When you think of launching a crowdsourcing initiative, you usually think about how to get the crowd, the Internet media to be used: a website, social networking, twitter, facebook, etc.. but you must also think about the use of mobile devices and the potential involvement they may have in crowdsourcing initiatives.Read more
Author: Enrique Estellés
Tools for crowdopinion
Crowdopinion consists on collecting feedback from users in exchange for a reward of some kind. How can you perform this initiatives? Which tools are available on the internet that can make life easier when implementing these initiatives? Here I present three of them.Read more
Which social network shall I use to promote my crowdfunding initiative?
When you want to promote a crowdfunding project, it is clear that it must be done using all possible means. However, it is true that, depending on the project, those mean could vary. In terms of social networks: which one to use and for what?Read more
Are spanish crowdfunding platforms prepared against scams?
The case of Kickstarter and the Malaysian “Encik Farhan” may cause concern for those who want to launch crowdfunding projects in Spain. Given this fact, I have asked several Spanish crowdfunding platforms. Some are reviewing their processes, but it is remarkable Lánzanos platform, whose involvement in the payment process would prevent any attempt of similar actions.Read more
Firsts crowdfunding big backer scams
What if someone who finances a crowdfunding project decides not to pay once the project is underway? This fear has come true in the quintessential crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Read the story.Read more
Using crowdsourcing in government activities
In line with the latest publications, and based on a report writed by Daren Brabham, in this post a series of 10 tips are going to be listed and explained. Those tips or good practices should be taken into account to make crowdsourcing initiatives in government work.Read more