My designer recently attended a conference, and afterwards I asked him to share his thoughts on the highlights and real themes that emerged. As we sat together in his office (and later over lunch), I found the conversation incredibly fascinating … I started wondering if other in-house managers debrief with their team members who’ve...
Should you fund your project through crowdfunding? And if so, what are the tax implications. June Walker explains.
UPDATE: This is a spoof site, not actually from Shell. It’s still funny, though. I seriously can’t believe Shell hasn’t pulled this page down yet, but as a five minutes ago you can get a good belly laugh a their expense by checking out the results of a crowdsourced ad campaign gone totally wrong....
The crowdsourcing debate rages on, with persepectives from Patrick Llewellyn and Debbie Millman.
Crowdsourcing is the practice of getting a bunch of people to do work for free. This is also known as spec work, and it's bad news for professional designers.
Is crowdsourcing an unfair business practice, or an unstoppable movement that's not to be feared? Two design-industry experts weigh both sides of the argument.
What is your client's perspective on crowdsourcing? Have they heard the word? Do they know what it means? Have they tried it and liked it? Have they tried it and run away screaming? Share your stories for an upcoming HOW article.
So let’s get this straight: hundreds of people do the same job, one person gets paid below market value, and all of them get stripped of the ability to promote what they did. Is this how we want to treat people who do free work for us?
The basics of crowdsourcing -- what it is, who's upset about it and what you can do about it -- with creative freelancer and designer, Laurel Black.
Not only do some clients assume that $100 graphic doodads are equal in value to professional, strategic designs, they assume that those doodads will deliver the same results. If we professionals don't tell them the difference, how will they know?