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
"Congratulations on successfully underpaying skilled craftsmen for their work! Yay for contributing to driving down prices in a struggling marketplace!" Eeps! He's right!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