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Crowd Control: Imagine a biz where everyday Internet users were your focus group—and financiers!
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

According to Steinberg, "ventures like Kickstarter and Local Motors are compelling, but they only allow generous donors to play patron to the arts or gifted grease monkeys to satisfy their...

Cristina CaineDec 30, 2010 06:03 am GMT10376 views
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Crowd Control: Imagine a biz where everyday Internet users were your focus group—and financiers!
 

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Art design for the masses, chosen by the masses
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article presents that executives in the design industry say crowdsourcing is one of the best ways to stay on top of consumer trends stating "it's more powerful when the consumer is...

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT0 views
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Art design for the masses, chosen by the masses
If Crowdsourcing is Evil, This is its Soundtrack
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

An interesting article and an extensive comment stream challenging the merits of crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT0 views
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If Crowdsourcing is Evil, This is its Soundtrack
Behance Develops Revolutionary New Model for Crowdsourced Design
blog Crowd Creativity

Rather than asking designers to submit an entry for a client competition, in which compensation is only awarded to the “winner” of the contest, designers are asked to submit the best work from...

Carl EspostiOct 21, 2010 04:36 am GMT0 views
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Behance Develops Revolutionary New Model for Crowdsourced Design
Small Business Web Design
document Crowd Creativity

Be sure to give designers very specific feedback on a regular basis, so they know if they are on the right track. Similarly, if you think a designer is just not getting it or isn’t right for your...

Carl EspostiNov 09, 2010 06:41 am GMT0 views
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Small Business Web Design
Crowdsourcing your Theatre Production
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding engines like Kickstarter are based on the concept that many small donations can add up to a lot of money. People pledge what they can, and only if the project meets its entire goal...

Archenette EvangelioNov 28, 2010 05:38 pm GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing your Theatre Production
The Creative Freedom Fighters
blog Crowd Creativity

Mentions a couple more Agency's crowdsourcing work.

Matthew KellyNov 29, 2010 06:03 pm GMT0 views
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The Creative Freedom Fighters
Does Crowdsourcing Commoditize Freelance Expertise?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The critical issue for freelancers is to find sites that allow them to earn more for their work than they could on their own. Some crowdsourcing sites are approaching this point, especially sites...

Benjamin FosselDec 09, 2010 01:31 am GMT0 views
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Does Crowdsourcing Commoditize Freelance Expertise?
Fiat Crowdsourcing Car Design
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Fiat Brazil has recently announced a project to crowdsource the entire car – including the mechanical components.

Archenette EvangelioDec 11, 2010 08:45 am GMT0 views
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Fiat Crowdsourcing Car Design
DesignCrowd
site Crowd Creativity / Design

DesignCrowd is an online marketplace providing logo, website, print and graphic design services by providing access to freelance graphic designers and design studios around the world....

Benjamin FosselDec 15, 2010 01:52 am GMT0 views
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DesignCrowd
12designer
site Crowd Creativity / Design

12designer is European's marketleader in creative crowdsourcing. It's the perfect meeting point for clients and designers: client publishes a creative project, designers submit proposals,...

12designerDec 16, 2010 10:00 am GMT0 views
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Logo Design
site Crowd Creativity / Design

Logo Design is an online marketplace for designer and companies. Logo Design is based on the crowdsourcing principle. The idea of Logo Design is to facilitate online design contests. Companies can...

Logo DesignDec 16, 2010 01:57 pm GMT0 views
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Logo Design
iPod Nano Watch Project Makes Kickstarter History
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

With the help of Kickstarter and all of its project backers, Scott Wilson's product idea, the iPod nano watch kit TikTok+LunaTik, will be made possible. From the day this project was posted on...

Vince CooperDec 21, 2010 07:02 am GMT0 views
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iPod Nano Watch Project Makes Kickstarter History
Local Motors, Crowdsourcing the American Dream
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Local Motors' weekly car design contests are effective ways to reach out to the crowd. At the same time, it's a great way to entice more people to buy their products. So, this article is...

Benjamin FosselDec 25, 2010 07:35 am GMT0 views
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Local Motors, Crowdsourcing the American Dream
Pioneer One = Television Industry 2.0
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith's Pioneer One project is incredible because many have backed up its first episodes and many are still doing whatever they can to help these fellows complete the...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 26, 2010 08:08 am GMT0 views
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Pioneer One = Television Industry 2.0
Can a Crowdsourced Apartment Design Save the Planet?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Hill's LIFE Edited is not just a mere crowdsourced apartment design contest. The crowd needs to design something that is 420 square feet, must be able to accommodate a sit-down dinner for 12,...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 08, 2011 08:05 pm GMT0 views
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Can a Crowdsourced Apartment Design Save the Planet?
Photojournalism site Emphas.is wants to leverage the crowd through the romanticism of its craft
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Tools

Emphas.is is good because: 1. It is a platform that looks to the crowd to fund photographers’ work in dangerous places around the world. 2. It is not a distribution tool meant to reach media...

Benjamin FosselJan 13, 2011 08:36 am GMT0 views
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Photojournalism site Emphas.is wants to leverage the crowd through the romanticism of its craft
KickStarter's Best of 2010 is Super Inspiring
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

From the KickStarter Best of 2010 Collection, Marshall chose three of his most favorite videos, such as: 1. Musical Robots are Ready for the Next OCTANT (Release on Vinyl by Matthew Steinke) 2....

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 14, 2011 06:56 am GMT0 views
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KickStarter's Best of 2010 is Super Inspiring
Funding Lessons from a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

There are a lot of iPod Nano projects out there but the LunaTik/TikTok project made it bigger because: 1. The members of the team "told personal stories that created a connection to the...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 14, 2011 08:39 am GMT0 views
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Funding Lessons from a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
KickStarter: The Science of Crowdfunding (Infographic)
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding is unique because KickStarter requires a minimum threshold. In other words, users searching for funding from a KickStarter campaign have to meet a minimum goal in order to get the...

Archenette EvangelioJan 17, 2011 03:43 pm GMT0 views
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KickStarter: The Science of Crowdfunding (Infographic)
Music Groups Turn to Fans to Underwrite New Works
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Music groups have already seen and realized what their fans can do for them. Bay Area flutist Meerenai Shim is an example. She ran out of interesting music to play with her chamber ensemble, and...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 22, 2011 01:35 am GMT0 views
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Music Groups Turn to Fans to Underwrite New Works