The Creative Entrepreneur

Design inspiration and tips to help you grow your business

Top 9 at 99 results: October 2013

The Top 9 at 99 this month were all amazing! We think you agree, as voting for the winner was the closest it’s ever been, with lots of votes spread out over all nine designs. The top three were so close that for the first time, we had to create a 24-hour-long tiebreaker. But one... Read More

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Help 99designs donate to Typhoon Haiyan relief

At 99designs, community means everything. The Philippines is home to over 14,000 of our most active and talented designers, who have played a pivotal role in the growth of our company, as well as the success of countless small businesses around the world. We would not be the same without their support, and, in this time... Read More

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5 ways 3D design can help your business

If you’re like most companies in the business of selling a concept or an idea, you know that seeing things from another perspective is often just what’s needed to close a sale. But have you considered 3D design? The beauty of 3D computer graphics and modeling is the way it brings an idea to life,... Read More

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Introducing top 9 at 99: October 2013

Top 9 at 99 is a monthly recurring poll we’ve featured on our Designer Blog for many years now. Because we love our international design community, we thought it was time to introduce the Top 9 at 99 on this blog as well. This month we have designers hailing from Argentina, Canada, Macedonia, Pakistan, The... Read More

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We’re in Ireland! 99designs launches 99designs.ie

With the startup scene on the Emerald Isle flourishing, we couldn’t be more thrilled to announce today’s launch of 99designs.ie. This localized version of our 99designs website gives customers in Ireland a more customized experience, including pricing in euros and local customer support. The announcement comes on the heels of the Dublin Web Summit, Europe’s... Read More

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Get inspired with 33 jaw-dropping dental logos

Let’s face it. Dentistry isn’t the industry most people think of when it comes to fresh, creative logo design. But we’re happy to prove that there’s always an opportunity to show off your unique brand personality — no matter what type of business you run. It seems like 90% of practicing dentists have gotten stuck... Read More

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10 Swiftly customers share their spooktacular Halloween logo makeovers

Happy Halloween! Last week we launched a campaign inviting businesses to Halloween-ify their logos on our sister site, Swiftly. (New to Swiftly? It’s our $15 flat-fee service for getting quick fixes made to existing files, and is staffed by hand-selected members of 99designs’ fantastic designer community.) Here are some of our favorite results: Tiny Hero (Burbank, CA)... Read More

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Find your type: 4 tips on choosing a logo font

So you’ve developed an attention-grabbing logomark that perfectly conveys your message, is easily reproducible and is recognizable in a range of sizes. The hard part’s over, right? Not quite. Font choice is an essential facet of logo design and one that should not be neglected. The right font can amplify the strengths of your logo... Read More

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Our trick, your treat: update your logo for Halloween

Eek! Halloween is just one week away. We know you’re probably busy stocking up on candy, draping spider webs and carving pumpkins. But as you get ready to celebrate the spookiest night of the year, why not let your logo join the fun, too? Our new design task service, Swifty, makes it easy to treat... Read More

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