Small business

Celebrate Incremental Success

Ross | November 20th, 2008

We have a daily five minute all-team meeting at crowdSPRING. At this meeting, we review key performance metrics from the day before. We share this information with the entire team because we believe in being transparent and because we want each person on the team to know how we are doing as a company and […]

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Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #16

Angeline | November 20th, 2008

Hiya everyone, Here’s this Weekly Glance of Awesomeness, extra crunchy with mild spices. I hope you enjoy it! Glance #1: Blocklites Logo The Award: $300 End Date: November 22nd The Breakdown: Blocklites are a neat concept that allows signs to be visible during daytime, while being invisible at night when looked at with lights at […]

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So You Think You Can Dance? Or Community Manage?

Angeline | November 18th, 2008

Since my announcement yesterday, we’ve gotten a flood of resumes, emails, and tweets about the crowdSPRING Community Manager position. Several people have come to me and asked about the job description, saying “But Angeline, a snazzy resume and a witty email alone probably won’t get me this job? You want to see how well I […]

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Just Do It Right The First Time

Ross | November 18th, 2008

Nike achieved unprecedented heights with it’s “Just Do It” campaign several decades ago. “Just Do It” has been one of the most memorable marketing slogans of all time. We can all benefit from a variation on that tagline: Just Do It Right The First Time. Let’s face it – while there are plenty of exceptions, […]

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

Angeline | November 17th, 2008

Greetings to everyone in crowdSPRING land – Over the past 4 months as Community Manager at crowdSPRING, I’ve had the pleasure of working with 7 of the most dedicated, creative, funny, charming, and handsome fellas a girl could ask for. Seriously, our office might as well be FindAStud.com! (Okay. Maybe I’m exaggerating just a little.) […]

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Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #15

Angeline | November 13th, 2008

It’s Thursday! Thursday means that it’s almost Friday, but more importantly, it means a good dose of awesomeness for us crowdSPRINGers. I’ve dug through the active projects on our site, and here are four of them that I think are pretty nifty. Check ‘em out! Glance #1: Belly Dance T-Shirt Design The Award: $150 End […]

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Take control by giving control

Chris | November 11th, 2008

For those of you familiar with MySpace, you know users can customize their profiles. The funny part is, MySpace didn’t (until recently) give you many options to do so, especially in the realm of styling. Basically, users get around a lack of personalization by putting styles inline directly into a field it was not intended […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Focus On Today And Not Tomorrow

Ross | November 11th, 2008

People often worry about the future and make decisions that may not have any impact for months or years. While it’s important to consider the future, doing so might cause you to lose focus about the present. This is particularly true when running a business, and especially true in today’s challenging economic times. So, let me offer five reasons […]

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Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #14

Angeline | October 30th, 2008

Howdy folks, It’s time for the Weekly Glance of Awesomeness! Check out these fun projects that you might like participate in (or just admire from afar): Glance #1: Texas Divorce Bootcamp Logo The Award: $250 End Date: November 3rd The Breakdown: Although going through a divorce is neither easy nor enjoyable, the idea of a […]

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crowdSPRING Lolcats

Angeline | October 28th, 2008

If you have no clue as to what an “Lolcat” is, then you have probably never been bored and on the internet. Made popular by websites such as I Can Has Cheezburger?, these grammatically incorrect and sassy felines have invaded monitors worldwide with their silliness. These Lolcats are so rampant among the internet that The […]

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