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100 Crowd-Sourced Concepts

From Illustrated Celebutweets to Poetic Venting Blogs

— July 17, 2012 — Autos
Crowd-sourced concepts are what will drive business concepts in the future.

It is no longer sufficient to have the top guy in the company make all the decisions. Even if you have a specialized team, to create something that the people will buy, you have to get input from them. Crowd-sourcing has touched anything from community-wide art projects to high-tech weather trackers, to socially beneficial career advising apps to hilarious late-night song parodies and most recently, the crowd-sourced funding concept. It has infiltrated so many aspects of everyday life.

Companies must continue to harness the power of the people to create more innovative services. Increased connectivity means a wealth of resources is available (literally man-power) to more effectively reach common goals.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
97
Crowdsourced Film Editing
Crowdsourced Film Editing
The London Project Movie was Created With Little to No Budget
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96
Crowdsourced Career Advisers
Crowdsourced Career Advisers
Advise Me Jobs Makes Finding Work for Friends Financially Rewarding
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95
People-Powered Panoramas
People-Powered Panoramas
Add Your Own Scenery Aims to Build the World's Largest Photo
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94
Crowdsourced Image Critique
Crowdsourced Image Critique
Photic Helps Photographers Hone Their Skills with Honest Reviews
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93
Crowdsourced Bar Reconnaissance
Crowdsourced Bar Reconnaissance
Scope Out Local Clubs Before You Arrive with Crowdmug
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92
Crowdsourced Abortions
Crowdsourced Abortions
'Birth or Not' Puts the Issue of Pro-Life or Pro-Choice into Action
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91
Crowdsourced Cleanliness
Crowdsourced Cleanliness
Beaches and Rivers Get Cleaned Up Thanks to the Marine Debris Tracker
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90
Crowdsourced Fitness Support Systems
Crowdsourced Fitness Support Systems
HealthRally Makes Achieving Your Goals Financially Rewarding
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89
Crowdsourced Twitter Songs
Crowdsourced Twitter Songs
Juan Zelada Uses Twitter Confessions to Inspire Music
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88
Atypical Crowdsourced Videos
Atypical Crowdsourced Videos
‘The Vaccines' Instagram Video Hopes to Capture Summer Ph
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87
Crowdsourced Laundry Mats
Crowdsourced Laundry Mats
La Machine Du Voisin Connects Laundry Doers with Available Machines
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86
Crowdsourced Time Capsules
Crowdsourced Time Capsules
'Life in a Day' Wants to Document One Specific Day of Our Lives
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85
Crowdsourced Conservation
Crowdsourced Conservation
Planet Agent is a User-Submitted Gallery of Environmental Mishaps
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84
Crowdsourced Time Capsules
Crowdsourced Time Capsules
'In 25 Years' Lets You Save Personal Messages to Your Future Self
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83
Crowdsourced Wisdom Websites
Crowdsourced Wisdom Websites
Ordinary People Share Their Inspirational Accounts on WiseStories
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82
Crowdsourced Book Editors
Crowdsourced Book Editors
'The Effortless Life' is on Google Docs so That Anyone Can Add or Edit
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81
Crowdsourced Record Labels
Crowdsourced Record Labels
Crowdbands Website Puts Executive Decisions in the Hands of the People
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80
Crowdsourced Charity Reviews
Crowdsourced Charity Reviews
GreatNonProfits is a Website that Supports Good Causes
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79
Crowdsourced Weather Apps
Crowdsourced Weather Apps
The Weddar App Lets You "Check Into" the Weather
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78
Crowdsourced Ranches
Crowdsourced Ranches
The MyFarm Project is a Real-Life Farmville
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77
Crowdsourced Labor Tools
Crowdsourced Labor Tools
Roamler App Helps Businesses Connect to a Mobile Workforce
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76
Crowdsourced Film Scripts
Crowdsourced Film Scripts
Reddit User James Irwin Turns an Online Comment into a Hollywood Flick
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75
Crowdsourced Odd Jobs
Crowdsourced Odd Jobs
Gigwalk Pays You to Explore Your City With Your iPhone
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74
Crowdsourced Space Explorations
Crowdsourced Space Explorations
Planet Hunters Wants You to Help Find Another Earth
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73
Crowd-Funded Art Projects
Crowd-Funded Art Projects
USA Projects is a Kickstarter-Style Site for Artists
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72
Cute Crowdsourced Narratives
Cute Crowdsourced Narratives
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories Curates Collaborated Tales
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71
Killer Crowdsourced Clips
Killer Crowdsourced Clips
One Frame of Fame Creates an Ever-Changing Music Video Hourly
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70
Crowdsourced Love Novels
Crowdsourced Love Novels
Avon Impulse Gives Amateur Romance Writers a Chance at Publishing
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69
Crowdsourced Undead Films
Crowdsourced Undead Films
Castalides Pictures Launches a Global Vampire Casting Competition
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68
Crowdsourced Megacity Narratives
Crowdsourced Megacity Narratives
'New York Writes Itself' Asks Big Apple Dwellers to Contribute
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67
Crowdsourced Soccer Apparel
Crowdsourced Soccer Apparel
The La Celeste Olympic Shirts Represent the Uruguayan Olympic Team
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66
Fashion-Fueled Community Initiatives
Fashion-Fueled Community Initiatives
Royal Dynamite T-Shirts Generate Buzz About Education Issues
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65
Crowdsourced Pop Icon Tributes
Crowdsourced Pop Icon Tributes
The Michael Jackson 'Behind The Mask' Video is Entirely Fan-Made
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64
Crowdsourced Cash Sites
Crowdsourced Cash Sites
Google Prizes Pays To Help Others With Their Tasks
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63
Crowdsourced Songs
Crowdsourced Songs
Jimmy Fallon Sings 'Black Thoughts Favorite Dinosaurs'
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62
Crowdsourced Problem-Solving
Crowdsourced Problem-Solving
Cramster is a People-Friendly Homework Helper
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61
Crowdsourced Artwork
Crowdsourced Artwork
A Sequence of Lines Traced by 500 Individuals is Simply Stunning
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60
Crowdsourced Party Playlists
Crowdsourced Party Playlists
SongVote Lets Members Collaborate on a Party Song Sequence
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59
Check-In Popularity Charts
Check-In Popularity Charts
The Facebook Social Landmarks Infographic is Worldly
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58
Crowdsourced Event Photography
Crowdsourced Event Photography
ZangZing Makes it Easier for Everyone to Remember Every Party
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57
Crowdsourced GPS Maps
Crowdsourced GPS Maps
'Streetview Updating by Hertz' Places Google Cameras on Rental Cars
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56
Crowdsourced Phone Captures
Crowdsourced Phone Captures
The iPhoneography International Exhibit Presents Pics from the Public
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55
Crowdsourced Cellphone Mapping
Crowdsourced Cellphone Mapping
OpenSignalMaps Lets You in on Where to Get the Best Signal Stregth
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54
Crowdsourced Nomenclature Campaigns
Crowdsourced Nomenclature Campaigns
Toyota Prius Searches for a Plural to the Bestselling Hybrid
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53
Crowdsourced Cleanser Comics
Crowdsourced Cleanser Comics
Axe Anarchy is a Graphic Novel Created by Fans in Real-Time
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52
Crowdsourced Time Capsules
Crowdsourced Time Capsules
The BBC Domesday Reloaded Project Reveals a Historical UK
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51
Crowdsourced City Scrapbooks
Crowdsourced City Scrapbooks
The WhatWasThere App Lets You Share and View Historical City Shots
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50
Micro-Crowdsourced Fundraising
Micro-Crowdsourced Fundraising
This 'How to Build a School in 3 Hours' Video is Sure to Inspire
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49
Crowdsourced Sustainability Sites
Crowdsourced Sustainability Sites
Stockholm's Globe Forum is an Online Eco Community
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48
Poetic Venting Blogs
Poetic Venting Blogs
The Angry Haiku Site Lets You Express Your Anger in 17 Syllables
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47
Crowdsourced City Designs
Crowdsourced City Designs
Betaville is an Online Game for Budding City Planners
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46
Crowdsourced Pizza Opinion Ads
Crowdsourced Pizza Opinion Ads
The Dominos Customer Comment Ticker is Unveiled in NYC
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45
Crowdsourced Story Apps
Crowdsourced Story Apps
Storify Web App Curates Stories From Your Social Media Experience
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44
Crowdsourced Video Integrations
Crowdsourced Video Integrations
YouTube Google Moderator Collaboration Expanded to User Channels
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43
Artsy Crowdsourced Cookbooks
Artsy Crowdsourced Cookbooks
'They Draw and Cook' Features Original Recipes and Art
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42
Crowdsourced Child Witticisms
Crowdsourced Child Witticisms
My Kid is Gifted Serves Up Bites of Priceless Progeny Proclamations
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41
Crowdsourced Fast Food Tees
Crowdsourced Fast Food Tees
You Could Win $5,000 With Wendy Threads T-Shirt Design Contest
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40
Crowdsourced Advice
Crowdsourced Advice
Thumb, Formerly Opinionaided, Provides Help from Family & Strangers Alike
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39
Illustrated Celebutweets
Illustrated Celebutweets
Kanye West New Yorker Tweets Project Brings the Rapper's Tweets to Life
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38
Crowdsourced Magazine Shoots
Crowdsourced Magazine Shoots
BlackBook Magazine REquest Wants Fans to Edit Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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37
Crowdsourced Brew Campaigns
Crowdsourced Brew Campaigns
Samuel Adams Crowd Craft Project Lets Fans Partake in Beer-Making
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36
Crowdsourced Christmas Songs
Crowdsourced Christmas Songs
Matt Berry Brings Festive Cheer to the Community
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35
Crowdsourced Car Designs
Crowdsourced Car Designs
Nissan 'Project 370Z' Wants Your Help Building a New Auto
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34
Crowdsourced Shopping Playlists
Crowdsourced Shopping Playlists
Gap Store in San Francisco Lets Customers Choose In-Store Music
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33
Crowdsourced Cafe Apps
Crowdsourced Cafe Apps
Lets Meet and Work App Details Best Cafe in London and NYC
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32
Crowdsourced Clotheslines
Crowdsourced Clotheslines
Levi Strauss Contest 'Care to Air' Design a Clothesline Challenge
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31
Social Nutrition Labels
Social Nutrition Labels
Project Label Reveals a Company's Social Responsibility
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30
Crowdsourced Comic Books
Crowdsourced Comic Books
Help Fund the 'Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath' and Receive a Free Copy
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29
Crowdsourced Concept Art
Crowdsourced Concept Art
The Mat Dolphin 'One Plain, One Fancy' Project Gives People the Power
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28
Crowdsourced News Site Breakdowns
Crowdsourced News Site Breakdowns
'The Reddit Invasion' Infographic Shows the Site's Rise to Fame
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27
Artfully Crowdsourced Maps
Artfully Crowdsourced Maps
'They Draw & Travel' Showcases Cool Travel Insights from Nomad Artists
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26
Crowdsourced Fast Food Films
Crowdsourced Fast Food Films
McDonald's McBites Contest Encourages People to Create Mini Films
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25
Crowdsourced Soup Labels
Crowdsourced Soup Labels
The Consumer-Oriented Packaging for Campbell's Cream of Potato Soup
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24
Crowdsourced Light Shows
Crowdsourced Light Shows
Vectorial Elevation Vancouver Lights Up the Winter Olympics
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23
Crowdsourced Social Media Drawings
Crowdsourced Social Media Drawings
The 'Create My Tweet' Campaign Promotes the Samsung Galaxy Note
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22
Crowdsourced Chairs
Crowdsourced Chairs
Made.com's Made-to-Order Furniture Offers Affordable Originality
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21
Crowdsourced Protest Posters
Crowdsourced Protest Posters
Alto Arizona Art Campaign Takes on Arizona Immigration Law
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20
Crowdsourced Highway Art
Crowdsourced Highway Art
'Read Between the Signs' Infuses Culture into Pennsylvanian Highways
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19
Crowdsourced Designed Sportswear
Crowdsourced Designed Sportswear
Stade Francais Rugby Team Uniforms are Colorful and Fan-Inspired
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18
Crowdsourced Gadget Covers
Crowdsourced Gadget Covers
5-in-1 iPad Case From Brenthaven & Cafepress is a Personalization Win
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17
Crowdsourced Men's Mags
Crowdsourced Men's Mags
Dude.Com Wants to Create a Community-Contributed Magazine
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16
Crowdsourced Candy Bar Flavors
Crowdsourced Candy Bar Flavors
Kit Kat 'Choose a Chunky Champion' Asks You to Pick a Favorite
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15
Crowdsourcing Design Duos
Crowdsourcing Design Duos
Heineken Limited Edition Design Challenge Chooses Paired Concepts
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14
Crowdsourced Restaurants
Crowdsourced Restaurants
'What Happens When' is a Crowdfunded Project that Changes Every Month
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13
Crowdsourced Sci-Fi Films
Crowdsourced Sci-Fi Films
Star Wars Uncut is a Fan-Made Masterpiece
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12
Wikipedia-Inspired Photography
Wikipedia-Inspired Photography
The Disambiguation Photo Series is Based Around Scientific Theories
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11
Creative Crowdsourced Ink Initiatives
Creative Crowdsourced Ink Initiatives
Social Tattoo Project Picks Global Issues to Tattoo
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10
Crowdsourced Model Casting
Crowdsourced Model Casting
'I am Levi's' Instagram Campaign Searches for Next Star
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9
Crowdsourced Window Gardens
Crowdsourced Window Gardens
Quirky Stem Garden Goes From Design to Production in 24 Hours
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8
Globalized Crowdsourced Graffiti
Globalized Crowdsourced Graffiti
JR's Inside Out Project Turns Average Joes into Street Artists
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7
Controversial Crowdsourced Logos
Controversial Crowdsourced Logos
The Greenpeace BP Logo Redesign Campaign Stirs Up Controversy
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6
Controversial Logo Redesigns
Controversial Logo Redesigns
The New Gap Logo Has Taken the Internet by Storm
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5
Crowdsourced Batmobiles
Crowdsourced Batmobiles
The Batmobile Design Competition Yields Some Fearsome Car Concepts
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4
Crowdsourced Countertop Composters
Crowdsourced Countertop Composters
Keiro Compact Food Grinder Helps Compost Kitchen Scraps
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3
Crowdsourced Criminal Identifiers
Crowdsourced Criminal Identifiers
The Vancouver 2011 Riot Criminal List Tumblr Shows the Crime
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2
Crowdsourced Tattoo Blogs
Crowdsourced Tattoo Blogs
'Check Out My Ink' Lets You Judge Other People's Work
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1
Crowdsourced Tattoo Designs
Crowdsourced Tattoo Designs
Caisa Wants Your Ink Design for the Wellcome Collection 'Skin' Exhibit
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