i'm creating a modern web company serving my local area; the bmw of web services for local business. therefore, i'm trying to have a logo that emits a certain level of quality. i judge most businesses by their logo. when i see a cheap looking one, i don't have a lot of trust for that company. i think, "if they don't have enough money to hire someone for a decent logo they're services must not be very good either." are you guys like that too?
as far as my logo itself, i don't have any concrete ideas, that's why i'm calling upon the creativity of the experts. how does one make web marketing look modern and exciting? even i can't visualize that knowing that it actually is! my main concern is that it doesn't look cheap and if you can possibly find a creative way to be clever through a picture or use of the letters that would really be awesome.
my main service is getting businesses up in the google rankings. that may spark something visual for you. or a spider web? may be too hard to pull off. or maybe my business initials, mwm; they're symmetrical. maybe the google places marker put somewhere or as a letter.
i've searched through 99 looking for designs i think look great in general and have included them in the photos. (really like the layout of the man cave one: http://99designs.com/logo-design/co…s/12396489 ) p.s. what's the point of logo pics when they're that small? you can't see all the great detail they have.
i'm a bit of a font snob so i must ask that you not use trajan pro (i see it on a LOT of designs on here). i like modern looking fonts. i hate fonts that look like you're making a poster for the movie "alien." if ya throw some gradient or shine on your font, i'll like it all the more.
i do have a tag line if you feel like using it (but not mandatory at all), "web is our middle name."
personally, i'm looking for:
something looking fresh (a logo that looks superhero-ish and pops out like the rohans & travefly logos above)
feel free to ask me any questions you may have and thanks for the help!