Category Archives: GoFundMe

GoFundMe Campaign for a Local Restaurant – Wichita Eagle July 12, 2019

I get daily e-mails from the local newspaper, Wichita Eagle; most of the time I skim them. Today an item caught my attention – GoFundMe Campaign for a Local Restaurant: https://www-1.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article232562862.html. Before I noticed there was a GoFundMe campaign, I … Continue reading

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Kincrawler Closed Down May 19, 2019

If you weren’t familiar with kincrawler.com (link doesn’t work), it was a genealogy version of a search engine/web crawler. I was poking around on Facebook last night and saw a comment that it had shut down. If you go to … Continue reading

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Great Cycle Challenge Update June 26, 2019

#ad With less than four (4) days remaining, I hit 104.4 miles of my 120 mile goal, https://greatcyclechallenge.com/Riders/PaulSmith1. Don’t think I will hit the donation goal that the campaign set of $500 as I am nowhere near it. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Just posted: PAGE 2 of the INTERLUDE comic “STARDATE 2245.1”! — Fan Film Factor

A quick check of the GoFundMe campaign before we begin. After two weeks, we’re already on the cusp of 100 BACKERS(!!!) with a total of $7,901—more than 40% of the way to $19,500. That’s FANtastic progress! If you haven’t donated … Continue reading

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Watch “Let’s Help the Lady Veteran in Minnesota Get Her Bunker Replaced” on YouTube / GoFundMe Campaign

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/grvDNI-M9XI. I have previously mentioned this YouTube channel: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/atlas-survival-shelters-featured-vlogger-of-the-week-may-15-2019/. The CEO of Atlas Survival Shelters has started a GoFundMe to fix up or replace her bunker: https://www.gofundme.com/fix-a-veterans039-bunker. The company is doing it at cost so they are not making a … Continue reading

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Stonemaier Games Kickstarter Lessons

Disclosure: I purchased Jamey’s book on Amazon. I went the cheap route of ordering a used copy which will arrive in a week to ten days. I would have purchased the e-book, but they wanted almost as much for the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Alternative

Granted, this particular crowdfunding alternative isn’t something most people could do easily as it requires a lot of work, and potentially a hefty budget. However, it’s possible without the hefty budget if you get enough people on board to help … Continue reading

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GoFundMe Bomb Shelter Campaign

I ran across this story after seeing an article on a website: https://www.trend-chaser.com/amazing/an-arizona-man-made-an-amazing-backyard-discovery-after-hearing-a-rumor/ I am intentionally not creating a link as the site chopped the article into over 40 separate pages full of ads. On one page, I counted nine … Continue reading

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Update to Earlier Fundly Top 40+ Crowdfunding Sites Post

This is an update to my earlier blog post: The 40+ Best Crowdfunding Websites: Fundly Blog. Also combining the crowdfunding lists from two earlier posts: Top 10 Crowdfunding Platforms of 2018 According to Inc.com and The Rest of the Top 20 … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Things to Consider – Backers and Creators

In thinking about crowdfunding, a topic I have considered is looking at things to watch out for that I haven’t covered. For backers, two (2) things come to mind. First, always expect any campaign you pledge will be funded regardless … Continue reading

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