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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
The Formula for a Thriving Product Business
Startup Basics

The Formula for a Thriving Product Business

There are four factors successful entrepreneurs have in common. The man behind a recent Kickstarter campaign for a new set of games provides a great example.
Stephen Key
5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.
Seymour Segnit
The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

The Next 3 Surges That Will Change the Future of Crowdfunding

The remaining months of 2014 and beyond will hold unexpected twists for those hoping to ride the ever-increasing crowdfunding wave.
David Drake
The Best and Worst States in America for Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

The Best and Worst States in America for Crowdfunding

Washington, D.C., is the best place to crowdfund in the U.S. and Mississippi is the worst.
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter Campaign for 'World's First Real Hoverboard' Launches Today
Innovation

Kickstarter Campaign for 'World's First Real Hoverboard' Launches Today

While the hoverboard's actual capabilities are limited, the project is intended to get people interested in applications for hover technology that extend beyond the board.
Laura Entis
Harvard Professor Crafts $50 Standing Desk That Can Fold Into Your Laptop Bag
Work Spaces

Harvard Professor Crafts $50 Standing Desk That Can Fold Into Your Laptop Bag

The StandStand has nearly quadrupled its Kickstarter goal of $15,000 with two weeks to spare.
Geoff Weiss
Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform

Perry Chen has been working with a team of volunteers every Monday night for the last year to come up with an organization that helps people discover and support nonprofits for $1 a day.
Catherine Clifford