I don't know how to design a logo. I don't have a creative mind and hand. But I do know that having a logo is so important when it comes to marketing an idea. Having a logo is more than just a picture. Take for example in the food business. Just one glimpse of the big M signage of McDonald's or the Jollibee logo and the kids will get excited and start shouting altogether McDonalds, McDonalds or Jollibee, Jollibee ... beckoning us to go in and eat.
|McDonald's image by Alex Ling. Stock.xchng|
Where can one get logo designs? I've seen two sites that host logo design contests: 99designs.com and Freelancer.com. People who want to have their website or business logo designed can host a contest for a fee. By posting their logo requirements in these sites, they could get more competitive logo design ideas from freelancers instead of just one if they hire only one designer. And after they have chosen the design they want, they pay for or give the prize to the winning entry. (If you're a designer, you may want to check out the sites and join the ongoing contests.)
That is one way of finding someone to design your logo. But if you have an offline business, you need to find a company which provides not only high quality designs of corporate logos but also the craftsmanship to create corporate signs.
The article entitled "Marketing Your Company with Business Signs" mentioned that there are three things that should be kept in mind when creating business signs: the Message; the Placement; and the Consistency. Therefore, one needs to find a company like Impact Signs that has the reputation backed by 20 years of experience delivering customized products that promote their client's corporate message consistently and can give expert advice as to the proper placement and installation of any business signage.
Do you have any recommendation of a person or company which can provide quality logos and signage in the Philippines? Just in case I need one in the future.