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Online shopping can help revitalise the high street

TweetMary Portas’s review of the future of our high streets highlights that online shopping has contributed to the demise of town centres. But the work we have done with Makerhood shows that online sites can also help revitalise interest in buying … Continue reading

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Makerhood now live in beta!

TweetAs of Noon today, we are now live! After lots of busy behind the scenes work, our new online local goods market for Brixton, Herne Hill, Camberwell, East Dulwich, Clapham and Stockwell, is up and running. On the website you’ll … Continue reading

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Explaining Makerhood, slides from our OpenTech presentation

TweetHere’s some fantastic slides explaining the Makerhood concept, origins of the idea and a sneak preview of what’s coming up. Do have a read! Scridb filter

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First Monday of the Month: Monthly update

TweetAs we rapidly approach the launch of our Beta site, this is an attempt to sum up what’s happened over the past month, and where possible look at what’s coming up. Our intention is to provide this monthly update at … Continue reading

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9 quotes about the ideas behind Makerhood

TweetSome feedback from survey contributors we wanted to share: “We need to bring back care in this world. I’d like to know that I’ve bought something with a bit of love in it rather than some cheap plastic machine made … Continue reading

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Two new Makers’ Meetings added

TweetDue to popular demand we’ve added two new dates to the diary. Saturday 18 June, 10am – 11.30am at Cafe Roha 103 Acre Lane, Brixton Thursday 23 June, 6.30pm, also at Cafe Roha. Each session lasts about 90 mins. They are very … Continue reading

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Video: Makerhood co-founder Kristina Glushkova talks to visionOntv

TweetCan Local Online Trading Really Work? That’s just one of the questions posed to Kristina by Richard Hering, as she explains the idea behind Makerhood and how the project is moving into the implementation phase. Click here to watch the … Continue reading

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Makerhood survey – key conclusions

TweetWe recently ran a survey to ask people what they thought about the Makerhood concept and the ideas which underpin it. In this post, we’ll provide some of the key feedback we got from the 106 people who completed the … Continue reading

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Making meets the web: the idea behind Makerhood

TweetAt this Wednesday’s Green Drinks, organised by Transition Town Brixton, Duncan Law and I got into a long conversation about community trading schemes. It was fascinating to find that we shared so many values and metaphors. It also made me … Continue reading

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What we’ve been up to in 2011… That’s right :)

TweetIt’s been a busy start to the year here at Makerhood, so we thought to update you on what’s been going on. Building on all the great input and feedback we got last year, our lovely developer Andy Broomfield is about … Continue reading

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