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Posted on : December 03, 2008
Fresh from the SPRING: IM3D
When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this logo project: The challenge of this project was to create a unique retro logo for a stable. They wanted a horse design that was more abstract and different from the norm. […] ...»

How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You a Better Leader
  A leader has a difficult but important job: leading a team of unique individuals to follow a single vision and to motivate them to work collaboratively toward a common goal. Not all leaders can do this effectively. Why do some leaders succeed while others fail? Although there are some exceptions, most great leaders succeed […] ...»

5 Ways Your Business Can Improve Its Brand on Instagram
Branding. That buzzword has taken design, marketing, and startup blogs by storm and has put pressure on companies of all sizes to create the "perfect image"ť. In an increasingly competitive and noisy market, companies are more pressed than ever to carefully curate and create a recognizable identity – whether online or in the real world. […] ...»

Reliable Strategies To Help Your Business Handle a PR Crisis
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. "“ Winston Churchill If you run a business – even a small one – you are regularly communicating with the public. Most of the time, the communications […] ...»

Twitter Link Roundup #297 – Terrific Reads For Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers and Designers!
As graduation season comes to a close, I like to reflect on Michael Lewis’ Princeton Baccalaureate speech from 2012. I know that I have been handed plenty of cookies, and sharing them has never been more important as we become increasingly connected to one another. Now, we hope you enjoy another great set of links […] ...»

Fresh from the SPRING: tititemprit
When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this clothing project: The challenge of this project was to create a Hawaiian hippie T-shirt design. They were encouraged to get creative and make it look like a a “real” university logo, […] ...»

Give Your New Business a Jump Start with an Effective Landing Page
  Every new business hopes to launch to immediate accolades and tons of sales. But, the truth is that most businesses start slowly. And, if they’re lucky, they last long enough to survive and grow. But, what if I told you there’s a simple way to create momentum before your new business even sets its […] ...»

5 Key Traits That Make Women Successful Entrepreneurs
Despite talk of a level playing field for women and men, the facts suggest that we still have a long way to go. Women comprise only a small percentage of executives at Fortune 500 companies, are less likely to start a venture capital funded company, and continue to trail men when it comes to compensation […] ...»

Important Lessons Your Startup Or Small Business Can Learn From The World’s Best Brands
Brand building at-scale can be different than brand building for a startup or small business. Nevertheless, smart entrepreneurs and small business owners pay careful attention to important market forces and trends that shape some of the world's best brands. WPP and Kantar Millward Brown just released their latest BrandZ report on the most valuable global […] ...»

How to Effectively Market Your Small Business to Millennials
What group in the US numbers more than 80 million, has an annual buying power of $200 billion, and makes up nearly half of the US workforce? Millennials. Sometimes called “Gen Y”, millennials are the much sought after generation born between 1980 and 2000. This generation carries impressive buying power, so it's no surprise that marketers […] ...»

15 Must Watch YouTube Channels for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
Video content is becoming more and more popular. Last year, video continued to skyrocket in popularity and represents 74% of all online traffic in 2017. In fact, studies suggest that people prefer video content to written content, and are more likely to learn from it. For entrepreneurs, this is important because they are constantly working on […] ...»

Fresh from the SPRING:
 BesPAP
When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this book cover project:   The challenge of this project was to create a book cover for a realistic fiction novel about two high school seniors who come together while having a […] ...»

7 Marketing Psychology Tips to Improve Your Business Marketing
Marketing is the bridge between your product or service and your consumers. Without marketing, products and services exist in a vacuum. According to Eric Samson, a marketer’s success is: contingent on their ability to influence customer behaviors which makes doing marketing an exercise in consumer psychology. Considering how important marketing is, businesses should be doing everything […] ...»

Building a Great Brand For Your Brick-and-Mortar Business
I recently had the opportunity to talk with Kevin Price, host of the Price of Business radio show. Over the past nine years, crowdSPRING creatives have helped startups, businesses, agencies and non-profits around the world with professional logo design, web design, print design and company naming. Kevin and I discussed crowdSPRING and ways that brick-and-mortar businesses […] ...»

Why Good Design is More Important Than Ever for Your Business
As we enter into a new golden age of design, good design has never been more important to the success of a business. Consumer awareness of good design is at an all-time high, thanks to companies like Apple, Target, and Starbucks, who make design a top priority. The most successful companies know there are compelling […] ...»

15 Tips for Turning Your Craft Hobby Into a Successful Business
Are you a crafter? Does plucking an idea from your brain and crafting it into a reality with your very own hands make your heart sing? If so, you may have said to yourself at some point, "I wish I could do this for a living."ť The amazing news is that you can. The market […] ...»

Fresh from the SPRING: prasoonmohantk
When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this logo project: The challenge of this project was to create a logo/app icon for a billiard game app. Designers were to pit the 8 ball vs. the 9 ball in a […] ...»

How Businesses and Agencies Can Save Money by Crowdsourcing Design
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Scott Kitun, CEO of Technori, to talk about crowdSPRING’s global community of more than 200,000 designers and writers. Over the past nine years, crowdSPRING creatives have helped startups, businesses, agencies and non-profits around the world with professional logo design, web design, print design and company naming. […] ...»

How to Build And Preserve A Strong Company Culture
Even experienced entrepreneurs and business owners often struggle when building a strong cultural foundation for their businesses. In fact, some business owners don’t fully understand why it’s important for a company to have a strong culture or what makes a culture strong. Company culture is not about ping pong tables, fruit baskets, or free massages. […] ...»

Design Tips from the World’s Most Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns
Are you an eager entrepreneur, ready to conquer the business world with your brilliant idea but unsure how to get funding? If so, you're not alone. 68% of potential startup founders worry about funding their business ideas. Crowdfunding, one of the fastest growing funding resources for small businesses in America, may be worth your consideration. Reports […] ...»

Fresh from the SPRING:
 xtrada
When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this logo project:     The challenge of this project was to create a logo for a business that does automated payments. They were looking for a text based logo with a […] ...»

How Crowdsourcing Can Help Agencies Lower Costs and Reimagine Their Business Models
In the days of Don Draper, agency life was different. Agencies had account men, creatives, and clients willing to pay a lot of money. Things have changed quite a bit since then. When computers and the internet were added to the marketing mix, suddenly many agencies were fighting for their lives. There are still heavy […] ...»

5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Improve Your Focus and Concentration
Anyone looking to maximize their productivity, achieve goals, and advance their career must learn how to focus their attention and eliminate distractions. Distractions in our modern day work environments abound; learning to direct your attention amongst the endless chatter in our lives is crucial to success. There are many different strategies that can help minimize […] ...»

12 Questions with Self-Taught Designer and crowdSPRING Creative jhharoon
In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING creative community of 200,000+ designers & writers from 200 countries. Today we feature Jahanzeb, who goes by the username jhharoon. Jahanzeb is a self-taught designer (and self-proclaimed handyman) from Pakistan that has been on crowdSPRING for over five years. During that […] ...»

Fresh from the SPRING: miamiman
When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this logo project: The challenge of this project was to create a cool logo for a Cape Cod brewery. A blackfish is a type of whale… and now a type of brewery! […] ...»