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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Crowdsourcing by Aliza Sherman

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Chapter 8
Employee Crowdsourcing Communities
In This Chapter
• Sourcing your internal company or virtual team
• Understanding privacy and security issues
• Creating a safe space for internal crowdsourcing
• Using tools to crowdsource with your team
You can find a crowd in many places, both online and off. The trick to crowdsourcing is to utilize online tools and communities to access or gather the crowd, and then manage communications and interactions with them. Ultimately, you must use Internet and web-based tools to crowdsource.

Your Employees as Your Crowd

A crowd you’re probably tapping into on a regular if ad-hoc basis is your on-site employees or virtual team members. Wikipedia’s definition of crowdsourcing suggests you can’t do it with ...

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