Looka Brand Kit Helps Businesses Get Started with Logo Maker and More

Looka the AI-powered logo maker has announced the launch of its all-in-one Brand Kit to help businesses manage all their marketing collateral.

The launch of Looka’s latest offering was in great part driven by a 21% year-over-year increase in logo purchases. And this was happening as the COVID-19-related lockdowns worldwide were taking place.

Looka Brand Kit

Customers can start with their logo design inspiration by first selecting their preferred logo style, color, and symbols. Once finished with their logos they can opt to use the branding solution.

With the Brand Kit you get the following features:

Access to over 300 branded templates or you can make your own custom marketing content. The branding solutions include logo files, social media assets, flyers, letterheads, email signatures, business cards, and more. In addition to designing you can preview your logo on marketing collateral mockups to see the feel of your design. If you are happy with your design, you will get all of the design files including high-res PNGs and vector logo files to use online and in print. Looka uses its proprietary AI algorithm to help users design logos, choose colors, select photos, add company information, and other brand elements.


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War Horses for Veterans Gets Returning Soldiers Acclimated to Civilian Life

War Horses

War Horses for Veterans provides combat veterans and first responders the tools to reintegrate into their communities and recover from trauma.  The program is based in Stilwell, Kansas. It’s an all-expenses-paid equine bonding/ networking experience. It’s been designed for combat veterans from across the country and first responders in the Kansas City Area.

In a recent exchange with Small Business Trends, co-founder and military veteran, Patrick Benson, explains the end goal of his business:

“We envision a community of combat veterans, first responders and others,” he said. “They support one another as each individual moves from trauma through recovery to a productive and sustainable life.”

War Horses for Veterans pays for the training, travel, lodging and food to attend the program for qualified veterans. All the participants work with horses. They get involved with care, groundwork, saddling and different levels of riding.

War Horses for Veterans Helps Soldiers Acclimate

These programs offered by War Horses for Veterans can be customized.

“Some groups are reunions, decompression from operations, transition programs and/or leadership and communication training.  All of this is taught using horses,” Benson

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Vimeo Record is a Video Messaging App for Remote Teams

Even though Zooming is all the rage, 5-minute meetings can end up becoming 45-minute conversations. Vimeo Record aims to deliver messages quickly and efficiently in the most consumable format, video.

The goal of Vimeo Record is to improve workplace collaboration, productivity and knowledge sharing with a free video messaging tool. As more businesses work with their teams remotely, communication with said distributed teams must be more efficient and to the point. A video message makes that possible.

Vimeo Record

As part of a broader suite of tools, Vimeo Record is designed to help businesses communicate better with their employees, partners, and customers. Anjali Sud, CEO of Vimeo, says a video message can deliver the context and value of long interactions in a fraction of the time.

Vimeo Record is a free Chrome extension with unlimited screen recording. After you upload it on Chrome, you can start recording from your browser in just two clicks. You can screen record with audio, webcam, or both. This includes the entire screen or an app as well as choosing to have the camera on or off.

Once you have your recording, you have more options:

Share Privately or Embed Anywhere: Share the recording with a private link or embed it on your site and channels. Review and Comment: Keep

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Spotlight: Unique Swiggies Product Solves a Simple Problem for Consumers — Hydration

Businesses aren’t always built around complicated ideas. In fact, many just solve a simple problem. For example, HydroSport offers a product line to help people get more water while they’re on the go.

You can read more about the company and its signature product in this week’s Small Business Spotlight.

What the Business Does

Sells water bottles you can wear on your wrist.

The line is called Swiggies. And they also offer promotional products that can include company logos.

Business Niche

Selling a one-of-a-kind product.

Founder Julie Austin told Small Business Trends, “It was a NASDAQ product of the year semi finalist and are sold in 25 countries.”

How the Business Got Started

After a bout with dehydration.

Austin explains, “I passed out from dehydration and came up with the idea for a hands-free wrist water bottle.”

Biggest Win

Getting their first large order

First, the company 72,000 water bottles to the Dublin Marathon. However, that wasn’t the only win for the brand.

Austin adds, “It helped jumpstart other large orders.”

Lesson Learned

The importance of product licensing.

Austin says if she could do it over again, she would have licensed the product earlier. However, the process allowed her to u

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