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Free Online Business Plan Writing App. Free, Fast and Easy Business Plan Software. What is Crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is the process of getting work or funding, usually online, from a crowd of people. The word is a combination of the words 'crowd' and 'outsourcing'. The idea is to take work and outsource it to a crowd of workers. Famous Example: Wikipedia. Instead of Wikipedia creating an encyclopedia on their own, hiring writers and editors, they gave a crowd the ability to create the information on their own.

The result? Crowdsourcing & Quality: The principle of crowdsourcing is that more heads are better than one. Crowdsource Design If you’re looking for a logo design, you can tell a crowd of designers what you want, how much you will pay, and your deadline. Crowdsourcing can also be used to get designs for furniture, fashion, advertisements, video, & product design. Crowdfunding Crowdfunding involves asking a crowd of people to donate money to your project. Microtasks Microtasking involves breaking work up into tiny tasks and sending the work to a crowd of people. Open Innovation. WordPress Hosting | Hosting with Unlimited Bandwidth – GoDaddy. Qué es WordPress? WordPress® es una plataforma de blog y de publicación web que no solo es fácil de usar, sino reconocida mundialmente como un estándar en la creación de sitios web.

Con tu enfoque en la estética, estándares web y usabilidad, WordPress es una plataforma de código abierto que te permite administrar todo desde un pequeño blog personal hasta un sitio comercial de gran tamaño con cientos de páginas. Cientos de miles de sitios confían tu presencia en línea a WordPress y con el Hosting administrado de WordPress de GoDaddy, tú también puedes hacerlo ¿Qué es el Hosting administrado de WordPress? Creado sobre nuestro web Hosting de tecnología punta, el Hosting administrado de WordPress de GoDaddy, es la solución perfecta para cualquiera que desea el poder y la simplicidad de WordPress sin el problema de las actualizaciones constantes y ajustes técnicos.

De qué forma tu versión de WordPress difiere de otras instalaciones? No lo hace. Debo configurar mi base de datos? No. Sí. Virtual Reference: A Selected Annotated Bibliography | Professional Tools. Definitions | Web Resources | Guidelines | Email Discussion Groups | Book Resources | Journal Articles | Vendors & Platforms This fact sheet offers a selection of articles, web resources, and some vendor information that will provide an introduction to the issues to consider when considering implementing virtual reference services.

The American Library Association cannot make specific product recommendations. Also see the resources collected by this office at Virtual Reference on the ALA Professional Tips Wiki. Librarians seeking information not included in these sources are referred to the Library Literature & Information Science Index. Definitions Virtual reference is reference service initiated electronically, often in real-time, where patrons employ computers or other Internet technology to communicate with reference staff, without being physically present. Web Resources Guidelines Guidelines for Implementing and Maintaining Virtual Reference Services (PDF). Email Discussion Groups. Online Research Library for Secondary and High Schools | Questia School.

ITI Publishes The Information Professional's Guide to Career Development Online. Information Today, Inc. has announced the publication of The Information Professional's Guide to Career Development Online, by Sarah L. Nesbeitt and Rachel Singer Gordon. According to the announcement, this is the first comprehensive handbook for Internet-connected librarians who are interested in using online tools to build their skills and advance their careers. Nesbeitt and Gordon, both experienced librarians, operate Web sites that focus on employment opportunities for information professionals. They said their experience in running these sites inspired them to write the book, which offers advice on topics ranging from current awareness services and personal Web pages to distance education, electronic resumes, and online job searches.

The book's exhaustive coverage is designed to help up-and-coming librarians use the Net to research educational and networking opportunities, and to help experienced information professionals find new ways to keep current. Library Grant Money on the Web A Resource Primer. Feature Library Grant Money on the Web: A Resource Primer By Bill Becker What if a library — a public, academic, school, government, special, private/corporate, or research library — seeks corporate, foundation, individual, or government grants?

How can a professional searcher help? What if the library in which you work, or one which you service as a client, asks you to search for relevant funding sources on its behalf? Or a fundraising staff member of your local public library or an associated friends group or foundation asks your assistance? The Role of Grant Money in Libraries More than ever, librarians must "do more with less" from their traditional funding sources. But some librarians take exception to the expanding role of outside grants and donations. Eliciting grant money seems innocuous enough. But, opponents argue that, at least in the case of public libraries, outside funding invariably depreciates government funding.

Resources I: AFP, the Foundation Center, TGCI, CNM. Grants Information Collection: Library Funding. Library Grants. Setting Up a Library: A Resource Guide | Professional Tools. "How do I set up a library? " is a question the American Library Association receives from people in a wide range of situations. In some cases, the need is to organize a large personal or office collection; in others it is to set up a library where there is, at the beginning, only the desire to have library service where there is none, such as in a village where a Peace Corps volunteer is working. This fact sheet will provide an overview of resources common to all types of libraries, along with some references for some specific situations. As libraries do tend to grow, it is best to utilize sound library management practices from the outset insofar as possible.

"A library collection should fit the mission for which it is created. The number of books it holds does not determine its worth. General Information Public LibraryAcademic LibraryChurch Library, Synagogue LibraryHome Library, Family Library For information about setting up -- General Information Return to top Public Library. How to Create an Abundance Mentality: 9 Steps. Edit Article Edited by PositivityBlog.com, Krystle, Eric, Sondra C and 23 others Much of society seems to be built on a scarcity mentality. It's a mentality that tells people that there is a lack in life, that opportunities are few and far between.

This is, of course, useful for Marketing and Advertisers because if people believe that there is a lack, then you can get them to buy stuff; thus, the economy and society can continue to thrive and prosper by reinforcing a scarcity mentality in people. The scarcity mentality can be quite painful for the individual and create a lot of unnecessary fear, anxiety and desperation. Here are a few tips to create and reinforce your own abundance mentality. Ad Steps 1Look for the symptoms of a scarcity mentality. 9When you face your greatest loss, it may contain your greatest opportunity. Tips When the feeling of scarcity is strong, remember previous times when you had an abundance. Warnings. How to Live Within Your Means: 22 Steps (with Pictures. Edit Article Maintaining a Balanced BudgetAdjusting Your Perspective on SpendingSaving Money Edited by Cfleck, Teresa, Roxyt21, WanderWoman and 2 others Living within your means means more than just balancing your budget.

It means being aware of the difference between what you need and what you want. As Mark Twain once said, "Comparison is the death of joy," and if anything, you need to learn to find a way of spending that works for you -- not for your neighbors or best friends. Living within your means requires you to be mindful of how you spend your money, but if you do it correctly, you won't actually be depriving yourself of the things you really need to be happy. Ad Steps Part 1 of 3: Maintaining a Balanced Budget 1Create a list of essentials. Part 2 of 3: Adjusting Your Perspective on Spending 1Distinguish between what you want and what you need. Part 3 of 3: Saving Money 1Eat at home whenever you can. Tips. How to Clean a Book: 9 Steps.

Edit Article Sorting Out the Cleaning NeedsCleaning the Book Edited by Zinolia, Zack, Sondra C, Lois Wade and 22 others With frequent usage and toting about, favorite books can become dirty over time. This article explains how to clean modern books effectively, without damaging the cover or contents. Note: For antiquarian/old collectible books, you'll need specialist advice that is not covered by this article. Ad Steps Method 1 of 2: Sorting Out the Cleaning Needs a Book Step 1.360p.mp4 00:00 00:02 00:02 spaceplay / pauseescstopffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster (latest Chrome and Safari)←→seek . seek to previous 12…6 seek to 10%, 20%, …60% 1Collect the needed supplies.

Method 2 of 2: Cleaning the Book Tips Warnings. How to Avoid Making Business Start Up Mistakes: 3 Steps. How to Be Your Own Boss Successfully: 8 Steps. Edit Article Edited by Briant Fabela, Maluniu, Mec1025, Hiesha Myers and 1 other It may be your personal dream to be your own boss. But, fulfilling this role may be more difficult than it seems, especially when it's necessary to create and maintain a successful business in order to pay the bills.

Several personality traits and other management practices come into play when attempting to be your own boss successfully. It's not all vacation days and coffee breaks when you act as your own supervisor. The requirement to be productive is even more important. Ad Steps 1Establish a regular schedule. 8Set a budget and stick with it. How to Start a Small Library. You don't need a degree in library science to set up your own small library. Whether you want to open a library in a community that lacks one, or start a library within your company so employees can borrow books that relate directly to your industry, the procedure will be the same. Before the library can open, you'll need to collect books, organize them and set up a way for people to borrow them. Step 1 Collect books for the library. Solicit donations from people in the community or in the workplace.

If you are starting a library at your workplace, see if there is money in the budget to purchase books or relevant trade journals for your library. Step 2 Apply for grants to get money for books and other supplies. Related Reading: How to Start a Small Business Over the Internet Step 3 Ask community members or local philanthropic organizations for donations to get the library off the ground. Step 4 Set up a database of all the books in the library's collection. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9. Learn More. In August 2012 the Center for a New American Dream presented a free webinar about how to start up a new tool library in your community. Topics included obtaining funding, finding a location, tracking tools, navigating through legal issues, and more. The webinar featured speakers from successful tool libraries around the country.

Guest speakers: Mike Froehlich - Founder, West Philly Tool Library (Philadelphia, PA)Jason Hatch - Founder, North Portland Tool Library (Portland, OR)Pete McElligott - Founder, Berkeley Tool Lending Library (Berkeley, CA)Ty Yurgelevic - Founder, Temescal Tool Lending Library (Oakland, CA) Click play on the video below to watch a recording of the webinar. Hear Froehlich, Hatch, McElligott, and Yurgelevic share wisdom and stories about how they got their tool libraries off the ground, and answer questions about how you can launch one in your own town!

Additional resources for starting tool libraries: Video length: Approx. 1 hour. How to start a library.