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Podcast 1420 5/17/14: Jobs for Vets, ComicCon Celebrates 25 yrs and Help Shardae Rudel Get to London

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Motor City ComicCoh

Motor City ComicCon Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Shane Hamelin

Shane Hamelin with spice things up with news about Mtorcity ComicCon and a special “Find Shane” contest at the Convention in Novi on Sunday!

Mark WaidGuest Mark Waid is a freelance comic writer who is visiting the Motor City ComicCon in Novi this weekend.

Click Here to Listen to Mark Waid

New Horizons

New Horizons Steps Up to Help GI’s Back Into the Workforce

Scott McLeanScott McLean, Vice President of Operations at New Horizons Great Lakes shares the latest program by New Horizons to offer special training to help former military reenter a tough job market.

Click Here to Listen to Scott McLean New Horizon

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Reports From Two Satisfied Customers of Crowdfunding Site

Shardae RudelShardae Rudel (Ed’s daughter) wants to raise support for her college internship this summer in London, England. Click here to see the site



Lauren ElliottLauren Elliot, Shardae’s friend and inspiration for GoFundMe, faced a sudden financial crisis when her horse had a medical crisis.  Friends came through on GoFundMe. Click here to see the site


All about GoFundMe

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Podcast 1410: March 8, 2014: Are You a Human?- GoFundMe

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GoFundMe: Help When You Need It Most

Bill VH and MOMBill Van Horn is in a tough spot.  He has sole care of his aging disabled mother and there just isn’t enough money to make the expenses.  Hear how GoFundMe is helping Bill meet those bills in a unique way.

Bill’s GoFundMe page

GoFundMe Story: Watch the Video

Review of Online Funding Websites

GoFundMe Reviews


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GoFundMe Reviews

Here are a series of links to reviews of GoFundMe.  Note that some of them are from the GoFundMe.

About is a crowdfunding website which says they offer anyone the ability to create their own donation page as a safe, legit way to collect donations for life events, projects, and special causes.

To get started with, you simply need to create your donation page to tell the story of what you are collecting money for and why, then share it with your friends and family to start collecting donations.

The page you create will have all the tools necessary to collect donations from either debit or credit cards, and you will be able to track visits to your page and review donor information.

You can crowfund through this website in three different ways. First, if you are collecting money for a charity, you can select Charity Fundraising and the donations received by your site will automatically be deducted on a monthly basis and sent to the charity.  More

CrowdFunding Review Site

This site compares GoFundMe to other sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo etc.

GoFundMe User Review Page

This is the user review page from the GoFundMe site.

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GoFundMe Reviews

As more and more people become digitally connected, more organizations are turning to online websites for their fundraising campaigns. The ease of donating money through the internet has resulted in several different websites that allow fundraisers to create profiles and solicit donations online. There are literally dozens of websites to choose from that allow you to start a project. We recently began our own online fundraising campaign, and explored several of these websites. We noticed right away that each website has various strengths and weaknesses in terms of their functionality and cost. Read on to see our reviews of each, and let us know if you agree or disagree.…

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