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Friday Fun Facts – Traffic Jam!

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As a small business startup we spend a great deal of time looking at and analyzing data to help us drive strategy, make adjustments, and better understand our customers. We try hard to not be robotic in our response to numbers, but rather to let them inform our decisions and our direction. Here is the […]

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crowdSPRING on TV

Ross Kimbarovsky | April 17th, 2009

A few days ago, Northwestern University’s Co-Director of Intelligent Information Laboratory, Kris Hammond, appeared on the TV show Chicago Tonight (channel 11 in Chicago) to talk about crowdsourcing. Hammond talked about Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, crowdSPRING and Threadless. Here’s the video:

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Friday Fun Facts – Welcome Newbies!

Mike | April 10th, 2009 picture-1.png

As a small business startup we spend a great deal of time looking at and analyzing data to help us drive strategy, make adjustments, and better understand our customers. We try hard to not be robotic in our response to numbers, but rather to let them inform our decisions and our direction. Here is the […]

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We Hired Snow White!

Ross Kimbarovsky | March 20th, 2009 cswhite_8dwarfs.jpg

We received about 500 applications over the past 21 days in response to our ad looking for help with customer service. We talked with and met many outstanding people, but Jaclyn Moser turned out to be the fairest of all. And so, what could eight dwarfs do but to hire Snow White? We’ve tidied-up our place and now whistle while we work, with a smile and a song.

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Friday Fun Facts – What’s on at SXSW?

Mike | March 13th, 2009

Well, for the past 6 Fridays I have written about the data we collect at crowdSPRING and how we put it to use. Today, in honor of the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, I wanted to share a bit about some of the goings on down in Austin. I am sitting on a plane as […]

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I am NOT the Director of Puerto Rico!

admin | March 3rd, 2009 bethany-remote-199x300.jpg

Hi!  I’m the new PR Director. And in case you’re wondering – it’s true – Ross did think PR stood for Puerto Rico! So, I’m sitting in my office at my previous job, when all of a sudden I get this email from a co-worker with the subject line “hmmm, you should really check this […]

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We’re in freaking Forbes

admin | February 5th, 2009 forbes-17-45-29.jpg

Look mom – we’re in Forbes! What? No – we didn’t do anything illegal! Umm, no, we didn’t meet Barack either. We just – oh, forget it. It’s not a big deal.  Say hi to dad…

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No more (support for) IE 6

Chris | January 22nd, 2009

As of early March, 2009 we will be phasing out support for Internet Exploer 6 (IE 6). This does not mean you won’t be able to use our site with IE 6. It means that all future improvements and fixes will not be guaranteed to work properly for those still using IE 6 after that […]

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crowdSPRING Community Gives Back – Teaming 4 Technology

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 16th, 2009 teaming-4-technology-300x44.png

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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