Archive for September, 2008

Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #7

Angeline | September 11th, 2008

Hello to all my friends in crowdSPRING land! What an exciting week. If you are a frequenter of our site, you’ll see that we launched crowdSPRING Pro earlier this week at the DEMO technology conference. Higher award amounts, more privacy settings, and more functionality that will make everyone smile: coming now! Glance #1: Web 2.0 […]

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Vote for crowdSPRING as DEMO’s "Best in Show"

Angeline | September 9th, 2008

Photo by Brian Solis via Flickr If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! Or better than clapping your hands, please please PLEASE head over to DEMO’s web site and vote for crowdSPRING’s crowdSPRING Pro launch as the “Best of the Show!” More attention for us = more projects for you = greatness […]

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The Measure Of A True Professional – Demo Conference

Ross | September 9th, 2008

Yesterday, crowdSPRING was privileged to present and launch our new product – crowdSPRING Pro – at the Demo Conference in San Diego, California. Let me offer a few thoughts on why we were privileged to present at Demo: 1. Professional team. From the moment we received an initial call from the Demo team earlier this […]

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Introducing crowdSPRING Pro

Ross and Mike | September 8th, 2008

Today, we launch crowdSPRING Pro. We launched crowdSPRING this past May in part to enable buyers to leverage a global network of creative talent. In our first 110 days, over 600 buyers from 30 countries have posted projects on crowdSPRING. But, we also understood that to build a successful creative marketplace, we would first need […]

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12 Questions: Meet Sarah Urbanak (USA)

Ross | September 5th, 2008

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community. Be professional, treat others with respect, help us build something […]

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Start-up Tip: When To Leave Your Full-Time Job

Ross | September 3rd, 2008

Mike and I stated working on crowdSPRING in the summer of 2006. We incorporated the company in May 2007 and launched the crowdSPRING marketplace in May 2008. We’ve learned many important lessons along the way. In some ways, our experience is typical of other start-ups. In other ways, it is not. I want to share […]

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Bienvenue Jerome!

Angeline | September 2nd, 2008

At the end of July, the crowdSPRING team went on a laborious hunt to find a Customer Service Guru. We needed someone to attack inbound customer service requests and respond with cat-like reflexes. We wanted someone who’d work well with the rest of the company to make sure that our customers are happy campers at […]

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