Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

Tips for small business: Negotiating With the New Recruit

Mike | May 7th, 2012

Last year, I wrote a couple of posts about the process of hiring new employees and what applicants can do to help. Recruiting and hiring can be one of the more painful aspects to running a small business, but job applicants can go far to ease the process for those doing the hiring and, at […]

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The May cS Award and the April cS Award Winner

Mike | May 3rd, 2012

Last summer, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. May cS Award The May cS Award of $1,000 will be given to a designer who does the most to upgrade their crowdSPRING portfolio in the next 4 weeks. To be […]

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12 Questions: Meet Tiffany Silverberg (USA)

Audree | May 1st, 2012

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community. Be professional, treat others with respect, help us build […]

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The April cS Award and the March cS Award Winner

Ross | April 4th, 2012

Last summer, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. April cS Award There are now more than 113,000 graphic, web, industrial designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. You come from nearly every country on the planet and speak over […]

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The March cS Award and The February cS Award Winner

Mike | March 5th, 2012

Last summer, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work and community-oriented behavior by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. March cS Award Every day on our @crowdSPRING Twitter account, we share interesting tutorials, freebies (including tons of free fonts), inspirations, and much more. As an example, during […]

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12 Questions: Meet Vinay and Asha (India)

Audree | January 26th, 2012

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community. Be professional, treat others with respect, help us build […]

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Crowdsourcing: a 7+7 Primer (Pt. 2)

Mike | January 23rd, 2012

Last week I posted the first part of this article on crowdsourcing strategies. In the post, I discussed some of the big-picture issues that I believe should be considered carefully when planning a crowdsourced project. Best practices for crowdsourcing require managers to first determine the best venue for their project, effective management of the process, […]

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Crowdsourcing: a 7+7 Primer (Pt. 1)

Mike | January 16th, 2012

We write often about small businesses and startups and lean approaches to marketing and other business functions. Mid- to large-size companies can also benefit from the lean methodology and one way to do so is by actively leveraging crowds of workers: designers, software engineers, testers, writers, customer support people, customers, market researchers, and dozens of […]

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The January cS Award and The December cS Award Winner

Mike | January 4th, 2012

Last summer, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. January cS Award The cS awards are designed to celebrate the incredibly talented designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community and to encourage high quality work as well as community-oriented behavior. […]

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