Thank You So Much!
WE DID IT!
Thank you so much for your generous support! I literally couldn't have done this without you!
Building a self-sustainable business in the education industry is very difficult,... Read more
The Final edshelf T-shirt!
Here is the winning t-shirt design!
The votes broke down like this:
- I literally meant figuratively. - 67%
- Decimals have a point. - 23%
- A rule of grammar: double negatives... Read more
We Did It!
WOW! This campaign made its goal!
My daughter and I have been jumping up and down for joy. Me more for the joy of seeing the campaign meet its goal,... Read more
Which T-shirt Design Do You Like Best?
I've seen a bunch of different t-shirt design preferences, so here is a poll. Which t-shirt design do you like the best?
Vote on your favorite design now!
A Few More Mentions
Just found a couple of other blog posts about this campaign:
- The Value of EdShelf #SaveEdShelf by Todd Bloch
- Crowdsourcing the Most Effective Education Technology with Teachers by Wheelock College (a... Read more
Spreading The Word
It's amazing how far and wide the story of edshelf has gotten. Here are a bunch of articles and blog posts I've found so far.
- Don't Leave EdTech Startups Sitting... Read more
My Development Priorities
Just to keep you all in the loop, here is what I will be working on if this campaign is successful, sorted by priority order:
- Migrate to new web host... Read more
The edshelf T-shirt!
I would like to finally reveal the edshelf t-shirt! Ta da!
This design won over a more corporatey "company logo on a t-shirt" design. As a collector of funny t-shirts... Read more
Just Added an FAQ
Since I've been getting some frequently asked questions, I figured, you know, to have an FAQ. The questions include:
- What will happen if this campaign does not succeed?
- Is $30k... Read more
Support from the generous people at Synthesis Hosting!
When this campaign successfully ends, the kind folks at Synthesis Hosting may be offering a generous discount to help keep costs down. They are one of the top performance- and security-oriented... Read more
A new "edshelf for Schools" reward!
Several schools and universities, as well as bloggers and entrepreneurs in other industries, have reached out to ask if they could have their own version of edshelf. With that in... Read more
Support from the generous people at MailChimp!
MailChimp is the service I use to send out edshelf's Weekly newsletter. They just offered me a generous discount to help keep costs down. Yay for MailChimp! They are awesome!
New $50 Rewards and Higher with T-shirts!
Sorry everyone, I should have given t-shirts to all of the rewards at the $50 level and higher. I just finished negotiating with a t-shirt vendor and have more t-shirts... Read more
More T-shirts Now Available!
Since they were so popular, I've gotten my hands on more t-shirts! So if you were hoping for a great high-quality t-shirt, now's your chance to get one while supplies... Read more
New Kickstarter video
I finally completed a Kickstarter video. Whew.
I'd like to give a special Thank You to all those who helped me out!
- Helen and Anna from Tech Chicks
- Michael Boll, technology coach... Read more
What a great first day!
Wow! The response on the first day of this campaign has been incredible! edSurge wrote about this campaign sometime in the afternoon. At that time, about $2100 was raised. By... Read more