Spec work and crowdsourcing

Why to say ‘no’ to crowdsourcing and spec work

It’s been a long, ongoing debate: well-trained designers passionately argue against crowdsourcing and spec work while businesses, especially start-ups, often turn to platforms like 99 designs in order to save some bucks on design work. If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys” by Doug Bartow very well explains why you should think twice before sitting down to write your call for entries.