Mark Wilson• @crtlzee• Founder of Philanthopr “It may only take a few more disasters (individuals who despise a certain brand, etc, teaming up) to take down a brand in a public arena and scare many corps away from the idea.”
John Tozzi• @jtozz• Reporter for BloomburgBusinessweek – covers small business, entrepreneurship, &innovationn“The main advantage is it allows you to tap a wide network of people who may specialized knowledge or insight into a particular question or problem.”
Mollie Allick• @mpallick• Director of Events and PR at CrowdFlower
“Brand Crowd”Companies will look to consumers to spread the word of their new products before they hit the shelves.
CrowdfundingJumpstart Our Business Startup (JOBS) Act, passed by the House of Representatives,allows new businesses to use crowdfunding.
Crowdsourcing EmploymentLarge companies have begun paying people to perform crowdsourcing activities on a daily basis.
Summing Up• CrowdSourcing is an efficient way of gathering information and feedback from unlimited sources worldwide thanks to the internet and social media• Large Corporations to small businesses and even individuals can make a living off of crowdsourcing• Crowdsourcing brings together numerous viewpoints information and strategies together but requires a filter