Small biz spotlight

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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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: MusikPitch

Laura | April 30th, 2010

It’s super exciting to see crowdsourcing spreading to all these new industries! So, naturally, when we came across a homepage redesign project (which, by the way, was awarded to cloud168 , congratulations!) we had to get in touch with them and find out what their site’s going to be all about! I got in contact […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: The Nevica Project

Laura | April 19th, 2010

The Nevica Project was launched in 2008 by Jayson Lawfer originally as a way to work on his own time while traveling to and from Italy. Since then, it has become an extremely successful business concept for the art world in this trying economy. The Nevica Project is an online gallery and art consulting business […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: GoHuman.com

Laura | April 9th, 2010

There’s this great new website we found called Gohuman.com. It’s a marketplace connecting consumers with small, local businesses. You sign in, enter your zip code and before you know it you’re looking at tons of small businesses in your area that can do anything from custom framing to physical therapy. Or if you are a […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Lovely Soiree

Laura | April 3rd, 2010

After looking through the site I found a pretty sweet business… Lovely Soiree. Started by Deanna Jue, Lovely Soiree provides custom candy buffets in Atlanta. The website is coming soon once the project has wrapped up on the site so participate now, designers! The project ends April 8. Custom candy buffets will be great to […]

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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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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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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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