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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Crowdsourcing by Aliza Sherman

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Chapter 4
Do-It-Yourself Crowdsourcing
In This Chapter
• Using tools for manual crowdsourcing
• Assessing response rates
• Finding places to crowdsource
• Discovering the crowdsourcing process
You’ve decided you want to crowdsource entirely from scratch. You’re not going to use any websites or tools designed specifically to handle crowdsourcing processes and activities, because the work you need done doesn’t require a formal system with high levels of quality assurance built in.
Doing your own crowdsourcing can be as easy or as complex as the work you need to do. The best kind of crowdsourcing to do on your own is gathering manageable amounts of data or input from the crowd, which you can then collect in a repository of some kind and cull through. ...

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