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3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time

Your logo design can make your businesses personality stand out and attract more people within their view of it, so you need to be sure it's amazing and the best you possibly can get, but it also can't break the bank because you're in business to make money and not go broke lol.  There are people out there that have spent thousands of dollars on their unique logos but they could have saved that money and done it themselves or just paid a freelancer to do the same amount of work for a fraction of the price.

I never pay more than $350 for an amazing logo and now I know some of you who've paid $750+ are jealous, angry, or eager to hear what I have to say and how I get my amazing logos for so cheap 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time  Yes, paying $350 for a logo is cheap, but that's usually my maximum for each website I launch.  I've been searching for ways to make logos myself as well as who to pay in order to get something amazing in return, and after a bunch of trial and error, I know exactly where my money is going when I need something designed 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time

If you're in the market for a new logo, below are 3 ways you can get it done well and for a cheaper rate than those professional design companies charging you $750 or $3,000+ for a simple design.

You can design it yourself
If you plan on doing it yourself you will likely need something like Canva, PhotoShop, or Illustrator to make your creation come to life.  There is a bit of a learning curve for these types of software, but you can get something very well designed if you just take your time.  Most of the people you're paying a lucrative amount of money to design a logo will use these pieces of software, and you can to without breaking the bank, so maybe you just need to study what needs to go into your logo design and get started.  If that doesn't work, you can always move onto the next part of this discussion which is covering automated systems 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time

You can use automated systems
There are various websites out there that have basic text generators and templates for you to use, but some of them are a little limited because they only have so many designs for you to access.  A lot of beginner webmasters will use automated systems in order to get their logos designed and they will quickly realize these images tend to be generic.  You can't really complain about them since the majority of these systems are free, so if you have something negative to say about them, you need to think of hiring a freelancer to get the job done.

You can hire a freelancer
Over the years I've been getting logos made for my websites by hiring freelancers.  I like a certain freelancer that goes by the name Sajeewa because he's extremely affordable, very good at what he does, and is quick with his designs so I know I will have my logo in a day or two 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time

I've gone through dozens of freelance logo designers in the past few years and I've never been disappointed by Sajeewa, so if you're in the market for a new logo I highly suggest you check him out.  If you're used to paying $750+ for a logo, you're going to buy all of his add-ons and pay much less while getting the absolute best logo designed for your website 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time


In conclusion
Logo design isn't always the easiest thing to do if you plan on making it yourself, so take your time if you're going to build it yourself.  If you want to use an automated system, be aware that many people out there might have something just like yours and it will likely be generic.  If you really want something done in a professional manner, and you don't want to break the bank, hire a freelancer here on SEOLads to get the job done and you will be happy you did 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time


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kinja90

Thanks for the tip! In my college days, we have a multimedia subject where we are asked to make our own logo of our department. Believe me, it's really hard to make on scratch especially if it's your first time. I usually list some of the words that best describes the logo that I will be doing. Then I draw some random figures on a sheet of paper. I also check in social media or Youtube how to design a logo, what's the best software to use, etc. You should also consider the right color that can match in your logo design and what should be good in the eye. I believe that you need experience to do better in the field.



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ballyhara

Personally, my sister and I decided to design it for ourselves. Of course, we had to use PhotoShop, and through social media we asked our followers for some help. It took quite some effort and time, but eventually we were very proud of ourselves, and thankful to our clients. However, if you don't have any knowledge to use PhotoShop or any other similar program, or if you don't feel ready to invest a lot of time on it, then you should hire someone that helps you out with it. A good logo for your business is a very important part, and you don't want to mess it up.



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aeon

Logo will become part of your business and this is what the people will always remember. And you're right, you should not mess up on this because it's really hard to change the logo once the consumers already recognized it.



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ballyhara

That's correct. Once you have marked your business with your logo, it is really hard to make your clients recognize it. My uncle runs a family business, and it has showed the same basic logo since the 80's, so his boys tried to give a fresh and modern face to the business, and put a new logo image on top, and clients believed they have closed the business, and avoided to stop by. Crazy right?



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aeon

LOL, That's how powerful the logo in advertising the business. And I think it will costs a lot if you will change the business logo, you have to advertise it again about the new logo so the people will not be confuse, and sometimes its not really good, people might say something bad about the new design.



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ballyhara

It was really surreal and crazy, but you know, changing advertising can bring unexpected results, and that was one of them. And yes, it also requires a lot of money and effort, because is like beginning again, and trying to put your new image on everybody's mind, starting from zero. Messy indeed.



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Corzhens

I know how to use Photoshop because I once was assigned to a project that involves images. But I have to admit that my aptitude in arts is very low particularly with visual arts that I couldn’t even design a good logo. Maybe there are people who are creative and artistic and there are those who know how to admire such good visual art creations. Count me in as an admirer.



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mark8625

Thanks for the wonderful tips. I believe that logo in the company has a big role in the business. People recognized company by seeing their logos. I honestly no idea creating logo and how much would the money I can get from it. The statement about is really helpful. I would try my own logo and see how it would go.



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vinaya

For a quick turnout, you can also try logo designing premium programs. You can get your logo for $75 or something within minutes. However, there is a drawback of using such service as you are building logo from existing templates which are also used by so many people. Therefore, you are not generating an entirely unique logo. A better option is to buy logo templates and then use programs like photoshop to create unique logos.



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mark8625

I will definitely try that out. It will be very useful to have own logo for my business. This is one way to remember and recognize my business faster. The price is kinda high but if the quality is good,it doesnt matter anyway.



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vinaya

If you look in Fiverr, you can find sellers delivering logo within 24 hours. However, if you want the turnout time to be even less, you can try premium logo designing tools. You can generate your own logo within a couple of minutes, however, these programs are expensive. The best alternative is using a free tool like canva and using premium template to create logo



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mark8625

I really appreciate it. Will definitely try that. I am sure that having my own logo will make a big difference in my business. I would expect more business deals and create more sales once I have it.



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vinaya

Have you checked pixelclerks, or even SEOLads marketplace? There are sellers who are selling logo designing service just for $3. I don't know the quality of their logos because I have never bought $3 logo designing service. However, they might be a good option if you want a logo for a small price.
By the way, you can also do it yourself on the programs like Adobe Spark or Canva.



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mark8625

I havent tried it both but if they are selling the logo designs for $3.00 I would definitely grab it as a starter. My friends told me about the Adobe Spark and they said that I should try it. I will for sure soon.



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aeon

Aside from the logo, people will also remember the slogan of the business. There's a website that willing to pay for doing some logo and slogan for the company. Yeah, it's hard to do that, but you will get the idea about the logo based on their product and name of the company and simple research to get the idea.



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mark8625

Oh Yeah that is true. Slogan also is one of the most important thing for the business. I noticed that all companies have logos and slogan at the same time. It would be effective if your company has these combinations.



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aeon

Yeah, that's right. Company should have both of that so the people will remember them easily. Slogan will help us to know more about the nature of the company.



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mark8625

Yeah most of the company nowadays has known not only in the logo of their respective company but also the tag slogan in it. People notice easily the slogan when they hear it than the logo sometimes.



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aeon

Some of them using funny slogan specially the fast food to attract the kids. The simple Just do it from NIKE I think is one of most popular slogan. Logo and slogan makes the brand become recognizable and easy to remember. We should better to start to this if we planing to have our own business and product.



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mark8625

That is right. Here in my country,companies has a unique and funny slogan from banks,fast foods, clothing lines and etc. People remember it easier especially if the slogan than they have is part of the company's song. It is easy to recognize. There has one slogan that I always singing. It is a slogan of one of the biggest grocery chain here in the Philippines. It is like,"At SM,we have got it all for you" sounds nice .



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superlicca

That is right! Usually, business has a slogan and logo. The slogan is also important in business marketing. A logo accompanied by a slogan can be more effective in advertising. And if you have a striking and unforgettable slogan, people will easily draw their attention to your business.



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aeon

Yeah, the three to four words slogan will help us to recognize and to become familiarize the company. Like the NIKE, with a simple logo and just do it slogan, people always remember that.



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Kakashi2020

Sometimes all a company or business needs is an attractive logo that resonates it's name. Let's face it logos can make a business more attractive and the more people a business attracts means more success and profit. If you have ideas for a good logo then there's a lot of online sites you can use to create it. But if you really don't know how to make one then it's best to get the services of a professional Logo Maker.



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vinaya

I use photoshop, I also use designing tools like Canva. However, when I need a logo, I normally hire a freelancer. If you are doing everything by yourself, the result may not be the best. On Fiverr, you can get a logo along with the designing files in around $25. These sellers will design according to your needs.



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vhinz

A logo seems just a small thing to do but creating a good design that will represent your business or company is really difficult. It's probably best to hire someone to create a logo for your business if you could not create a good design for yourself. There are great designers that could craft a logo based on the nature of your business, mission, and vision.



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Youngshark

Sometimes it takes someone else to bring out something in the best manner. When you pay an external party their evaluation of your goals, mission, vision as well as features for the company might lead to them creating something which is very concrete and their expertise is also beneficial.



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Chinet23

I think so too. A logo must be decently done and it might require you to hire an expert. This is something that you will use for a long time to represent the company. You have to get it right the first time.



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jeffreyjose48

I believe you really need to think carefully. Also visualize in your mind. Write down or draw what you have in mind. Let others critic it so that you will know if what you have done is good.



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Martinsx1

There is no way of getting to be a graphic designer without being creative and artistic in your mind and heart because it's the only way you can seat down and visualize what you want to design and then move to put the creation you had in your mind into a physical reality. This is basically how any design work is conceived and carried out.



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aeon

Yeah, specially in the logo, you should have 3 or 4 different design on your mind so you can choose the better one, and logo, brand name, and the slogan are the three important things to consider in a product, and these what people always remember.



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Zelmontero

Totally! other people should really critique the logo that you had done to make sure that it is appealing to people. You could also ask the thing that you should improve. Consult if the color is complimenting to each other and if the drawing is unique enough.



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vinaya

Even though I also use programs like Canva and Photoshop, I also buy logos sometimes. I have never paid mor than $25 for a logo (which also included working file). Unless you want to squander your money, there is no need to pay $150, even $75 for a logo. ON the sites like Fiverr, you can get a logo for just $10. The sellers selling logos for $10 are mostly from the developing work or newbie. If you pay $10 for a logo from someone from Nepal, the seller will earn 500 ruppes in his home country. This amount can buy him a lunch for two in his home country. For an American, $10 is nothing, but for a Nepali it is a big money



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superlicca

You got the point. A logo doesn't have to be expensive since a great logo can be achieved by creating on your own or by hiring a freelancer. Having a logo is very essential in a business. It should represent what your business is all about. Logo distinguishes you from your competitors and people will easily remember your business by having a remarkable logo. That is why investing your time in creating a logo should be part of your strategy in promoting your business.



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Zelmontero

Logo is really important because it will be the trademark of your company. It represents the company goals or mission. It can also be the symbol of what you are aiming for. I really do agree that it really be an effective strategy to your business.



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edencaga

I myself don't hire anyone to create me a logo. I can do it myself as I am also a graphic designer. Sometimes, its a great advantage if you know how to use this skills for you not to spend money buying or requesting a logo for your business. You will need to learn and think carefully in creating a logo as this really requires a catchy and creative design.



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Martinsx1

If you have the skill and expertise of a graphic designer, then there is no need to worry about getting somebody or another freelance designer to do your website and logo design work for you. It would be a very silly thing to do with paying for what you can actually do very well. I don't have the skill to design a website or logo from the scratch, so I'm left with either paying for it or using free resources to do it.



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aeon

I agree, specially if it's your own business. You really wanted to be in touch and be responsible for everything specially the logo, and making a logo is the very exciting thing to do. Thinking about the unique one for your own business will surely expose your creativity.



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amelia88

Branding is so important - and I really like Canva for design! There are a lot of free features, but if you want to see what else the program can offer, it's a good idea to check out the free trial option. You can use it for a month for free and it gives you lots more options.



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Martinsx1

When you are still new to webmaster job, starting up with free logo design features isn't a bad idea, at least it would give you the opportunity to master the job well without having to spend too much on designing your site and logo as well until you are ready to take it to the next level. At the moment, I have had my time with free logo features and I have moved up to paid services when I require a better design.



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amelia88

Yup, these days the free offerings for many design platforms are actually quite comprehensive, so you don't always have to go down the paid route at all! Since for a lot of my work I have to do layouts for brochures and other marketing materials, it's worthwhile having the paid version - but I do think that free is also fantastic.



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rlpzbeermoney

I personally used a logo generator online for my thesis work. I just didn't have the time to make out and conceptualize one myself. Though it looks very generic and I got what I paid for which is nothing. Online work sites like Fiverr offer >$10 logo designs. Only the individual artists out there offer the more expensive rates but I think you get what you pay for.



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Martinsx1

I think that I have only designed my logo just twice which was averagly done in terms of quality, so ever since, I opt for using the services of freelancers for my logo design. I have had a few deals from freelancers through Fiverr as well and they did an excellent job for me which I'm fully satisfied with.



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rlpzbeermoney

It's a different story for me when it comes to freelancers. Sometimes you're paying more for the creativity rather than the finished product itself. You and the designer will compromise on something you both like. Let me tell you their job is not easy. Not anyone can come up with ideas for a logo in the time that they do.



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Martinsx1

You can design your logo by yourself if you want to, there are so many free resources tool online through which you can achieved that and the logo can be good if you know what you are doing. Aslo making use of freelancers to design the logo is another way to go about it and they can offer you services based on what you can pay for.



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amelia88

That's a good point - freelancers are plentiful these days and you can often get top quality services for a fraction of what it would cost if you went through a company. It's worthwhile seeing if there are freelancers that fit your budget if you don't have the in-house tools to do it yourself.



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aeon

Yeah, freelancers will really help you if you really need some idea and it's easy to deal with them. Some of them are really expert in logo making. However, I think better to try it on your own first and consult your friends about your own product.



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Everett

I personally would not recommend those tools that create a logo for you. There are many mobile apps that will help you create a logo however there is many people probably with the same logo. If not the same perhaps there is another variation. This is where creativity and originality come into play. You do not want a logo that already resembles another businesses logo. People would view that as foul play, and customers won't take your business seriously.



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stbrians

Websites need logos that are professionally designed. You have led us through personal designing, automated and useca freelancer. I take your word for it that Sajeewa is good at his job. I checked out and he is cheap really.



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Gilgamesh

I do agree with you, if you want to save money make the logo by yourself but it will surely consume a lot of time to be just done and also there is also a possibility that the one that you have been made has similarity with the other logos that have been also used or will be used. Thinking concept isn't easy because the logo will portray your company. My opinion is the same as yours hire a freelancer to do the job, canvass first to find the affordable price. Yes it is costful but it will later pay yoi back just don't rush things up.



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amelia88

I design a lot of things myself via Canva and there are so many free templates that it's actually a lot quicker than you think. The program itself is also really intuitive so it's not hard to learn - of course, there's some things that you have to get the hang of but if I could do it, anyone can!



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jetselle

Logo is very important in every products or Business One is doing or plans to do. It enables people or potential customers to easily identify your products or services. It is however very important to be careful and creative when selecting or designing a logo. It should depict your line of business and it should not entails any devilish signs especially in an environment where people are sensitive to symbols.

It is also advisable to stick to one type of logo especially if your business is product oriented cos you will surely be dealing with both literate and illetrates that most times identify products by their logo. logo is to an extent the second name to your business name, this make it necessary for one to be calm and creative while designing your business logo cos it last forever.



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amelia88

It's true that picking the right logo, the right colors, even the right font is of paramount importance. People draw so many preconceived notions about a business simply by their logo these days, so getting it right can be the difference between success and failure for a business.



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esteban123

Thanks for the wonderful idea, I would surely love it. Having a logo for a certain business is really important because it gives color and life for your business. Although having a great logo that would stand out is really a difficult task to make and a long process as well. But with hard work and strong determination it might be possible especially with the help of other people that have a broad knowledge about making a logo for your company.



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Chinet23

Logos are really important because they represent the company and we need to be very meticulous about them because they can say so much or no impact at all. Thanks for letting us know about these three options depending on our desired result. Personally, I don't want a logo that will appear generic, so if I were to choose, I'll try to learn about it or have it done by a pro.



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amelia88

Try some of the free software options like Canva if you want to try and design your own. It's fun to play around with, and I've been using it for a few months and found my skills have been increasing rapidly. I highly recommend it for a beginner, because it's easy to use but doesn't produce amateur looking graphics!



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Chinet23

Thanks for your recommendation amelia88. I know there are a plethora of resources online that we can use to practice a certain skill. But we can't really easily pick the one we need unless someone will give us direction. I'll try my hands at creating logos with this software. Appreciate it.



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amelia88

No problem! They offer a free one month trial too where you can see their paid features but the free stuff is really helpful too. Hope it's useful for you 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time



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aeon

Yeah, Logo is really important in a product. This is what the people remember aside from the brand name. You have to fully satisfy before releasing your logo because it's really hard to change it once it's already out in the market and people already recognized it.



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Tronia

A logo is crucial for the success of your business. Just think about the famous brands... they all have a logo that stands out, represents them and most importantly, is "imprinted" in people's head - you remember it!

Sadly, many people don't realize this and think that paying somebody talented to design one is a waste of money.

I usually design the logos myself since I've been doing it for years.



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amelia88

It's incredible how often you can recognize a company simply by their logo, like you said. McDonalds, Nike, Adidas, Apple...they all have quite simple yet quite memorable logos, and I think that's something to strive for. Simplicity and the ease of being remembered!



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Youngshark

I have heard of websir
tes that do this. There are those with ready templates which people can then fill up content depending on their business needs and content they market. Also various webaites have a paid option to get better designs but still at cheaper rates.



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vinaya

Most of the free logo designer website that you can find through a simple google search are not free actually. You can of course design your logo from the available tools for free, however, if you want to download your logo, or download high resolution logo, you will have to pay. They ask very high amount something like $75-$90.



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Youngshark

Oooooh. My that is such a huge amount for the simlle task. I have not paid anyone to do a logo for online before only an offline contractor. I still did not have to pay that much and hence I do not think those websites are a great option.



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vinaya

In my experience, online designers charge less than offline designers. When I approached an offline designer, he asked me $75 for a logo, however, I went to Fiverr and got my logo just for $25. Since there is a lot of competitions, you can find logo for a small price in the virtual world.



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Youngshark

Oooh okay. I guess for me its just that at the time I wanted something done quickly and by someone I know. I needed to guide them evwry step of the way and have swift corrections. It was like an urgent project.



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rlpzbeermoney

Let me ask you out of curiosity. Do you think the offline designer would have been able to do a better job compared to the online designer? Have you seen his previous works for comparison? Would the price difference be worth it if you had gone to the online designer?



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Zelmontero

Designing it yourself will be the most cheapest one you will not be spending any money. The disadvantage of it is that it can not that appealing to others. It maybe appealing to you but to others view it is not. In making your own logo you need to consult it to many people to ask for their suggestion or recommendation to improve your logo.



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amelia88

I think you would be surprised these days with just how easy graphic design is to learn. Of course, it might not be the same as someone who has been studying it for years, but there are plenty of free design software programs out there which basically guide you through the design process - and you can make stuff yourself that looks highly professional!



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Chinet23

I haven't tried making logos myself. I'm not sure if it does require a formal training or degree. It's something that I want to try out if I will have access to the right tools or software. I know it takes time to learn but I hope creativity and some drawing or art skills will help to learn this.



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amelia88

Definitely doesn't require a formal degree! Of course I'm sure that helps if you want a more in depth knowledge, but I do quite a bit of design for my workplace and I'm self taught - and most of the time I use free software too! 3 tips to get the best logo for your business in a short amount of time It's amazing the number of resources you can get online...I highly recommend having a look and seeing if there are how-to guides on designing something you're interested in!



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mitan143

It is just like what the famous saying 'Do It Yourself' or DIY. If you think you are somehow creative, then yes why not create your own logo. If you are not satisfied with your piece, then there are a lot of inspiring creations in the internet that you can apply to your work. Though I'm not saying that you will completely copy someone's work, but what I'm trying to say is you can get some ideas out of those creations. And I agree that there are a lot of software now a days that can really help you create a wonderful design for your logo. Just take a time and effort for it, and if you are really interested with it then it will eventually turn out good.



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esteban123

Yes I agree with you, sometimes if we are good at something then we must used it for some purpose. If we have the talent in images then why not used it, who knows we can make better logos than other people made. Sometimes having the initiative and creativity is the key to success since we are now at modern age of technology. We can find great things that we need in the internet.



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mitan143

That's true. Internet is a powerful tool now a days. But there are still people who don't do art and art is the last thing on their mind. For that, maybe they could still ask for some help to their relatives or siblings instead, who are good at designing. At least in that way, he/she could save money instead of hiring a professional logo maker/artist. Based on my experience, when I need a logo or any thing that requires art digitally, I have a little brother who is artistically talented therefore I can just easily ask for some help from him. He's a great help!



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DenisP

If you don’t have any design or artistic experience, I probably wouldn’t recommend trying to design it yourself. I have a background in graphic design, and I mention that because I have experience in logo design and know what makes logos work. I’ve seen too many businesses where the owners designed the logos themselves rather than having a professional do it, and you can honestly tell pretty much 99% of the time.

Real graphic designers can give logos the kind of polish that the average person just wouldn’t think about. And don’t even get me started on automated systems.

The best option is definitely to go with a freelancer, especially with how affordable they are these days thanks to services like Fiverr—well that and a market that’s so oversaturated that the average graphic designer would probably make you a logo for the cost of a ham sandwich.



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vinaya

Even if you are a hobbyist designer, it is better to hire someone to do your logos. I use photoshop, I have also tried free programs like canva, yet, when I want a logo I always hire a professional designer. I have sold a couple of logos myself, however, I hire freelancers when ever I need logo. If you are multitasking and are a writer, graphic designer, web designer, seo expert, social media markers, in short all in one, it is very likely that you are not doing your jobs properly.



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DenisP

“…it is very likely that you are not doing your jobs properly.”

This is a really valid and potent point you make. There is a reason why the saying goes, “Jack of all trades, master of none.”

They say it takes around 10,000 hours of experience in a field in order to be considered a master at it. This means it would take at least around three and a half years of practice, eight hours a day, every single day, in order to master a skill.

Most people don’t have that time for even one skill, let alone multiple ones.



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amelia88

@DenisP do you have any good tips for logo design even if we are without a graphic design background? I'd love it if you could share maybe 2 or 3 tips that you'd try and offer for anyone who is new-ish to design or even people trying to DIY who are after a more professional look!

Totally agree with your point though about getting a freelancer to help out, especially since these days you can get some amazingly reasonable prices for high quality work.



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DenisP

Well sure! I suppose I could give you my Top 3 tips for logo design. It’s basically just stuff that I both learned in college and also figured out on my own.

1. Brainstorm. Rather than anchoring yourself to one or two ideas you deem to be “good,” throw a bunch of stuff at the wall and see what sticks. Write down everything possible that could be associated with your product/brand and see what combinations you can make out of those characteristics.

2. Thumbnail. Don’t try to put ideas together in your mind alone. Take a piece of paper (or Photoshop file), create a grid of small boxes, and fill each box with a logo idea, no matter how dumb it might seem. You’d be surprised where inspiration can strike.

3. Familiarize yourself with basic pictography. Pictographs are ideograms which convey a specific meaning or message by resembling a physical object, e.g the men’s/women’s bathroom symbols or “no smoking” signs. They’re essentially the proto form of corporate logos and a lot of fundamental principles of logo design can be learned from them.



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Kakashi2020

If you really need a good logo fast then I would have to suggest that you get the services of a freelancer and outsource it. Just be sure to hire a dependable person to do it.



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amelia88

It definitely seems like a lot of people have had good experiences with freelancers doing their graphic design. I usually do as much of mine as possible myself, but I might outsource next time to save myself time and stress!



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esteban123

I agree that if we really want to have a logo at the soonest possible time then we should hire a freelancer because they know to solve your problems. You will not need to worry about its design and how should it be done since it is already package. You will just have to pay for a better price since it will needs a lot of patience.



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Zelmontero

Yes, if you really have no time in making a logo it would be a good decision to hire a professional. Hiring a professional would be a good choice since you will be hiring a professional. You only just need to find a legit freelancer that really is an expert in making logos.



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rlpzbeermoney

I think a logo's "instant recognition" isn't really determined by the design of the logo itself but the "image" of the company it represents. The car manufacturer's logo for example you can spot from a distance and still identify who that company is. Why? Because you've heard of the name and it's reputation. Is a logo important for a business? Yes but not that important. The image is.



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Kakashi2020

Sometimes all it takes is a simple Logo. I trick I use to do is start with a Letter relative to the business name and color it and put a border, a square for example. From there use your imagination, logic and good old common sense.



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Corzhens

When it comes to aesthetic aspect I guess I don’t have anything to do with it. I have a low aptitude in arts and I cannot pretend that I can do a good design. Hiring a freelancer to do the design for me is the best move. Especially if the freelancer is well versed with the logo design then he can also tell me if my intended design if attractive or not. However, I know that artistic services cost a lot and can make a dent in the finances.



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NerdIndeed

There are tools available nowadays to help you in graphic design. You won't have to create it from scratch but comes in the form of a template, and you edit it. Free Online Logo Maker by Canva is a great example.



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anchoreztin

We were asked to make logo as a project in our Marketing subject. I tried looking for online logo generators. For me, those logo generators I can observe that their designs are very repeatative and very generic. Their designs are limited and it tends to have similarity from others. I am glad that I discovered canva. It is very easy to use and the possibility is endless. Whenever I make logo, I also consider creativity and uniqueness.



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jayjaydimson

Well, of course, your business logo should be similar to the business that you are doing, because, in that logo, they will understand it easily that you are doing that kind of business.



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overcast

I think logo design using photoshop or the Serif designer is lot easier and better compared to Canva. I know some of the people also make use of the canva. But the issue with that is you don't get better tools for the logo. And on that note I don't think some tools that are meant for online design are good. I prefer to use photoshop for the same reason. That way I don't have to make use of the cloud storage and other issues.



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mitan143

Personally, I don't really mind having a simple logo as long as it contains the initial information for my product or whatever it is. That's why I really want it to be created by my little brother who is fortunately a talented artist. In that way, I can save a lot from hiring a logo maker. And I have a little bit of skill from editing since I started doing an infographics these past few months.



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ballyhara

Agree. My sister and I just did a simple job, accepting the amazing reviews and suggestions from our regular and loyal customers, and we really got a nice logo. You will save a LOT of money with your brother's help, and believe me, it would have an extra meaning, because it will be a family work. Pretty sure with his talent, and your editing skills, you don't need to hire someone to make it for you guys.



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mitan143

Wow, nice to hear that. Well, that's true. Also, It is really a good choice to make it in our own ways because if we aren't not just creating our own logo but also we are improving our skill on editing and talent for designing, in fact my brother sometimes offered making a logo to his friends or to our oldest brother's friends as well who work as a programmer. We are actually earning some money unlike hiring from someone. I guess I would be more thankful that I have a talented artist little brother.



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ballyhara

There you go guys. You seem pretty talented and skilled people, so hiring someone else is just a silly way to spend money. A simple advice, make something simple, don't kill your mind so much wondering what to do to impress. Usually, those abstracts logos end up looking messy, and totally unrelated to your business.



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theresajane

I agree with you. In this field, better to be more informative than become very artistic and have the visitors of the site confused.



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NerdIndeed

Wow! These are fantastic tips for designing and creating your logo. Among the people I know, the popular choice is Canva since there are ready-made templates that you can use, and it is not that hard to customize it by yourself. All you do is drag and drop on particular layers and elements, and you're good to go.



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blackmist

Creating my own logo is more comfortable for me than hiring a freelancer because I can customize it with what I want, at the same time I can save money. But sometimes designing is a bit hard if you still don't have any idea on how to do it but as I start on it I am generating new ideas. Just start with trial and error until I reach my desired outcome.



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beerthooyah

If you have the talent in design and enjoy creating things, then you can opt on designing your own logos. There are many available sources online that offers free logo design applications. If you are not familiar with this then it could be an opportunity to learn in a fun and creative way.



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Connorjunior

Tommy is it paid promotion for the logo designer you mentioned? I have seen the name mentioned in two of your articles. I am a graphic designer my self and I understand the meaning of a shout out. It can actually help you get recognized from hundreds or even thousands of designers out there in the market. I would actually like to hear more about this method.



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HappyLady

I made my own logo, which I should look out and start to use.

I cannot remember which one exactly, but I used something called something like "logo creator" on Google Play and liked the result. However, my next step will be to use "lunapic" to improve the logo. I am addicted to that online place and keep making weird works of art with my photos.

Then I will ask the two professional artists in my family what they think, seeing both are too busy to do favors for family. I like what I see, but any professional help is welcome.

I like the challenge of working on my own design, but do not have the artistic skills they do to start from scratch.

Both can do logos. In defence of the artists who also have to make a living:

If you can use a simple, basic logo designer you can do quite a lot for free online. However, as with self- publishing, where those in publishing can spot a self-published book a mile off, I suspect a professional could probably tell whether the logo is professionally done. That is the disadvantage to "make your own." I am sure there are lots of things we amateurs don't know about. That said, if I see a logo, I either like it or not and most of the general public would not have a clue if the logo was professionally done or not.



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jayjaydimson

I would suggest to make the logo design similar to the business that you had, like for example if you have a travel business, then put some logo of an airplane on it, so the people can easily know that once they saw that logo they will say it's your business so they will have an idea.



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anyone01

Giving your business a logo resembles giving your business its personality. Thus, it turns out to be exceptionally vital to get your logo planned by an expert. A professionally planned logo will delineate your organization and its jobs and will help in interfacing your business to its potential clients. Free logo instruments and different layouts will never give you wanted outcome regardless of whether they appear to give. This devices are utilized by numerous and won't produce remarkable logos for you.



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theresajane

You have provided great points especially for people who strive to create a site and business and still struggling with creating an impact using their image or logo.



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