Colors - The more there are, the more
expensive to print. A two or three color logo can be as effective
as a full color one, and can save you thousands of dollars of
printing costs down the road. If you're wed to the idea of a
fancy full color logo, also consider having a black and white
variation done at the same time for faxes and other print materials.
Graphical Logo - This is a graphical design that stands for
your company. It's normally used in conjunction with the company
name. Think Nike's swash symbol.
Text Logo - This is a specifically planned text rendering of
your company name or initials that is used as a logo. Think SONY.
Combination Logo - This is when a graphical symbol and text
logo are used together. Think AT&T's circle/globe and their
When you think of big name logos that you see all the time,
you can see that they've used the information in these tips and
it's worked for them. It can work for you too.
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