Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

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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I’m In Logo Love: Goodwill Logo Design

Ross | August 2nd, 2010

“I’m In Logo Love” is a series on the crowdSPRING blog. Periodically, we 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 me […]

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USA! USA! USA! (.gov)

Mike | August 2nd, 2010

It would appear that the efforts of Vivek Kundra our new federal government CIO, are paying off with additional attention to detail, a new user-friendly site, and now an app store of government-issued software for mobile devices! Launched last month, the redesigned website, USA.gov,  has a sporty web 2.0 look, is built on an open source framework […]

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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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