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Crowdsourcing Design and the Bargain Basement
When I first stumbled on the new "crowdsource" brand of design sites I was a little put off to say the least. Now I notice that even stock photos houses are offering logos for sale. Most design or business oriented blogs I visit I get bombed with ads from DIY web design "products". And last but not least, the existence of template sites that boast, "2,851 Site Templates and Themes from $1" add to my dismay of what is happening in the design industry lately. This article explores why quality design is worth paying for and how crowdsourcing and low-ball biding have affected the design industry.
“Spec” Work and the Devaluation of Design
Years ago, professional designers came to realize how doing spec work too away from the value and compromised the quality of the work.
More Ways To Make Your Business Greener
"Going green" is one trend we're happy to see becoming more and more popular. Even if you are still uncertain about global warming, practices that can make your business greener can also save on your bottom line.
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