Crowdsourcing is basically the art of outsourcing business tasks to a community outside of you business, so it’s pretty much using ‘crowds’ to ‘source’ solutions to your problems. There has been a trend towards crowdsourcing recently, mainly due to Web 2.0 technologies making it easy to do. It allows you to leverage a wide pool of resources quickly and simply.
Crowdsourcing for business
More recently businesses have been more aware of the benefits that crowdsourcing can bring, here are some examples of how you can use it in your business: