LogoYes FAQ

How does LogoYes.com compare to other logo sites?

LogoYes.com is the original do-it-yourself ("DIY") logo website. Our patent-pending process lets you create your own professional-quality logo online in minutes. Building a logo with LogoYes is affordable, quick and easy - No design experience or software is required!

Having a unified image adds value to your company and helps build brand loyalty among your customers. All LogoYes symbols were developed by experienced designers. In fact, our site's superior quality and ease of use have made it one of the web's most popular design sites. You receive a Fortune 500-quality logo design for a fraction of the cost!

I'm not a designer. Can I do this?

Of course! Tens of thousands of entrepreneurs just like you already have. No design experience or special software skills are required. Step-by-step instructions, a flexible process, and get-you-started creative tools make it easy to create the right logo for your company.

How do I know what design I should use for my logo?

  1. Sketch it out - Physically sketch out your idea and ideas that come to mind in relations to your brand, customers and what you want them to remember.
  2. Size Matters - An effective logo looks good and memorable in all different sizes. It needs to stand out and demand attention from your competitor's logos.
  3. Choose Your Style - Conduct research on symbolism to help choose your logo styles. Be sure your logo matches your target market and what your business stands for. If your business is conservative, don't choose whacky designs or colors.
  4. Make Your Logo Stand Out - A good logo will reach out and captivate your customer's attention. Your logo should build brand recognition and draw the right clients to you.
  5. Pay Attention to Color - If your favorite color is pink, that doesn't mean you should have a pink logo. Read up on color psychology for information about how different kinds of feelings and moods are associated with the different color combinations.

What's your "try-before-you-buy" process?

Just a few quick steps and you're done with your logo: 1) Find Art for your Logo, 2) Add your company name, and 3) Create a layout with color and customize the look and feel to your desire - the process is seamless. You pay only if you want high-resolution files of your logo design.

What kind of symbols will be available to me for use in creating my logo?

Our vast art library includes thousands of icons (like an abstract/globes etc), and alphanumeric symbols (like an "A") in a variety of illustrative styles.

Can I trademark my logo?

Yes. What makes a logo unique is the combination of the symbol with the company name, its colors, and their spatial relationship. Therefore, although LogoYes retains the copyright to the symbol you choose, you can still trademark your logo.

The trademark indicator (TM) provides notice that you are claiming rights to use the logo in connection with your products and/or services. To obtain federal registration (R), you will need to submit a trademark application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (Customers outside the United States should check local laws.)

How do I receive my logo once I purchase it?

You can download your high-resolution files instantly.

What types of files do I receive when I purchase my logo?

You will have the opportunity to download a zip file that contains your logo in several formats. These file types are SVG, PNG, JPEG, PDF, GIF and EPS.

How many colors can I use?

Choose from a full spectrum of colors on Step 3 which can be added to your symbol, company name, or both your symbol and company name.

Is LogoYes an SSL Secure site?

Yes, LogoYes is an SSL Secured site.

What's the difference between an EPS and JPG?

An EPS file contains vector information, which means you can make it as big or small as you like without compromising print quality. It is the standard file format used by professional printers. It is the file you will need if you want to produce professional-grade print materials. Opening an EPS requires specific software.

A JPEG is a compressed image file most suitable for use with your laser printer and/or on the internet. A JPEG is a much smaller resolution file than an EPS and cannot be enlarged without losing detail. Therefore it is best to print a JPEG at its original size only. It should not be used for professionally printed materials, as it may appear blurred or jagged.

What software programs can open an EPS file?

Opening an EPS requires certain software, so you may not be able to view your EPS onscreen. Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw are common programs used to open and edit an EPS vector file. To display but not edit an EPS vector file, you can use Microsoft Word (Insert Picture From File) and/or Microsoft Publisher (Insert Picture from File, although not all types of EPS are supported).

Can I put my logo on something other than a white background?

Yes. When you download your logo, you are provided with a PNG and GIF file types. These files have a transparent background that allows you to place your logo on a background with any color type.

How do I know what file I should use?

An EPS file contains vector information, which means you can make it as big or small as you like without compromising print quality. It is the standard file format used by professional printers. It is the file you will need if you want to produce professional-grade print materials. It should also be used for web graphics with many solid colors and sharp edge. Opening an EPS requires specific software.

A JPEG is a compressed image file most suitable for use with your laser printer and/or on the internet. A JPEG is a much smaller resolution file than an EPS and cannot be enlarged without losing detail. Therefore it is best to print a JPEG at its original size only. It should not be used for professionally printed materials, as it may appear blurred or jagged.

A PNG is file that uses lossless compression and gives you the ability to save your logo without losing any quality. However, this file will be extremely large. A PNG file is best reserved for graphical images and maybe a few gradients. A PNG file should be used when printing professional-grade print materials. It should also be used for web graphics with many solid colors and sharp edge.

A GIF file uses lossless compression but is limited to 8-bit indexed color. Under most circumstances, it is best to use your PNG format first. Use GIF for web graphics.

PDF stands for Portable Document Format. A PDF file will look exactly like the original documents and preserve the fonts, images, graphics and layout of any source file, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. This format allows your logo to be viewed with a combination of images and text on the web or offline.

A SVG file is a format used for displaying vector graphics on the Web. This format can be opened using the SVG Kit for Adobe CS Plug-ins. NOTE: You may not be able to view the SVG versions of your logo on your computer screen.

The LogoYes builder doesn't work correctly in IE 8.

In order for the tool to work at its best, it is important that you install Google Chrome Frame. This would allow the tool to work and work correctly.