Author Archives: 99designs

Hobby to jobby: how Instagram allowed one entrepreneur to quit her day job

Behind every great design is an even greater story. Today we’d like to introduce you to Christina Fagan, founder and CKO (Chief Knitting Officer) of the Boston-based knitting company STIK. By turning to her Instagram followers for knitting production and 99designs for branding, the 25-year-old was able to gain a 30X increase in production and... Read More

September 30th By

Joining the buzz: how to improve word-of-mouth referrals

Word-of-mouth (WOM) referrals can make or break small businesses. In fact, over 92% of consumers take recommendations from family and friends more seriously than other forms of advertising. Luckily, it’s easy to spur referral behavior in your customers if you follow the following three simple rules: First, keep your branding consistently excellent. Second, increase your... Read More

September 16th By

Take a peek at the winner of our Deez Nuts Community Contest!

We’ve wrapped up our wildly fun Community Contest for US Presidential Candidate Deez Nuts‘ campaign logo. This mysterious person (who turned out to be a 15-year-old named Brady Olson) gave the country a good laugh when he was reportedly polling at 9% in North Carolina, 8% in Minnesota, and 7% in Iowa, making him one of the top ranked candidates. With such rankings, we... Read More

August 28th By

Introducing August’s Top 9 at 99!

While others may be enjoying a warm, lazy Summer – our 99designs community has been hard at work this month! From spacy website designs to eye-catching skateboards, our designers’ diverse styles never cease to amaze us. Scroll down and place a vote for your favorite design below. The designer with the most votes will get a special prize!

August 24th By

Did you know? We do way more than just logo design

99designs has an ongoing mission of connecting SMB’s with graphic designers from all over the word to kickstart their brands. This often comes in the form of logo design. We want to let you know that we’ve gone way further to help small businesses extend your brand. If you already have a logo, or are looking... Read More

August 14th By

It’s a celebrity brand showdown! Who did our designers choose among Reese, Gwyneth, Jessica, and Blake?

Who will become the next Martha Stewart? That seems to be the question these days among Hollywood’s A-list actresses. Between Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop, Blake Lively’s Preserve and Jessica Alba’s Honest Co., and now even Reese Witherspoon, who launched her new Draper James brand this spring, competition is heating up for someone to take the domestic diva’s crown as queen of... Read More

June 30th By

Vote for June’s Top 9 at 99!

As summer rolls its way in, we’re here to celebrate June’s nominees for the Top 9 at 99! This month’s designs are an appealing blend of heavy illustration, tech savviness and retro flare. Who will win the crown? Well, that’s up to you. Scroll down and choose your favorite nominee. The designer with the most votes will win... Read More

June 22nd By

Wrap your car in great design

If you’ve got a business in which your car plays a significant role, today is an exciting day. Because now, with our new ccar wrap design category, our community of designers can jump in and help make your vehicle a traveling design showcase for your business. A beautiful car, truck or van wrap design puts your... Read More

June 9th By

It’s time to vote for May’s Top 9 at 99!

Yet again, our designer community has impressed us with another jam-packed month of diverse and clever designs. And while there were some tough choices to make, we’ve narrowed May’s Top 9 at 99 nominees down to a stellar selection of designs. Who will win? Well, that’s in your hands… Scroll down and place your vote for the... Read More

May 22nd By

9 engaging wedding design trends for summer

Summer is coming up quickly, which means wedding season is upon us.  And the creation of weddings has become a booming industry, with thousands of artists and vendors dependent on those brides and grooms rolling in for clothing, food, décor, music – and design. Here are some of the 2015 wedding design trends that we’ve seen... Read More

May 22nd By

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