Interviews

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: “Graduate to LinkedIn”

Laura | March 26th, 2010

College graduates graduate into the real world and most of the time the business world so it’s only natural that they learn how to effectively graduate from Facebook to LinkedIn. This is exactly what Melissa Giovagnoli and John Fowler set out to do in their book Graduate to LinkedIn. Melissa posted a print design project […]

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The (ongoing) evolution of an industry

Mike | March 24th, 2010

Everyone knows that the music industry is struggling, right? Pirating, reduced concert ticket sales, and fair use issues have combined to send record company execs scurrying for solutions and scrambling to figure out new revenue streams. NPR’s On The Media (with our friend Bob Garfield) recently devoted an entire episode to a great discussion of […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Afritee.org

Laura | March 19th, 2010

There are so many great organizations out there helping third world countries but I’ve always thought the best thing we can do for third world countries is to help give them the means to educate. Afritee.org, (Join their Facebook group!) is an organization started by Daniel Michalczyk from Oslo, Norway! Their mission is to sell […]

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Why My Small Business Uses crowdSPRING – Innova Apps, Inc.

Ross | March 17th, 2010

Bryan J. Sebastian of Innova Apps, Inc. shares how his company uses crowdSPRING for logo design and web design and why he thinks other startups and small businesses should consider leveraging crowdSPRING’s community of more than 55,000 designers and writers. More about Innova Apps: Innova Apps, based in St. Charles, Illinois, helps companies by developing […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Find Me Buy Me

Laura | March 5th, 2010

I know everyone has heard of this little thing called the Recession… well it has restricted our wallets too long! Now you don’t have to feel guilty about buying the new Guitar Hero and playing all night until you reach the hard levels instead of doing that work you brought home… err… I mean… Now […]

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Small Business Spotlight Of the Week: Barspace.tv

Laura | February 26th, 2010

There are too many nights where I want to go out and a bar down the street is having a great special but I never know if the people there are the kind of people I want to be around or even if it’s busy. Now, there’s Barspace (www.barspace.tv), a social networking site where you […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: CAfrica Sports

Laura | February 19th, 2010

If any of you are as excited as I am about the FIFA World Cup being held for the very first time in an African country then you’ll be just as excited about this company that posted a project on crowdSPRING. CAfrica Sports (pronounced see-Africa-sports) was in need of a logo and stationery design for […]

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