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Author Funding: Have You Heard Of Crowd Sourcing?

Hi gang, I’m in a huge rush today, but wanted to share this insight I just received from a class on marketing books that I just attended. Did you know that a lot of authors are using crowd sourcing sites to fund their projects like these three;
http://pubslush.com/
https://www.indiegogo.com/
https://www.kickstarter.com/
What is Crowdsourcing? Well, according to Wikipedia, “Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community…”
Here’s a quick snap of what some authors have made from these generous crowd funders. It’s worth checking out. I’m back to class now, but let me know if you have nay experience with these sites. Good luck! Mindy

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2 comments on “Author Funding: Have You Heard Of Crowd Sourcing?

  1. pamelahobartcarter
    June 19, 2014

    I know a writer who traveled (for story research purposes) to a far-off land on crowd sourced funds.

    • Mindy
      June 19, 2014

      That’s impressive. I’m going to learn more about this and report back. thanks for chiming in. Mindy

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