Hopefully this is a simple noob question i have tried to google around but to no avail.
I have tried saving png for web and devices. With and without transparency. Tried as a pdf, a gif. Doesnt matter what. What am i missing.
Did you replace the new logo in the proper nested comp, did you replace it on the proper nested layer, and is it the correct size?
Stick with the PNG's. don't use Gif's.
And mere possession of a template doesn't guarantee success in AE; every template I've seen assumes the user has basic knowledge of AE, and frequently more knowledge than that. This will help: