Crowdsourcing Sites

October 17th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

Crowdsourcing is a great way of distributing your tasks cost effectively across the globe.  From Logo design to product testing to full development – can all be undertaken through crowdsourcing.

Wikipedia Definition:

Crowdsourcing is a distributed problem-solving and production model. Problems are broadcast to an unknown group of solvers in the form of an open call for solutions. Users–also known as the crowd–typically form into online communities, and the crowd submits solutions. The crowd also sorts through the solutions, finding the best ones. These best solutions are then owned by the entity that broadcast the problem in the first place–the crowdsourcer–and the winning individuals in the crowd are sometimes rewarded. In some cases, this labor is well compensated, either monetarily, with prizes, or with recognition. In other cases, the only rewards may be kudos or intellectual satisfaction. Crowdsourcing may produce solutions from amateurs or volunteersworking in their spare time, or from experts or small businesses which were unknown to the initiating organization.


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