Author Archives: Brittany Corners

CrowdSource Attends Webster University Communications Career Series

By: Brittany Corners | Published: November 4, 2015

Last week, the School of Communications at Webster University hosted its Communications Career Series featuring a panel discussion, visiting experts and alumni, and activities designed to help students prepare for successful internships and job searches. CrowdSource COO Erin Steinbruegge served as a panelist and shared insights on how flexible workforces are the future. She challenged […]

Put the Sharing Economy to Work for Your Business

By: Brittany Corners | Published: October 21, 2015

The sharing economy is a social-economic system based on the sharing, swapping and renting of resources, both human and physical. Tangible examples of the sharing economy include the well-known Airbnb for lodging, Uber for transportation, and thredUP for online clothing consignment. The common theme among these service offerings is the concept of sharing. Individuals from all over the world […]

5 Ways Virtual Assistant Services Help You Crush Your Competition

By: Brittany Corners | Published: October 19, 2015

It’s tough out there for entrepreneurs. The workload is intense, and the stakes are high. If you are an entrepreneur, you may feel like the work is never truly done. This is where virtual assistant services can give you a leg up. Virtual Assistant Services for Busy Entrepreneurs In the not-so-distant past, it was common […]

7 Tips to Get the Most From Your Day as a Freelancer

By: Brittany Corners | Published: October 7, 2015

When your home is your office, the benefits are many, but there are also pitfalls aplenty. These timely tips separate work from home to help you make the most of both. Set a Schedule To meet deadlines, freelancers should set daily and weekly hours. There’s no need to align with traditional office hours unless clients […]

5 Tools Every Online Publisher Should Use

By: Brittany Corners | Published: August 11, 2015

The Internet has exploded with resources that claim to help online publishers boost visibility and reach new audiences. Yet, many of these tools fall short. Here are five tried-and-true online tools that boost search engine rankings and help online publishers succeed: Pinterest More than 70 million users engage with Pinterest. How can online publishers utilize this platform? For starters, publishers […]

CrowdSource Donates Back-to-School Supplies

By: Brittany Corners | Published: August 7, 2015

Throughout the month of July, CrowdSource team members geared up to help local children prepare for the new school year by teaming up with the YMCA of Southwest Illinois. The “Back to School Bash”, which is held every summer by the YMCA, helps ensure that every child in the area is ready for the year […]

Must-Know Online Publishing Stats [Infographic]

By: Brittany Corners | Published: July 30, 2015

Online publishing represents an exciting new frontier in the publishing industry that could not have been imagined even 10 years ago. As magazines and newspapers fade from the public’s view, a new breed of publishers has emerged to create an entirely new experience for consumers looking to be informed, entertained and inspired. On the other hand, […]