StrangePlay: Where Do You Go? is a creative film project that leveraged online collaboration to turn ideas into reality. The film examines isolation through dependance on electronic devices. Cleverly and ironically, StrangePlay used those same concepts to bring people together in collaboration for the film’s development. This includes Kickstarter’s crowdfunding platform and HiretheWorld’s collaborative work platform. The following explains how StrangePlay chose to leverage these collaboration tools provided by two innovative companies.
Investment Tool: Kickstarter
StrangePlay had four options for finding $15,000 worth of financing for production: 1) investors 2) grants 3) friends and family 4) crowdfunding. Traditional means through investors and grants usually take months to apply and require proof of return on investment (ROI). Continue Reading
Any good realtor will be acutely aware of how important their image is. Most realtors will have the ability to make a great first impression with their face-to-face interactions. Increasingly however, that first chance lies in your online image.
Buyers are twice as more likely to go online first, as opposed to finding an agent first when looking for a home (36% online vs. 19% agent).
Today’s realtors are faced with the issue of creating an online presence that will engage and stand out amongst the masses. While website templates and homemade sales and marketing materials are cheap alternatives, they can’t convey the type of professionalism that will inspire confidence in clients. Utilizing an agency or in-house designer can be costly as there are high mark-ups due to overhead and fringe benefits. As a result, more realtors are hiring online professionals to get better results at more affordable prices.
The following are 3 ways realtors are sucessfully using online professionals to manage their image, and the key components of each: Continue Reading
Throughout history, youth culture put idols in the forefront, shaping and leading much of our consumerism. In the 70′s we worshipped the punks and glam rock, 80′s saw the rise of disco and pop sensations, 90′s idolized grunge and boy/girl pop groups, the millennium turned the spotlight on ourselves through the introduction of reality stars and social media, and now the dream of today is the tech start-up focused on change. They are here to utilize technology and social media platforms to empower individuals and direct their penchant for self-expression towards creating a better world.
Now what are the traits found in today’s successful young entrepreneurs?
ZF Creative Logo, a worthy logo contest winner - 97 great designs for only $200!
Just heard from Zen at Zf Creative – his new Demo Reel is now live! Zen ran a logo design contest with us back in August, and ended up with a really great Logo. The final logo emerged as the worthy winner from among 97 other excellent entries – from 23 different designers – all for just $200.
They’ve now put up their new demo reel, featuring the new ZF Creative logo front and centre
Design Contests are an affordable way for businesses to engage dozens of professional designers simultaneously to work on a design concept. On average, contests receive 113+ entries from designers all over the world (over 130 countries) so clients always get an amazing result and tons of selection. Whether you need a logo, website, book cover or anything else that needs to look good, we're the smart choice for design.