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What are Trademarks? Protecting and Registering a Trademark.

What is a Trademark? Protecting and Registering Trademarks.

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/05/17
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Post Excerpt: What is a Trademark? Protecting and Registering Trademarks. Trademarks (trade mark, trade-mark) are a unique symbol or word(s) used to represent a business or its products. Once registered, that same symbol or series of words cannot be used by any other… Read More

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2017 colour trends in graphic design

2017 Colour Trends in Graphic Design – 6 Top Tips to Use Colour Effectively

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/04/24
Filed In Categories: Colour, Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: There are plenty of articles discussing the 2017 colour trends for graphic design: here are Top 6 Tips to help you work with these 2017 colour trends. These articles detail the heavy, saturated tones that we can expect to see more of this year, but how do we… Read More

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9 Simple Logo Tips for Designing a Successful Logo Design for Your Company

9 Simple Logo Tips for Designing a Successful Logo Design for Your Company

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2017/03/23
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: This infographic, designed by Market Inspector, presents 9 simple logo tips to consider in order to create a great logo design for your business. An innovative and memorable logo design is one of the most valuable graphic design assets a company can ever… Read More

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Freelancers: It’s OK to Ask a Client for a Bigger Project Budget

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2016/09/07
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: The Client Project Budget: Just one of a few tricky, and challenging, aspects of being a self employed freelance logo designer. Well OK. It’s not tricky if a potential new client appreciates and understands the value of good creative work, as well as… Read More

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Designers Using PayPal is a Big Gamble Tips to Avoid Being Scammed

Designers who use PayPal Advice & Tips to Avoid Being Scammed

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2016/08/25
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: Designers who use PayPal Advice & Tips to Avoid Being Scammed In this PayPal Advice & Tips post I’ll talk about some challenging problems that I’ve previously had with some VERY unscrupulous clients, and a very rigid and ‘you are… Read More

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Freelance Graphic Designers How do you Find New Work and Clients

Freelance Graphic Designers: How do you Find New Work and Clients?

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2016/08/18
Filed In Categories: Design Essentials, Resources, Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: Freelance Graphic Designers: How do you Find New Work and Clients? Thought I’d poll all you freelance graphic designers, logo and web designers out there, and see how you all collectively find yourself new clients, or how clients find you. I’ve… Read More

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The Challenges Facing Freelance Logo Designers and NDA’s

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2016/07/07
Filed In Categories: Resources, Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: The Challenges Facing Freelance Logo Designers and NDA’s Thought I’d share a letter I once wrote to a client, regarding some compromises on an NDA (Non Disclosure Agreement) I was asked to sign, for a logo and brand identity project. The challenge… Read More

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Logo Designers: Don't Promise Deadlines

Logo Design Tips & Advice: Don’t Promise Project Deadlines

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2016/03/31
Filed In Categories: Tips & Advice


Post Excerpt: Logo Design Tips & Advice: Don’t Promise Project Deadlines As a logo designer, I’m sometimes asked to provide a project deadline, even make a’promise’, as well as providing a logo design the client loves: Don’t Promise… Read More

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