Archive for November, 2008

Twitter Link Round Up

Angeline | November 17th, 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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It’s Not You, It’s Me

Angeline | November 17th, 2008

Greetings to everyone in crowdSPRING land – Over the past 4 months as Community Manager at crowdSPRING, I’ve had the pleasure of working with 7 of the most dedicated, creative, funny, charming, and handsome fellas a girl could ask for. Seriously, our office might as well be FindAStud.com! (Okay. Maybe I’m exaggerating just a little.) […]

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Time Lapse: Designing A Blog

Angeline | November 14th, 2008

Web designer Ross Allchorn recently chronicled his blog design process using the CamStudio and Movie Maker programs. The process, shown via time lapse, demonstrates to those not familiar with web design just how time intensive and intricate the process can be. The video is definitely worth watching for any of you buyers who are curious […]

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Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #15

Angeline | November 13th, 2008

It’s Thursday! Thursday means that it’s almost Friday, but more importantly, it means a good dose of awesomeness for us crowdSPRINGers. I’ve dug through the active projects on our site, and here are four of them that I think are pretty nifty. Check ‘em out! Glance #1: Belly Dance T-Shirt Design The Award: $150 End […]

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Take control by giving control

Chris | November 11th, 2008

For those of you familiar with MySpace, you know users can customize their profiles. The funny part is, MySpace didn’t (until recently) give you many options to do so, especially in the realm of styling. Basically, users get around a lack of personalization by putting styles inline directly into a field it was not intended […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Focus On Today And Not Tomorrow

Ross | November 11th, 2008

People often worry about the future and make decisions that may not have any impact for months or years. While it’s important to consider the future, doing so might cause you to lose focus about the present. This is particularly true when running a business, and especially true in today’s challenging economic times. So, let me offer five reasons […]

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10 Useful Marketing Tools For Freelancers

Angeline | November 11th, 2008

This was a blog post I originally wrote for Fuel Your Creativity – a great design inspiration site. The site’s owner, Adelle Charles, is an established graphic designer who has guest blogged for crowdSPRING before. Check out her post – Typography is Sexy. It’s not easy being a freelancer. Sure, there are perks such as […]

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Twitter Link Round Up

Angeline | November 10th, 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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Can Ants Teach Us About Marketing on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube?

Ross | November 3rd, 2008

Ants are fascinating insects. E.O. Wilson and Bert Hölldobler, in their 1991 Pulitzer Winning book The Ants, described an ant colony as a superogranism – a vast social network. The ants in the colony communicate with each other by following chemical trails left by other ants. (Photo by aristeos) What do ants have to do with social networks […]

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