swinland got their new banner ad by running a design contest:
Uber-Fast High-Speed Internet Banner Wanted
Check out swinland's Banner ad contest…
We are a Internet Service Provider dedicated to delivering fast, reliable and affordable connectivity.
What's your vision?
Etheric Networks is an Internet Service Provider dedicated to delivering fast, reliable and affordable connectivity while providing customers access to real bay area network engineers. Target Market: Small/Home Office (SOHO), Midsize Business, Enterprise. We are located in Silicon Valley. Most customers are very tech savvy and understand how to check their internet speeds. **We provide Wireless Internet".
We're looking for a set of 4 banners: 728x90, 300x250, 468x 60 and 160x600. We want static banners only, no flash or animation needed. Put the Etheric logo first, followed by a headline, then a smaller sub headline, and finally a bright call to action button at the far right/ or bottom depending on ad format. I need something “punchy” that relates to Business Class High-Speed Internet (not for Business customers). Example: http://www.coroflot.com/fuelhaus/direct-mail-and-postcards (the ad with guy asleep in the chair “Poor Ned” falling to sleep). It made me laugh when I saw it, but it caught my attention. Think outside the box. Please don’t copy that ad. You can use the following text: 1st Headline: Uber-Fast Symmetric Speeds 2nd Optional Headline: Business Class High-Speed Internet Sub headline: Limited Time Get 15% off Business Plans Call to Action Button: Get Free Quote - Symmetrical Speeds up to 50 Mbps - Fast Installation - usually next day! - Locally owned ** ITS OK TO ADD $229 to Banner *** Would like to see what it looks like with price and without. The general design of the ad should be fairly light (not dark), but not too bright. You can use the colors from EthericNetworks.com (We would like to stay close to our brand colors if possible) - but they're not required. No pink or girly designs please. If you have High Speed Internet, what would you want to see? From the consumers perspective. What annoys you when you’re Internet goes down? Or upload speeds dragging? The design should be very clean and professional. DON'T use any cartoonish graphics period. Stock photos welcome providing they match the topic at hand. I have included some photos, but you don't have to use those. Just to give you some ideas. This banner will target Small business, midsize and Enterprise business customers.
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Banner ad starts at $49.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their banner ad.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
swinland collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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