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Can you crowdsource Christmas?

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… Gifts

For those with IT professionals to buy for, look no further than a custom designed T-shirt from our friends at 99designs. If you’re cursed/blessed with more fashion-conscious friends, there’s now a host of crowdsourcing fashion sites, including FashionStake and (for fans of leopard print) Dream Heels. These projects give users the chance to vote for, fund and buy the latest designer creations.

If you blow your budget on T-shirts don’t worry, crowdsourcing can help …

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

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… Nothing beats first-hand experience. Put your money where your mouth is. What doesn’t kill you will only make you stronger. Or so everyone always says.

A few weeks ago we discussed the use of crowdsourcing in design contests. Writing this blog – and reading the feedback we received in response to it – got us thinking. Why not try it out for ourselves? After all, we wanted to design a Microtask T-shirt, and crowdsourcing has made running design competitions easier than …

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Tailoring to everyone’s needs

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… me, but when the geeky sewing kids started making fun of me too, I realized perhaps it wasn’t for me. It was time to get out.

Now, when I’m walking around nauseating shopping malls, trying in vain to find clothes I like, I often wish that I’d stuck with it. Of course, even if I had, I would struggle to find the time to put my skills to use. Right now I barely get the chance to iron my shirts, let alone make them.

Fortunately, there may soon be a solution for those of us tired of …

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