Archive for August, 2009

Seeing Your Book Cover Design In Print

Ross | August 10th, 2009

Big congratulations to Audree Rowe (crowdSPRING username: ArtbyAudree), whose cover design was selected from among many in a print design project on crowdSPRING, for Bob Garfield’s new book – The Chaos Scenario. The book, released on August 3 (I’ll write a review in the next few weeks), is about the disruption of the media industry […]

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Interview With crowdSPRING’s John Yang

Ross | August 7th, 2009

We’re very lucky. We have a great community and an awesome team. Meet one of our newest crowdSPRINGers – John (one of our senior software engineers). John is a true nomad. He came to the US from China at the age of 16, and while working towards his college degree, he enjoyed life and culture […]

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How NOT to Entertain Your Team

Ross | August 6th, 2009

Mike and I are always ready to entertain our team. Mike reads French poetry, which he translates on the fly into English. For some odd reason, he insists that we play French music while he is reading (we tried Swedish music, and the results were pretty horrible. We’re still recovering from that episode). I don’t […]

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Twitter Link Roundup – Design, Entrepreneurship, Social Media And More

Ross | August 5th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post a ton of fun links pertaining to logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! However, due to the fast-paced nature of microblogging, these links become buried within a few hours. So, here are […]

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Start-up tips: 10 Tips For Evaluating Your Competitors

Ross | August 3rd, 2009

If you’re working on a start-up or have an established company, there will come a time when you’ll need to evaluate your competitors. There are three components to a good competitive analysis: (1) defining the metrics and identifying the competitors you’re comparing, (2) gathering the data, and (3) the analysis. [NOTE: This post is a […]

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