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  • 29 EDT
    Nov EDT
    by Kevin in
    Freelancing is hot business across the board right now, and all kinds of industries and sectors are demanding freelance work for a variety of reasons. Freelancers are highly flexible, highly mobile, and perform great work while being able to jump from project to project without much fanfare or employment issues.

    As such, in a bad economy, freelancers are in high demand. The graphic design and logo design industries themselves are no different; flexible and hard-working freelancers can find great gigs and work hard to really make a name for themselves in learning and perfecting design. Here's how to get started.

    Get An Education
    First step to learning freelance logo design is to get an education. Whether that is some type of apprenticeship with a designer or graphic artist, or a formal education at a school of art or a university, an education is critical when it
  • 26 EDT
    Nov EDT
    by Kevin in
    Wherever you choose to go on your daily routine, you are sure to be bombarded with advertising messages from companies trying to tempt you with their sweet products or services. With so many different messages flashed in front of your face, many of which are advertising a variant of something else you saw two minutes before, it can become all too easy to get confused. An advertising jingle or slogan might stick in your head, but more often than not, you forget who it was that placed it there. That is where the business logo comes in to play, as they are far easier to remember than anything else. Mention a slogan and people will rack their brains trying to remember who it belongs to, but show them a logo and the name will come right to mind.
     
    Modifying Your Logo to Match Current Times

    There is a great deal of time and thought put into choosing the right logo for your business, but that doesn't mean that it’s one that will necessarily last forever. Major corporations are constantly tweaking or changing their logo’s, often times to go with a sleeker look, or something that will appeal to a new customer demographic. Some changes are subtle, while others are a complete overhaul, but the fact that these major corporations change their business logos should tell you that it might be time to look at your own.
  • 31 EDT
    Oct EDT
    by Kevin in
    We’re moving full steam ahead at Witmart and it’s an exciting time to be a small business owner with the opportunity to choose from four new logo design packages that is in alignment with their goals. The new packages put Witmart at the leading edge of the industry for value and choice for logo design work. We take pride in being known as a one-stop shop for all professional freelance services that offers flexible options to businesses that need quick and reliable results.
     
    By providing small businesses with four different logo design packages, we are able to give business them the flexibility to shop on a budget or receive premium service, and everywhere in-between. This means businesses aren’t forced to spend aggressively, yet ones that require assistance or want the maximum number of logos can opt for the highest-level logo design package offered. The ability to choose gives owners ultimate flexibility.
  • 19 EDT
    Sep EDT
    by Kevin in
    We are thrilled to announce the details surrounding our new logo design contest assurance program that rightfully ensures businesses receive enough logo designs to help them choose a winner, all for no extra fee. We do everything in our power to expand our list of professional services giving small businesses the opportunity to fulfill all of their business needs in our marketplace.
     
    Today we have a new opportunity for small businesses to be guaranteed a certain number of designers submitting a design for their unique logo design needs. Called the Witmart-Assurance Contest, for no additional fee, our employers can be assured they will receive at least 35 designers working on their logo based on the reward of their logo design job. At present, we are the only crowdsourcing site that offers this guarantee to businesses and individuals alike.

    The details of the Witmart-Assurance program work like this: As an employer goes through the logo design process, an opportunity to ensure the number of designers working on their logo is given via a checkbox. If selected, employers will receive a certain number of different designers working on their logo. The number of designers depends on the logo design package purchased. The Value package costing $199 will ensure the employer a minimum of 35 designers. A Standard package costing $349 will ensure the employer 50 designers or more, while the Professional package retailing at $549 will guarantee the employer receives at least 65 designers.
  • 06 EDT
    Aug EDT
    by Kevin in
    New professional logo design service packages are now available to small businesses looking for a custom-made logo design courtesy of our freelance site, Witmart.com, the top internet crowdsourcing marketplace for non-physical products and services. For an affordable price, small business owners may host a logo design contest, choose from the many high-quality custom designs received, and award the logo they like best.
     
    With the new professional design service packages, small business owners can create a logo design contest with specific design requirements, choose the reward amount, set a time limit, prepay for the reward, and then post the job on our site. During the bidding period of the contest, designers will submit designs based on the contest’s job requirements. We encourage contest holders to provide continual feedback to ensure they receive a design they love. Once the logo is picked, the logo designer will receive the award.
  • 30 EDT
    Jul EDT
    by Kevin in
    A concise and professionally designed logo it is a vital component regardless of the size of your business. Often times many entities tend to overlook this gravely important Branding component. When it comes to branding, nothing says more about business than their logo. It is essential to distribute the brand message and help identify the company. If you wonder what the right logo can do for your business, you have to understand that this is an extremely powerful marketing tool that will separate your company from the competition and make you highly identifiable to your customer base. Without words, a well-designed logo will be the only thing delivering your brand message. Considerable attention needs to be paid to the creation of this artwork.
     
    In determining what features the logo should possess, organizations must have an open mind and primarily focus on what they want this identifier to represent. The best logo for your organization should portray the its own uniqueness while being easily recognizable. This is easily accomplished by combining eye-catching characteristics and even through the use of the appropriate colors without being too flashy. When it comes to logo design freelancers, they tend to take it a step further and even involve the mathematics behind the design and implementation of company logos.
  • 18 EDT
    Jun EDT
    by Kevin in
    The desire of many young students with an eye on the future is a career in graphic or logo design. Following instruction and forming a unique concept in your head and translating it to paper is a special quality, requiring creativity, imagination, and originality. It’s these traits that help logo designers stand out from the crowd, but when you’re just starting out, how does one reach this point?
     
    EDUCATION
    Receiving proper schooling and education is a fundamental part of graphic design and acts as a springboard towards the future. Many colleges and universities specialize in graphic design, which allow you to get familiar with the concepts and practice your craft extensively. Staying within, and graduating from, the degree program will give you easy opportunities to accept entry-level design jobs to gain experience.

    Continue to seek out additional certifications in many of the important logo design software applications. Work to become an expert in these design programs. Having these certifications will put you at the top of any employer’s list when it’s time to hire new employees.
  • 04 EDT
    Jun EDT
    by Kevin in
    Logo design is a skill that requires a combination of qualities brought together to form a trademark meant to last. Logo designs are challenging and can take numerous attempts to please an employer as well as yourself. While time consuming to create, the job of a logo design is to make an immediate impact at first glance, symbolizing the brand and identity of a business. Freelancers with experience in logo design must always remember to stay true to standard guidelines that make up a successful logo.
     
    Straightforward
    The bigger and more powerful the business, the more radiant you feel the logo should be, but that really isn’t the case. Paring the logo down to a simple and straightforward design is much better than dressing it up with too much flash and substance. Designs should be scalable across industries in colors and in size. Avoid over-analyzing a design.
  • 14 EDT
    Jun EDT
    by Kevin in
    Creating logos for yourself, friends, or clients is a work of art that shows off your creativity and imagination in print. Through practice and patience, creating high quality logos can be achieved. Recent advanced technology has flooded the market with a number of logo design software tools to assist you in creating a logo that will make an impact on your target audience. Photoshop is one of the more popular tools to create logos and while other software is available, Photoshop continues to remain steady as a choice many logo designers turn to for their special logo design project.
     
    People getting started in the logo design business often ask the question, “What’s the best software for logo design?” They may hear that CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator are great choices because the vector-based software can resize the logo with no loss of quality. Due to the fact that logos need to be used in a wide variety of situations, both CorelDraw and Adobe Illustrator help the graphics maintain their integrity at any size. While these two software choices can be beneficial in their own right, they don’t lessen the effect that Photoshop has for the typical logo designer. Consequently, Photoshop is still one of top choices among designers due to its ease of use and familiarity.
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