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Why Designers Hate Crowdsourcing

July 22nd, 2010 07:33 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Since Wired’s Jeff Howe coined the term in 2006, ‘crowdsourcing’ has been a buzzword in the tech industry, and a business model on the rise. 99designs.com is a site that hosts design contests for small businesses requiring relatively smaller design projects. Anyone can submit their near finished pieces of work to the contests, but only one winner gets paid. Forbes covers just why established graphic designers are so angry at this business model’s catching on.”

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