Posts Tagged ‘graphic design’

Startup tips: 5 great tools for freelancers (and small businesses)

Mike | October 17th, 2011

What is a freelancer if not a small business? Just like small businesses, freelancers must engage in marketing, manage payables and receivables and other accounting tasks, perform HR functions, direct production, and plan strategy. 1. Planning and strategy. There are lots of great tools and apps out there that will help you to plan and […]

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Lean Marketing tips: business card as selling tool

Mike | September 26th, 2011

Just about everybody has one. Your desk has probably is littered with little piles of them. I would be willing to bet good money, that right now you have a few of your own in your wallet or purse. In the past year you have probably handed out and received literally hundreds of these tiny […]

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Fun With Typography

Ross | September 22nd, 2011

I stumbled on a fun project by Alessandro Novelli, an Italian designer who created a spelling video, where each character is the initial letter of a font name. Here’s the short video: If you’re interested, here’s a nice writeup on how Alessandro Novelli created the video.

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12 Questions: Meet Dragan Lon?ar (Belgrade, Serbia)

Audree | September 20th, 2011

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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Project Galleries: Public Vs. Private

Audree | September 7th, 2011

Although project galleries on crowdSPRING can be visible to all users, crowdSPRING offers buyers the option to make their project galleries completely private. We put together this short tutorial to help you understand the differences between public and private galleries and to answer some of the most common questions we regularly hear from users, including: […]

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Announcing The July cS Award Winner!

Ross and Mike | August 3rd, 2011

In June, we announced that we would be issuing a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. We are thrilled to announce that July’s award will go to cloud168, who had the site’s highest average Buyer score for the month! cloud168 has been a crowdSPRING member since October, […]

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The August cS Award

Ross and Mike | August 3rd, 2011

The August 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 eligible, you must upload, during the month of August, at least five (5) new portfolio items. In case of a tie, the award will go to the […]

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The July cS Award

Ross and Mike | July 6th, 2011

The July cS Award of $1,000 will be given to a designer or writer who has the highest average buyer score for all entries they submit to crowdSPRING projects during July. To be eligible, you must participate, during the month of July, in at least five (5) projects on crowdSPRING and submit at least ten […]

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Announcing The Very First cS Award!

Ross and Mike | July 5th, 2011

Last month we announced that we would be issuing a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. The first award was to go the the designer or writer who was awarded at least one project during the month of June, and who had the highest average buyer score for […]

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