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 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 Jessie
A Purr-fect Publication

Frances Eliza could see a gap in the magazine market: despite all the publications circulating round the city, Wellington’s felines just weren’t being catered to. So she came up with the idea for Blackcat Quarterly, Wellington’s premier lifestyle magazine for […]

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Posted by Anna
Meet the team: Jen

Jen is our resident dragon onesie wearing Chief People Wrangler. She’s the woman behind the emails that our campaign creators get. She tries to shepherd folk through the crowdfunding process with tips, tricks, and insight from her three successful campaigns. […]

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Posted by Jackson
PledgeMe Alumni: James Shaw

PledgeMe has been helpin’ Kiwis fund the things they care about for almost three years now. In that time we’ve had something like 700 successful campaign go up on the site. We’ll be sharing the stories behind some of those […]

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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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