Create Effective Logo For Your Startup or Blog

Guidelines for effective logo design
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Need a logo for your startup or blog, but cannot afford to hire a designer? That’s OK. You can learn how to create a simple logo by yourself. I’ll show you how to do this in PowerPoint 2010 (or you can use a newer version) and using PicMonkey free version, in case you don’t have access to PowerPoint. You can also mix both tools to get the best out of them.

In the beginning I’ll give you a little bit of theory so that you know how to create your logo according to good logo design principles and then we will move to practice. I’ll show you several examples and techniques for creating your logo in PicMonkey and PowerPoint. And then you will learn how to test your logo to be sure that it will look good and will be readable on different color backgrounds and in different sizes. And in the bonus section, you will find out where you can get free images for your other design projects, how to add new fonts to your computer and other cheap logo creation alternatives.

Don't worry if you haven't studied in a design or art school, because with the tools available, ANYBODY can create simple logos for their startup, blog or website. And this is what you will learn in this course. As a result, you will be able to create your logo even if you are just trying for the first time.

Since I value your time, the lectures are just as long as they need to be in order to show you practical information and tips. No empty talk.

In the case you don't find this course valuable, you can always receive a full refund within 30 days of purchase through Udemy.

Enroll in this course and create your logo now!

What are the requirements?

  • Basics of PowerPoint
  • Access to the Internet
  • Willingness to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the basic principles of good logo design
  • Understand the color psychology in marketing and the meaning of shapes in logo symbols
  • Learn how to create professional looking logos using PicMonkey and PowerPoint 2010 or newer version
  • Test, if your logo is readable
  • Create logo symbols from images
  • Know where to get images that can be legally used
  • Add new fonts to your computer

Who is the target audience?

  • Bloggers
  • Startup owners
  • Solo entrepreneurs
  • DIY marketers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to The Course!
Section 2: Choose Your Brand Personality to Increase its Recognition

E-book with logo design guidelines for non-designers.


Introduction to a free online tool you can use to create your brand color palette.

Section 3: Create Your Logo

The 5 logo design principles every professional designer knows.


Practical example on how to create a logo with PicMonkey.


Practical examples on how to create a logo with PicMonkey.


Practical examples on how to create a logo with PowerPoint 2010.

Keyboard Shortcuts in PowerPoint
Combine Shapes Explained

How to make sure that your logo would look good also in grayscale.

Section 4: Test Your Logo

How to make sure that your logo would look good also as a watermark in a different color.


How to make sure that your logo would look good if inverted.

Example - The Final Logo Test
Make Your Logo Offline/Online Ready
1 page
Don't forget to write down your brand color codes and font names!
Section 5: BONUS - FREE Tools and Resources

Introduction to free and cheap logo maker tools.


Get access to a list of 25 Logo Maker Tools you can use - Text Based or Icon Based.


Get access to more than 60 resources with free images you can legally use.


Learn how to find the exact image you need on Google.


Learn how to add new fonts to your computer.


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Instructor Biography

Anita Nipane, Social Media Manager and MBA in Marketing

Marketing manager and website designer based in Riga, Latvia with more than 10 years of experience in marketing and MBA degree in Marketing. Passionate about digital marketing and visual social media. She has created more than 10 websites and managed more than 20 social media accounts. Author of blog DiggiNet.

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