Sparkle on the 4th of July with Swiftly


The 4th of July is all about fireworks, food, celebration and patriotic spirit. Team Swiftly is looking forward to celebrating and wants to help you get in the festive mood. For just $19, Swiftly will make your logo design, Facebook cover or Twitter background shine in under an hour. Simply upload your existing design and […]

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Let’s celebrate National Small Business Week!


At 99designs, we’re passionate about helping small businesses succeed. So while National Small Business Week 2014 officially starts next Monday (running from May 12 to 16), we thought we’d kick off the festivities a little early with free designs to help you celebrate. We partnered up with 99designer PinchStudio to create this awesome poster for you […]

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SMB Survey: How marketing savvy are you on tax day?

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Last year, the IRS handed out more than 110 million tax refunds with an average payout of $2,803. With tax day rapidly approaching, we wondered if small business owners had marketing on the brain. Were they writing off marketing expenses? Were they happy with how they’d spent their marketing dollars in 2013? What worked best, and […]

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Security Update from 99designs: The Heartbleed Bug


The Heartbleed logo – a design 99designs intends never to see again! (Courtesy of As you may be aware from the widespread media reports on the issue (including this article in The New York Times), a serious internet bug dubbed “Heartbleed” was identified yesterday by security researchers. Reports indicate that two-thirds of all websites […]

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Redefining disability with YoorallaTEE 2014


Here at 99designs we’re extremely passionate about making a difference in the world. Our 99nonprofits program is one of our favorite initiatives and we’re thrilled to be a part of the YoorallaTEE design contest for the second year in a row. Yooralla is one of Australia’s largest and most proactive organizations working to support people […]

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Feeling lucky? Customize your logo for St. Paddy’s Day


St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching! If you’re in the mood to party, why not customize your logo to celebrate the day? Our good friends at Swiftly have got you covered. In less than one hour, they can add gold coins, shamrocks, clovers, leprechauns, and many other treats to get you in the spirit (and maybe […]

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Let your business shine: 3 design tips to celebrate the season


It’s that time of year, and you’re likely busy wrapping up projects before the slower end-of-year holidays – all while trying to juggle the season’s needs for both your business and your family. It can be all too easy to let things like holiday designs slip through the cracks – but don’t worry! We’ve got […]

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3 small tips for a happy Small Business Saturday!


At 99designs we’ve come across many small business owners from all over the world. Are you one of them? Here are some tips to make November 30th one of the biggest days of the year for your business by taking part in Small Business Saturday. American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010. Celebrated every […]

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Your logo wants to celebrate Thanksgiving too


We had so much fun making your logos spooktacular this Halloween, we thought we’d invite you (and your logo) to celebrate Thanksgiving with us too. Designers over at Swiftly will dress your logo with all the Thanksgiving trimmings you need. Simply upload your logo, tell us if you have any specific requests (or you can let […]

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UC Irvine Extension runs contest for redesign of MarketingZot – and invites you to their webinar!


A few weeks ago UC Irvine Extension partnered with 99designs to run a contest for its marketing website For us, it wasn’t just an introduction to the word “zot” – a sound made by the tongue of an anteater and a popular chant heard at UC Irvine events – but also a first insight into […]

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