What Good Logo Design Means to Your Business

It is impossible to think about some of the most famous brands in the world without recalling their distinctive logos. In fact, leading brands can be identified simply with their logo even if the brand name is absent. Think of the Nike swoosh and the Toyota symbol. Logo design can play a strategic role in building an image and identity for your business and your products or services.

An ideal logo consists of several aspects or elements. The logo has to be visually appealing if it is meant to attract the attention of your target market. Any professional design company understands what aspects of design attract consumers and will develop a logo accordingly. In addition, an appealing logo is also communicative of itself. However, this is not an essential requirement. While the Nike swoosh might indicate the streak left behind by a fast-moving object, or more precisely in this case, a fast-racing athlete, it is difficult to imagine what the Toyota insignia conveys. Nonetheless, the logo designer evaluates several options with the client before creating a logo that has aesthetic appeal for the target market, and that communicates what the business or product is all about.

A professionally designed logo carries its own weight in various acts of communication. Any logo goes on the letterhead of every letter your business sends out, and it also appears in all your press releases and television advertisements. Moreover, it appears on flyers, billboards, on your website and may even be embroidered on the uniforms of your employees. Therefore, it is imperative that you discuss with the logo company on what you want the logo to convey and what exactly it should mean to the different people who interact with it.

Reliable and specialized logo Design Company will invite you to have a consultation with their designers. The designers will study your organization, your products and your markets to identify the values and behaviors that exemplify your business and make it unique. Also, the logo designer will accept your input and decide on the use of lines, curves, colors, depth, style, and size of your logo. Professionals will also consider whether the logo design needs to include text. A purely visual logo can be interpreted easily by a culturally diverse audience, whereas logo with text has a restricted audience. In this way, you will be able to get a custom logo design that accurately matches your business and helps to promote it quite well.

TOP 5 Free WordPress templates for your budget blog!

Hi folks! Today we've prepared a tiny sum up of 2012 and beginning of 2013 year in terms of finding yourself a free and nice looking template. From experience of many Wordpress users it's hard to find a nice looking template that is at the same time a free one. Usually everything that looks a tiny bit better than twentyeleven theme costs some money. We've made a tiny chart of top 5 free wordpress themes that you can use for your blogging or any other purpose. They can be customized and look different in any way. They are also good when you want to learn about Wordpress theme filesystem in order to make yourself a beautiful templates :). So! Fasten your seatbelts and here we go!

Number one - FreshBrown Free WordPress Theme By TricksDaddy

Here is a template made by TricksDaddy that should be compatible with the latest version of Wordpress. The template looks elegant, minimal and professional. It had gave a huge recognition to TricksDaddy.

Here's what authors says :

"When I was on blogger platform, I designed various templates for blogspot blogs. One of them was FreshBrown. This template got huge popularity and it was loved by all of my blogger friends. This template even got 4200+ downloads at btemplates. I was planning to design a WordPress theme for a long time after moving to WordPress. So, finally I converted this template to WordPress theme."

Demo | Download

Number two - Coral Free WordPress Theme By NewWpThemes

Another guest on our chart was created by The New Wordpress Themes and quickly gained an interesting amount of users. The theme has some energetic colors and minimal design.

Demo | Download

Number three - Forte Free WordPress Theme By Wpthemesplugin.com

This may be a little bit outdated right now but still holds it's place in our top 5 free wordpress templates.

Demo | Download

Number four - Free Responsive Theme for Wordpress by ThemeId

This is one of my favorites. Completely free and RESPONSIVE template for Wordpress. Responsive means it can be stretched to any size and still look great from mobile phones to tablets, laptops and of course computers. A total must have.

Demo | Download

Number five - Panoramica - Responsive Theme for Wordpress by CPOthemes

Another banger. Simple, clean and minimalistic style template. Besides it's also responsive and can adapt itself automaticly to any screen size.

Demo | Download

As we've proved today - you can have a decent looking blog or corporate site template completely for free and still appear as professional. That's all folks...at least for now :).

Let’s hack Czech Republics Central Bank and Prague Stock Exchange!

Alright! Peanuts! Check! Coffee! Check! News running on tv! Check! It sounds not very scary is it? But imagine that with it or without some closer unindentified chaps have made quite a big rumble in Czech republic. Well how? Where? What? I'll tell you! Simply by breaking to Czech Republics Central Bank website and doing a 'little' tornado out there. Unfortunately operators of Central Bank website along with their hosting provider are kinda sleazy and completely uninformed on how to defend such an important institution from being hacked, of course... in my... o...tshh... . Then... put back the site online - hosting provider fails once again. Anyways let's stop this accusing and get back on the track saying what actually happened out there. We're 6th March 2013 today. Around closer unindentified time a group of hackers decide to wham into Central Bank website along with Prague Stock Exchange website (and a couple of others including big news gamers within Czech Republic). Things get smelly very quickly and the sites are down. Attack used - DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service). Hopefully the attacks didn't endanger financial acounts of any of the banks or stock exchange according to Jiri Kovarik, spokesman at the Prague Stock Exchange. The police operating in the area of Czech republic is unable to locate hackers whereabouts and put them to criminal proseccution after analysing the attacks on Wednesday 6th March 2013. In my opinion these attacks were made to show and prove something and not to actually interupt any of the two institutes financial operations. If hackers would want to interupt them - they would choose to break into trading platforms etc. which they haven't done...yet.