The Creative Entrepreneur

Design inspiration and tips to help you grow your business

8 tips for high-converting landing page designs

An effective landing page design is crucial to a business’s digital marketing strategy. A landing page is your business’s virtual storefront – built for the purpose of attracting prospects to your product or service and (hopefully) converting them.  The single most important goal of every landing page is conversion. Every design element is there to invite users... Read More

May 19th By

Why a brand is more than just a logo

The Logo Is Something Logos are important communication tools. As consumers, we immediately recognize the iconic logos that surround us: McDonald’s golden arches, Starbucks’ mermaid, Apple’s silver apple. They all create unique and instant associations in our minds. The true power of a brand, however, comes not just from a logo but even more from... Read More

May 12th By

Your ultimate cheat sheet to Facebook design

With the roll-out of our new Facebook contest category and the growing importance of social media design overall (80% of American companies are reportedly on Facebook!), we thought it was about time to focus on the different elements that make up Facebook design so you can take advantage of the social media beast. In this article,... Read More

May 5th By

5 signs your logo needs a redesign

Is your logo working to promote your business, or is it lagging behind? Here are a few signs that your business needs a logo redesign. Your company expands It seems like yesterday that you first opened your doors. Now you’re adding products and services, and maybe even thinking about moving into a bigger space. Redesigning... Read More

May 4th By

Free PowerPoint templates for your business!

Our designers have been creating great custom PowerPoint templates for awhile now, but their growing popularity has made it clear they deserve their own stand-alone category. So we’ve gone and brought this sleeper hit to the forefront. PowerPoint design by smashingbug; view contest here After all, whether you’re pitching your business to a group of critical... Read More

April 30th By

Help 99designs donate to relief efforts in Nepal

As you know, Nepal was hit by a devastating 7.9 magnitude Earthquake on Saturday afternoon and is continuing to experience aftershocks up to a magnitude of 6.4. The death toll is approaching 5,000 with many more thousands injured. In support of our 99designs Nepali community, we encourage you to donate to the relief efforts in... Read More

April 29th By

7 examples of web and logo redesign done right

Your company’s logo is its way of showing the world what you’re offering to sell or do. It creates recognition for your products and services, and it can make your products quickly identifiable. While usually this is a good thing, sometimes a logo or web design can miss the mark. However, a redesign is effective if you want... Read More

April 23rd By

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

Month after month, we’re continuously impressed with the quality of work on 99designs. And what better way to celebrate the cream of the crop that with another Top 9 at 99? We’ve rounded up nine new designs that captured clients’– and designers’ – imaginations. Scroll on down and vote for your favorite. The winner with the most... Read More

April 23rd By

Four key pillars to great web design

These days, everyone has a website, from big name brands to your eight-year old neighbor selling Girl Scout cookies. Now that it seems like people are going to the Internet to solve all of their problems, having a website has become a must-have for most businesses. However, even savvy business owners struggle to get the... Read More

April 20th By

Old school vs. new school marketing: Which is best for your business?

The Internet has changed the way we do things. It has become our encyclopedia and our shopping cart, our healthcare consultant and our telephone, our banker and our arcade. One of the things that has changed most profoundly over the past two decades is the way goods and services are marketed. One can purchase almost... Read More

April 17th By

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