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Do crowdsourced design contests work? You be the judge – and win!

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… the competition. Having said this, based on our initial research, Crowdspring, designoutpost, designcrowd, MycroBurst, designcontest, and redesignme all seem to offer a great service as well.

This decision out of the way, the first step is to create the challenge, decide on a prize and provide a design brief.

As we had a clear vision of what we wanted, we were able to provide competitors with very detailed, specific instructions relating to things like colors. We also gave them …

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Flop Idol: another crowdsourcing contest site gets Minted

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

If you’ve ever started your own business, you’ll know that it’s not all champagne and billion-dollar IPOs. For any number of reasons, most new businesses die slow, painful deaths (but not before sucking up every dollar in a surrounding 3 mile radius).

One month into starting her own branded-stationary company, Mariam Naficy was well aware of this. Her company, Minted …

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