Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

How Would Pablo Picasso Paint The Letter “P”?

Ross | July 22nd, 2010

What if some of the world’s most respected artists, including Picasso, Monet, Dr. Seuss, Dalí, Van Gogh and 21 other famous artists were each asked to paint a letter of the English alphabet – in their own unique style? How would each of their letters look? crowdSPRING’s Audree Rowe wrote and illustrated a fun book […]

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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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Twitter Link Roundup #46 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | July 8th, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about  logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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I’m In Logo Love: FedEx Logo Design

Ross | July 6th, 2010

“I’m In Logo Love” is a new series on the crowdSPRING blog. Periodically, we’ll pick a logo we’d like to take home from a bar and tell you why. And if you think it’s a bit strange to have a crush on a cleverly designed logo, get in line – my mom has already lectured […]

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Tips for writing with teams: 5 great collaboration tools (not to mention the Declaration of Independence)

Mike | July 6th, 2010

In high school we are taught that “writing means revising.” When working with teams, it is critical that the revision process be as simple and streamlined as possible. Here’s what Wikipedia says about the process: “In a true collaborative environment, each contributor has an almost equal ability to add, edit, and remove text. The writing […]

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I’m In Logo Love: EIGHTY20 Logo Design

Ross | July 1st, 2010

“I’m In Logo Love” is a new series on the crowdSPRING blog. Periodically, we’ll pick a logo we’d like to take home from a bar and tell you why. And if you think it’s a bit strange to have a crush on a cleverly designed logo, get in line – my mom has already lectured […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #45 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | July 1st, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about  logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Five Tips For Startups And Small Businesses To Improve Their Customer Service

Ross | June 30th, 2010

A few days ago, Gary Vaynerchuk and I exchanged a few thoughts on Twitter about customer service. Gary wrote the following: There’s much truth to Gary’s statement. Real relationships are nearly always  better (and more important) than customer service. But what is a “real relationship”? Some think that real relationships are possible only offline, with […]

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