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A heads up why I am so absent of late

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Post by Adrian on 22nd July 2013, 11:23 pm

I'm working on a new venture, well an expansion of the current one, but busy sourcing the seed capital for it - between that and the kids and the farm, my life is exhausting, but fulfilled.

I am deeply indebted to Dandelion for taking on running the forum for us

Anyway, this is a link to my new project - I certainly am not asking for anyone to contribute, but spreading the word would be awesome

The Laser Project

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Paradise Papercraft
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Post by Dandelion on 24th July 2013, 11:56 am

Have been wondering about money making schemes (!!) - I don't know whether it's against the law to sell some kind of shares in the business, but could you do something like this? If someone pays a nominal sum (say $20), then this entitles them to a couple of laser cut cards when you have the machine up and running later on. It would have to work on a trust basis, among friends, but I'd be willing to give it a go.

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The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers and sisters.

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Post by Adrian on 24th July 2013, 12:05 pm

Yes, because its not a floats company, the selling shares business can be a tricky legal minefield - I'm also wary about things like that. A friend of mines father did the same thing, spent his life pouring everything into his project, then a new shareholder came onboard and got the rest to gang up on him and forced him out - he lost everything, but the worst was the loss of his project.

The perks i have offered in the Indiegogo scheme vary according to donation, similar to what you have suggested:
C$5
My heartfelt thanks
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page


C$10
My heartfelt thanks and a card
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page and a fantastic card from my current range.


C$20
A fantastic Card
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page and two fantastic card from my current range. PLUS a 5% discount on future orders for the next 12 months


C$50
A bundle o'cards
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page and pack of 5 fantastic cards from my current range PLUS a 10% discount on future orders for the next 12 months


C$100
A bumper bundle o'cards
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page and pack of 10 fantastic cards from my current range PLUS a 10% discount on future orders for the next 12 months

1 out of 20 claimed
C$250
The delux deal
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page A pack of 10 fantastic cards from my current range and a fantastic custom laser engraved/cut work when I am set up PLUS a 25% your first order PLUS 10% discount on future orders for LIFE..


C$500
You are awesome
My thanks and a shout out for you or your business on our facebook page. A pack of new design laser cut cards A pack of new design laser cut wood coasters A pack of laser etched stone coasters PLUS a 25% your first order PLUS 10% discount on future orders for LIFE..


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Post by Dandelion on 24th July 2013, 2:59 pm

That sounds great. Will share your link on FB

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Post by Dandelion on 24th July 2013, 3:05 pm

So for anyone who's interested, how do they go about contributing?

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