Competition Platforms

Alec Lynch, CEO, DesignCrowd – 5 tips in 5 minutes

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Alec Lynch, CEO of Australian competition platform DesignCrowd explains how Crowdsourcing can deliver amazing results. Alec gives us 5 tips in 5 minutes on how to effectively tackle the crowdsourcing process. Presented at The Insight Exchanges’ Getting Results from Crowdsourcing, 31 May, 2010.

Check out the video and five tips from Alec’s presentation below:


10 Recommendations on how to use Graphic Design Competition Sites

Are you looking for a logo, business cards, stationery, or website design? One of the most effective ways to get it done is to go to a graphic design competition site such as 99designs, DesignCrowd, CrowdSpring, or Guerra Creativa.

However just signing up on these sites is not enough to get a great result. You have to do some work too. Here are 9 steps to getting the outcome you want from using a graphic design competition site.

Online Freelancing and the Future of Work Become Mainstream Topics

The Economist this week addresses the wonderful world of online freelancing and crowdsourcing, under the rubrik Work in the digital age. The full article is well worth a read.

The article points to the potential for online freelancing and piecework to account for a substantial part of global labor. While The Economist has touched on the issue before, this is now something that is a significant business issue which is going to start attracting a lot more coverage. The Economist notes:

Crowdsourcing Landscape – Discussion

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