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How does it feel to back crowdfunding projects

How does it feel to back crowdfunding projects | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
I have made donations to a number of crowdfunding campaigns over the past few months Was it a positive experience? Did it give me a warm glow inside?   Yes - but it could have been better I ha...
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How Lockitron Made Millions With Their Own Crowdfunding Platform

How Lockitron Made Millions With Their Own Crowdfunding Platform | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Bootstapped startups can't afford much marketing, but that's when they need it most. Lockitron made their own crowdfunding platform, and so should you...
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Hey Kickstarter! Drop Your Guidelines and Embrace Your Inner Pickiness - The Crowdfundamentals

Why Kickstarter should drop its guidelines and write new ones to reflect their pickiness.
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#CrowdfundingBackerLove

#CrowdfundingBackerLove | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Weekly contributor Rose Spinelli of the Crowdfundamentals writes in to celebrate the oft-forgotten backers of crowdfunding campaigns.
Rose Spinelli's insight:

Spread the love

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Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. CrowdsUnite aims to cut through the confusion by providing a...
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Three Sites That Support Your Crowdfunding Efforts

Three Sites That Support Your Crowdfunding Efforts | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding services are popping up all the time, helping to build a healthy support industry around fundraising platforms. Rose Spinelli of The Crowdfundamentals shares three of her favorites.
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Pitch Video Creation Made Eas(ier) - The Crowdfundamentals

A while back I created a video called “Anatomy of a Pitch Video.” It was a kind of meta-vid designed as a free resource for “Perfecting the Pitch Video” one of six sections in my series of crowdfunding classes, which you honestly should check out ...
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Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Outsource Your Way to Success

Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Outsource Your Way to Success | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is devilishly full of details that are too much to handle for the average human trying to go it alone. It’s the reason many people decide crowdfunding is not for them — who has the time?
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STOP your crowdfunding Campaign - You're NOT ready to succeed

STOP your crowdfunding Campaign - You're NOT ready to succeed | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Stop your crowdfunding campaign until you have read this post. Follow the included steps to greatly improve the chances of your crowdfunding success.
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Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Google’s New Hub For the Media

Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Google’s New Hub For the Media | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Not sure how to get journalists and bloggers to cover your campaign? Check out the latest tip from crowdfunding consultant Rose Spinelli, which touches on Google products that can be used to amplify your project's message.
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Why Astroturfing and Fake Online Reviews Are Illegal

Why Astroturfing and Fake Online Reviews Are Illegal | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
The New York Attorney General accused 19 companies of engaging in illegal and deceptive business practices because of their use of fake online reviews.
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What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding

What the U.S. Can Learn From the Netherlands About Equity Crowdfunding | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
U.S. regulators are tied up in knots trying to figure out how to write laws for equity crowdfunding to prevent fraud. Perhaps they should take a page from...
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The Many Faces of Influence Infographic by @Traackr

The Many Faces of Influence Infographic by @Traackr | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Understand online influence, the types of influencer personas and how to incorporate influencer engagement into your digital marketing.
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CrowdFunding4All, the Turbo-Charged Search Engine with Benefits

CrowdFunding4All, the Turbo-Charged Search Engine with Benefits | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding coach Rose Spinelli writes in with her last ever tip of the week, highlighting a crowdfunding search engine. Fret not, however, as she'll be back soon with a new Q&A column, answering your crowdfunding questions.
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THE PERILS OF CONSULTING IN THE CROWDFUNDING INDUSTRY (Part One)

THE PERILS OF CONSULTING IN THE CROWDFUNDING INDUSTRY (Part One) | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
By David Marlett A number of our members have attempted, or are attempting to provide crowdfund consulting services to clients, and many more anticipate engaging in it once equity crowdfunding goes...
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In an arena in which too many boast over-inflated numbers with no portfolio on offer to back it up, this is a great, honest assessment!

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KATA - Ending Female Genital Mutilation

KATA - Ending Female Genital Mutilation | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
A documentary film about girls and women forced to undergo Female Genital Mutilation and those at risk of being forced into this life-threatening ordeal
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Why Crowdfunding Websites Work

Why Crowdfunding Websites Work | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
The past few years have seen an explosion in crowdfunded companies and as a result, both rewards crowdfunding sites and equity crowdfunding sites have grown in popularity as well. There's now a crowdfunding site for just about everything from yoga studios to medical devices. But what makes a crowdfunding website effective? At [...]
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Stuck for Ideas? Get Perkolating!

Stuck for Ideas? Get Perkolating! | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Don't know what perks to offer your backers? Rose Spinelli offers a few tips on how to come up with unique and appealing rewards!
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A Roundup of the Best Tips of 2013

A Roundup of the Best Tips of 2013 | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Rose Spinelli, of The Crowdfundamentals, writes in with a recap of her finest crowdfunding tips of 2013. Stay tuned for even more fantastic advice from Rose in the New Year!
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Two Good Blogs for Pre- and Post-Launch Insights

Two Good Blogs for Pre- and Post-Launch Insights | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Preparation is key to crowdfunding success. The clever crowdfunder, writes Rose Spinelli, prepares well in advance for the pre-launch stretch and the post-funding reward delivery phases. But what exactly can one do to prepare for those two periods?
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Crowdfunding Planning: Strategic Thinking vs. Tactical Thinking - The Crowdfundamentals

Crowdfunding Planning: Strategic Thinking vs. Tactical Thinking - The Crowdfundamentals | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
I’ve been guilty of it myself: using the words strategy and tactics interchangeably. Beyond semantics, however, if you’re hazy on the difference, your crowdfunding preparation will be too. So formulate your plan in the correct order.
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Could Crowdfunding Replace Traditional Marketing?

Could Crowdfunding Replace Traditional Marketing? | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Startups are increasingly using crowdfund projects to augment or even replace traditional PR/marketing campaigns I posed that question this week to my friend Dr.
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5 Ways Raising Capital Is Changing

5 Ways Raising Capital Is Changing | Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
With the ban lifted on advertising your funding round, there's a whole new world of opportunities for capital-seeking entrepreneurs. Make sure you know the rules.
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