Archive for August, 2011

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: AllBusinessCards.com

Amanda | August 11th, 2011

Business cards supposedly reveal a lot about a person. There are seemingly dozens of decisions to be made when choosing a business card, rounded versus square corners to color choice to card stock thickness.  Like it or not, people judge on the aesthetic merits of a business card.  It has to be clean, professional, pleasing […]

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Small business news: the debt ceiling deal. Good for small biz, or not so much?

Mike | August 8th, 2011

After an incredibly painful ordeal, the United States Congress gave birth to a new piece of legislation last week; the deal averted a debt crisis, trimmed the federal government’s budget by trillions of dollars, increased the amount of money the government is authorized to borrow, and has the potential to impact the lives of millions […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: PagPresente

Amanda | August 4th, 2011

This week, our small business spotlight comes to us all the way from Brazil (quick shout out to our team of Brazilian software engineers, Jonas and Adriano!). Most of us have probably thought at least once in our lives after receiving a less than desirable gift, “Wow, I wish I had just received money.” It […]

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Announcing The July cS Award Winner!

Ross and Mike | August 3rd, 2011

In June, we announced that we would be issuing a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. We are thrilled to announce that July’s award will go to cloud168, who had the site’s highest average Buyer score for the month! cloud168 has been a crowdSPRING member since October, […]

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The August cS Award

Ross and Mike | August 3rd, 2011

The August cS Award of $1,000 will be given to a designer who does the most to upgrade their crowdSPRING portfolio in the next 4 weeks. To be eligible, you must upload, during the month of August, at least five (5) new portfolio items. In case of a tie, the award will go to the […]

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The Social Media Police. Really. They’re police.

Mike | August 1st, 2011

For years, hobbyists, police enthusiasts, ambulance-chasers, and thrill seekers have spent hours with their ears cocked listening to police scanner radios. Sometimes these folks do it just for the vicarious thrill that can be found; sometimes they do it because they are fascinated by police procedure; and sometimes they do it as a way of […]

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