Books by crowdspring
Our actionable insights and advice on what we've learned running crowdspring and helping tens of thousands of entrepreneurs, small businesses, and agencies around the world.
How to Start a Business from Scratch
Starting a business can seem overwhelming. Crowdspring teamed up with Swyft Filings and Trademark Engine to bring you actionable advice, based on our collective many decades in business, on how to launch your own business. Together our companies have helped well over 400,000 businesses launch and grow. So, we pooled our expertise in branding, design, trademarks, business law, marketing and so much more to create a detailed guide to set your business on the right path from day one. From developing your business idea all the way through getting your first customers, we cover the most important information you’ll need to get an edge on your competitors.
STAND OUT: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting, Growing, and Managing a Successful Business
Crowdspring founder and CEO Ross Kimbarovsky shares 23 years worth of personal insights to help you start your new business or manage and grow an existing business. Learn how to negotiate successfully, hire and fire employees, be a great leader, avoid costly legal mistakes, and stay healthy. Learn how to find a great idea, name and brand your company, raise money for your business, and create a strong online presence. Learn how to execute 21st century marketing, make SEO work for you, and accelerate growth. Plus learn how you can avoid the fear of failure, which paralyzes many entrepreneurs.
What Are You Waiting for?
Women start over 1,000 new businesses every day in the United States. Nearly 12 million U.S. businesses are owned by women. Together, these businesses employ over 9 million people and generate nearly $2 trillion in revenue. We collaborated with Founding Moms to create an ebook for women entrepreneurs who want to start a new business or grow an existing business. Whether you are a single mom, married with children, or considering starting a family in the future, What Are You Waiting For? A Guide for Mom Entrepreneurs on Starting, Growing and Managing a Successful Business has actionable advice for starting, growing, and managing a successful business. If you’ve been dreaming about starting or growing a business, remember that success doesn’t happen by chance.
Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts
Every software developer creates original work that is protected by copyright. And, existing licensing restrictions could impact your work. Take the time to understand and protect your rights. Crowdspring is committed to education and we're very happy to share this resource for software developers: Contracts For Software Developers Who Hate Contracts. It's a quick read and we've shared a template agreement that you can modify for your own use.
Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts
Every designer creates original work that is protected by copyright. Whether you're creating logo design, web design or other types of graphic design, you should take the time to understand and protect your rights. Crowdspring is committed to education and we're very happy to share this handy resource for designers: Contracts For Designers Who Hate Contracts. It's a quick, 20 page read and we've shared a template agreement that you can modify for your own use.
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