Author Archives: Jason Aiken

99designs 1-to-1 Projects sweepstakes

A massive benefit of 99designs for designers is building long-term client relationships as a design contest is often just the first step to follow-on work. In fact, so much follow-on work is generated at 99designs that we built our 1-to-1 invoicing tool to facilitate payment for this additional work. Over the past year, we have... Read More

July 10th By

99designs acquires 12designer, launches European headquarters in Berlin

Today is a big day for 99designs. We’re excited to announce our first ever acquisition and with it our new European headquarters! Berlin-based 12designer the leading creative design marketplace in Germany, is now part of the 99designs family. The acquisition is an important step forward in our mission to deliver the best platform …

August 7th By

Highlights from the design contest

The occupy movement has inspired people around the world to stand up and let their voices be heard. To that end, put out an open call on 99designs to galvanize designers to create powerful imagery to symbolize the movement. The response was absolutely astounding and we want to shine a light on the amazing creativity... Read More

February 23rd By

UPDATE: staged contests – the remix!

We recently introduced a new Staged Contest model designed to save time for designers and contest holders and ultimately get the right people working together more quickly. We have been collecting feedback and taking a good hard look at the data to get a sense of how the new structure is working. So far so... Read More

December 14th By

Staged contests and a new $9,999 promotion

BIG NEWS! For the past two months we have been testing a new Staged Contest model on gold contests. The test has been a BIG success and we are now rolling out Staged Contests across the site with a special $9,999 promotion to boot! What’s Different? Contests will now be broken up into 3 distinct stages*.... Read More

November 30th By

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