Posted by Tash 2.0
What is this crowd you speak of?

While this modern life can occasionally feel a bit lonely, the reality is we all have a crowd. Like an enormous venn-diagram, we’re all connected to each other in some way: be it by blood, a common interest, a shared […]

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Posted by Anna
How to make friends

AKA how to network and influence your crowd I sometimes joke that my superpower is making friends. And, as much as I laugh it off as not actually being a superpower, it is one of most powerful skills I have. Whenever […]

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Posted by Jackson
When will my rewards be sent out?

So you’ve just pledged on a campaign. Awesome. Now you’re itchy to get your mitts on the reward that was promised you. Woah, buddy! There are a few things you’ve got to take into account when you’re trying to figure […]

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Posted by Jessie
Four Steps for a Fab Team Photo

People pledge to people. The best way to get your crowd invested in your project is to show them who’s behind it, and what better way to do that than a team photo-shoot? So, by studying the great work of […]

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Posted by Jessie
Top Ten Tools for Crowdfunding

Connecting with your crowd can be tricky. Luckily, there are lots of great sites and apps that can help you at all stages of your campaign: creation, organisation, promotion and connection. Check out our top ten tools below, and see […]

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Posted by Anna
How to PledgeMe

Obviously, we often get asked for tips on how to crowdfund well – so, we dusted off our old guide recently and created this extended version guide (thanks Lewis!). Here’s our advice on the three P’s: Planning, Pitching, and Promoting. […]

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Posted by Anna
Why Local Matters

Bibliography : Most of the numbers were crunched in our database, and: – Statistics New Zealand (2008) ‘Degrees of Separation in the New Zealand Workforce: Evidence from linked employer-employee data’ available online. – Sorenson, O., and Stuart, T. (2001) ‘Syndication […]

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