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Help Animate Special Mission of CureCancerStarter.org via 99Designs

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We've received a lot of great feedback in CureCancerStarter.org's first 10 days. Some of that feedback tells us our current homepage video works better as an About Us video than an explanation of what crowdfunding cancer research is about and why the new cancer research revolution is so important.

If you are a graphic designer who can animate we hope you will apply and win our 99Designs contest.

 

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CureCancerStarter.org STARTUP Challenge - Raise $1,000 From Startups By Friday

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, October 21, 2013 4:40 PM

Thanks to the Cure Cancer Buzz Team we are off to a GREAT start with 3% funded on CureCancerStarter.org in the first 3 Days (UNC Lineberger is in the numbers above but not accepting donations yet, take them out and we are at 3% funded in 3 days). 

You can HELP by donating to:

Vitamin D & Lunch Cancer Research
https://www.curecancerstarter.org/campaign/roswell-lungcancerresearch 

Brain Cancer Vaccine
https://www.curecancerstarter.org/campaign/roswell-braincancerresearch

Personalizing Treatments For Colorectal Cancer
https://www.curecancerstarter.org/campaign/personalizing-treatment-for-colorectal-cancers

Here is my challenge to anyone creating or working in a #startup today. DONATE to one of those 3 campaigns and I will MATCH your donation dollar for dollar up to $1000. 

If you email martin(at)storyofcancer.org or tweet to @ScentTrail (http://www.twittre.com/scenttrail) or @curecancerstart (http://www.twitter.com/curecancerstart ) I will post a link to your startup across our social network (about 10,000 followers who have another 500,000 followers). If your startup gives $500 or more I will write 500 words about how cool and great you are and post on Atlantic BT's PR5 blog. 

If we exceed $1,000 by Friday then I will write 500 words about EVERY startup who emails me!!!

I know startups are POOR with all money and energy into the THING you are creating, but here is your chance to make a powerful content marketing ally for $50.

I've created 4 companies and am not making a PENNY from this one (true this one is COSTING me money not making any nor will it ever since I did it as a PAYBACK to cancer researchers and docs who've saved my life), but together we LAUNCH YOUR STARTUP and cure cancer in our lifetime. 

Thanks, Marty 
Martin(at)storyofcancer.org 
Martin.Smith(at)Atlanticbt.com 
cancer survivor
Founder, CureCancerStarter.org 
http://www.curecancerstarter.org 

 

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Buzz Team Competition: Creating A Revolution Is HARD and Scary

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CureCancerStarter.org, crowdfunding cancer research, launches tomorrow. The REVOLUTION in how we fund cancer research depends on the Cure Cancer Buzz Team, social media wizards and FOMs (Friends of Martin new and old) willing to help create awareness and trust for a new idea.

The new idea is SIMPLE. Cancer Patients should know what is happening in cancer research. Cancer patients like ME, my family and friends should be able to give MONEY to Dr. Hank van Deventer, the oncologist who saved my life.

This revolution wil only happen IF pepole STOP long enough to help. Five weeks from tomorrow 3 Cure Cancer Buzz Team CAPTAINS will be awarded. Becoming a Cure Cancer Buzz Team Captain speaks to a social media marketers MAD SKILLS, their humanity and grace.

Hope you will JOIN the Cure Cancer Buzz Team
http://jotform.us/form/32517495657162

more info here
http://www.storyofcancer.org/cure-cancer-buzz-team/

and help CHANGE THE WORLD!


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WRAL (CBS Raleigh) Tar Heel Traveler Tells CureCancerStarter.org's Story on Video

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We are lucky to have one of the best CBS affiliate stations in Raleigh and their Tar Heel Traveler Scotty Mason did a great piece about me and CureCancerStarter.org that aired yesterday.

Video is embedded in two places:

CureCancerStarter.org's BLog
http://bit.ly/19i02pX 

ScentTrail Marketing BLog
http://scenttrail.blogspot.com/2013/10/cure-cancer-starter-feature-wral-tar.html 

CureCancerStore.org (LIVE)
http://www.curecancerstore.org  

CureCancerStarter.org (Live Monday
http://www.curecancerstarter.org  

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Agnostic Wins - How A Rebel Army Can Still Win Despite New Google

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This Haiku Deck and ScentTrail Marketing blog post captures ideas percolating from launching one of the first crowdfunding cancer research platforms (http://www.curecancerstarter.org) l last week.

One of the big Should of Had A V8 moments last week was the realization that the way the new Google set the table does not favor a rebel Rat-Tag army.

Since climbing the latter to AUTHORITY and TRUSTED status now can take years and you will have a giant pissing our your head every step of the way, better to create conversations not website and then inject your conversation into their castles via widgets, apps and white label embedding.

Can a rebel army survive when the new Google swings the machine gun so deliberately and giants are trying to knock rebels to the ground? Yes IF they THINK WEB FIRST and this post should help with that.

What about you? Do you think web first already? How did you get there? What have you changed?

 


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Five Ways To Cure Cancer Today ScentTrail Marketing

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5 Ways TO Cure Cancer Today For Five Minutes

Donate to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute on CureCnacerStarter.org.Donae to the Carbone Cancer Center from the University of Wisconsin on CureCancerStarter.org.Go on a Bug Hunt on CureCancerStarter.org and help us fix it. Donate to UNC Lineberger Cancer Center on CureCancerStarter.org when we fix it so you can.Join our Cure Cancer Buzz Team and help start a new cure cancer revolution to cure cancer in our lifetime.

 

If you can spare five minutes today and do ONE of these things then we cure cancer a little today. Rinse and repeat tomorrow and we cure cancer a little ore.

If we sacrifice five minutes a day and do a little something and we do these things together before you know it "cancer" will be something your children or their children have to Google it to learn about the greatest malady.

I have five minutes to invest in curing cancer what about you?

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Shelter From A Storm: How The Revolution Almost Killed Me A #Startups Warning Story

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Shelter From The Storm: How The Revolution Almost Killed Me
I was drowning. I woke up coughing. Breath was impossible. Cough, Cough, attempt to breathe…

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, October 12, 2013 2:45 PM

I believe in sacrifice. For the last year I've put everything into the completion of what I now think of as my triptych:

* Martin's Ride To Cure Cancer (bicycle ride across America Summer of 2010). 
* StoryofCancerStore.org - shop to cure cancer http://www.curecancerstore.org  
* CureCancerStarter.org - corwdfunding cancer research (http://www.curecancerstarter.org) should launch on Monday 10.14 if the creeks don't rise. 

We celebrated last week with an amazing Google+ Hangout on Air and then an invisible hand tried to strangle me last night. The post explains how life should never be taken for granted and tiny things (like flu shots) can create BIG impacts. 

The lesson no to hidden in the story of how an asthma attack almost killed me is don't let your life become so out of balance that such a dramatic reminder is required. 

I believe in the sacrifice too, but sacrificing yourself for the dream your building is moot and a bit goofystupid (says the man who almost died last night from letting his life get out of balance :). 

 So do as I SAY not as I DO :). 

Marty 

 

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Stop Making Excuses & Change The World [Video]

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Martin Smith is changing the world. Can you spare a Peep?

 

Marty Note
I loved Phil's comparison to Peeps in this piece. In fact this piece keep me going as the creation of two very BIG projects became TOUGH (as they always do).

 

Now we can see LAUNCH in our sites (October 11) and the grade is down hill instead of up. Amazing friend, amazing note and much appreciated.

BTW, NOT me dancing in this video though that is much the way I dance (lol).


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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, September 25, 2013 9:06 PM

This amazingly generous and helpful note from my friend Phil Buckley was inspirational. We are 11 days from launching the two most important projects of my life, two websites:

CureCancerStarter.org - Crowdfunding Cancer Research
http://www.curecancerstarter.org

CureCancerStore.org - Shop to cure cancer.
http://www.curecancerstore.org

All profits go to cancer research and we are working with some amazing cancer research partners. Hope you will join our #curecancer Buzz Team:
http://storyofcancer.org/cure-cancer-buzz-team/