Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Graphic And Web Design Support Forums > Graphic Design Discussions

Graphic Design Discussions Graphic design discussions for your Lawn Care Business. Logos, Postcards, Door Hangers, Flyers, etc. Show off your designs!

Buisness logo thoughts please.


Graphic Design Discussions

Graphic design discussions for your Lawn Care Business. Logos, Postcards, Door Hangers, Flyers, etc. Show off your designs!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-24-2013, 12:38 AM
Protrim Lawncare Protrim Lawncare is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Parma Ohio
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 3
Protrim Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Cool Buisness logo thoughts please.

Hello Everyone. My name is Will and My buddy and I have started a Lawncare buisness in ohio and I was just wondering what everyone thought of Our logo.??

(its a littly grainy but thats only cause its zoomed in )



Thanks for all replys!

Will H.
Tom K.
Protrim lawncare LLC. Parma/Akron Ohio
Attached Images
File Type: jpg pro-trim.jpg (24.6 KB, 1 views)
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 03-24-2013, 01:06 AM
jymie's Avatar
jymie jymie is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hamburg New York
Posts: 912
Rep Power: 7
jymie is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Looks good
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-24-2013, 02:25 AM
Mayor of Mow Town Mayor of Mow Town is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 56
Rep Power: 0
Mayor of Mow Town is on a distinguished road
Default

Hi Will

I'll be brutally honest.....it looks quite like a lot of other DIY lawn care logos which isn't going to help you stand out from the crowd, especially when you're just starting up.

I realise you probably don't want to spend any money on it, but it could be worth investing a massive $4 or so to purchase a pre-designed template and just adjust it to add your business name and tag line.

Here are some examples which are very different from the typical lawn care logo, but something which I think would help differentiate you.

http://graphicriver.net/item/vintage...thor=loreleyyy

http://graphicriver.net/item/classic...thor=R_GENESIS


There are thousands of other options, but they are just a couple of ideas.

You will need to download either GIMP or Inkscape (both free) to edit the text in the images.

If you decide to use something from the site and have any trouble editing it, let me know and I'll help you out.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-24-2013, 02:52 AM
Protrim Lawncare Protrim Lawncare is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Parma Ohio
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 3
Protrim Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Cool logo

We tried to buy a logo and that fell through horribly and we felt that its not the logo that defined us, Its are dedication and hard work. So we drew that up and ran with it cause its plain but defined enough that its hard to Mistake who we are and what we do. (i.e. no one is going to think we cut Hair because we have a leaf in the logo let alone the word "Lawncare" lol)

but not all our Buisness items have "lawncare" on them (I.e... Personal notepads, Hats or pens... But our Shirts -yes, Cards -yes, Flyers -yes, and so on)
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-24-2013, 02:53 AM
Protrim Lawncare Protrim Lawncare is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Parma Ohio
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 3
Protrim Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Cool Shirts

Later today (sunday) I will post a pic of our Shirts we use when talking to new/possible clients and hopefully you will see why we love our logo.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-24-2013, 06:05 AM
djm2013's Avatar
djm2013 djm2013 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: NY
Posts: 44
Rep Power: 3
djm2013 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Protrim Lawncare View Post
Hello Everyone. My name is Will and My buddy and I have started a Lawncare buisness in ohio and I was just wondering what everyone thought of Our logo.??

(its a littly grainy but thats only cause its zoomed in )



Thanks for all replys!

Will H.
Tom K.
Protrim lawncare LLC. Parma/Akron Ohio

When I see your logo, I think its a diet, work out pill or something, then I see what your business does, lawn care in small print.

In one glance, they need to know what you do. Service above name, if they need the service, they will look for the name and number.

And Just now, when I look at it I think oh ok, there name is Pro Trim Lawncare LLC

Lawncare is two words. not one. this is a classic mistake

If your name is also what you do, make sure there is no confusion about that. Make it big and easy to read.

Just my two cents

Last edited by djm2013; 03-24-2013 at 06:09 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-24-2013, 07:03 AM
warbuff's Avatar
warbuff warbuff is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posts: 67
Rep Power: 6
warbuff is on a distinguished road
Default

Apologies but I was wasn't very inspired by it...
I don't want to be mean but it looks like the Nike logo with a leaf...
__________________

Clean, Quality Maintenance Services that Exceed Your Expectations.
Find Us On Facebook: ML Landscaping Poughkeepsie NY
Chance Favors the Prepared Mind...
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-24-2013, 07:27 AM
googus googus is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 120
Rep Power: 3
googus is on a distinguished road
Default

Did you trademark it yet?
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-24-2013, 08:39 AM
Hedgemaster Hedgemaster is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 2,772
Rep Power: 0
Hedgemaster is on a distinguished road
Default

It's not "fuzzy" because it's "zoomed in", it's pixelated because you didn't do it properly.
It needs to be created as vector art (think Adobe Illustrator) so it can be reproduced at any size you wish.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-24-2013, 09:02 AM
wandfsmall wandfsmall is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 925
Rep Power: 5
wandfsmall is on a distinguished road
Default

you can also use a free program called inkscape to create a vector graphic. We cut vinyl in house for banners and decals and use inkscape all of the time. While it is not quite as nice as illustrator it is a lot cheaper and does the same thing.
__________________
I am the owner of www.AllOutdoorParts.com an online mower parts distributor. I am also a Briggs Master Service Technician and Expert Certified Mechanic for Kohler. If my posts helps you please like my facebook page at www.facebook.com/alloutdoorparts
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New To Forum And Buisness Need Flyer Opiniions jawbreaker1222 Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 1 09-17-2012 10:35 AM
how to appraise a established buisness dbiz Starting a lawn care business. 4 04-17-2012 04:47 PM
new - logo - thoughts? knosaj Graphic Design Discussions 16 02-19-2012 03:12 PM
Buisness Questions please help hawthornelawncare Starting a lawn care business. 2 06-01-2010 02:00 AM
How do you aproach a buisness AJPM Introduce Yourself 2 10-10-2009 04:24 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
24 and 50 acre cemetery...
grassmasterswilson
08-18-2015 10:09 AM
Yesterday 02:42 PM
by Steve
13 379
Rookie business question...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-05-2015 05:20 PM
Yesterday 02:33 PM
by Steve
3 313
How to clean an old...
rmccutchan
08-16-2015 05:23 PM
Yesterday 02:31 PM
by Steve
9 308
how to make customers...
Bradcook21
05-27-2015 05:04 PM
Yesterday 12:25 PM
by kslawn
19 3,599
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
08-25-2015 11:31 AM
by acrajchel
9 2,394
Big mowing job
Bradcook21
07-30-2015 03:57 PM
08-25-2015 11:23 AM
by acrajchel
17 879
ZTR Review
Shark1611
05-31-2012 10:42 PM
08-25-2015 11:16 AM
by acrajchel
8 3,671
Hi Everyone
mmays29
08-25-2015 08:16 AM
08-25-2015 11:15 AM
by Steve
3 69
Should I buy this Exmark...
googus
07-03-2015 09:22 AM
08-25-2015 11:08 AM
by acrajchel
11 1,075
Old Business New Owner
Toyman
06-17-2014 08:57 PM
08-25-2015 11:00 AM
by acrajchel
17 1,492
Hi everyone! We're new...
alltrades
08-22-2015 12:46 PM
08-24-2015 10:41 AM
by Steve
2 118
CAn I get some help with...
rootytalbot
08-11-2015 06:14 PM
08-24-2015 10:36 AM
by Steve
12 414
Hi
Wemowjunction
08-16-2015 08:45 PM
08-20-2015 01:46 PM
by Steve
11 318
Drive cable bad?
SGL1
08-10-2015 11:16 PM
08-20-2015 01:41 PM
by Steve
5 287
Hey there everyone
Cole8999
08-16-2015 04:42 PM
08-18-2015 04:35 PM
by Steve
3 182
Help with a truck
bdodson89
04-27-2015 08:15 PM
08-18-2015 11:47 AM
by rmccutchan
7 877
I need some aeration...
rootytalbot
08-14-2015 12:32 PM
08-18-2015 07:59 AM
by rootytalbot
7 305
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
08-17-2015 04:34 PM
by Steve
1,229 405,462
Whats wrong with this...
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:56 PM
08-16-2015 11:42 PM
by rmccutchan
3 522
What's your next...
Steve
05-15-2015 11:54 AM
08-16-2015 11:09 PM
by SC93
16 1,164
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
08-14-2015 11:08 PM
by scaypa
95 11,290
New Biz
kufnerins
08-14-2015 05:52 PM
08-14-2015 08:56 PM
by Steve
1 164
Chemical and Fertilizer...
rmccutchan
08-09-2015 10:36 PM
08-13-2015 11:11 PM
by rmccutchan
6 335
String trim BEFORE mow...
Mr. Mow
04-12-2015 08:13 AM
08-13-2015 02:10 PM
by rootytalbot
12 1,983
Hello all thinking about...
bernie
08-11-2015 04:28 PM
08-13-2015 10:33 AM
by Steve
8 304
Logo Help Font Color
LZLC
08-08-2015 09:26 PM
08-12-2015 03:50 PM
by Steve
4 274
Pricing issue
Mr. Mow
07-07-2015 06:15 AM
08-12-2015 12:30 AM
by Jeff1
20 1,696
My new mower
Chilehead
08-08-2015 09:09 PM
08-11-2015 08:36 PM
by Chilehead
9 436
Thought this was a good...
Just for Cuts
08-06-2015 03:38 PM
08-11-2015 10:54 AM
by Steve
8 431
Plowing pricing
jcurr33
08-08-2015 04:58 PM
08-11-2015 10:51 AM
by Steve
6 396
Should I upgrade my back...
googus
08-07-2015 10:50 AM
08-11-2015 10:44 AM
by googus
7 370
Keeping it clean....
Wolf4dk
08-09-2015 11:31 PM
08-11-2015 06:34 AM
by Chilehead
7 296
I have been rude and...
biglee
06-15-2015 10:11 PM
08-10-2015 09:41 PM
by stallman419
12 2,674
Newbie Saying Hi.
LZLC
08-08-2015 09:22 PM
08-10-2015 11:20 AM
by Steve
1 213
How much do I charge to...
Chris Herrera
08-06-2015 09:30 PM
08-09-2015 11:31 AM
by biglee
2 341
scag SWZT review!
mattthelawnguy
07-23-2015 02:28 PM
08-07-2015 03:26 PM
by Steve
17 1,049
Best commercial contract...
sanlanct
08-04-2015 12:18 PM
08-06-2015 06:20 AM
by sanlanct
2 332
I came across this on a...
rootytalbot
08-02-2015 11:04 AM
08-05-2015 08:17 PM
by SC93
9 568
Help bidding a hedge...
hopolb33
08-02-2015 06:09 PM
08-05-2015 02:07 PM
by Steve
3 381
recycler toro 22"
rvezakis
08-03-2015 12:10 PM
08-04-2015 11:47 AM
by Steve
1 261
Hello Everybody
budspop
07-30-2015 11:42 AM
07-31-2015 12:28 PM
by Steve
1 255
Hello!
brandycarlton
07-29-2015 12:31 PM
07-29-2015 03:54 PM
by Steve
1 314
Assessing the Market
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:25 PM
07-28-2015 09:24 PM
by Steve
2 497
Funny craigslist post
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:17 PM
07-28-2015 09:02 PM
by Steve
2 497
Watch out for this -...
rootytalbot
07-22-2015 02:13 PM
07-28-2015 09:00 PM
by Steve
7 686
NewVenture
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:38 PM
07-28-2015 08:58 PM
by Steve
1 429
» Popular Tags
ad landscaping advertising aerocore applying bark billy goat brushcutter blowout bob villa bush collections contract help curb appeal services deliquentaccounts demonstration design door hangers edging employee problems equipment dealer equipment rental facebook flyers free advertising free lawn care google growing a lawn care business hiring how to hydro increase customers jobs landscape landscaping landscaping training lawn aeration lawn care lawn mowing marketing marketing secrets more customers business mr dave mulch new business ordinance past due per hour charge per hour service plowing pricing profit on employee roundup scag secrets to landscaping sell the vision seo shell shreaded solo backpack sprayer sq ft square foot swzt tree tree pics up sell employee walk behind web design website website design winterization wood
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:53 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:53 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy