Thanks for your support

C424-thank-you-typewriterYesterday we smashed our target of £50,000 and I am amazed, exhausted and delighted. Thank you all for supporting us. It’s a sign of the continuing strength of the movement and the positivity about the emerging alternative media. We raised £52,905 (at time of writing) from 1,740 funders – and this itself is a great thing: loads of people giving small amounts is the key to crowd funding and the sense of collective effort is palpable.

It’s not an endless model but – as in The People v Carmichael – it’s one that has traction and can boost and empower small-scale actions and projects when ‘the crowd’ gets behind it.

The support we’ve received gives us a huge opportunity to develop the project and we’ll be rolling out new and improved content over the coming weeks and months – and announcing some live events and new projects we’ve been working on. Everyone who contributed will be getting details of their perks and live events as soon as possible – but in the meantime a massive Thank You to you all, and especially to Alan McMaster for video work, Dave Murphy for design and coding, Stewart Kirkpatrick for social media advice and to the whole Bella board for their support. That’s quite enough Gwyneth Paltrow stuff for now.

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  1. Frank Lynch says:

    Gave a silent mental whoop when I checked Indiegogo yesterday. Well done.

  2. Clare Galloway says:

    I am really happy, and proud to be part of everything Bella is doing 😀 Bravi!!!!

  3. douglas clark says:

    Congratulations. I am so glad you made it.

  4. Margo says:

    Brilliant, so pleased!

  5. Moira MacDonald says:

    Congratulations! Continue!

  6. Stone-circle says:

    Congratulations to everyone at Bella Caledonia and everyone who contributed.

  7. Kenny Smith says:

    I’m pleased so many people are willing to support Bella, wings and many others. It shows just how much change has happened and how people are looking for alternative information sources and ideas. Chuffed to bits, keep the good work

  8. Fran says:

    Great news for Bella and people power. If anyone’s got anything left we need to save Independence Live.

  9. jimnarlene says:

    Congratulations, and all the best for the future.

  10. Moleskin Joe says:

    Delighted to have contributed. Keep up the great work!

  11. meaghan says:

    Bravo, Mike and everyone. Let’s celebrate!

  12. IAB says:

    Great news

  13. Jim Fleming says:

    Great news. Scotland needs Bella (and her like) more than ever in these exciting times.

  14. Anton says:

    Great news! Congratulations.

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