Category Archives: Indiegogo

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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Crowdfunding Creators – Be Wary of Scammers

I ran across this article, https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/31/my-other-life-as-a-kickstarter-scammer/, when I restarted Firefox. It’s by a journalist who was the victim of identity theft by a scammer who pretended to be him. If you create a crowdfunding campaign, don’t be surprised if you … Continue reading

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Why I Post About Crowdfunding

Like it or not, Crowdfunding is a good way to go for individuals, businesses, and non-profits. There are limits, but some don’t get that aspect. I have seen campaigns with small goals, $300 – 500, fail and seen campaigns with … Continue reading

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Backerkit Patreon Beta for Creators

If you are a creator, as opposed to a backer, on Backerkit, they are running a beta that allows you to link your Patreon account to Backerkit. I received an e-mail earlier today that included a link: https://backerkit.helpscoutdocs.com/article/561-sync-my-patreon-with-backerkit (included below … Continue reading

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The Bipolar Writer Needs Help… Again — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

https://www.gofundme.com/rasing-to-upgrade-the-bipolar-writer-blog This is my GoFundMe under my real name David TC (I wasn’t sure if I could get the funds if I used my Pen Name James Edgar Skye.) Thank you in advance for donating! So, my goal is $300. … Continue reading

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Working on Updating My Master’s Thesis – Nonprofit Usage of Social Media

Back in 2011, I submitted my Master’s thesis: Nonprofit Usage of Social Media that was approved. Early on, I tried to get it amended to include for-profit businesses, but my Adviser wouldn’t approve the change. She was from Russia where … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing to Make Your Blog Stand Out?

Sounds like an easy question right? However, if you are doing nothing or very little to make your blog stand out, you may want to re-think it. Somewhere there’s a good estimate of how many blogs are out there. From … Continue reading

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Have You Linked All of Your Social Media Sites to Your Blog?

#ad (on the off-chance the FTC considers any of the below links as needing #ad in this post). Have You Linked All of Your Social Media Sites to Your Blog? Thanks to Jamie Gates of https://applegategenealogy.wordpress.com/, I learned about Ko-fi; … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding YouTube Videos and Some Alleged Crowdfunding Scams

Note: I take no stance on the following YouTube videos. In some cases, they have what could be great advice on how to use crowdfunding; in other cases, YouTubers have labeled some as scams. Take what you will from any … Continue reading

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Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things Movie Review

For some reason, I am on a Zombie kick right now – I blame Facebook and YouTube as both are showing too much Zombie stuff over the last few weeks; it shouldn’t last, but as I was seeing something else, … Continue reading

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