January 23, 2010

Etsy banners...

Hey!  I'm trying to get my etsy up and started, but I need some help.  Which banner, why, or neither and tell me what is wrong. Thanks so much!



*EDIT* - 1/24/10
Thanks so much for all your help! Now let me see if I can answer all the questions in a reasonable order... I took the photos, and I wish I could use the whole thing, the full versions look so much better, but that would make a very bulky banner. :-)
I didn't actually edit them at all just cropped them. Perhaps I should sharpen the bottom one like Nana said... anyhow, I made them in "Pages" (macs are amazing) and if I edited them, it would be in iPhoto. I appreciate your suggestions about the name... Here were my thoughts:
Josnazz sounds and looks the most like a brand name to me.
Organizing Mommy is my mother and grammar teacher; Jo-snazz is grammatically correct and I'm strongly considering it. JoSnazz is a good idea too, thanks Lauren, I had never thought of it.


Linnea, I've really been thinking about it, and jewelry/beaded stuff is going to be mainly what I'm selling, but I'm just warry of setting it in stone because there are other things I could potentially sell. I think I'm erring on the over cautious side. :-)


Let me take all your considerations into account and make a few more banners, I'll post them when they're done.

11 comments:

  1. You should put a hyphen between Jo-Snazz..

    I like the font on the top one with the orange flower in the bottom. OK?

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  2. I really like the top one, it's bright and cheerful. It reminds me of Spring!

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  3. I like the bottom one better, but I think that the color of the flower should be sharpened. Also you might want to use a different font or color on the "an etsy shop" line. Other then that they are both beautiful! What editor did you use on them?

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  4. hmmm... They're both cute. To be picky...

    I like the font on the top one because it's easier to read. The second banner's "an etsy shop" is hard to read.

    I also think it would be a little easier to read if you wrote it as "JoSnazz" instead of "Josnazz"... but either way works. :)

    Hope this helps a little!

    ~Lauren

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  5. Oooo...I love the second one! It's very fresh (not that yellow isn't fresh, but you don't see orange every day and it's very classy, IMHO ;)

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  6. Wow, they are both really neat! Although I think both are great, if I had to choose, I would probably pick the first one.

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  7. Joanna,

    Nice banners! Did you make them yourself? The only thing I would suggest is to have a subtitle and/or title that reflects what you're selling (jewelry, I assume?). Otherwise, I think I like the top one better (yellow) with the "Josnazz" outlined against the white background.

    Good work! Let me know when your shop is up and running!

    Linnea

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  8. Hi Joanna! I like both, but I think I like the first one best, because the words are easier to read. Great photos! Did you take them?

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  9. Hello Jo! :-) I like the first one the best because it is easy to see the text and it is very pretty! :-) I love the colors in the other one but it is hard to see "An etsy shop". Great job!! :-)What do you sell?

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