner: ABM Round Three: Cost ABM's (Us) price for 100 2.25" magnet sets - $29.95* BAM's (Them) price for 100 2.25" magnet sets - $83.95* Winner: ABM Round Four: B.A.M Sized Magnets (ABM plays on BAM's home court) Did you know that Badge-a-Minit just sells proprietary sized buttons that only fit their machines? Did you know ABM sells Badge-a-Minit sized magnet sets, too? We do – and for a lot less money. And we include the larger magnet to cover the entire back surface, once again a more professional looking button. ABM's (us) price for BAM sized magnets: $29.95* BAM's (them) price for BAM sized magnets $83.95* Winner: ABM So let’s review – variety of sizes, larger magnet, professional appearance, less money & we sell theirs too… hmmm. I think that says it all. And after four rounds, the March Magnets winner and still reigning champion....American Button Machines! Until next time, Happy Button Making! By Brighid Brown, Director of Blogging and All Things Cool at ABM *Published Prices-March 2014
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