When do I sign the Copyright Transfer Agreement?
As a designer, the first steps in the contest Handover stage are uploading the final design files, and…
How do I prepare my design entries for contests?
When you’re submitting designs to a contest, upload a JPEG or PNG file that’s smaller than 2048…
What is the design handover?
Once a Contest Holder has declared a winner in their contest, the design handover process begins.
How do I run a successful design contest?
The key to a successful design contest is to stay active.
Give designers feedback: Log into your 99designs…
What do I do if the contest holder doesn't pay me?
Ah, that’s a trick question! All contests are paid up-front, then 99designs pays the winning…
When and how do I report a contest?
You should report any contest that you see breaking the 99designs user guidelines. This way, you can help keep…
What are blind and private contests?
Blind contests are intended to protect designers; private contests are intended to protect the privacy of…
What should I upload when entering a contest?
When submitting designs to a contest, you should upload a JPEG, PNG or GIF image smaller than 2000 × 2000…
Should I email the contest holder my design once I'm done?
If you don’t use our Design handover process, you have no guarantee that you’ll get…
What is a Brand Identity Pack contest?
The Brand Identity Pack (BIP) category helps designers collaborate with clients on larger branding projects. BIP…