Now, more than ever, companies (and even efforts within companies) need a logo to help brand their work. I've found that it is wise to outsource logo design to groups that specialize in logo design. This directory presents web sites related to the world of logo design.
LogoTournament.com (logotournament.com) With this program, you give information about the logo you desire and name a prize ($250 minimum). Designers around the world then submit a logo design. It is an easy way to get a large number of quality logo designs in a short order.
Logo Yes (logoyes.com) Site offers an online tool for designing logos.
crowdSPRING (www.crowdspring.com) crowdSPRING is an internet destination for crowd sourcing logo and design projects.