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A big idea non-fiction book by an impatient three-time author and insomniac willing to bet on himself.
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    Pledge $45 and you'll get your name in the acknowledgments and a five Kindle copies of the book from Amazon--one for you and four for your friends. You can use the Kindle app to read the book on your computer, iPad, iPhone, and oodles of other devices. **Note that I'll need your email address, as well your friends'. That information will never be shared, though.

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    Pledge $200 and you'll get your name in the acknowledgments plus a signed physical copy of the book with an inscription. We'll also schedule a one-hour video chat to be recorded on Skype. You can ask me questions about whatever you like, up to and including how you can build a platform for your business.

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    Pledge $211.20--an intentional Rush reference--and you'll get your name in the acknowledgments plus a signed physical copy of the book with an inscription. I'll send you autographed copies of The Age of the Platform and my three other books. I'll also send autographed copies of every book that I ever write. Ever.

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    Pledge $300 and the book will be dedicated to you. I'll also include your Twitter handle in the dedication. And you'll get a signed physical copy of the book with an inscription. We'll also schedule a one-hour video chat to be recorded on Skype. You can ask me questions about whatever you like, up to and including how you can build a platform for your business.

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    Pledge $333 and you'll get your name in the acknowledgments plus three signed physical copies of the book with inscriptions. We'll also schedule three one-hour video chats to be recorded on Skype. You can ask me questions about whatever you like, up to and including:

    * how you can build a platform for your business
    * how you can use social media
    * how you can publish a book
    * or anything else.

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    Pledge $444 and you'll get your name in the acknowledgments plus four signed physical copies of the book with inscriptions. We'll also schedule four one-hour video chats to be recorded on Skype. You can ask me questions about whatever you like, up to and including:

    * how you can build a platform for your business
    * how you can use social media
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    * or anything else.

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    Pledge $1,000 and you'll get your name in the acknowledgments plus 100 physical copies of the book. International shipping will require another $150.

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    Pledge $3,000 and I will speak at your company or conference and bring 100 copies of The Age of the Platform. Speaking engagement will be subject to my schedule and does not include travel expenses. As for the topic, I'm flexible, but would prefer to talk about content related to the book. Of course, if you want me to talk about subjects covered in my other three books, we'll figure something out.

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