Four inspirational quotes from the Englishman famous for starting a magazine, a record store, an airline, a cola, a cell phone service, a bridal shop, a space tourism business, and several other successful start-ups. If anyone knows how to start a successful new business, it’s Richard Branson: “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another
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In the sixth edition of our weekly round-up of all things related to logo design, here’s what caught our eye (and what you might be interested in): It seems as if Wells Fargo has started updating its signage in North Carolina, prompting this little write-up about the potential risks and rewards of changing a logo.
Thanks to our do-it-yourself logo design tool, it’s pretty darn easy to create a new logo for your business. Not only is it easy, it’s fast and very reasonably priced. But lots of so-called experts would say designing your own logo is foolish, and you should hire a professional designer (for several hundred or even
“Try stuff. I used to believe that it’s better to be smart than lucky because if you’re smart you can out-think the competition. I don’t believe that anymore—this is not to say that you should strive for a high level of stupidity. My point is that luck is a big part of many successes, so
Another week, another long list of things happening in the world of logo design. Here’s what caught our eye over the past few days: Logo Lounge points out the new wordless Levi’s Strauss logo. British Gas has a new logo. Designers respond with a “meh”. The Texas Stars, a minor league hockey team in Austin,
1) Does your logo convey professionalism, trust, and know-how? Your logo is often the first impression a customer has of your business, and the importance of first impressions cannot be understated. A great logo helps customers not only understand what your business does, but trust it too. 2) Does your logo reflect the attributes of
Two quotes this week from an extraordinarily successful businessman: “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” —Henry Ford
Want to know what happened in the world of logo design this past week? Here’s the scoop: Two weeks ago, we wrote about the new Qwixter logo launched by Netflix two weeks ago (here). Turns out they’ve cancelled those plans. No more Qwixter or new logo. Remember the creative version of the Apple logo that
You’ve got a great idea for a business. You’re ready to get started. Only one question left… Do you need a business plan? Well, it depends. Will you be applying for a bank loan or other financing from angel investors or venture capitalists? If yes, then you definitely need a business plan. Your plan should
“Trust your gut, keep your sense of humor, surround yourself with adult supervision, and know that starting and running a growing business is filled with adversity and challenges. I doubt any successful business was easy.” —Lily Kanter, CEO of Serena and Lily