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THE HATCHWISE

LEARNING CENTER

This page will help you with any problems you have with Hatchwise and will make you a pro in navigating the site. Spending a few minutes per day on this page will help you understand the Hatchwise mission and all of the tools you have at your disposal. You can learn how to make the site function for your company and understand every tool we offer as well.

Stay up to date with what’s happening and never miss out on a new helpful feature or function. Finally, this page will help you understand the core tenets of design, for your gain and use throughout your years designing and implanting new images for your brand and company.

How to use Hatchwise

How To Correctly Format Your Logo Design Entry

How To Correctly Format Your Logo Design Entry

Creatives, please read and follow the below instructions before submitting a logo design contest entry on Hatchwise. IMPORTANT: FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES WILL RESULT IN ENTRY WITHDRAWAL AND MAY…
Contacting Hatchwise's Incredible Support Team

Contacting Hatchwise's Incredible Support Team

Here at Hatchwise it is our number one priority that all support issues and questions are responded to as quickly as possible. You can easily contact us here. Have you…
Why Can't I Leave Feedback For The Creatives?

Why Can't I Leave Feedback For The Creatives?

Starting a new Hatchwise contest is exciting, especially when you begin to see submissions come in! If you have recently started a new contest we encourage you to log into…
I Can't Access My Account. Will I Still Be Paid For Contests That I've Won?

I Can't Access My Account. Will I Still Be Paid For Contests That I've Won?

If you are a  Hatchwise creative that has won a contest, then you’ve come to the right place. However, before we get started, if you need more information about the…
A Client Is Upset. What Do I Do?

A Client Is Upset. What Do I Do?

While the majority of Hatchwise contests have great communication between clients and creatives, occasionally there can be frustration. This can be for many reasons; miscommunication, delayed responses, lack of feedback,…
My Contest Submission Was Eliminated. What Does That Mean?

My Contest Submission Was Eliminated. What Does That Mean?

Hatchwise contests normally run for 10 days (Rush contests for 48 hours) and during that time you have the ability to submit entries and make revisions for the clients. As…
How Do I Withdraw My Entries From A Contest?

How Do I Withdraw My Entries From A Contest?

As a Hatchwise creative, there may be times when you may wish to withdraw your entries from a contest that you have entered in. This might be for a few…
Help! I’m Holding A Contest And I Can’t Log Into My Account!

Help! I’m Holding A Contest And I Can’t Log Into My Account!

We get it, nothing is more frustrating than attempting to log into your account and not being able to. Especially if you have an active contest and want to view…
Help! I’m a Hatchwise Creative And I Can’t Log Into My Account!

Help! I’m a Hatchwise Creative And I Can’t Log Into My Account!

We understand that one of the most frustrating things is trying to successfully log into your account and failing.   If you are a Hatchwise creative and are having trouble…
Understanding Hatchwise's Quality Standards

Understanding Hatchwise's Quality Standards

Here at Hatchwise, we understand and value the trust that you put in our platform to deliver you the perfect logo, website design, business card design, social icons, or whatever…
Can I Purchase A Design From A Contest That I Didn't Hold?

Can I Purchase A Design From A Contest That I Didn't Hold?

Hatchwise has a large number of active contests that can be browsed. In addition to active contests there are also past contests visible to you as well. Viewing past contests…
How To Find Follow-up Work

How To Find Follow-up Work

Here at Hatchwise, we encourage our creatives to build relationships with our clients. We have many repeat customers, who, happy with the stellar results that they get from their contest,…
How Long Can My Hatchwise Contest Run For? Can I Keep Extending It?

How Long Can My Hatchwise Contest Run For? Can I Keep Extending It?

Hatchwise contests normally run for 10 days (48 hours for Rush contests) but sometimes people find that they need more time to review the contest submissions or request revisions made…
Does Adding Images For The Creatives To Use As A Reference Help?

Does Adding Images For The Creatives To Use As A Reference Help?

As you learn more about the Hatchwise experience you will realize that there are many things that you can do to get the results that you would like from your…
Reasons Why Reading The Design Brief Is So Important

Reasons Why Reading The Design Brief Is So Important

As a creative, one of the first steps to entering a Hatchwise contest should be to read over the Design Brief thoroughly. Yes, it can be tempting to simply scan…
What Can The Creatives See On Their Side Of My Contest?

What Can The Creatives See On Their Side Of My Contest?

If you are currently holding a Hatchwise contest, or have held one in the past, you may be wondering how your contest looks to the creatives. After all, you know…
How Long Can I Wait After My Contest Ends To Award A Winner?

How Long Can I Wait After My Contest Ends To Award A Winner?

If you are running a Hatchwise contest you may be wondering how long you have to select a winning entry and award your contest winner. While many people find a…
I Need Multiple Projects Done. Which Type Of Contest Do I Start First?

I Need Multiple Projects Done. Which Type Of Contest Do I Start First?

Chances are that if you are starting out launching a new company you are going to need more than just a logo. You may also be in the market for…
I Found A Winning Entry. Can I Close My Contest Early?

I Found A Winning Entry. Can I Close My Contest Early?

Hatchwise contests normally run for 10 days (with the exception of a Rush contest, which runs for 48 hours).  While most people choose to wait until the contest submission period…
I Want To Increase My Hatchwise Contest Prize Amount. Can I Do That?

I Want To Increase My Hatchwise Contest Prize Amount. Can I Do That?

As your Hatchwise contest progresses you may find that you wish to increase your prize amount.  Raising your prize amount can have several benefits for your contest, including seeing more…
I Want To Share My Contest With My Team and Get Feedback From Them. How Do I Do That?

I Want To Share My Contest With My Team and Get Feedback From Them. How Do I Do That?

Holding a Hatchwise contest is an exciting event. And, as you see submissions entered in your contest, you may wish to get some feedback from other people on their thoughts…
How To Communicate With The Creatives Entering Your Hatchwise Contest

How To Communicate With The Creatives Entering Your Hatchwise Contest

Whether you are a longtime user of Hatchwise, or you just started your very first contest you will have probably already noticed that it’s recommended that you leave feedback on…
Can I Make Changes To My Contest Brief? And If So, How?

Can I Make Changes To My Contest Brief? And If So, How?

If you have started a Hatchwise contest than there is a chance that as you see designs coming in you will want to make some edits to your contest brief. …
The 5 Best Ways To Win A Hatchwise Contest

The 5 Best Ways To Win A Hatchwise Contest

As a creative, it takes time and creativity to design artwork and think of tagline and name suggestions. Because of that, it’s important that you know the best ways to…
I Want To Add Some Upgrades To My Contest. Which Ones Should I Add?

I Want To Add Some Upgrades To My Contest. Which Ones Should I Add?

For optimum results it is recommended that upgrades are added at the time of activating your contest, however, you can add them at any time while the contest is active. …
Can I Award More Than One Entry The Winner Of My Contest?

Can I Award More Than One Entry The Winner Of My Contest?

You’ve started your Hatchwise contest and to your delight are seeing some exceptional entries come in. What happens when you see two or more contest submissions that you like equally?…
I Was Awarded The Contest Winner. What Happens Now?

I Was Awarded The Contest Winner. What Happens Now?

Congratulations, you won a contest!  If you are awarded the winner of the contest you will be notified via email by Hatchwise. The contest is in the “Verification” Stage before…
I Just Started A Hatchwise Contest. What Do I Do Now?

I Just Started A Hatchwise Contest. What Do I Do Now?

You just hit the “Launch Contest” button and your new Hatchwise contest is active! Now, the question is, what happens now?  The first thing that we recommend is logging into…
I Entered A Contest. What Happens Now?

I Entered A Contest. What Happens Now?

“Welcome to Hatchwise, you can now begin entering contests!” I’m sure that if you recently signed up for Hatchwise then you will recognize this welcome email. This is an exciting…
Some Of The Entries Disappeared From My Contest. Where Did They Go?

Some Of The Entries Disappeared From My Contest. Where Did They Go?

One of the best (and most exciting) parts of the Hatchwise process is once your contest is active and you start to see some unique, creative submissions come in. What…
Do I Get My Contest Winner’s Contact Info?

Do I Get My Contest Winner’s Contact Info?

Congratulations! You have found a winning entry and awarded a winner of your contest. Now you are eagerly awaiting the delivery of your final files. The big question is what…
How Do I Get Paid From Hatchwise?

How Do I Get Paid From Hatchwise?

If you are a creative on Hatchwise that has won a contest and is wondering how the payment process works then you have come to the right place!  If you…
How To Hold A Successful Naming Contest

How To Hold A Successful Naming Contest

When it comes to starting a naming contest you might have some questions. How do you communicate to the creatives what you are looking for? Do you ask for changes?…
How Do I Encourage More Creatives To Enter In My Hatchwise Contest?

How Do I Encourage More Creatives To Enter In My Hatchwise Contest?

Congratulations! You have started a new contest on Hatchwise (maybe it’s your first one) and you are starting to see some great new entries come in! Now. What happens if…
I Awarded A Contest Winner What’s Next?

I Awarded A Contest Winner What’s Next?

Congratulations! You received an entry to your contest that you love and have awarded it the contest winner!  Now, the big question is, what happens next?  Your contest goes into…
I Want Revisions Made Before Awarding The Contest Winner. How Does That Work?

I Want Revisions Made Before Awarding The Contest Winner. How Does That Work?

Your contest is nearing the end and you’ve seen some great designs come in. However, maybe there are still a few changes that you need to get your awarding-winning design…
How To Communicate With My Graphic Artist

How To Communicate With My Graphic Artist

Communicating with a designer is one of the most crucial aspects when ensuring that the outcome of the project will be what the client is looking for. It’s a two-way…
What Files Will I Receive With My Graphic Design?

What Files Will I Receive With My Graphic Design?

When you receive your graphic design, you’ll get it in files that you will download to your computer. Now, there are many files, and they have different uses. Sometimes you…
How To Run A Successful Design Contest or Naming Contest

How To Run A Successful Design Contest or Naming Contest

Filling out the Creative Brief To run a successful contest, you need to start at the beginning when you are filling out the design brief. Here are a few tips…
Why Choose Hatchwise Over An Individual Logo Designer Or Design Agency?

Why Choose Hatchwise Over An Individual Logo Designer Or Design Agency?

When it comes to choosing the right company to design your logo, we get it; there are a lot of options out there. One of the questions that we get…
How To Leave Feedback On Your Naming Contest

How To Leave Feedback On Your Naming Contest

Finding a name that reflects your business and what you are offering accurately can be a challenge. While you may have a good idea of what you like, it may…