October 25, 2011

Crowdsourcing industry gathers at CrowdConf 2011

by Guest

  Learn about real-world applications — & get a discount Guest post by Mollie Allick Director of PR & events, CrowdFlower On Nov. 1, CrowdFlower will be kicking off the second annual CrowdConf, the world’s largest crowdsourcing conference, at Mission Bay Conference Center in downtown San Francisco. This year’s conference will bring together more than 600 attendees to discuss innovations … Continue reading

June 30, 2011

How CrowdFlower powers crowdsourced labor

by JD Lasica

Target audience: Nonprofits, social enterprises, NGOs, foundations, businesses, educators. This is part two of a two-part series on crowdsourcing. Also see: • How nonprofits can use crowdsourcing to work smarter and save money One of the most fascinating phenomena in the Web 2.0 world the past couple of years has been the rise of crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing comes in a few different … Continue reading

June 29, 2011

How nonprofits can use crowdsourcing to work smarter and save money

by Lindsay Oberst

Greenfunder funds socially responsible projects and businesses. Target audience: Nonprofits, social enterprises, NGOs, foundations, businesses, educators. This is part one of a two-part series on crowdsourcing. By Lindsay Oberst Socialbrite staff High-quality work at a low cost. That’s what crowdsourcing can achieve for nonprofts that wish to save money while pursuing their mission. Crowdsourcing refers to harnessing the skills and … Continue reading

June 21, 2011

Expert Web design on the cheap

by Shonali Burke

  MycroBurst offers readers special discount to try out service Target audience: Nonprofits, social enterprises, foundations, NGOs, cause organizations, startups. When I was at BlogWorld Expo in New York earlier this month, I spent quite a bit of time walking around the exhibit hall. One of the companies I came across was MycroBurst, a marketplace that helps you crowdsource any kind … Continue reading

April 26, 2011

15 ways to crowdfund your startup or project

by JD Lasica

  Have you considered asking the community to support your new enterprise? Target audience: Social enterprises, nonprofits, volunteer groups, sustainable businesses, community organizations. Guest post by Kerry Given Green Marketing TV Finding funding can be one of the biggest challenges for social entrepreneurs. Fortunately, there is a growing number of options for social entrepreneurs and founders looking for capital to … Continue reading

March 31, 2011

Ideavibes: A new way to do crowdsourcing & crowdfunding campaigns

by Guest

  Engage4change contest asks SF residents for ideas to improve housing & transportation Editor’s note: A start-up called Ideavibes has created a crowd-engagement platform that can be purchased by nonprofits, government agencies or businesses to do their own crowd engagement or crowd funding. It’s one of the more interesting companies we spotted at Web 2.0 Expo this week. Guest post … Continue reading