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

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… 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 various images …

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Winner takes it all?

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… inspiration. Even so, there is much criticism of how it and similar sites (such as reDesignMe, MycroBurst, CrowdSpring ) operate.

Minority report

Some claim that this kind of crowdsourcing incentivizes quantity over quality (note 99designs’ mantra “a new design uploaded on the site every 7 seconds” ). There may be some truth to such claims, although presumably the fact that people are actively using the site suggests that they believe the results are worth the cost and …

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