America

The Adverts 250 Project
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Ben Huberman
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Beware the Alligator in the East Wing: A Trip Through Offbeat History with Howard Dorre
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Michelle Weber
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Dispatches from New York Comic Con
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Krista Stevens
Atomic Redhead
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Ben Huberman
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From visiting the world’s oldest McDonald’s location to sharing vintage Disneyland postcards, Janie Ellis’s Atomic Redhead blog focuses on fashion, design, and travel inspired by America’s mid-century aesthetic.Read more

Exploring Your Craft: Notes from Writers at the Top of Their Game
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Michelle Weber
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The Beauty of Antiquity
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Ben Huberman

Avid traveler and photographer Heather Bean shares a collection of detail- and texture-rich photos from the Greek and Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .Read more

Accepting Money on Your Site Isn’t Just for Online Stores
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Ben Huberman
Plodding Through The Presidents
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Ben Huberman
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Branding ABCs: Simple But Striking Typographical Logos
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Michelle Weber
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A logo gives your website an instant pop of professionalism; it’s such a key part of any website that WordPress.com includes a Site Logo tool to make adding one as straightforward as possible.

What if you don’t have the resources to have someone create a logo, or aren’t confident in your design chops? Sometimes a few letters are all you need — all the following sites use their initials for graphic, memorable logos.

Simple Monograms

Monograms aren’t just for polo shirts, and simple doesn’t mean boring or unremarkable. Pick a font that matches your brand’s personality and add a color — there are infinite possibilities, so you can create something elegant, playful, or bold.

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