Crowdfunding is the newest way to fund projects or start businesses without having to approach a bank, ask family and friends, or use a credit card. "The Everything Guide to Crowdfunding" by Thomas Elliott Young explains how to pitch an idea to perfect strangers online with the hopes that they will help to fund your idea. It may sound crazy, but one chapter is dedicated to success stories about people who dreamed big and raised six figures to fund their dream. Not only does the book delve int......more
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IN THE BLOG
I'm really looking forward to the holiday season since this will be my first in my new house. Since we've moved in May, I've brought home only 2 kinds of books: decorating books and baking cookbooks. It's becoming a bit of an obsession. While I've had good intentions on the decorating, I've only decided on half of the colors and painted only a quarter of the walls! (Anyone want to come paint my kitchen? Several gallons of paint are waiting for you. I'll provide you a cake.) I can't see...
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Shop Online to Raise Money for the Library!
Shopping online this holiday season? Start at www.igive.com and you can raise money for the Cecil County Public Library simply by shopping at your favorite stores. A wide variety of retailers will donate to the Friends of the Cecil County Public Library when you shop with them through www.igive.com. For help with signing up, click here for a helpful guide.