Thankfully we’ve always had the pleasure of working with clients who value our craft and experience however, crowd-sourcing a design solution can seem a tempting option for many reasons.
Here is one designer’s excellent response to a client’s query about their crowd-sourcing experience.
To paraphrase the client’s question:
Why should I spend money on a professional designer, when I can get equally great results (and more) for a fraction of the price, by using a crowd-sourcing website?
It’s definitely worth a read.