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How the Freelance Economy is Changing the World

By: Richard Stockton | Published: July 24, 2015

The freelance economy is, by far, the fastest growing sector of the global workforce. As of 2015, one in three American workers does at least some freelance work, and that share will do nothing but grow, to perhaps 50 percent by the end of the decade. The opportunities for independent contractors, and for the companies […]

CrowdSource Hits Major Milestone: 100 Millionth Task Completed

By: Nicki Powers | Published: July 22, 2015

We are celebrating here at CrowdSource and we have our stellar workforce to thank for it. This week, we crossed the threshold of 100 MILLION tasks completed in WorkStation! Our freelancers have been busier than ever, writing, editing, categorizing, moderating and transcribing their hearts out, and this milestone is a testament to all of their […]

Solidify the Sale: How to Write Amazing Product Descriptions

By: Richard Stockton | Published: July 21, 2015

No matter how hard you work to bring potential customers to your site, your work is in vain if users navigate away without making a purchase. Very often, the decision to leave an e-commerce site is made on the product page itself, and what drives people away are inadequate product descriptions. Writing effective product descriptions […]

The Workplace Reimagined With Freelance Management Software

By: Nicki Powers | Published: July 12, 2015

Today’s workforce is no longer constrained by the cubicle. Technology has obliterated the meeting room walls that once enclosed us and has paved a commute that extends no further than a few steps. More specifically, the “talent-as-a-service” (TaaS) personnel model has redefined the workplace, transforming the way employers and the labor force interact, work and succeed. By […]

Mastering Marketing Copy: Taking "Meh" to Magical

By: Laura Harper | Published: July 3, 2015

We’ve all seen them in the course of cruising the Internet in search of a birthday gift, a replacement water filter that won’t cost the entire mortgage payment or a designer fragrance for an unbelievably low price. What I’m talking about are product descriptions that leave us thinking three things: what the heck is it, […]

CrowdSource Lends a Hand with Summer Sack Lunch Outreach

By: Shannon Durio | Published: June 26, 2015

The CrowdSource team knows a thing or two about distributed labor, and they put those skills to good use this week, helping assemble sack lunches for kids in need. Team members rolled up their sleeves and partnered with Grace Church to provide healthy food for kids in the Washington Park, Illinois area. The Summer Sack […]

Stephanie Leffler Inspires at Startup VooDoo

By: Shannon Durio | Published: June 25, 2015

Last week, CrowdSource CEO Stephanie Leffler joined a reputable group of thought leaders, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists at Startup VooDoo 2015 in downtown St. Louis. Serving as a panelist alongside other startup executives, she shared insights on using digital tools to create scalable business solutions for enterprise-level clients. The discussion explored the innovative technologies developed […]