Crowdsourcing

News and Articles About Crowdsourcing

3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers
Human Resources

3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers

Providing incentives and learning to listen can help managers maximize a crowdsourced workforce.
Samantha Drake
Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far? Canadian Couple Lets the Internet Name Their Baby Girl.
Social Media

Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far? Canadian Couple Lets the Internet Name Their Baby Girl.

Shucks. 'Streetlamp of-the-sea' didn't make the final cut. What did? We know you're dying to know the lucky newby's winning web name, so come find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Crowdsourcing Is the Answer to Business-Software Reviews
Crowdsourcing

Why Crowdsourcing Is the Answer to Business-Software Reviews

A new generation of corporate buyers is seeking ways to evaluate enterprise technology in the same way that shoppers tap Yelp for insight about consumer products.
Godard Abel
Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine
Philanthropy

Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine

Entrepreneurs can enlist employees, customers and other partners when it comes time to offer programs that give back to the community.
Lain Hensley
On Becoming That Truly Inclusive Leader
Employee feedback

On Becoming That Truly Inclusive Leader

In a global economy, openness to new diverse ideas is critical for staying competitive. Embrace a method to cull the best ideas from your team and put them into action.
Shirley Engelmeier
Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)
Finance

Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

An overview of how companies are raising money with crowdfunding, what categories are hottest and what the future holds for this new and innovative finance tool.
Catherine Clifford
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time
Finance

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
Catherine Clifford
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health
Starting a Business

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
Catherine Clifford
Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source
Starting a Business

Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

These companies provide an avenue to bring your ideas to the marketplace with little cost to you.
Christopher Hawker
Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on
Marketing

Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on

Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers.
Jason Ankeny
Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts
Growth Strategies

Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts

On-demand car service Uber has teamed up with GM and Toyota to provide drivers discounts on car purchases and friendlier financial terms.
Andrea Huspeni
Bosslessness: What It Is and Why It's All the Rage in Silicon Valley
Growth Strategies

Bosslessness: What It Is and Why It's All the Rage in Silicon Valley

Want to attract stellar employees? Don't boss them around. Here's how to manage without, well, managing.
Walter Chen
McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.
Finance

McSweeney's Publishing House Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for $15. Yup. For $15.

The San Francisco-based publishing house known for its snark and devilish sarcasm has challenged the idea of what it means to succeed with a crowdfunding campaign.
Catherine Clifford
Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier
Growth Strategies

Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier

From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving.