Monthly Archives: November 2012
Vote for your favourite logo: November logo of the month poll
Vote for your favourite logo to help pick our November logo of the month.
Logo of the week: Office Budgie
It’s the end of November and our fifth entry for November’s logo of the month. Because November’s been a funny old month with five Fridays we’ve got a real selection for our next poll. Across all five logos you can see really stark differences in tone, and as a group they really contrast each other …
POP, IMAP, Exchange: The three kinds of email
In my last article I talked about how many people didn’t realise they needed to pay attention to who backs up their website. In a similar vein, this article is all about how not many small businesses put much thought into their email server – a very important decision. Very few people give much thought …
Logo of the Week: Protect and Save
One of the keys to a great logo design (which we speak about in our article What Makes a Good Logo Design) is being bold. Now a logo can be bold in various different ways, through use of colour, use of font, or through the image, illustration or icon. This week’s winner of logo of …
The secret to getting your business to stand out on Google – Google+ Places for business
Google+ Places for business is essentially Google’s version of the yellow pages (also called Google+ Local). Seeing as 97% of people will search for small business services on Google this isn’t something to forget about – having a Google+ Places for Business listing will make your business far more visible!
List of useful keyboard shortcuts: 43 shortcuts you shouldn’t live without
Very recently I had a conversation all about how useful certain keyboard short cuts are, and how useful it would be to have a list of all the good ones. So I set about digging around and collecting together a list of all the really useful keyboard shortcuts that we all use at British Design …
Logo of the week: Mickey Cranks
And now for something quite different! If you read our Font Matters blog you’ll know how important the right font is for capturing the personality of your brand. Our logo of the week this week, Mickey Cranks, uses a much more unusual font and which instantly creates a specific impression of the niche personality of …
Our Start-up Day logo winner
Yesterday (November 14th) was StartUpDay, a day organised by StartUp Britain to celebrate start-ups and to encourage current businesses and professionals to take action to help a start-up in some way. As you all know, here at British Design Experts we specialise in offering professional design services for start-ups so we were keen to spread …
Small Business Logos
Having a great business logo is just as important whether your business is big or small. It is true that as a small business your resources are likely to be smaller too. But there is no reason why you can’t have a fantastic small business logo that perfectly encompasses your brand.
Logo of the week: Bordeaux-holidays.com
This week we’re moving away from illustrative logos and celebrating simple yet effective logo design. Our latest logo of the week, bordeaux-holidays.com is built around a simple idea, well executed and which instantly connects with what they do.