Design Roundup: 16 legitimate legal logos

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When you have a broad audience, breaking your logo out of the classic, generic arena can be tough. Alongside dental offices and real estate companies, logos for law firms or law-related businesses tend to feature overused, generic images and concepts. One quick Google images search and you’ll see what we mean: Gavel, scale, and initials […]

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9 standout kitty-inspired designs to celebrate National Adopt-a-Cat Month

June is National Adopt-A-Cat Month, which inspired us to highlight some of our favorite winning designs featuring the cuddly (yet cunning) creatures. After looking through hundreds of contests – our customers really seem to like cats - we deduced that cats send a number of branding messages, from simply being aesthetically pleasing, friendly fluff-balls to serving […]

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Youtube singing sensation Heather Russell builds a brand

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Heather Russell is a remarkably talented singer-songwriter out of Los Angeles. She writes and sings soulful, melodic songs with powerful vocals – and she’s only 12 years old! Heather has been singing since the age of 5 and, with some help from Youtube, has become an internet sensation as of late. Her tunes attract listeners […]

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Getting your business online (Part 2): Which Content Management System is right for my website?

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Allison, 99designs’ Community Content Coordinator, works on a post for our Designer Blog using WordPress. (Read the first part of our “Getting your business online.” series) Once you have your awesome website design in hand – you can launch a website design contest here – your next step is to choose a Content Management System (CMS, for short). […]

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Getting your business online (Part 1): The 4 key steps to building a website

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Creating a business website from scratch is a little daunting for novices who don’t know the first thing about how the process works. (If that sounds like you, trust us, you’re far from alone!) But getting up and running online is not only vital to marketing your business or selling your product,  it’s not nearly […]

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Kassie Rempel of Kassie’s Closet – Opening the doors to online retail success

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Online shopping can be a hassle and a pretty significant time-suck – and if anyone sympathizes, it’s 99designs customer Kassie Rempel, founder of Kassie’s Closet. Kassie’s Closet (or “The Closet,” as Kassie refers to it) is dedicated to making women’s experience shopping online for clothes and accessories easier and more fun. 99designs spoke to Kassie […]

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Yolanda Russell of Brighten Recruitment: Launching a (Truly!) Sustainable Business

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If you’ve ever thought about taking the skills you’ve acquired working for other companies, identifying a niche or target market you’re passionate about, and striking out on your own, you have something in common with Yolanda Russell. Yolanda is the founder of Australian executive recruitment firm Brighten Recruitment, which is dedicated to linking talented individuals with businesses focused […]

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