Category Archives: Ko-fi

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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Expecto Patreon-um! — Lach in the Crease

Hey everyone! Today I’m doing a small update to announce some big news; I’ve officially launched a brand new Patreon page for my website! Ooo, a Patreon. Howwww original. I know, I know. It’s not exactly a revolutionary idea, but … Continue reading

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If You Are Going to Use Patreon As a Creator, Consider $1 and $2 Pledge Levels

I noticed a blogger who is using Patreon (What is Patreon?). The blogger decided to go with $5 as their minimum pledge level and limit the various pledge levels to so many Patrons. At the higher levels, that makes sense. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding – What Is It?

Standard Disclaimer: I am not a tax expert and none of the information in this or any other post is intended as, nor should it be construed to be, tax advice. If you need tax advice, consult a tax specialist … Continue reading

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My Social Media Links

Updated August 4, 2019 to include MeWe link. The below are many of my social media links. I added the links below to my About page: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/about/. Facebook (blog page): https://www.facebook.com/upsdownsfamilyhistory/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/rennersmith Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EmperorNortonXVI/ Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/paulrsmith Buymeacoffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/s8hmcRD Instagram: … 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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My Test Run of Sending Someone Support Through Ko-fi

I have mentioned Ko-fi – https://ko-fi.com/ before: Have You Linked All of Your Social Media Sites to Your Blog?. I have a Ko-fi account, link is in my post above. I hadn’t checked out how it worked, and decided it … 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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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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