Last week I launched a design contest on www.99designs.com, a site I can highly recommend if you're looking to develop your marketing materials.
I just didn't feel my logo design skills were up to the task of designing my own logo, so I sourced it out, and I'm glad I did! At 99 designs, you can launch a contest for a very reasonable fee, and other designers can have a shot at your project. I think during the course of the week, I saw something like 165 entries from 55 designers from all over the world! It really expedited the process to have so many designers participating. You can give them ratings and feedback and I found it a really good experience to think about what it was I really wanted in a logo. It was great to be the client for a change!! Hope I wasn't too annoying ... :)
I saw a lot of really nice work but in the end I narrowed it down to 3 or 4 designs that I most connected with and that I felt were the most unique.
I'm really excited about my final choices and want to thank c4haya, raufster and MrZ for their really great work. It's going to be hard to pick a winner!
If you want to help me, go to this link and cast your vote before April 16th!