Tag archive for ‘crowdsourcing’

uTest: Crowdsourced Beta Testing For Web, Mobile, And Desktop Apps

by Michael Kwan - on May 10th 2012 - 1 Comment
Image showing app types you can test with utest

App development has definitely taken the world by storm, particularly when it comes to web-based and mobile apps. Unfortunately, far too many of these end up being half-baked offerings that are filled with bugs and problems. You don’t want that for your app and that’s why you want some real beta testing under some real-world...

Make (And Save) Money By Crowdsourcing Your Stock Picks

by Peter North - on Mar 25th 2012 - No Comments
Screenshot of Motley Fool CAPS

Saving money is certainly a smart move, but investing money (carefully) is even smarter. Over time, long-term investments can pay surprisingly large dividends, and if you’re not investing your savings, your bank is doing it instead…and keeping the vast majority of the winnings. Don’t let anyone tell you that investing...

Sites For Crowdsourcing Legal Advice

by Michael Kwan - on May 11th 2011 - No Comments
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Ah, the Internet: the world’s greatest double-edged sword. It offers such an incredible wealth of information, but it could also lead you completely astray. And you don’t want to be led astray when it comes to something as important as proper legal advice. While it may be true that some of the legal advice online is potentially...

Patents And Crowdsourcing

by Thursday Bram - on Aug 10th 2009 - 1 Comment
Gavel with Papers

On the surface, it seems like filing a patent shouldn’t be too difficult: you describe your idea, fill out forms, and send it off to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). But there’s a very important step missing from that process: the search for prior art. When filing a patent, it’s important to be sure that...

Crowdsourcing Your Branding

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 21st 2009 - 5 Comments
Iced Coffee Can

Heading into the marketplace, you’ll find a lot of terrific products that get lost in the fold due largely to poor branding. On the flip side, you’ll also find a lot of mediocre products that have skyrocketed to monumental success, largely thanks to great branding and marketing. In this way, spending time to create and develop...

SideTaker: Crowdsource Your Relationship Disputes Online

by Maneesh Sethi - on Sep 7th 2008 - 1 Comment
Woman Yelling at Man

Every relationship has its problems, so how can we use the Web 2.0 age to resolve our “he said/she said” arguments and save our relationships? Let the masses solve our disputes for us! SideTaker.com, a new website that was just featured on TechCrunch, allows couples to voice their stories about an argument anonymously and...