The Grant Winners
Last month and for the first time ever, ShareYourself announced that we would be giving two $500 grants to creators of social-good projects in order to propel their endeavors forward. Receiving over a dozen submissions, we’re excited to announce the recipients, who used every extent of the platform to manage their work and their team.
Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on July 05, 2019
Presenting Your Idea
You have a project or business idea, but perhaps you haven’t shared it yet. Want to know how to identify when you’re ready and the best practices to prepare, share and utilize feedback? Read on.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on June 14, 2019
How to Find and Activate Your Community to Help You Change the World
Without community engagement, your business or project will fail. We break down the different types of communities there are, why it's important to engage with them and then detail just how to do it.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on June 07, 2019
Project Creator Interview: Tom Stanton Presenting at ComCap conference
Tom Stanton is a Michigan-based resident nearing retirement age, and he cares deeply about his retirement funds helping his community. Tom’s passion is bringing him and ShareYourself founder and CEO, Stu McGowan, to the 2019 ComCap conference hosted by NC3 being held in Detroit from June 11-13, 2019. There, they’ll be presenting about the Open Space Philosophy and using ShareYourself to organize participation with the 300+ attendees.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on June 03, 2019
ShareYourself Grant Opportunity
For the first time ever, ShareYourself is hosting a small-grant opportunity for social-good entrepreneurs!
Posted by Lauren McKenna on May 31, 2019
Staying on Track with Project Milestones
Project milestones are absolutely essential to any endeavor of any kind. They will help you stay on track, keep you and your team motivated, and enable you to celebrate small victories along the way. Here are our best practices for making them and using them.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on May 24, 2019
How to Stay Motivated: Finding Your Cheerleaders and Dealing With Haters
Burnout is real - and, eventually, it comes for us all. Luckily, you already have a group of people who will help you through it: your cheerleaders!
Posted by Lauren McKenna on May 17, 2019
Project Creator Interview: Jes Scribner of Birdhous
Jes introduces us to Birdhous, her farm and learning laboratory for young farmers in VT. She talks to us about collaboration, self-employment, accountability and saving agriculture.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 29, 2019
The Best Free and Cheap Online Tools for Social Entrepreneurs
One of the great things about the internet is that there are so many tools out there to help you on your journey to change the world. Whether you're looking for ways to organize your team or manage your time or communicate better, there's definitely at least one company - if not five - out there tha
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 23, 2019
How to Find Work/Life Balance When You're Launching a Business
The struggle is real: Work/life balance
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 22, 2019
How to Stay Motivated: Pushing Through Plateaus and Burnout
Undoubtedly, a day will come where you've lost steam. This doesn't necessarily mean you don't care anymore, but hitting plateaus and even burning out is very possible at one point or another. With this module, we'll do our best to prepare you for if and when that day comes.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 20, 2019
Intro to Crowdfunding: How To Find Funders
You can't have a crowdfunding campaign without funders. Here's how to find them.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 18, 2019
Intro to Crowdfunding: How to create a compelling story
Here's how to create a compelling story that convinces people to help fund your crowdfunding campaign.
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 17, 2019
Intro to Crowdfunding: What is Crowdfunding and How Do You Choose a Platform?
What is crowdfunding, types of crowdfunding, how to choose a platform
Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 16, 2019
Project Creator Interview: Jenni Bee of Migrant Children Memorial
ShareYourself member Jenni Bee just started her project, a public art installation memorializing migrant children. We’re tracking her process and she needs your help. This is part one of a series of conversations with Jenni.
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