Posts Tagged ‘loyalty’

Surprise Is One Of The Most Powerful Small Business Marketing Tools

Ross | June 18th, 2013

It has always been difficult to stand-out in a crowded market. When the products you sell are also available from thousands of other vendors at the same or lower prices, how do you differentiate your business and convince customers to buy from you? Smart companies surprise their customers when customers least expect surprises. When you […]

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Small Business and Startups: Cultivate Trust and Nurture Loyalty

Mike | April 15th, 2013

Trust is a key for driver for your customers. Do they trust you to produce a great product? Do they trust you to deliver a reliable service? Do they trust you with their money and their time? Establishing trust with your customers takes time and consistency, but it also takes data and transparency. Companies rely […]

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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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The December cS Award and The November cS Award Winner

Mike | December 5th, 2011

Earlier this year, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. December cS Award This month we want to celebrate the newcomers to crowdSPRING and will give a special cS award to a creative who joined our community in 2011! So […]

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The November cS Award and The October cS Award Winner

Ross | November 3rd, 2011

Earlier this year, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. November cS Award There are now more than 102,000 graphic, web, industrial designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. You come from nearly every country on the planet and speak […]

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The October cS Award and The September cS Award Winner

Mike | October 4th, 2011

Earlier this year, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. October cS Award We have been working hard to establish a new reputation system for our community. We are doing this because we recognize that our community works hard, creates […]

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Saying “thank you” – why startups and small businesses should listen to mom.

Mike | June 14th, 2010

In these recessionary times, all of us who operate startups and small businesses struggle to meet our bottom line, pay our monthly bills, retain our great employees, and grow our businesses in spite of the challenges presented. What to do, what to do? Well, one time-proven marketing strategy that increases customer lifetime value, cements loyalty, and […]

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