The internet has changed the ways people communicate and look for information, as well as the way they do business. The time when starting a business was a matter of money has long passed. Now, it’s a matter of ingenuity.
Crowdfunding is the key
Nowadays, one of the most effective and widely used methods of raising funds for business is crowdfunding. According to Statista, the total crowdfunding volume worldwide from 2012 to 2015 has skyrocketed from 2.7 to inconceivable 34.4 billion US dollars.
Every day new network creators come to our platform and start their own social websites. There are so many of us today that we decided to tell more about our members. And today we are starting our new topic – Community Story. Our first author is Mohammad Tariq Malik, founder of VUStudents.ning.com
Tell us a little about yourself
My name is Mohammad Tariq Malik and I am based in Pakistan.
The urge to help each other in difficult situations is what makes us humans. All of us have gone through times when a helping hand could literally save the day. And although at times the world seems indifferent, one can’t deny that there are caring people around who don’t hesitate to give the shirt off their backs to lend others a hand.
Do you believe in Christmas miracles? A creative agency from UK called Grey London definitely does. Their remarkable story tells how a seemingly crazy idea can literally save human lives, proving that funny festive trinkets can have much more power and meaning to them than it might seem from the first glance.
Building a social network is almost like making a cake. You should carefully mind all the ingredients to achieve this wonderful taste you’d like to share with your friends. Sometimes, the more stuff you throw in, the better cake you get. At times, you should add ingredients in moderation to maintain their taste. Creating an online community is very similar. It should offer lots of engaging content and provide a wide scope of opportunities for its members to participate, communicate, cooperate, and express themselves. At the same time, your social network must be easily accessible, simple in usage, and free from any excessive elements that may affect user experience.