Just a few short years ago, recommending that you make your own logo would seem very ill-advised. People were used to high-powered professional logos created by advertising agencies for big bucks.
With the proliferation of blogs created by non-designers and platforms like Instagram and Pinterest, readers have gotten used to all levels of visual creations.
We’re not recommending that you slap up a poorly designed logo and expect to project a professional image. But we do believe that you can create something that is suitable for your audience. If you think you need something elaborate, just think about logos like the one IBM uses.
Dale Partridge has created the infographic that you see above. Click on it to be taken to the full article. You’ll find some really fascinating information about how your brain ‘sees’ a logo. One conclusion you should draw is that you probably don’t want to skip using a logo altogether.
Consider trying a few of the tools listed below to see what you can design:
With thousands of icons to choose from to create a logo in just a few minutes. Paid
Logo Design Studio
A software program you can use to create a simple to complex logo designs. You can even create vector graphics and logo designs. Paid
This program gives you the tools needed to develop a professional, and eye-catching logo design. Paid
The Logo Creator
Software for creating a logo. It has 200+ templates to modify. Paid
Allows you to create your own logo and other graphics. You will receive various electronic files for both web and print use, including vector source files. With Free and Paid Version
With LogoSnap’s free logo maker, you can create a logo, business cards and more. You can also crowdsource a custom logo. Free and Paid Version
CoolArchive Logo Maker
Basic logo maker for simple logos. Free
Cool Text is a free graphics generator to create logos for web pages and anywhere else you need a logo without a lot of design work. Free
Online logo creator and tools to rotate, resize and transform your logo. Free