Archive for November, 2008

Twitter Link Round Up

Angeline | November 26th, 2008

Every week on the crowdSPRING Twitter account, I post loads and loads of fun links pertaining to logo design, web design social media, business, online marketing, and more! However, due to the fast-paced nature of microblogging, these links become buried within a few hours. So, I figured that it’d be nice to start the week […]

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Simple Things Make A Difference

Ross | November 26th, 2008

Earlier today, I re-tweeted something from Ken Walden (SuperHatz on Twitter). In his tweet, Ken said: “Do something in your business to help make a process better by 5, 10, 15%, now. Simple actions are the most effective.” Shortly after I re-tweeted Ken’s tweet, it occurred to me that we mostly focus on long-term goals […]

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Why crowdSPRING?

Chris | November 25th, 2008

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Appreciations

Mike | November 24th, 2008

We’ve had several milestones recently on the crowdSPRING team. In the past few weeks, both Pete and Chad have celebrated their one-year anniversaries with us, and now (sniff) Angeline has decided to move on to greener pastures. Pete Burgeson was (and always will be) employee number 1 at cS. He was our first real hire, […]

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Somali Pirates And Lessons About Negative Publicity

Ross | November 24th, 2008

Today, hardly a day passes without a news report about how Somali pirates have managed to impact one of the most important sea trade routes in the world. In 2008 alone, pirates have attacked 90 ships and have successfully captured 14 of them. Recently, they seized a Ukrainian freighter transporting military equipment and a Saudi […]

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Celebrate Incremental Success

Ross | November 20th, 2008

We have a daily five minute all-team meeting at crowdSPRING. At this meeting, we review key performance metrics from the day before. We share this information with the entire team because we believe in being transparent and because we want each person on the team to know how we are doing as a company and […]

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Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #16

Angeline | November 20th, 2008

Hiya everyone, Here’s this Weekly Glance of Awesomeness, extra crunchy with mild spices. I hope you enjoy it! Glance #1: Blocklites Logo The Award: $300 End Date: November 22nd The Breakdown: Blocklites are a neat concept that allows signs to be visible during daytime, while being invisible at night when looked at with lights at […]

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So You Think You Can Dance? Or Community Manage?

Angeline | November 18th, 2008

Since my announcement yesterday, we’ve gotten a flood of resumes, emails, and tweets about the crowdSPRING Community Manager position. Several people have come to me and asked about the job description, saying “But Angeline, a snazzy resume and a witty email alone probably won’t get me this job? You want to see how well I […]

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Just Do It Right The First Time

Ross | November 18th, 2008

Nike achieved unprecedented heights with it’s “Just Do It” campaign several decades ago. “Just Do It” has been one of the most memorable marketing slogans of all time. We can all benefit from a variation on that tagline: Just Do It Right The First Time. Let’s face it – while there are plenty of exceptions, […]

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12 Questions: Meet Audree Rowe (Glenview, USA)

Ross | November 17th, 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 […]

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