Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Logo Design Tips and Advice for New Businesses

NOTE: I am pleased to have Harry Goldberg as my guest blogger for this post. Many thanks to Harry for the wonderful article.
                                                                                                                - Carol J. Amato

You've gotten your online store all set up. But the thing is, you haven't had the time to put together a cool logo design to brand yourself. Don't sweat it out. Here are a few tips and advice for new merchants to consider.

Time Versus Money
If you happen to be strapped for cash, you could choose to come up with your own business logo by yourself. But the thing is, many new merchants do not really know how to design a logo and they do not want to pay an expensive rate to have one designed for them by professional designers. So the question is, do you have plenty of time to create one or are you pressing for time and need to get your store up and running as soon as possible? If time is not an issue for you, you keep create your own logo by yourself or ask friends to help you out with it; however, if you have some budget allocated for it, then my advice would be to have it professionally created by logo designers.

What To Watch Out For?
These days, getting a logo design created by professional designers is a fairly simple process. But bear these tips in mind when looking for a reputable one. Always choose designers that are able to offer you unlimited revisions. Because you're gong to pay them upfront first, you need to be certain that they will comply with your decisions on how you want your logo to look like and to make the necessary changes until you are satisfied. You wouldn't want to end up with a half-baked logo that you don't like, right? And reputable designers will have a money back guarantee since they are committed to delivering quality designs. It could cover website, templates, business cards, letterheads and envelope designs. Choose what you require for your business. This range of logo design services are usually offered by professional logo design companies.

Have A Practical Time Frame
Of course don't expect everything to be finalized in a day or two. Give yourself a week or two time frame as you need to be practical in allowing the designers to tweak your designs till you are satisfied. If you want a more customized website look, you could ask them to create special buttons or a customized template for your store. Remember to do some price comparison around and also have a look at the company's client portfolio to get an idea on what they could do for their previous clients.

You will be able to see what a difference a professionally designed logo or template will look for your site. Remember to have your logos trademarked to protect it from being copied by others. All the best.

Harry Goldberg is a retired ecommerce entrepreneur who has built and sold over 100 online stores. He now shares his ideas and tips about logo design for new businesses. New merchants could check out the range of logo design services offered by professional logo design companies that will help make their site better in a shorter span of time.

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