echnology is amazing. Twenty years ago, the thought of having a computer in your pocket was insane. Creating cars that could drive themselves was something you read in a science fiction book. Having the ability to design graphics was something you had to hire a professional to do. That’s not the case anymore! Our phones are now just as powerful as our desktops at home. Our cars drive themselves. And now, you no longer need professional graphic designers to design for you.
We’re here for all of it! Especially the graphic design one.
Now we get how that may sound weird coming from an agency that specializes in branding and graphic design. It sounds weird to us NGL, nevertheless, it’s true. We are all for creative entrepreneurs taking on the task of doing their own branding, specifically logo design.
In this short blog, we’re going to talk about the five things that (almost) all DIY logos get wrong. We hope that through reading this, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge of what NOT to do when designing your own logo. Let’s do this thing!
Wrong Thing #1: Relatability
Wrong Thing #2: Personality
Wrong Thing #3: Simplicity
Wrong Thing #4: Spacing
Wrong Thing #5: Usability
Alright, buckle up. Here comes a resource plug.
We know that this blog was really short. If you are wanting to do a deeper dive into these 5 common DIY logo mistakes or you want to know how to fix them we have a FREE resource for you!
Our 5 Mistakes (Almost) All DIY Logos Get Wrong resource will dive deeper into the Wrong Things and it will show you how to fix them. The resource is free and we even included videos of our CEO, Mikayla, fixing a pretty bad logo. If you’re considering or even in the process of DIY-ing your own logo, this FREE resource will help you a lot. Download it today.
Okay, resource plug over. We hear you through your screen sighing in relief.
But for real, download the resource. It’s a damn good one! It’s going to help you save money and crush your DIY logo.
What all goes into crafting authentic branding? Great question. We wrote a whole blog to answer that question. You’re welcome!