Are you about ready to launch your online store? Whether you’re an influencer or an inspirational entrepreneur, you can make extra revenue through merchandise. But before you launch your site, there’s one thing you need first. Yes, we’re talking about your logo!
It’s no secret that hiring a designer or marketing agency can be expensive. If you’re trying to keep your costs low, you may not be able to afford these services. Luckily, there’s another option. Let’s take a look at the Logobee logo-maker and why you should use it.
What is Logobee?
With more than 19 years in the industry, Logobee is a highly trusted company when it comes to custom logo design. Through the main site, you have access to a broad range of services and packages. The company has a team of in-house designers on-hand. That means that they can offer logo, web and stationery design as a package deal.
It doesn’t end there! Interestingly enough, the company website also has a free tool that is ideal for e-commerce entrepreneurs. If you’re looking for a free option, you’re going to want to hear about this one. The logo-maker is a simple-to-use option for anybody who is on a budget and needs a new mark fast.
How do you use the logo-maker?
Using Logobee’s logo-making tool is strikingly easy.
When you’re on the main site, simply click on the button in the top right corner. You will then find yourself on a page with a wild array of logos from which to choose. It may seem a little overwhelming at first.
Don’t panic. You can filter these logo templates by industry. For instance, if you’re hoping to sell activewear merchandise online, you may opt for the ‘Sports & Fitness’ category. You should spend a little time browsing through the logo styles before finding the right fit.
When you’ve found the right Logobee logo template, click on it and you will be taken to a new page. You can enter your text – i.e. your company name and/or strapline.
Next, it’s all about customising your logo. Look to the side of the logo and find the tools sidebar. You can change the colour of the design, play around with the opacity and even duplicate the image.
Spend time using the tool to get your head around it. Be aware that it may take some time to get used to the functions. However, the site is very user-friendly, which means you don’t need to be a computer wizard to get it fast.
When you’re completely happy with your design, click the massive ‘Save’ button at the top of the page. And, voilà, the process is complete. You can head to the ‘Saved Logos’ section to download the image to your computer and use it as you please.
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Now that you understand that ins and outs of the Logobee system, let’s take a look at why you may want to use it. Needless to say, there are many advantages to using free logo makers like this one. So, without further ado, here’s what you need to know:
Of course, the greatest advantage of using Logobee’s logo-maker is that it’s 100% free. The tool is available to anyone and everyone who wants to use it. Hiring a marketing agency or graphic designer to do the job for you could well prove expensive. If cash-flow is an issue, you will want to cut back where you can. Thankfully, if you’re starting a new e-commerce site, using a tool like this one will keep your costs super low.
From the moment that you start using the Logobee logo-maker, there’s one thing that you will notice. This tool is highly user-friendly. You can reposition the design, ungroup various aspects of it and change the sizing in seconds. Simply head to the sidebar and hover over each button to see what it does. You can make a logo regardless of your skill level. Yes, creating something that fits your specific needs is as easy as pie!
Super fast to do
Are you in a pickle and short on time? If you need a logo in a hurry, using a tool like Logobee’s is an obvious way to go. You can literally make a logo in minutes and then download it right away. Since you’re doing it yourself, you don’t need to worry about going back and forth with a third party, which could slow things down immensely.
No matter what industry you happen to be in, there’s sure to be a design template that will suit it. The truth of the matter is that you’re not starting from scratch. By selecting a template that already aligns with the style that you want, you can merely tweak it to convey the look you’re aiming for. In short, it makes the process super snappy.
On the flip side of the advantages, you should also consider what disadvantages this particular tool gives you. The fact that the tool is free means that it lacks some of the things you would expect from an agency. Here’s what you need to know.
Takes time to learn
While the Logobee logo-maker is super fast to use, it does take a while to learn. That means that you will have to invest time in doing it, even though you’re not investing money. However, the learning process is sure to be faster than communicating with a third-party.
One of the major things that a logo-maker lacks is branding. People often use the word brand and logo interchangeably. This is incorrect. A brand encompasses everything from a business’ narrative and values to its strategy and visual elements. When you create a logo yourself online, you get a mark that you can use. You do not get a full-blown brand.
Similar design styles
If you’re looking for an entirely unique logo, to create it by using a template may not be the most effective way to go. You may find that your design ends up looking strikingly close to that of another business. Despite this, it’s worth keeping in mind that the more you customise the design, the more original it will look.
Give it a whirl!
So, what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for a free way to get a logo for your new venture, you might just have found it. To figure out whether the Logobee tool is right for you, you might need to test it out. Experimenting with the tool will allow you to understand whether it meets your needs. Give it a go.
Text: Charlotte Grainger
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