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HuffPo launches a book club around augmented reading
document Distributed Knowledge

The project in many ways is similar to Jeff Howe’s 1book140 club at The Atlantic, but perhaps more structured. 1book140 is more of a true crowdsourced book club, where the titles are chosen through...

Samuel BennettDec 14, 2011 01:02 pm GMT885 views
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HuffPo launches a book club around augmented reading
TrueCaller: The global social phone book now on your Nokia Lumia
document Distributed Knowledge

TrueCaller uses crowdsourcing to ask people to opt in by sharing their phone book. The more people share, the more accurate the information becomes. Zarringhalam’s aim is to create a complete...

Harshida PatelApr 12, 2012 01:46 pm GMT1247 views
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TrueCaller: The global social phone book now on your Nokia Lumia
The Most Innovative Book Launch Promotion?
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Hine challenged Zooppa's global community of creative talent to produce ads promoting his debut novel Russell Wiley is Out to Lunch - an edgy corporate satire that reflects on the challenges...

Akanksha MallOct 14, 2010 10:14 pm GMT5319 views
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The Most Innovative Book Launch Promotion?
New “Crowdsourcing for Idiots” book features town
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Community members joined the crowd to help develop a future neighborhood that focused on the “triple bottom line” of “people, planet, profit.“ Cooltown used Ning as the online space for gathering...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 17, 2011 08:41 am GMT1880 views
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New “Crowdsourcing for Idiots” book features town
New Crowd-sourced Book Review Site Launching Soon – BookHunch
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

At BookHunch readers can invite their friends, share notes, and discuss the ebooks they’re reading. It’s also possible just to read the book and ignore all the community aspects of the site, so...

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 03, 2011 02:49 am GMT2588 views
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New Crowd-sourced Book Review Site Launching Soon – BookHunch
This Startup Lets You Invite Others to Share Wisdom, Then Binds It in a Hardcover Book
document Distributed Knowledge

A new startup called The Wisdom of Others is taking this one step further by allowing you to take those words, bundle them up, and have them printed into a keepsake-quality book that you’ll be able...

Jayne AnnOct 18, 2011 10:24 am GMT1096 views
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This Startup Lets You Invite Others to  Share Wisdom, Then Binds It  in a Hardcover Book
uTales: Crowdsourcing Children’s Book Publishing
document 

The point of difference for uTales is that their books are created by a growing worldwide community of more than 1,000 professional authors and illustrators and the company is looking to an...

Fiona MaresNov 07, 2011 01:44 pm GMT1637 views
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uTales: Crowdsourcing Children’s Book Publishing
Crowdsourced Book Wants Your Awkward Santa Photos
document 

Teaming up with Blurb to ‘print the most amazing Santa photo book ever made’, photo app Shoebox needs your help to find and submit the weirdest, funniest or most awkward Santa photos you can...

Fritz SchaeferNov 26, 2011 07:00 am GMT1517 views
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Crowdsourced Book Wants Your Awkward Santa Photos
Canadian Book Publisher Looks To The Future
document 

This striving for innovation led Denison to one of the project’s most innovative aspects. Denison has put out an open call for any ambitious artist to sign-up to the site and upload their...

Harshida PatelNov 28, 2011 03:04 pm GMT3179 views
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Canadian Book Publisher Looks To The Future
New Take On Music Crowdfunding From Cooking Vinyl's Pete Lawrence & Book Publisher Unbound
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This fits Unbound's basic model which is to hand select the books they will crowdfund and then to produce the books themselves making them available in hardback and ebook editions.The book...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 30, 2012 02:43 am GMT1181 views
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New Take On Music Crowdfunding From Cooking Vinyl's Pete Lawrence & Book Publisher Unbound
Bookly Editions
site 

Our mission: 1/ propose a dedicated website and an audience to unpublished authors 2/ federate a strong community of enthusiats and supporters (investors) on new book projects 3/ publish and...

Bookly EditionsMay 09, 2012 08:12 am GMT1740 views
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Bookly Editions
Unbound is crowdfunding site exclusively for books
blog Crowdfunding

UK-based crowdfunding site Unbound, which represents itself as a Kickstarter exclusively for books. The site acts as both a fundraider and a publishing house all in one, allowing to get people...

Sebastian BlancaJun 24, 2012 05:56 am GMT1006 views
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Unbound is crowdfunding site exclusively for books
Story Sailboat Takes Books to the Bay
document 

Though Sweeney already had the boat and the books (people give him books, he said, as soon as they hear he’s a librarian), the Story Sailboat needed new sails to be safe for longer trips and...

Jason RobbinsJul 06, 2012 01:14 am GMT907 views
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Story Sailboat Takes Books to the Bay
Black Salt Martial Arts Comic Book Series Launches Indiegogo Crowd Funding Campaign
document Crowdfunding

Ratti Entertainment LLC, is turning to the Internet to raise money to complete the six issue comic book series/graphic novel entitled “Black Salt; The Last Heroes Left”. The comic book story is...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 17, 2012 07:14 am GMT1206 views
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Black Salt Martial Arts Comic Book Series Launches Indiegogo Crowd Funding Campaign
Crowdfunding in the Dutch Book Publishing Industry
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TenPages.com was launched in February 2010 as the first professional crowdfunding platform in the worldwide book publishing industry. The launch generated a surprising amount of media coverage in...

Jason RobbinsJul 27, 2012 01:57 pm GMT1842 views
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Crowdfunding in the Dutch Book Publishing Industry
Created by Community: Artist and Photographer Zaid Salman Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Create a Book of Unique Photography Artwork
document 

"I've been doing this art for years and now I want to bring it out to a wide audience, but I want to do that in a way that's accessible to everyone. Fine artists and photographers...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 30, 2012 01:54 pm GMT1259 views
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Created by Community: Artist and Photographer Zaid Salman Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Create a Book of Unique Photography Artwork
New York Startup: PubSlush Crowdfunding Book Publishing For Good
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According to Amanda Barbara, Development Director at PubSlush: "Pubslush will allow authors, agents, and publishers to trend towards a more informed publishing process. Publishing is such...

Marco TorquatiAug 04, 2012 08:35 am GMT1785 views
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New York Startup: PubSlush Crowdfunding Book Publishing For Good
Crowdfunding site pays authors to release DRM-free e-books
document Crowdfunding

It’s up to rights holders to start an Unglue.it campaign for an already-published book they own the rights to, including setting the amount required and a deadline by which time that needs to...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 07, 2012 04:50 am GMT1173 views
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Crowdfunding site pays authors to release DRM-free e-books
Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange set to publish book on Internet freedom
article Distributed Knowledge

In a statement quoted by the New York Times, Julian Assange gave some more details on his co-writers, which he interviewed for his TV program on Russian TV channel RT: “In March 2012 I...

Pablo BracciniOct 08, 2012 11:00 pm GMT1031 views
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Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange set to publish book on Internet freedom
iDreamBooks API Gives Developers Access to Crowdsourced Book Reviews
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourced data has become a standard in online product reviews. From movies to shoes, the public seems to trust its consumer brethren when choosing products. iDreamBooks could soon become the...

Fiona MaresFeb 14, 2013 01:20 am GMT1414 views
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iDreamBooks API Gives Developers Access to Crowdsourced Book Reviews
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