2,412 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
Market research, an integral part of an informed business strategy, typically relies on the knowledge of industry analysts and vendor marketing for insight. Thinkspeed believes it has a better model, one that taps into the collective intelligence and expertise of a crowd of professionals to provide accurate, informed market research more in tune with consumers’ purchasing decisions. Using a “curated crowdsourcing” format, Thinkspeed engages portions of its 10,000-strong community to generate market research for technology companies, investment professionals, IT decision makers and the like.
Crowdsourcing.org spoke with Arun Prakash, Thinkspeed vice president of marketing, to learn more about the company’s crowdsourcing-based model of market research.
Crowdsourcing has certainly been gaining momentum in the enterprise space. Based on last year's growth in the industry, it seems clear that the concept of crowdsourcing has a bright future and...
This article will make you think before jumping right into crowdsourcing and taking advice or having the crowd do your tasks. Expertise does in fact matter.
GeniusRocket is blazing a trail for curated crowdsourcing in video production, design and advertising, and others are already following the new path.
massolution™, a research firm specializing in crowdsourcing solutions, today released the first comprehensive report on the enterprise crowdsourcing industry. After collecting data from 32 Crowdsourcing Service Providers (CSPs), the results revealed that crowdsourcing continued to demonstrate growth in 2011, with revenues increasing over 75% when compared to 2010. This growth is largely driven by the aggressive adoption of crowdsourcing within the Internet Services, Media and Entertainment and Technology sectors.
CSP respondents represent all key categories of the crowdsourcing marketplace, including expertise-based tasks, ideation tasks, micro-tasks, freelance platforms, and software services. The...