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uTales: Crowdsourcing Children’s Book Publishing
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

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 GMT1469 views
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uTales: Crowdsourcing Children’s Book Publishing
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 GMT797 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 GMT1111 views
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TrueCaller: The global social phone book now on your Nokia Lumia
Story Sailboat Takes Books to the Bay
document Crowdfunding

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 GMT842 views
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Story Sailboat Takes Books to the Bay
Crowdfunding in the Dutch Book Publishing Industry
document Crowdfunding, Tools

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 GMT1675 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 Crowdfunding

"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 GMT1159 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
Have You Seen This Book? An O.E.D. Mystery
article Distributed Knowledge

In 1879, James Murray, a leading member of the British Philological Society who edited the first edition of the O.E.D.,put out “An Appeal to English Speaking Readers,”asking for volunteers to...

Pablo BracciniMay 05, 2013 01:39 pm GMT2183 views
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Have You Seen This Book? An O.E.D. Mystery
The Booking Truth: Delighting Guests Takes More Than a Well-Priced Bed
document Distributed Knowledge

"We wanted to take a completely different approach and look at the picture solely from the point of view of our guests and ask what makes a stay truly delightful. Through big data analysis,...

Benjamin FosselJun 21, 2013 12:44 pm GMT900 views
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The Booking Truth: Delighting Guests Takes More Than a Well-Priced Bed
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 GMT4869 views
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The Most Innovative Book Launch Promotion?
Circalit and Ether Books Launch Short Story Competition of the Week
document Crowd Creativity

Anyone can enter a short story in the competition for free and the public can vote on their favourites. If you wish to submit a short story or vote for one, start by creating a free account at...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 21, 2011 12:40 pm GMT2185 views
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Circalit and Ether Books Launch Short Story Competition of the Week
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 GMT1742 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 GMT2494 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 GMT974 views
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This Startup Lets You Invite Others to  Share Wisdom, Then Binds It  in a Hardcover Book
Crowdsourced Book Wants Your Awkward Santa Photos
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

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 GMT1431 views
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Crowdsourced Book Wants Your Awkward Santa Photos
Canadian Book Publisher Looks To The Future
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

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 GMT2985 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
document Crowdfunding

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 GMT1101 views
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New Take On Music Crowdfunding From Cooking Vinyl's Pete Lawrence & Book Publisher Unbound
Bookly Editions
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

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 GMT1458 views
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Bookly Editions
Food advocacy group begins fundraising for book publication
document Crowdfunding

Locally Delicious Inc., an Arcata-based nonprofit advocacy group for healthy local foods in Humboldt County, has begun fundraising for their latest book, “Lunchbox Envy.” The organization aims to...

Harshida PatelJun 17, 2012 01:32 pm GMT1051 views
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Food advocacy group begins fundraising for book publication
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 GMT811 views
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Unbound is crowdfunding site exclusively for books
Black Salt Martial Arts Comic Book Series Launches Indiegogo Crowd Funding Campaign
document Crowdfunding

“We feel there are several small factors that set Black Salt apart from other comics. First, there is still a big demand for the action martial arts genre. This genre is a niche target market of...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 17, 2012 01:34 am GMT1375 views
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Black Salt Martial Arts Comic Book Series Launches Indiegogo Crowd Funding Campaign
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