5 YouTube Creator Tips For Getting The Most Out of Crowdsourcing


Kickstarter and Indiegogo are two of the biggest names in crowdsourcing and YouTubers and other creators are turning to them to raise funds for projects that are beyond their funding expectations like documentaries or feature-length films. Web series like “Dick Figures” and YouTube personalities like Smosh and Hannah Hart have managed to raise hundreds of […]

Astro Boy & Friends Blast Onto YouTube


Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Astro Boy now on YouTube? Ohhhhhhhhhhh! Good news for fans of the anime movement: Viki.com has answered your fanboy dreams with a new YouTube channel dedicated to the revolutionary works of Osamu Tezuka. Tezuka, known as the “Godfather of Anime” for his pioneering art styles in the worlds of manga and anime, created such influential […]

NMR Exclusive: Tweak Footwear | Shoes Created By Social Media


Minutes from the beach, in a nondescript storefront in a busy small town, three guys are planning the latest release of a new shoe. I recently spoke to the Tweak Footwear team: Andrew Long, James Hotson and Chris Powell. The Hermosa Beach, California-based company stands out from others in its field; while other designers keep […]

3 Ways To Build Your Brand On Kickstarter


You’ve already written the pitch and now you’re about to launch your Kickstarter campaign. Hold on a second—how ready are you to tackle the world of crowdsourcing? Many have succeeded in reaching their goals on the website, many have failed. Don’t let your project go on the wayside. Here’s a look at some effective ways […]

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