Posted by Megan
Lou’s Shoemaking classes a success

Lou’s is passionate about making her own shoes and her dream is to show others the art of shoemaking. With help from 47 pledgers, Lou raised $1792 so she can start teaching others the art of making shoes. This is […]

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Posted by Anna
Don’t be bored with your Boardgame

Shem Phillips is another example of how small New Zealand is. He ran a project through PledgeMe to fund his board game, Plethora. While the project was running I had a business meeting and they mentioned a co-worker named Shem. […]

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Posted by Anna
Tip #7: You need to get your project out there

“Don’t be afraid to throw your PledgeMe page out there…at anyone.  You have nothing to lose by telling people about it and you’d be surprised at the amount and variety of people that are interested and will contribute.” says Ryan […]

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Posted by Anna
Tip # 6 – It’s about you!

People are going to give to you as much as they’re going to give to your project. So, tell them a bit about yourself. What you do, where you’re from. It’s like any good business pitch – it’s as much […]

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Posted by Anna
PledgeMe and Projects we ♥ in the Media

PledgeMe had a big week in the media, with a spread in the DomPost (and further afield) over the weekend. Here’s the full story: http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/7600457/Web-based-philanthropy/ The lovely crew at FixTV also interviewed Anna about crowdfunding in New Zealand. Check check […]

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Transference – keep on fundin’

Brandon, Ponyboy to his friends, wanted some help to publish his novel, Transference. And, he got it! He raised over $5,000 through 74 of his friends, family and fans, and now he’s going to get his novel out to the […]

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Posted by Anna
Project Pink Ribbon Calendar = success!

The Pink Ribbon Calendar Girls project really touched the hearts of a lot of people. 114 pledgers gave over $10,000 to help get this project off the ground, and it became a bit of twitter phenomenon (especially in the final […]

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