Article: The open-source startup helping creators turn audiences into a business

Code, Open Software, Open Source

The open-source startup helping creators turn audiences into a business

With everyone and their mom jumping on the newsletter train, there’s been a dark horse that has bet on the creator economy for nearly a decade.

Ghost, which offers a suite of publishing tools for creators, vouches to help writers “turn your audience into a business.”

They’ve quietly scaled to $3m ARR, while enabling the creators on their platform to bring in $2.2m of their own. In a race with much bigger fish, Ghost has kept up through their unique business model (a nonprofit, open-source, fully remote company) that has been profitable since 2014.

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Article: Open Collective Launches Funds to Help Companies Streamline Donations to Multiple Open Source Projects

Open Infrastructure

Open Collective Launches Funds to Help Companies Streamline Donations to Multiple Open Source Projects

Open Collective has launched Funds, a new funding infrastructure for funneling contributions to open source projects. Any open source project can receive contributions from a Fund, even those that are not listed on Open Collective due to having their own foundation or working with another fiscal host.

The new feature was added to Open Collective’s existing non-profit funding platform that serves more than 2,500 projects.

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Article: Global Open-source Content Management System (Open-source CMS) Market Overview, Supply and Demand Analysis

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Global Open-source Content Management System (Open-source CMS) Market Overview, Supply and Demand Analysis

The research report on global Open-source Content Management System (Open-source CMS) market provides insightful data about market and all the important aspects related to it.

The pattern in the Open-source Content Management System (Open-source CMS) industry gives an absolute overview of prime players by the weightlessness of their product definition, company summary, and business strategy at intervals in the market. a comprehensive analysis of the market performance throughout the years is offered in the research report.

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Article: How to Make Everything Ourselves: Open Modular Hardware

Hardware, Open Manufacturing, Open Source

How to Make Everything Ourselves: Open Modular Hardware

Reverting to traditional handicrafts is one way to sabotage the throwaway society. In this article, we discuss another possibility: the design of modular consumer products, whose parts and components could be re-used for the design of other products.

Initiatives like OpenStructures, Grid Beam, and Contraptor combine the modularity of systems like LEGO, Meccano and Erector with the collaborative power of digital success stories like Wikipedia, Linux or WordPress.

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