Design Crowdsourcing Company Launches Viral Blogging Competition

May 06, 2010, 03:42 ET from DesignCrowd

SYDNEY, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdsourcing design company DesignCrowd has launched an innovative blog contest and is offering over $2,000 in prizes to bloggers and graphic designers.

Graphic design crowdsourcing service DesignCrowd ( has launched a blogging contest that could 'go viral'.  Bloggers, designers and entrepreneurs can enter the contest by blogging about DesignCrowd. The blog that receives the most 'Tweets' or 'Diggs' will win US$1,000.  The first 50 entrants whose blogs receive over 50 tweets will receive US$20 each.

The 'Blog About DesignCrowd Contest' can be viewed, and entered, via the following link:

DesignCrowd - a company that specializes in running design contests and is disrupting the graphic design industry by opening design projects up to designers around the world - hopes the contest will spread 'virally' as contest entrants are allowed to blog about the contest itself or about DesignCrowd's innovative business model.  Alec Lynch, founder of, says "We have around 15,000 designers who already use the site and we hope they will get behind the contest.  The more interesting the blog, the more tweets it will receive and the more likely the person is to win the prize."  

DesignCrowd, an online design start-up that raised capital in late 2009 and launched a graphic design outsourcing platform earlier this year, is currently growing at over 20% each month expects to have over 50,000 designers by the end of 2010.

About DesignCrowd is a leading crowdsourcing marketplace that specializes in design contest, logo bid and freelance graphic design jobs.  With over 14,000 graphic designer users from the US, UK, Canada, Australia and India DesignCrowd is one of the largest and leading online graphic design companies in the world.

SOURCE DesignCrowd