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Marketers vs. Lawyers (Sears)

Every company is interested in online community and Web 2.0 functionality today, and retail giant Sears is no exception. After seeing a post by Bill Green at Make the Logo Bigger about the retailer’s first effort in this area, I can only conclude that Sears outsourced their community development to their corporate legal team. Signing up for the My SHC Community requires agreeing to an ultra-lengthy privacy policy that Green concluded didn’t offer much privacy.

Wikipedia Logo Gets It Wrong

I’m pretty good at spotting spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, but this is something that I wouldn’t ever have noticed: Wikipedia’s logo contains two goofs.

Turkish Google Users Want Special Logo

A “national Google campaign” from Turkey is jealous of special logos some countries get (“Such as 4th of july logo for Americans” or “Australia New Zealand Army Corps … day logo for the martyr in Gallipoli for the Australians”) and demands customized logos from Google Turkey “on our nations special days.

Flickr, Bad Retailers, Bad Clients, Old School Nostalgia

1) Smart Use of Flickr # 273 Core 77

Architecture for Humanity held its logo design competition on Flickr and received entries from across the globe. This is a really smart use of Flickr, but an even smarter non-profit using social media to get international graphic design consultation for free.

Yahoo! Directory Registration

SEO Question: Is a Yahoo! Directory registration worth it? How do I know what directories are worthwhile? What directories should I submit to? Do you have any good site submission tips?

Build and Protect Your Corporate Image(s) Online

If I were to start talking about optimizing content, most of our readers immediately conjure up visions of text words, words, words.

Joining the Campaign Against Astroturfing

An email from Trevor Cook alerted me to a campaign Trevor and Paull Young are undertaking to fight the scourge of astroturfing.

Google Miro Logo A No-No

Today’s Google logo features elements of work by Spanish surrealist Joan Mir to commemorate the artist’s 1893 birth, but an organization representing the artist’s estate exploded in anger over what they called a copyright violation.

Everybody Needs A Vista-Capable PC Logo

Aviran shows an image of the “Designed for Windows XP / Windows Vista Capable” logo that manufacturers will start slapping on new PCs to indicate customers should have little problem upgrading to the next version of Windows in nine months.

Open Source Geospatial on the hunt for a new logo

From the OSGeo Project… The Open Source Geospatial Foundation needs some creative minds to help us develop the “look” for OSGeo.

Google Logo Causing Stock Hit

The Onion ran one of their faux “man on the street” pieces last Thursday, asking “Google recently suffered a 13% percent drop in stock price, the sharpest drop in the history of the company.

Transforming Corporate Identities
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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas certainly was the place this week for many companies to announce a dazzling array of new tech products, alliances and ventures.

Google Your Dog

The Google Store now has Google-branded dog collars and leashes.

Company Identity Goes Far Deeper Than A Logo

Graphic designers frequently play a prominent role in launching or repositioning a company. When they create a look (or new look) for a company’s stationery, brochure, ads and web site, this often goes by the name of an “identity package.”

Logo design – Best methods for your e-business

It takes a matter of seconds for someone to form an opinion of your business and it’s usually your logo that helps them generate that opinion.

Blogads.com Taps Blogosphere For New Logo

If you’ve got the design panache, Blogads.com is looking to bloggers to design a new logo for them. Corporate suits need not apply, however, they’re looking for a more human, user-generated blogospheric feel. If they pick your design, they’ll pony up $1000.

Logo Design- What You Should Get For Your Money And Why
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Learn how greatly the symbolic significance of your corporate identity can impact your business. This is a guide to educate you on how an experienced designer can help you through a project whose outcome you will need to live with for years.

Corporate Branding and Professional Logo Design

Any business with the minimum interest to be successful should concentrate on developing their corporate image and when I say “any business”, I mean it, absolutely any business-even if it’s a mom-n-pop shop.

First Impressions Reduce Exit Clicks

You’ve done it all right content, title tags, descriptions, keywords, advertisers, link partners and Google has approved you as an AdSense publisher!

Creating A Logo

First Things First

Having a business card is usually the first priority for any business. Without a business card, it’s almost impossible to network and meet with new clients.

Yahoo Introduces “Most Popular Image Searches” List

In their efforts to further their commitment to turning the web into one large community, Yahoo Search has begun listing the most popular image searches on their Image Search homepage.