Archive for July, 2011

Marketing 101: Branding your business in a competitive environment

Mike | July 11th, 2011

Establishing a brand in a competitive environment can be challenging for any business, particularly small businesses and startups. Not every business represents a “new-to-the-world” idea, and not every company has the luxury of exclusive ownership of a market segment. There are literally thousands of examples this: a new entrant in a market establishes a brand […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #93 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | July 8th, 2011

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Cameo Content

Amanda | July 8th, 2011

This week’s small business spotlight brings us full circle in a few ways.  Our own co-founder, Mike Samson, was once a Producer and Production Manager in the film and television industry.  Many of his frustrations with trying to outsource video work are some of the reasons crowdSPRING was created. So today we’re bringing you Cameo […]

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The July cS Award

Ross and Mike | July 6th, 2011

The July cS Award of $1,000 will be given to a designer or writer who has the highest average buyer score for all entries they submit to crowdSPRING projects during July. To be eligible, you must participate, during the month of July, in at least five (5) projects on crowdSPRING and submit at least ten […]

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Announcing The Very First cS Award!

Ross and Mike | July 5th, 2011

Last month we announced that we would be issuing a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. The first award was to go the the designer or writer who was awarded at least one project during the month of June, and who had the highest average buyer score for […]

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America’s founding entrepreneurs: revolution at work

Mike | July 5th, 2011

On this Independence Day, 2011 I have been thinking about the summer of ’76 and America’s Founding Fathers. Their importance to the world has been analyzed every way imaginable; thousands of books have been written about their efforts and accomplishments, and they are held up to generations as examples of great political and military leaders. […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #92 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | July 1st, 2011

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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