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Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Note from Beth: Over five years ago, I connected with Sam Mayfield, an independent media maker,  through my blog.  In 2008,  she asked for advice about raising money to go to Africa to help support the first community access television station opening in Ghana.  … Read More

Pulitzer and the Pedestal – Or Why Crowdfunding Needs Influencer Marketing

Guest post by Jesse Noyes

The outlook for the Statue of Liberty was bleak in 1885.

Construction of the statue had been completed the year before in France, but efforts to construct a pedestal in New York ground to a halt.… Read More

Can Social Media Save Lives? Guest Post by Porter Gale

 

Note from Beth: I’m publishing this post from 30,000 feet in the air flying my favorite airline, Virgin America, enroute to Washington, DC for Give the Max Day.   (If you’ve been reading this blog for a long time, you’ll know that this isn’t my first inflight blog post).    

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Measuring Your Crowdsourcing Efforts by Aliza Sherman

Note from Beth: My colleague, Aliza Sherman, has written a book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Crowdsourcing and you drop everything and buy it now.    We’ve been chatting about how to measure the impact of the crowd and she offered to write this guest post on the topic.

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Brainstorming with OpenIDEO to Save Lives

Note from Beth: I written a lot about crowdsourcing and measuring the impact of the crowd, so I’m really intrigued by this project because they are using crowdsourcing from creative people to get ideas about how to solve an on the ground project.   

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