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This blog received the highest comments on my blog at 127 and counting as well as variations (all originals of course) of it available on many sites online.

JRLSolutionsNov 27, 2010 08:39 am GMT1838 views
"Hire A Freelancer" Recommended With Effectively Hire Freelancers Video

Lisa Lamb of InvestRealease said: "It takes more than posting a project on to effectively hire freelancers. You need to research other projects that are similar to yours...

Claire MackayMay 26, 2012 05:53 am GMT1983 views
NASA Partners with Freelancer for Pilot Challenge
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Freelancer, the Sydney-based crowdsourcing marketplace, announced last week that it has partnered with NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) to create CAD models that can be used by a humanoid robot on the International Space Station.

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Anton RootJul 20, 2015 03:34 pm GMT5370 views
site Crowd Creativity / Writing

Scripped provides web-based screenwriting software to over 80,000 writers worldwide. Scripped also crowdsources scripts on behalf of producers and brands. Scripped counts Edward Burns, Steven de...

Archenette EvangelioJan 15, 2012 07:13 pm GMT1390 views
Crowdsourcing - Changing the Way Smart Retailers Operate (Webinar)
Cloud Labor

When Target needed help launching its own e-commerce platform, it turned to crowdsourcing. In an upcoming  webinar from, you can learn about the tools and platforms that an increasing number of retailers are taking advantage of.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 13, 2012 12:00 pm GMT5610 views
Cloud Labor Platforms Transform Employment Landscape
Cloud Labor

Cloud labor is quietly but surely changing the way businesses operate by making completing tasks cheaper, faster, and more manageable. Today, new platforms are attempting to bridge the gap between the freelance and crowdsource models of cloud labor, hoping to get the advantages of both and to minimize each other’s shortcomings.

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Anton RootJul 15, 2012 02:20 am GMT8574 views
3 Simple Tools that Will Give Your Startup Instant Credibility

Hilary Smith, a freelance journalist, writes in to discuss three tools that can help a startup flourish. While the advice can be used by any entrepreneur, Smith's focus on social media and cloud computing can be especially useful to those making use of crowdfunding.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 21, 2014 09:07 pm GMT9655 views
Making the Most of Crowdsourced Design

Jonathan Song of Launchsite writes in with some tips on how to make the most of your crowdsourced design effort.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 17, 2014 04:44 pm GMT3654 views
Virtual Assistant Assistant
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms is the leading directory of virtual assistant and outsourcing companies. Our aim is to help people find the right outsourcing solution for their situation, whether...

Nick LoperSep 18, 2014 06:09 pm GMT808 views
Virtual Assistant Assistant
5 Myths About Crowdsourcing Creative Work
Crowd Creativity

Asad Khan, founder and CEO of creative crowdsourcing platform CopyShoppy, writes in to address (what he sees as) myths around creative crowdsourcing, and offers an alternative interpretation. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 18, 2014 09:41 pm GMT7927 views
Gig. Gig. Or Gig?
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Steve Wood of Boom Ideanet, a crowdsourced advertising firm, writes in to discuss “the role of crowdsourcing in the gig economy — it can be worthy, as long as one gets the gig because of the gig without being gigged.” Read on to find out what he means by the different definitions of ‘gig’ and how it relates to crowdsourcing.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 27, 2015 07:27 pm GMT4394 views
Why Startups are Currently 'En Vogue'

Nate Nead, founder and managing director of, a firm dedicated to small business finance and capitalization, writes in to discuss the micro and macroeconomic trends that have led to today’s infatuation with startups, and touches on how crowdfunding fits within the current environment. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 05, 2015 05:09 pm GMT2142 views
Crowdsourcing Open Science

High speed science - will it save lives?

Amid concern that the Peer Review process may hold back speedy solutions, and with little financial incentive to improve drugs to make them more effective, Open Science projects are springing up all over the web.  Here’s the lowdown on some of the problems and solutions facing experimental lab research and some of the innovative projects that are emerging as a result.

Matthew Todd, an organic chemist from the University of Sydney’s School of Chemistry used a Google Tech Talk as a platform to preach the spirit of openness that is part of the Google ethos in the hope that this openness can be widely adopted by the scientific community.

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Debbie ToddFeb 09, 2011 06:09 pm GMT11475 views
The Crowdsourced Newspaper


In an attempt to revolutionize the newspaper market, a British company started and designed an online portal where content is created and marketed by users. The digital publishing platform outsources all the tasks of publishing to users, with the exception of technology. 

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Frank PuscherJul 03, 2011 12:45 pm GMT4096 views
10 – A new way of finding resources for projects

Some of the crowdsourcing services include oDesk, Freelancer, Elance, Guru, and Fiverr. These online staffing platforms have a global reach. They also have tools and features for communication,...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 14, 2013 06:56 am GMT1898 views
00 – A new way of finding resources for projects
Crowdsourced Copywriting: Q&A with CopyShoppy's Asad Khan
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Several weeks ago, we ran a guest post by Asad Khan, founder and CEO of creative crowdsourcing firm CopyShoppy. To find out more about Khan and his company, we sent over several questions, which Khan was kind enough to answer. Check out his responses after the jump.

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Anton RootDec 24, 2014 04:45 pm GMT9265 views
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