Interviews

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: SpotHero

Laura | August 6th, 2010

OK, I don’t know about you guys but parking in my neighborhood in Chicago is TERRIBLE. It takes me at least 20 minutes to find a spot and if we want to go out to eat around town… well, forget about it; you have to take a cab or public transit. For this reason I […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Learn 2 Screen-Print

Laura | August 3rd, 2010

This week we’re doing something a little different so don’t get too confused guys… Laura Day took advantage of that little blurb at the bottom of our newsletter each week that says “We want to hear your story” and sent us an email. Laura is a creative on crowdSPRING but she also owns her own […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: YES+

Laura | July 16th, 2010

College can be a really difficult time for young people, so can the time right after you graduate. All of a sudden there’s this great big world, tons of decisions, and a whole lot of competition to score that dream job, meet “the one” and hopefully leave something positive behind. With this comes a load […]

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crowdSPRING on NPR: The Crowdsourcing Dilemma

Ross | July 13th, 2010

A few days ago, crowdSPRING co-founder Mike Samson sat down with Bob Garfield, host of NPR’s On the Media show (and columnist for Advertising Age), to talk about crowdSPRING, our community, and our marketplace – for small businesses, entrepreneurs and startups – offering crowdsourced logo design and other custom graphic design,  web design, industrial design […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Zing!

Laura | July 9th, 2010

Good day crowdSPRING blog readers, today I’m going to let you in on the next big thing sure to hit a conference near you and it’s called Zing! You’re probably wondering what in the world…? But it’s great! Zing! is an interactive singing fitness show featuring sing-alongs to pop and Broadway hits, paired with dance […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Norman’s Rare Guitars

Laura | June 25th, 2010

Ever wonder where the pros get their guitars? I’ll give you a hint it’s in California and they have a project on our site… Give up? Ok, it’s a little store called Norman’s Rare Guitars and they have been providing vintage guitars since 1975. They are looking for a new website design to accompany their […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Swiftrank

Laura | June 18th, 2010

With summer finally here I have one thing and one thing only on my mind… vacation. So, naturally, when I saw a project titled “LasVegasHotels.com New Logo” I was drawn to it. I can hear the slot machines calling my name… Okay, back to reality, sorry! I was intrigued to find a well-established website for […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: YANA

Laura | May 28th, 2010

It’s the age-old toughest decision: what do you get someone when they’re struggling with a hardship or an uncertain time whether it be a death in the family, losing a job, getting deployed or returning home from the military, or even moving to a new place where they don’t know someone? Flowers? They only last […]

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