5 tips for running a successful crowdsourcing campaign

5 tips for running a successful crowdsourcing campaign

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Kickstarter might be the poster child of crowdfunding, but the space is vastly larger than you might imagine. And according to a recent report, it's ballooning like crazy. If you're not familiar with the concept, crowdsourcing is a means to raise capital, usually over the Internet from people who...
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www.fastcompany.com
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techcrunch.com
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techcrunch.com
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techcrunch.com
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