Small biz spotlight

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Sole Discretion

Laura | September 24th, 2010

We’ve all seen her…the woman on the bus carrying a purse, a briefcase, a lunch bag, and a tote. Some may refer to them as ‘bag ladies’ but in a big city, it’s hard for women not to carry literal ‘excess baggage’. One of the main causes? Shoes. Believe it or not, those three inch […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

Laura | September 17th, 2010

Now, I may be the reigning champion of Christmas Party Beer Pong here at crowdSPRING (no big deal…) but this next company may have me beat. The Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory, located in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been supplying breweries all over the world with pure cultures of brewing yeast for over 130 years. For those of […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Fearless Women Entrepreneur Network

Laura | September 12th, 2010

From  Amelia Earhart to Wonder Woman to right here on cS, it’s no surprise to anyone that girls rule. That aside, it’s only natural that women are making a serious impact in the entrepreneurial world! Fearless Women Entrepreneur Network (or FWEN for short) posted a logo project on crowdSPRING and they need our community’s help. […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Anna Banana’s

Laura | September 3rd, 2010

Some may label me a shopaholic, others a connoisseur… either way I love a good consignment shop and the people of Boone, NC are about to get a great one. Boone is not only home to Appalachian State University but also of Anna Banana’s, a new consignment shop opening soon. Anna Lipford, the brains behind […]

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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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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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