themarketing... has picked a winning logo design

For $200 they received 111 design concepts from 37 designers!

  • Award 1
    LOGO by ninet6

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Starts:10-Nov-08 1:55 p.m. GMT

Ends:24-Nov-08 7:55 p.m. GMT


Award 1: $200, was awarded to ninet6




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Creative brief

The buyer added updates to the brief. Read them.

The Marketing Spot is a small business marketing firm that coaches and consults entrepreneurs to more effective marketing. We also do speaking, seminars and workshops on the subject of small business marketing The principal, and face, of the company is Jay Ehret.

Our theme is the spot. Our primary visual is a red spot. Our foundational visual is the Marketing Circle of Life.

Our tagline: Power to the Small Business

Our values: Empowerment, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Heresy

Brand Promise: Empower small businesses to thrive against larger competitors through better marketing.

Logo uses:Website, blog, business card, training & marketing materials.

Our official color is a dark red: #a82424 - R 168 G 36 B 36

This work will also be chronicled on my blog and you will receive credit for the project, unless you ask not to be identified.

Refresh or re-do the logo. The logo was put together by a friend over seven years ago before the company was formed. You may completely re-do the logo, or simply make the current one better. We need a logo that is versatile, working well both on the web and printed materials. The logo should reflect our values, brand promise and tagline, but we don't want it too abstract.

Entrepreneurs actively involved in running their business. Typically, but not exclusively, male.

The spot must be in the logo. A unique font presentation is a must. Please don't use a widely available font. Please use the red color listed above. A contrasting color is not necessary, but if you choose one, stay in the blue family.

You may revise the spot if you think it's necessary.

Brief updates

By themarketingspot on 18-Nov-08 1:47 a.m. GMT
Yes, I'm pretty picky. But I appreciate ALL submissions. Don't get discouraged if I don't give yours a high rating. Just trying to give everyone an idea of what strikes me as interesting.

In the end, I'm going to ask for feedback from clients and my online network. So it's not all about what I like.