Mike Leonido

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Sounds like a great idea, if you can convince LOE, and Geoff has the time (I don't imagine he would be as hard to convince).  I may have to check out LOE, I had not heard of them before today.

Sending you down a bit of a rabbit hole, maybe (don't say I didn't warn you) but did you know Geoff and Paul both have regular segments on The Survival Podcast? www.thesurvivalpodcast.com
So I should raise my pledge to 100.78... uh oh.
1 year ago
Would shipping be cheaper from Canada to the EU? Might be worth a drive over the border and signing over there?

How many signed European copies are likely to be needed?  Might be cheaper to go visit the Holzerhoff and do some signing while there?
1 year ago
To Mike Jay's point, with so much success under your belt (and probably only a little fear that you wouldn't hit the initial funding goals) why set them so low?

Getting 800% funded sounds really good I guess but I think it would have more traction at this stage if it was just 200% or perhaps even just 110% funded.  Adjusting the risk of not getting funded may create more urgency and therefore more support (for future KS attempts.

Also, while the spiffy link system is working as is, having a webform/email list opt in my help you Paul, or even perhaps creating redirects you can track directly i.e.  you create spiffy link, give them a permies affiliate link that redirects to the KS spiffy link and therefore all the dashboard/tracking/management you want is already in house and can be leveraged to your (and spiffy link sharer's) advantage.
1 year ago
I like the idea of a quick and dirty podcast style audio book presentation.

Hell, I'd even read it to get it out there for you Paul.  Maybe that should be stretch goal audio book #1 with "Paul will eventually read it with some additional editorial commentary" audio book coming much, much higher.

  • For additional goals, perhaps a poster with some building a better world to do's or bullets?
  • Maybe some "marketing stickers" with a link to where people can buy the book after the kickstarter for supporters to plaster on interesting places like their car, their local coffee shop, etc.
  • Perhaps the option to "add on" (as in, you you can add extra money to your pledge) a bit of money for a Permies T-shirt?
  • I'd love to see some of the PDC and ATC content released, this way.  Perhaps the segments most likely to differ from "conventional offerings" or those segments most likely to have the biggest impact if they were shared about?


  • If you want to talk to me about reading the thing, or I can help with any of the other merch I mentioned let me know.
    1 year ago

    Shawn Klassen-Koop wrote:Hey David, I just checked and you're at 10 backers!

    Amanda, you're sitting at 6!

    Anyone else want to know where they're at?



    Sure, why not.
    1 year ago

    Shawn Klassen-Koop wrote:

    S Smithsson wrote:Darn it, I sent the link out yesterday and then see this today.  

    :)
    Sandy




    I think the internet allows you to send more than one email in 30 days :)



    And a good thing too, eh?
    1 year ago