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Overcome the allure of cheap design.

As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you may be tempted by the allure of cheap design services like Fiverr. With prices starting at just $5, it’s no wonder that many people turn to these platforms for their design needs. However, the old adage “you get what you pay for” holds true in the world of design. The low cost of these services often comes at the expense of quality and expertise.

First and foremost, these platforms are known for their lack of quality control. Anyone can sign up to be a designer on these sites, regardless of their level of expertise or training. This means that you may end up with a poorly designed logo, website, or marketing materials that fail to represent your brand in a professional and effective manner.

Additionally, the low cost of these services often means that designers are rushing through projects in order to make a profit. They may not take the time to understand your brand, target, or goals, resulting in work that misses the mark. A design that fails to effectively communicate your message and ultimately wastes your money.

Furthermore, working with a designer on these platforms means that you are missing out on the benefits of a true partnership with a professional designer or design agency. A good designer will take the time to understand your brand, values, and goals, and will work collaboratively. All to create a design that accurately represents your vision and effectively communicates your message to your target audience.

In contrast, the design services offered on Fiverr are often impersonal, with little opportunity for collaboration or discussion. This can result in a design that feels disconnected from your brand and fails to resonate with your target audience.

These low cost services may seem appealing. However it’s important to remember that design is an investment in the success of your brand. Cutting corners on design can have negative consequences. These include a lack of credibility, poor brand recognition, and a failure to effectively communicate your message. Instead, invest in a professional designer or design agency that can offer the expertise, quality, and partnership necessary to create a truly effective and impactful design for your brand.

PULL is a full-service branding and consulting agency specializing in outdoor brands. We have experience in both building brands from scratch and shepherding established brands to their next peak. 

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