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Unbelievable

Discussion in 'Graphic Design Forum:' started by ARRIVALS, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    Was looking through a job site that has ads for all sorts of design related jobs, placements, offers etc.. and came across this one. Couldn't believe what I was reading. I thought there might be some typo's, some 0's missing here and there, but no.

    __________________________________
    VISUALBRILLIANCE

    We are a team of web designers offering affordable design work. We specialise in:

    LOGOS from £5

    FLYERS from £15

    BUSINESS CARDS from £15

    LETTERHEADS from £5

    WEB TEMPLATES from £40

    YOUTUBE TEMPLATES from £10

    TWITTER TEMPLATES from £10

    AND MUCH MORE...

    Please email me with any quires you may have.
    OR
    Visit our website LINK REMOVED

    We aim to deliver all work within 24hours but that is very much dependant on the service you require

    Send us your information: What product you wish to purchase, company name, colour/colours you prefer and any idea you may wish to include in your designs. Don't worry if you don't have any ideas in mind, just leave it to us. With this you do also get unlimited revisions and variations with your designs. You will receive your design in all necessaries formats

    What we include with every design:

    Excellent personalized service
    Initial design within 1-3 days
    Unlimited revisions
    __________________________________

    This is our competition :icon_cheers:
     
  2. Paul Murray

    Paul Murray Moderator Staff Member

    Wow! There's cheap then there's this! How bad must the final design be if you pay £5 for a logo with unlimited revisions?

    Indian company by any chance? Or a group of kids?
     
  3. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    An agency in Manchester actually. They obviously spend a maximum of 5 minutes on each logo. :icon_Wall:
    It's amazing they make any money.
     
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2011
  4. Paul Murray

    Paul Murray Moderator Staff Member

    Oh God, that's even worse! Feel free to PM me the agency so I can avoid them like the plague (I've actually got a few ideas who it may be!) :icon_tongue_smilie:
     
  5. linziloop

    linziloop Member

    I wonder, by any chance, if they actually just go download one of the many logos on shutterstock or istock, that would be even less work and most people wouldn't even realise that's what they've got.
     
  6. squeezee

    squeezee Member

    It could be a front for an outsourcing agency?
     
  7. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    If that's the case, then the 24 hours they aim to have the logo delivered by is pathetic :icon_tongue_smilie:
     
  8. linziloop

    linziloop Member

    Well, you know, they might have to change the colours, so they'd have to open illustrator, and then save it, and then write and send the email soooooo...... :icon_tongue_smilie:
     
  9. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    Ah yes you're right. They must go for breakfast, lunch and dinner in between. I bet they fit in a game of ker-plunk too. :icon_biggrin:
     
  10. Dave L

    Dave L Well-Known Member

    Can you post a link to the agency, Arrivals (no need for secrecy is there)?
     
  11. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    I did originally, but a moderator removed it. The name of the company's up there though, Visual Brilliance. www.visualbrilliance.co.uk
     
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2011
  12. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

    Yeah as Dave said, can you put this on the forum please? I think we should all know who this lot are.


    :icon_confused:
     
  13. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

    The problem is that people actually use these 'designers' once before realising that this isn't they way to go. By that time at £5 a logo they have used that as a benchmark, so when we quote them £xxx they tell us they aren't interested.
     
  14. myphil1966

    myphil1966 New Member

    Competition

    Ok this is a design thing but the same applies to Printers there are some out there you look at the web site and they can do a job for the same price as some of us can only buy the paper before we even start printing and they offer 24hour turn round, then you read the complaints crap paper, set off, smudging the list goes on and because you have paid on line the chances of a refund are pretty much nil, so as the old saying goes you pay for what you get which is probably rubbish so don't be put off by what they are charging, that's my rant for the day.
    cheers
     
  15. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    It was me :icon_biggrin: ...didn't want to give them any publicity as stupid people will still contact them, probably looking for discount too!!!
     
  16. pcbranding

    pcbranding Member

    Almost worth spending a fiver and seeing what we get! Love to turn the tables and say 'hmmm...i like THAT bit, but not that and could you show me some colour options? I'll know what I want when I see it.'

    How tempting is that?
     
  17. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    Already done. I've inquired about a new logo for my cupcake company. :icon_cheers:
     
  18. pcbranding

    pcbranding Member

    Excellent - hope you'll share the experience with us.

    If it's any good we could all out-source!
     
  19. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

    We should all go on there and request work.

    :icon_wink:
     
  20. ARRIVALS

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    Will do. I look forward to their response.
     

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