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How to Hire a Freelance Logo Designer on Google and other Search Engines

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/09/29
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice

Excerpt: There has been much discussion on the wire about the prolific nature of cheap and quick logo design companies. As a rule, they are as far apart as one could be to a independent and experienced freelance logo designer. Yet they always appear top of Google… Read More

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Mini Logo Design Tip: How Big Should My Logo Be?

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/03/13
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice

Excerpt:   Mini Logo Design Tip: How Big Should My Logo Be? Thought this little logo design tip could come in useful, especially when explaining to a client how big or small their logo design should be. It’s only a rough rule-of-thumb, but it’s not… Read More

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XML Sitemap for The Logo Smith Freelance Logo Designer

Missing WordPress Images in XML Sitemaps, Yoast SEO & Page Builders

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/02/20
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice, Web Dev

Excerpt: For my sins I use ‘WP Bakery Page Builder’ to create my own website; always struggled with the problems of images placed using various styles of Media & Masonry Grids, not showing up in the XML Sitemaps, as created by Yoast SEO. Given my… Read More

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My Thoughts On Client Pricing & Budgets for Freelance Logo Designers

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/01/24
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice

Excerpt: I’m going to try to offer up a few pointers on the tricky matter of logo design pricing and budgets for freelance logo designers. This is a text heavy article, so be prepared. Although a very hard set of questions to give precise answers to, I will… Read More

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Logo Design Pricing: Asking the Client for a Project Budget Range

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/01/22
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice

Excerpt: For a long time I have always felt that it's down to the client to state a budget from the get go for any logo and/or identity work. In this post I explain my… Read More

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Logo Design Tutorial: A Logo Printed on Textured Paper

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2018/08/23
Filed In Categories: Logo Process, Tips & Advice

Excerpt: A tutorial on how to make your logo portfolio designs look like they could be photographed from a printed… Read More

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Logo Design Tutorial: How to Recreate Twitter’s Logo Using Just Circles

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/11/17
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice

Excerpt: Logo Design Tutorial: How to Recreate Twitter’s Logo Using Just Circles In this complex logo design tutorial, you’ll discover how to recreate Twitter’s logo design (above), using just a few well placed circles. The idea is that you end up… Read More

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When a Non Paying Logo Design Client Refuses to Pay the Final Balance

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/10/18
Filed In Categories: Brand Identity, Tips & Advice

Excerpt: When a Non Paying Logo Design Client Refuses to Pay the Final Balance it’s always a real upset, and can cause untold hardships, both practically and emotionally. I’ve experienced more than my fair share of clients who have, for whatever reason,… Read More

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logo design pricing guidelines template

Logo Design Pricing Guidelines Template for Download by The Logo Smith

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/08/21
Filed In Categories: Resources, Tips & Advice

Excerpt: Much like the Transfer of Copyright Template, this version of my Logo Pricing Guidelines Template for Download, is a minor update to an older version. For the most part, I don’t actually make these Pricing Guidelines available on my website, as I try… Read More

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