Free Logo Making Tools plus Tips on Creation

Via Shopify

Stats

  • 95% of the world’s top brand’s logos use one or two colors
  • 41% of the brands use stylized type as their logo
  • 93% are simple enough to be recognized at smaller sizes

Creation

  • A logo must be simple
  • A logo must be memorable
  • A logo must be enduring
  • A logo must be versatile
  • A logo must be appropriate

Do not's

  • Avoid using unattractive clip art
  • Don’t make your logo overly complex
  • Make sure looks good in black and white

See the full article for tools
https://www.shopify.com/blog/17016964-5-easy-to-use-online-logo-makers-to-design-your-brand