What do customers who want to outsource a large job actually do? They give it to our clickworkers. However, there are a few steps until the job actually gets there.
First of all, they get in touch with one of our contact partners in our Sales Department. If this is the first customer contact, a general inquiry is normally made to the Sales Department by a customer who may later become a Crowdsourcer.
In both cases, the customer discusses the project and the deadline with the Sales Department. Once the project instructions are prepared, all data uploaded, and the contract signed, the tasks go into production.
Over the last few days the water gained the upper hand in some parts of Germany.
Many people have lost everything during the second flooding of the century, although this century is only 13 years old. While pictures of flooded roads, houses, and schools flashed through the News channels, universities suspended lectures and exams, so that the students could help out.
There are loads of books about crowdsourcing. Of course, the most famous one is: “Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business“ written by the crowd leader, Jeff Howe.This is one of the first and most important books on the subject of crowdsourcing as a business model.
On March 27, 2013 a new Guide called “Crowdsourcing for Dummies” by David Alan Grier was published in paperback and since May 28, 2013 it is also available in a Kindle version.