The results from 99designs were above my expectations, as I had so many designers and designs to choose from, along with the opportunity to work with designers to refine the submissions. The chance to review portfolios and personally invite designers to my contest was a way to guarantee success. The process was intense, but quick. I decided on a new logo with lots of design changes in 7 days! That doesn't happen with a contracted local designer. I highly recommend using 99designs.