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This Handheld Scanner Identifies Pills, Determines Calories and More
CES 2015

This Handheld Scanner Identifies Pills, Determines Calories and More

After making its debut on Kickstarter, the SCiO pocket-sized molecular scanner showed off some cool new features at CES.
Emily Price
Indiegogo Launches Commerce Option for Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Owners
Crowdfunding

Indiegogo Launches Commerce Option for Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Owners

The InDemand 'forever funding' program gives entrepreneurs a way to grow their business from their crowdfunding campaign website.
Catherine Clifford
6 Potato Salad-Tested Crowdfunding Tricks That Work
Crowdfunding

6 Potato Salad-Tested Crowdfunding Tricks That Work

You may think it's silly that people gave money to someone to create a side dish, but there are reasons for that.
Hellen Barbara
Pebble Gets Even Smarter, Rolls Out Interactive Notifications for Android Users
Smartwatches

Pebble Gets Even Smarter, Rolls Out Interactive Notifications for Android Users

Attention Android-loving Pebble people: More nerdy smartwatch goodness is now yours.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform says that it will not collect commission when individuals are raising money for medical emergencies, memorials and other life events.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding Campaigns Come With a Growing Price Tag
Startup Basics

Crowdfunding Campaigns Come With a Growing Price Tag

A panoply of new services are being offered to make projects stand out. But an entrepreneur has to be prepared to spend some money.
Sally Outlaw
Here's a Dog Collar That Lets Humans Train Man's Best Friend From Anywhere
Technology

Here's a Dog Collar That Lets Humans Train Man's Best Friend From Anywhere

If you had this gadget on your pup, you could be keeping tabs on and talking to him right now, no matter how far apart you are.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons
Ecommerce

In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons

The growing social platform has added action buttons to posts from four partners, including Etsy and Kickstarter.
Nina Zipkin
Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns

In the pilot program backers can pay a small fee in exchange for a guaranteed refund if the product fails to arrive within three months of its estimated delivery date.
Laura Entis
5 Ways to Leverage Your Social-Media Following to Close Sales
Social Media

5 Ways to Leverage Your Social-Media Following to Close Sales

Once you've done the work to build a following, it only takes imagination to dream up new ways to capitalize.
John Pilmer
Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea
Crowdfunding

Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea

Crowdfunding platforms can be about more than selling concrete commodities.
Meiko Patton
How One Millennial Made More Than $60,000 in 30 Days Without a Full-Time Job
Education

How One Millennial Made More Than $60,000 in 30 Days Without a Full-Time Job

You might not think of it as a lucrative source of income, but teaching online courses can result in some significant income.
Meiko Patton
It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy
Ecommerce

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.
Derek Newton