It’s hard to avoid Google. Most of us use one or another of their products. Even if you’re in the minority that doesn’t use it to search, you probably use its maps to look into your neighbor’s backyard or its analytics to figure out why no-one visits your website on Saturday night (hint: they aren’t out playing tennis). So when they make an announcement about a new product we can’t help but listen in rapturous silence.
In Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 2012, Daily Crowdsource will be hosting this summer's hottest crowdsourcing conference - A conference geared towards Fortune 1000 managers, focusing on educating the attendees on the impact crowdsourcing will have on the advertising, tech, & content marketing fields in the next 3 years.
Twitter feeds and blog comments, these days, seem to be full of enraged concern over the proper use of the phrase "citizen journalism". Tempers flare as new-media types envisioning democratized media coverage butt heads with old-school journalists repeatedly reminding the world, "Well, you wouldn't hire a citizen surgeon...would you?"
If you're like the rest of us, you try hard every day to find new solutions to your problems. But, do you know the best way to do this? Do you know how to innovate? There are many out there who are eager to share with you their opinions on the matter. But, according to Stephen Shapiro, author of 'Best Practices Are Stupid', one of the most important secrets is this: Someone else may have already solved your challenge...
As crowdsourcing continues to grow, we're especially thankful for two platforms that are helping us bring you valuable content: Freshdesk and GoFundMe. Although these guys are lining our offices with dollar bills, we wouldn't have accepted their $47 if we didn't like what they're doing. And if you're an entrepreneur, these two companies can save you & make you money.
Forms take many, well, forms.... Paper applications, written agreements, and lists to name a few. And, this can cause headaches for hospitals, corporations and other businesses who would be much better off if they could just put all their shelves and cabinets full of information into their computer network (or cloud) in databases to be displayed on their screen. But, how do you turn a from that was written on someone's knee and smudged with lipstick (and some melted M& M action, no doubt) into a search-able little cloud of data? Well, the simple answer: Have someone type it into a computer!
The past 2 months have shown some major developments in both the worlds of European crowdfinancing as well as European developments in banking, and especially SME finance markets.
You’ve heard of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and a handful of other niche sites like them, but even crowdfunding experts might do a double take at this company if they were looking at an accurate list of the most successful crowdfunding sites out there on the web. Have crowdfunding news sources, like us, been missing one of the largest and fastest growing players in the space?
You may have heard the term Social CRM, but do you know what it means? Well, in short, it's a catch-all term for all the new techniques companies are using to be where their clients are, on social-media. Social CRM is the creation of a strategy (& technology) for collaboration & communication between brand and consumer.
Today, we're happy to announce the launch of ticket sales for Crowdopolis - the hottest event in crowdsourcing this summer. To kick things off, we're releasing only 50 tickets with a swanky "Eager Beaver" price tag. If you're even considering attending Crowdopolis, you'll want to take a look at what we're offering.
We've already announced our first lineup will consist of General Electric, Kimberly-Clark, & Nokia; they will be up on stage demonstrating the various ways crowdsourcing has helped their corporations over the past several years. If learning how Fortune 500 companies are utilizing crowds doesn't make you want to roll over & play fetch for a ticket, then bribing you with access to our invitation-only preparty & a handsome discount will.