Jill M. Sheehan

Jill M. Sheehan

Jill is a writer, artist, and graphic designer from the Pacific Northwest. Her areas of interest include print-on-demand technology, surface pattern design, and small business marketing. She enjoys cats, chocolate, 80s music, yoga, and visiting NYC whenever she can.

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Reviews

Ucraft Logo Maker

Ucraft’s free logo maker is one of several services it offers for small businesses. Its interface is simple and easy-to-use, but there’s one big caveat: you’ll need to modify the original artwork in some way in order to trademark your finished logo. Read on for my recommended alternatives, including how you can hire a professional logo designer for as little as $5 on Fiverr.

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GraphicSprings

GraphicSprings lets you build decent logo concepts fairly quickly, but if you’re not ready to make a purchase, you may find yourself disappointed when you can’t save your work and you’re pressured to buy your design. Read on to find out which alternatives I recommend. If you want to save even more money but you need a professionally designed logo, you should head to Fiverr...

4.0
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Logo.com

Logo.com is a DIY logo maker, powered by artificial intelligence (AI). You might think this trendy technology automatically equals unlimited design potential, but in this case, the results are pretty underwhelming. Read on to find out why I recommend hiring an experienced designer for $5 on Fiverr instead of letting a “virtual logo designer” do it for you. I'll also tell you...

3.5
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Get Custom Logo

I’m not sure what to call Get Custom Logo, but I do know that if I need a logo designed, I certainly won’t use it. Read on to find out why I don’t recommend this service and you should, instead, hire a professional logo designer for $5 on Fiverr.

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Blog Posts

9 Best Band Logos and How to Get One for Free [2022]

As a musician, it’s your ultimate goal to pack the house and entertain the masses. A memorable band logo is your VIP pass when it comes to promoting your image on albums, shirts, and posters. Like many artists, you no doubt want to make your own band logo but have a limited budget to work with. That’s why you’ll definitely want to consider giving a free logo maker a try. Click...

4.5
January 08, 2022
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9 Best Photography Logos and How to Get One for Free [2022]

In a visual industry like photography, it's all about capturing that single image that says so much. You get that, and it's the first thing you want your clients to know about you. That's why your business logo needs to be impeccable. "Impeccable" and "cheap" don't usually go hand-in-hand, but these days, a high-quality logo doesn't have to cost a fortune. I'm going to tell...

5.0
January 08, 2022
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6 Best Squarespace Templates for Photographers in 2022

Most Squarespace photography website templates will display your images beautifully, but there’s more to building a successful photography site than just showcasing your work. I tested Squarespace’s templates for photographers to find the ones that give you a professional-quality portfolio, plus all the functionality you need to bring in new clients. You’ll find my top...

3.8
January 07, 2022
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6 Best Squarespace Blog Templates in 2022 (+2 I Would Avoid)

Most Squarespace templates are well-designed and visually appealing - but there’s still a lot to consider when picking the right one for your blog. If you blog in a mainly visual industry, you might need pages with large, bold images. If your blog is mainly text-focused, you might want a clean, simple look to make your words stand out. Squarespace has it all, but not all...

3.9
January 07, 2022
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9 Best Beauty Salon Logos & How to Get One for Free [2022]

When beauty is your business, you want to ensure your professional image matches your personality and resonates well with your clientele. The good news is that these days, you can hire a logo designer for an incredibly cheap price (see how below) or even create your own logo with an online tool like Wix Logo Maker. But first, let’s take a look at some well-designed beauty...

5.0
January 07, 2022
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6 Best Business Logo Designers for Professional Logos [2022]

While I usually recommend using an online logo maker for a personal logo, it's not a great solution for a business. If you want new clients to take you seriously, you need a logo that's going to look professional and reflect your particular brand. My colleagues and I have tested all the top logo design services out there, and I have some good news for you. You can actually...

4.3
December 28, 2021
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5 Best Etsy Alternatives for Handmade Craft Sellers in 2022

Need a quick solution? While all the builders on my list will get the job done, my personal favorite is Squarespace. It has the best-looking templates around, and all the tools you could possibly need to build your website, integrated straight into its editor (so you don’t have to look for them elsewhere). You can take advantage of Squarespace’s 30% discount on annual...

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6 Best Website Builders for Actors + Great Templates in 2022

Need a quick solution? While all the builders on my list will get the job done, my personal favorite is Squarespace. It has the best-looking templates around, and all the tools you could possibly need to build your website, integrated straight into its editor (so you don’t have to look for them elsewhere). You can take advantage of Squarespace’s 30% discount on annual...

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5 Best Church Website Builders — Perfect for Beginners (2022)

You definitely don’t want to pick the wrong website builder for your church site. Why? Not only could it be a waste of precious time you could be investing in your community, but it may also compromise your financial data. To avoid these potential issues, you need to make sure the website builder you choose is trustworthy, but also has all the features to make your church...

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9 Best Church Logos & How to Make Your Own for Free [2022]

When you lead a religious community, you want to build a strong image that helps your members feel connected and in touch with their faith and church family. You can create a logo that represents your congregation without having to invest a lot of time and money in the process. As you read on, I’ll show you several examples of well-designed church logos. You’ll also learn how...

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9 Best Bakery Logos and How to Make Your Own for Free [2022]

In the professional baking world, you’re always looking to impress customers with your delicious sweets and treats. A carefully designed bakery logo helps bring new business and enhances the look of your product packaging, which can add up to big dough. The good news is, you can make your own bakery logo for free (click here to jump to the tutorial). see lots of examples to...

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9 Best Sports Logos and How to Make Your Own for Free [2022]

Whether it’s a fierce animal or a fearless warrior, you want a sports logo that gives your team an edge before you even step on the field. But with so much to think about – colors, fonts, icon styles, and more – it may seem like getting a quality logo is impossible without a huge budget. Not true! Jump ahead now to learn how you can hire an experienced sports logo designer...

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5 Best Facebook Video Ad Experts for Small Businesses 2022

Social media marketing can be tricky, especially when it comes to connecting with your ideal customer on Facebook. You don’t want to invest a lot of time and money in producing a video only to end up with a handful of views and zero conversions. So, how can you advertise your small business effectively without breaking the bank? One option is to hire a marketing expert who...

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9 Best DJ Logos and How to Make Your Own for Free 2022

The right DJ logo will not only match your personality and taste in music - it will also help your audience associate your unique talent with a strong image. But you also want to make sure your logo will look good on event posters, postcards, and even T-shirts. If you have no background in graphic design, the best way to achieve this is to leave the work to a professional...

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9 Best Fitness Logos and How to Make Your Own for Free [2022]

When your goal is to help people achieve peak fitness and health, you want a brand image that both motivates and draws customers into your studio or gym. You’ll be pleased to hear it can be both easy and free to create a fitness logo design (click here to jump to the tutorial). There’s a lot of strong examples to draw from to help you get started. In less time than it takes to...

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