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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2013, 08:10:14 AM »
Its not so much Facebook but who is watching.  :o

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« Reply #16 on: April 24, 2013, 08:21:15 AM »
Not having it is the highest privacy setting lol. Its all good just not my thing.

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« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2013, 08:22:58 AM »
Not having it is the highest privacy setting lol. Its all good just not my thing.

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Facebook is just more proof the only thing Orwell got wrong was the date. 

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« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2013, 08:28:24 AM »
I'm also not understanding the aversion to Facebook. It's certainly not my favorite website, and can be quite annoying at times, but used properly it can give you access to large amounts of people that other advertising doesn't (and cheaper also). For a brewery in planning, I think it would be instrumental. It helps you update your "fans" on your progress, while obtaining feedback. Most people probably aren't going to log onto your web site every week to see updates, but they'll sure go on FB and see what you have to say.

And if the updates are really that annoying, just go ahead and remove them from your status feed. It's quite easy.

I'm with ya.  Facebook is a great resource for our brewery.  I post things quite a bit.  And, I have "liked" many other breweries.  And I share many of their posts on my own own page. 

The world is progressing, we can't stop it.  Might as well get on the train. 

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« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2013, 08:38:22 AM »
Well, that link doesn't even work for me.  Perhaps if they had mentioned their name I could look it up.
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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2013, 08:55:19 AM »
I'm also not understanding the aversion to Facebook. It's certainly not my favorite website, and can be quite annoying at times, but used properly it can give you access to large amounts of people that other advertising doesn't (and cheaper also). For a brewery in planning, I think it would be instrumental. It helps you update your "fans" on your progress, while obtaining feedback. Most people probably aren't going to log onto your web site every week to see updates, but they'll sure go on FB and see what you have to say.

And if the updates are really that annoying, just go ahead and remove them from your status feed. It's quite easy.

This!!   I have a FB page for my home brewery that someday I want to make commercial. It gets my name out there and I have made many, many contacts this way.  Much easier to update with news, photos, stories than a traditional website. Plus people are already on FB vs getting someone to navigate to your website. I DO see why people don't like FB though for personal stuff. 

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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2013, 09:10:35 AM »
I'm also not understanding the aversion to Facebook. It's certainly not my favorite website, and can be quite annoying at times, but used properly it can give you access to large amounts of people that other advertising doesn't (and cheaper also). For a brewery in planning, I think it would be instrumental. It helps you update your "fans" on your progress, while obtaining feedback. Most people probably aren't going to log onto your web site every week to see updates, but they'll sure go on FB and see what you have to say.

And if the updates are really that annoying, just go ahead and remove them from your status feed. It's quite easy.

This!!   I have a FB page for my home brewery that someday I want to make commercial. It gets my name out there and I have made many, many contacts this way.  Much easier to update with news, photos, stories than a traditional website. Plus people are already on FB vs getting someone to navigate to your website. I DO see why people don't like FB though for personal stuff.

So, on my iPad in Tapatalk I get no link to any facebook page on his post so it is impossible for me to go to the link without opening it in a browser. Use facebook all you want, it can be a great tool. But I don't think you should expect everyone to use it. And when the guy who owns a brewery and was a graphic designer for 20 years can't look at your logo that may be a problem. Just sayin'. ;)
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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2013, 09:31:20 AM »
I'm also not understanding the aversion to Facebook. It's certainly not my favorite website, and can be quite annoying at times, but used properly it can give you access to large amounts of people that other advertising doesn't (and cheaper also). For a brewery in planning, I think it would be instrumental. It helps you update your "fans" on your progress, while obtaining feedback. Most people probably aren't going to log onto your web site every week to see updates, but they'll sure go on FB and see what you have to say.

And if the updates are really that annoying, just go ahead and remove them from your status feed. It's quite easy.

This!!   I have a FB page for my home brewery that someday I want to make commercial. It gets my name out there and I have made many, many contacts this way.  Much easier to update with news, photos, stories than a traditional website. Plus people are already on FB vs getting someone to navigate to your website. I DO see why people don't like FB though for personal stuff.

So, on my iPad in Tapatalk I get no link to any facebook page on his post so it is impossible for me to go to the link without opening it in a browser. Use facebook all you want, it can be a great tool. But I don't think you should expect everyone to use it. And when the guy who owns a brewery and was a graphic designer for 20 years can't look at your logo that may be a problem. Just sayin'. ;)

The problem isn't facebook, or the inability to open a link in Tapatalk. The problem is that OP messed up the hyperlink.

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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2013, 09:33:17 AM »
Probably because the link is malformed....

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.531379860253336.1073741828.472404139484242&type=1&l=61c87d2437

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« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2013, 09:40:05 AM »
IMO Facebook (and other social media outlets) carry more problems based on the way users behave than what FB does with your information. FB builds profiles from its users that it sells to its advertisers and other marketing entities. It's an unavoidable process on the internet these days. Pretty much any major website uses your information, from account specific info to your clicks, to advertise to you. If you use a search engine, it is creating an advertising profile. Google is definitely the master of profiling its users. It combines all your search, youtube, gmail, etc. content and clicks to create specific search engine results and advertising. Google isn't the only one doing it. All the search engine and free email providers do it. The news websites and forum websites are also very big into it. Anything you do online is "content" that can be used to shape advertising. The internet is a great resource but it isn't free because content providers like you. You're the product.
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« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2013, 09:42:53 AM »
I think #1 is the best one. I could see it on a shirt or pint glass. It does a fair job of branding. I think it i s a good starting point but would like to see it refined.

One thing I will say is first thing I think of when I see ever single one of these logos is "children's coloring book". Little too cutesy, all of them.

And sorry for side tracking the discussion to the merits/demerits of facebook. My bad. :P
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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #26 on: April 24, 2013, 09:59:12 AM »
It kinda reminds me of when I out together a promo package for my studio.  worked my butt off on it and I was quite proud of the results.  I showed it to a client who ran an ad agency and he said "I'll have one of our designers call you".
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« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2013, 10:56:19 AM »
Is Mothra available for licensing? That is a big bug.
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Re: Logo Feedback
« Reply #28 on: April 24, 2013, 10:57:08 AM »
Well, I'm definitely not asking what y'all think of my logo now. :o

I agree that #1 is the best. #12 (the bottle cap) is also pretty distinct, but would probably have to be a solid color to be reproducible. Anything with a "weathered" look isn't going to translate well (knit logo for shirts or hats?).

I like Tom's suggestion too. If you're going to be a bug, be a badass bug.
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« Reply #29 on: April 24, 2013, 11:19:20 AM »
I'm not a graphic designer, and I hate FB, so take my opinion with a grain of salt. None of the images make me think of a big bug. Either change the name to little bug, use one of Tom's bugs, or talk to the Mothra people.
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