Undoubtedly, a logo is of great importance and it brings tons of benefits to your business. For the good of everyone including beginners, and amateurs we have summed up some of the frequently asked questions about the custom logo design.

How long does it take to design a logo?
There is no fixed time for designing a custom logo because you do not have any idea what challenges and problems you will face, sometimes you complete your design in an hour, and sometimes it takes a whole month. It significantly depends on how fast and frequently you come up with design ideas. But as you go on practicing it becomes easier and the time of design reduces. Generally, 1-2 weak is enough time to design a logo

How much does it cost to design a logo?
Again, the cost of logo design varies from industry to industry. There are different prices for different logos depending on the techniques used, times served, problems to be solved. But normally a logo costs no more than 5-10 dollars.

Which type of questions should I ask the client before designing a logo?
Before designing a logo for the client it is important that you have a complete understanding of what you have to design. For that, you need to ask and cover all grounds in order to draw as much information as possible. Asking about the company and its branding, target audience, design preferences, budget and timescale are the areas that can be used as a checklist.
Is a graphic symbol a necessary part of the logo?

A logo is basically referred to as the text part only but it is generally mistaken with the word trademark, which can any representation-mark, text, sign emblem, etc. But adding both text and graphic symbol improves the look and leaves a good impression.

How do we identify if a custom logo design is good?
A good and effective logo is always distinctive, appropriate, practical, graphic, and simple in form. If your design is timeless, memorable, versatile, and unique you can consider it a good logo. And a bad logo is the one that lacks these all characteristics.

Is designing a logo harder than we think?
Designing a logo is neither difficult nor easy. It is fun. And that, kind of, makes it easy. For those who lack creative skills, it is a tough job to design. But one can make himself better at designing after much practice. The more you practice the better you will design. You need to have unique and creative ideas. And it is certain that creativity can be polished but cannot be taught.

What skills do I need to have to be a logo designer?
Being a logo designer and being an expert and professional logo designer are two different things. The latter demands you to have creativity, software skills, analytical mind. You also must have a color sense as proper use of color is a key requirement of logo design. Above all, presentation and time management skills should also be developed if you want to be a successful logo designer.

These are the questions that we noticed being asked frequently on different forums. If your query does not match any of the above questions, feel free to contact

Author's Bio: 

Neil Smith is an experienced graphic designer, currently living in Ottawa Canada, who tries to bring a range of art and design disciplines to every project he works on. He has a bachelor’s in fine arts degree in graphic design from Carleton University. He loves fusing smart concepts with creative, and standard-based designs.