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Crowdfunding: freedom, frustration or fantasy?

September 24, 2015

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Crowdfunding in archaeology is something I am interested in and have blogged about a couple of times (see Tracing Finds: A Case Study in Crowdfunding Archaeology, Are Crowdfunding Platforms Worth it?, Fairy Godmothers Do Exist- Crowdfunding Archaeology, You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger! The Money of Crowdfunding Archaeology and Heritage, Crowdfunding Archaeology- a […]

Tracing Finds: A Case Study in Crowdfunding Archaeology

October 8, 2014

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This series started out because Thomas sent me a link to his paper on crowdfunding archaeology, on account I had wrote some blog posts on the subject several years ago (Here and here). I have just received another publication from Emmi Koivisto- Crowdfunding: The future of archaeology in Finland? It is a Master Thesis that looks at the […]

Interview with Archaeology Crowdfunders

October 7, 2014

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Yesterday we recorded a special episode of the CRM podcast, episode 44.1, which was an interview with Lisa and Brendon at DigVentures on crowdfunding in Archaeology. For the first time I hosted the CRM podcast while Chris was a panelist. You can download the podcast  from stitcher here. (episode 44.1) Or from iTunes here. (bit […]

Are Crowdfunding Platforms Worth it?

October 6, 2014

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There are lots of people using crowdfunding platforms in Archaeology, as seen in Thomas’ list. There are now three platforms dedicated to crowdfunding Archaeology and Heritage: MicroPasts, DigStarter, and  CommonSites. Also, we see that some of these platforms- mainly kickstarter – help send donors to these projects, though a small number. But, are these platforms worth it? […]

You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger! The Money of Crowdfunding Archaeology and Heritage

October 2, 2014

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Using the list that Thomas gathered together of crowdfunded Archaeology projects I conducted some research about crowdfunding in Archaeology*. First up, the distribution of money given by individuals to Archaeology crowdfunded projects. The results are absolutely fascinating. First, take a look at the People Not Stones project: Levels Number Giving Total Amount  $               1 1  $           1  $               […]

Crowdfunding Archaeology- a view from the trenches

September 30, 2014

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A bit of spur of the moment decision but this week I will be focusing on crowdfunding in Archaeology. I promise I will get to finishing up my series on publishing in Archaeology. A little later in this series I am going to sit down and have a talk with Lisa Westcott Wilkins. She is the Managing […]

Crowdfunding Archaeology some Data, Finally!

September 29, 2014

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In Archaeology, I feel like we are perpetually having the same conversation — ‘you know it would be great if someone gathered data on (insert topic)’. There is never enough time to research all of our ideas. About a year ago I had that very same conversation about crowdfunding in Archaeology.  Luckily, someone has gone out […]