By David Alan Grier

Give your enterprise the sting with crowd-power!
Crowdsourcing is an cutting edge approach of outsourcing initiatives, difficulties or requests to a bunch or neighborhood on-line. there are numerous methods company can use crowdsourcing to their virtue: be it crowdsourcing product principles and improvement, layout projects, marketplace examine, trying out, shooting or interpreting info, or even elevating cash. It bargains entry to a large pool of expertise and ideas, and is an exhilarating option to have interaction the general public together with your business.

Crowdsourcing For Dummies is your plain-English consultant to creating crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and open innovation be just right for you. It provides step by step recommendation on find out how to plan, begin and deal with a crowdsourcing undertaking, the place to crowdsource, how to define the right viewers, how top to inspire your crowd, and counsel for troubleshooting.

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You need to know what you want from the crowd in order to have the crowd help you. It’s all too easy to think ‘I’ll let the crowd solve this’ when you’re facing a difficult question. But if you don’t know what you want, you rarely get anything useful from the crowd. 2. Design the process of engaging the crowd. To get ideas, look at Part II of this book. It describes the different kinds of crowdsourcing and how you can use each to solve problems. 3. Post the job. You find a crowdsourcing website – a crowdsourcing site, your own blog or a social networking space – and post your request.

You might want to use the crowd to design an advertisement for your company, to conduct a poll, to search for a lost child or to have a team of skilled workers behind you. But whoa there! If you want to be a skilled crowdsourcer and use crowdsourcing to really transform your work, your business or your non-profit group, you need to understand the basic properties of the different forms of crowdsourcing before you make a headlong rush into starting a project; you need to understand what they can do for you.

The crowdsourcer poses a question to the crowd and asks the crowd to work together to find a solution. 27 28 Part I: Understanding Crowdsourcing Basics You can also think of macrotasking as a collaborative effort. You can assemble a team of macrotaskers and ask the individuals to work together on a problem. To be fair, you can also hire a single macrotasker to work by herself on a project. Macrotasking is probably the most flexible form of crowdsourcing and, because it allows for collaboration, you can think of it as a collaborative form of crowdsourcing.

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