I've just finished working with the 5 designers I hired on. When I originally wrote about this experience, I had only contracted with 3 designers. However, after the first two deliverables, I got anxious and decided to give two more designers a try. Read more to see what I got, from worst to best.Read More
I preused through the US Small Business Administration website expecting it to be filled with useless information — but I was wrong! I guess governments are getting their act together and finally making useful websites! To start with, the SBA is asking you to answer 20 questions that you should know the answer to in regards to your new business. Follow the jump to read my answers to these business questions.Read More
While I was at school for architecture, they drilled into our brains: always do a precedent study. Even though I never even started my career as an architect, I still follow many of the principals my professors ingrained in me. Research is always the first thing I always do before starting something new. Read more to see which books I decided were worth reading.Read More
Although I have a design background and I have designed logos for others in the past, I decided to hire a designer to create a logo for me. My goal is to ramp up the company quickly, and it frankly takes me way too long to design a logo. Besides, I have other things I need to be working on!
I have been fretting over the idea of spending $100 to $300 to hire a designer. I am extremely low on cash so that would be a large investment. However, the brand, the image you convey significantly impacts a buyer’s willingness to take a risk and buy something from you after looking at pictures alone! Paying big bucks for a designer to create a quality logo can be considered a wise investment.
Fortunately, I have been doing research on starting businesses and the book Craft Business Power highly recommended using Fiverr.com to get a logo. The concept is that people will do things for you for just $5! It seems like such a tiny investment that it is worth the risk. I decided to go for it!Read More