What a week it’s been for the Patreon community. Just one week ago, on December 6, 2017, Patreon (see our review) announced a change in their fee structure. Broadly speaking, the change would have seen creators no longer pay payment processing fees on what they earn through Patreon. Instead, creators could count on taking home 95% of […]
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Crowdfunding has received lots of attention in recent years for its ability to raise money for medical emergencies and other pressing human needs. However, you should know that crowdfunding for business projects is taking off as well. In this article, we’ll explore some of the top crowdfunding platforms for small business, and offer tips for creating a good business crowdfunding campaign.
Crowdfunding is all the rage these days. I don’t have to tell you this; it is a manifest truth, apparent in the world around us. From the Kickstarter-driven boom in the tabletop gaming industry to the use of GoFundMe as a rickety substitute for a national health care safety net, crowdfunding is a fundraising solution […]
Weebly makes a strong case for being The People’s Website Builder. Its website editing model is easily one of the most intuitive out there, and its appeal to the non-techies among us is unparalleled. In keeping with the company’s emphasis on providing value to the masses, there is a free plan available to everybody. This is […]
Despite their fundamental differences, I thought it would be helpful to compare Wix vs WordPress, as these services represent two of the most popular ways to build a website and get it online. As the two services differ so significantly, neither one can be said to be the best solution for everybody.
Strange as it may sound, there was a time when a photographer’s one and only way to compile a collection of their work was through the use of a binder. Nowadays, with the advent of easy DIY website builders, it’s never been easier to put together a digital portfolio of your photos for all to […]
As DIY website builders go, Squarespace has long been seen as the Neiman Marcus of the industry; a pricier, more elegant alternative to the likes of Wix and Weebly. This notion has always been something of an exaggeration, as Squarespace’s pricing and level of features don’t drastically differ from the offerings of the competition. However, […]
The rise of crowdfunding has been one of the more remarkable stories of the past decade. The leading crowdfunding platforms have sent billions of dollars to projects and causes that otherwise might never have seen the light of day. It is a form of fundraising that best encapsulates the way we live in this young, turbulent […]
Kickstarter has become the go-to means of financing a project for the modern-day media-savvy producer of technological, artistic, and cultural goods. The prospect of being able to tap into a community of moneyed consumers eager to get in on the ground floor of The Next Big Thing is a tempting one indeed. Especially when you consider […]