Rule #1: Prepare, prepare and then prepare some more.
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The front page on my crowdsource campaign says it all: unsuccessful. Behind the everything-is-awesome facade of the crowd-funding phenomenon, the reality is that many causes, like mine, fail to make their target. But I'm actually happy I did.
GIFT ABEL TASMAN BEACH
'At a gut level, people have had enough of him.'
Nearly 40,000 people banded together to protect a pristine beach in New Zealand, successfully raising $2 million in a crowdfunding campaign to buy the stunning swathe of land. On Wednesday, campaign o...