Announcements

BE A WINNER

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Don’t you want to be a winner? I knew our creatives and buyers were a group of phenomenally humble people, who are on our site because they truly love us, but now it’s time for us to show YOU the love! Let us know what you and/or your friends, buyers, clients, designers have done for […]

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crowdSPRING’s Inaugural SPRINGY Awards

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What a difference a year makes!  We’ve had a pretty amazing year here at crowdSPRING – we’ve seen some amazing company’s making the switch to the crowdsourcing platform, we’ve paid out $2.5 million in awards to our more than 40,000 creatives and we’ve expanded our office personnel.  We’re feeling pretty darn loved and lucky and […]

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We’re not Burger King, but we still want you to ‘Have it Your Way’

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The crowdSPRING message is all over the place – we have a blog, we use Twitter, we have Facebook, we have email, we have customer support tickets and oh yeah, we even have phones. We’ve tried to cover all our bases on how to get out our message and constantly work on ensuring you’re able […]

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Type Nerds, Take the Test

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I was reminded today from Tal (a developer at crowdSPRING) that a new version of Ubuntu is out today. Code-named “the unoriginal banana” version or something, I don’t know. Ubuntu has great, but ridiculous, naming conventions. Now, Ubuntu isn’t exactly known to be friendly with designers. There are certainly people who use The Gimp and […]

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Build a Better Light Bulb – Earn $10 Million

Ross Kimbarovsky | October 22nd, 2009

You might recall that Neflix recently awarded a $1 million prize to a group that improved Netflix’s movie recommendation system by 10%. Thanks to eesdesigner, one of the designers on crowdSPRING, I learned today about an interesting crowdsourcing competition recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy – an award of up to $10 million […]

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99 Designs You Can Crowdsource on crowdSPRING

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Whenever we are asked what types of projects people can post on crowdSPRING, we typically answer with a snarky “uh, there’s like a hundred different things!?!” That is, until someone recently said “oh yeah, like what?” Dumbfounded at this unvarnished display of brazen audacity, we set out to show them. So, we settled in with […]

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Standards of Conduct For Buyers – We Want YOUR Input!

Ross Kimbarovsky | October 14th, 2009

crowdSPRING is building the world’s most awesome community of creatives. To build a world-class community, we must all come together as a community and respect each other and people who visit this community. Earlier this year, after an excellent discussion in our community, we adopted Standards of Conduct for Creatives. We’ve been working to draft […]

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crowdSPRING 2.0 update

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Hi, crowdSPRINGers! We, the development team, have been working hard to get crowdSPRING 2.0 ready for release, and haven’t had much time to interact with the community, except to take a break once in a while to see what exciting projects are posted, and see some inspiring creative work. But, just to keep us from […]

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Community corrosive

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Community. This is what crowdSPRING is truly about. We are a community that celebrates creativity, possibility, and fair competition. We are built to support our users and provide them with professional opportunity and value. Of course community is a delicate thing – even a strong community, built on common interests, support, and mutual respect, can be fragile and […]

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