Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

Helping Is Happiness

admin | January 26th, 2009

Recently, Ross wrote about how each person can impact others: “think about how you can help others. Imagine how much good you can do if you help just one person per day. Imagine how much good THEY would do if they too help one person per day.” Customer service is about helping others. We’ve all […]

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Pondering creativity

Mike | January 21st, 2009

The opposite of creativity is cynicism. — Esa Saarinen Everybody’s got it right? Plumbers, doctors, entrepreneurs, and office clerks – creativity surrounds us. But there is the everyday creativity of folks like those I just listed, and the extraordinary creativity of the great artists, thinkers, and inventors. In his book “Creativity,” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explains the […]

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Exploring Chicago…and FUTON!!!

admin | January 19th, 2009

Well…I’ve been here about a week and a half now here in the lovely (and miserably cold) city of Chicago. I’ve had some trials and tribulations…basically revolving around the wonderfulness that taking two suitcases out to a city and moving into an apartment entails (I’m not including pictures yet…because well it’s hilariously bare). This weekend […]

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crowdSPRING Community Gives Back – Teaming 4 Technology

Ross | January 16th, 2009

Give Back is the crowdSPRING community’s way of helping worthy non-profit and charity causes in need. Creatives in the crowdSPRING community have agreed that for these special projects, no monetary awards will be given. crowdSPRING will waive its fees and will assist the organizations with posting their project. We will collaborate together to help those […]

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Short Interview – LumeeFly.com

Ross | January 16th, 2009

At crowdSPRING, we love meeting other companies and often invite guests for lunch with our team. On January 13, Tommy Johnson, Jr., CEO of LumeeFly, Inc., joined the crowdSPRING team for lunch. LumeeFly is a new media company launching in the second half of 2009 (their website is not yet active). LumeeFly will serve music […]

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Short Interview – EveryBlock.com

Ross | January 14th, 2009

At crowdSPRING, we love meeting other companies and often invite guests for lunch with our team. On January 9, we had a great time playing ping-pong and talking over lunch with the team from Chicago’s EveryBlock. EveryBlock is a new way to keep track of what’s happening on your block, in your neighborhood and all […]

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Beware The Underdog

Ross | January 12th, 2009

Many people believe that “non-professionals” – students and stay-at-home moms, freelancers and fed-up corporate refugees – are nothing more than a novelty and are not capable of competing with the “professionals” when creating logo design, web design, music composition, or other creative arts. The Internet has helped to level the playing field and the tide […]

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Listening. Listening some more. Acting on what we hear.

Mike | January 8th, 2009

Last May, I wrote here that crowdSPRING values creativity. crowdSPRING values creative people. We spend a great deal of time thinking about information and how it relates to our users and our larger community. Like other businesses, we look at data – activity in the projects, our revenues, feedback, etc. – but we also engage our […]

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I can haz crowdSPRING Job?

admin | January 8th, 2009

What up? Stu here and I am your new community marketing manager. (or the Angeline termed “Deputy of Awesome”) Although I will fail miserably if I try to do headstands for you. Nor am I nearly as cute as Angeline. However…I do have kick ass hair and I will do my best to fill Angeline’s […]

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