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Notedd | A Digital Media Platform for Black Women

Notedd brings Black women to the forefront of mainstream media through our thoughtfully curated content and community experiences.

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Project Description

 

 

Notedd informs Black women on today’s news while celebrating and highlighting our culture throughout the world.

What's the issue with the media?

 

Black millennial women feel invisible to the media available to them.
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According to the American Press Institute, “61% of African Americans (around 29 million) think it is difficult to keep up with today’s news,” and “nearly 4 in 10 African Americans report that the news they consume does not at all accurately portray their community.

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Notedd’s number one goal is to help Black women stay informed, connected, and authentically themselves. There are nearly 2.3 million Black women trendsetters who influence culture for all women and contribute to the U.S. buying power. According to Nielsen, it is projected to reach $1.5 trillion this year.

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Notedd fills this void by bringing Black women to the forefront of mainstream media through our thoughtfully curated content and community experiences.

  • We aggregate a variety of weekly news and lifestyle topics into a high-quality, easy-to-read weekly newsletter written in the voice of and based on the unique perspective of fellow aspiring Black women.
  • Our virtual culture conversations provide space for our community to discuss topics that are important and impact the Black community, from current affairs to music to fashion.

 

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We are raising money to launch a premium community platform that will enhance our community’s ability to stay informed and connected to the issues that matter to them through a dedicated safe space

 

We have fantastic rewards for you to take part in our campaign and of course, stay notedd. We are offering exclusive access to:

  1. Our stationery line of greeting cards
  2. A founding membership to our community platform for a discounted rate
  3. Personalized brand strategy calls to help you build your brand — personally or professionally.
  4. And so much more!

 

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Lauren Strayhorn has over six years of hands-on experience in research and data analytics, brand marketing and strategy, and content creation for government and consumer clients. Her experience includes working with notable brands such as The Home Depot, Nestle Toll House, and Clorox. Her data-forward expertise is key in Notedd’s ongoing development as we still, to this day, speak with our community of 200+ to ensure that we are still fulfilling their news experience just as we did when we began.

 

A HUGE THANK YOU for your support in helping Notedd to get to the next level! As always, #staynotedd!

 

 

The Campaign FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Why are we raising funds? 

    We are raising money to launch a premium community platform that will enhance our community’s ability to stay informed and connected to the issues that matter to them through a dedicated safe space.

  • When is the founding membership period?

    By contributing to our campaign, you will automatically be enrolled as a Fall 2021 Founding Member. Your membership will continue into the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, ending on March 31, 2022. We will follow up to confirm whether you would like to continue your membership at least 30 days before your founding membership ends. All members will be required to agree to the community guidelines before gaining access to the community platform.

  • Are you looking for contributors, writers or editors for your newsletter and/or website?

    Absolutely! If you have skills, experience, or expertise and you want to join the team, complete this form to connect with us.

 

 

Sallie Barkman
12/30/2021
Monetary Contribution
$50
Constanza Barnier
12/14/2021
Holidaze Set
$50
Jasmine Ellis
11/30/2021
Celebrate Lauren's 28th Birthday
$28
Evan Watt
11/28/2021
Community Platform Founding Membership
$100
Disa R.
11/25/2021
Celebrate Lauren's 28th Birthday
$28
The McCalls
11/23/2021
Holidaze Set
$50
Zadia Murphy
11/22/2021
Holidaze Set
$50
Hezikiah Johnson
11/22/2021
Holidaze Set
$50
Nponano Maikori
11/22/2021
Celebrate Lauren's 28th Birthday
$28
Alexia Baillow
11/22/2021
Monetary Contribution
$28
Monetary Contribution

Join the #StayNotedd movement by giving any amount and become our next Notedd Supporter!

We thank you for your contribution!

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22.00 USD
Celebrate Lauren's Birthday (11/22)

 

Happy birthday to our amazing founder, Lauren!

In honor of her special day, donate $22 to our crowdfunding campaign in honor of the day Lauren was born: November 22nd.
 

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50.00 USD
Holidaze Set

Receive season's greetings with our first-ever, limited edition holidaze set to decorate your home and shop our favorites this holiday season.

The set includes the following:

  • A branded holiday ornament to add a Notedd touch to your tree.
    • The ornament will be sent to the mailing address provided.
  • A branded holiday card with a personalized message from our founder.
    • The card will be sent to the mailing address provided.
  • Our 2021 holiday gift guide which includes a curated list of our favorite Black women brands, organizations, and businesses to follow, support, and #buyblack! 
    • This e-book will be sent directly to your email once you make your contribution.
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75.00 USD
Holiday Gift Guide Mention + Shoutout

Sign up for a feature in our 2021 holiday gift guide!

This reward gives our supporters the opportunity to

  • Be featured in our first-ever 2021 holiday gift guide
  • AND
  • Receive a social media shoutout.

Be featured or gift someone the opportunity to be featured and reach more than 200+ Notedd community members who are always ready to support.

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100.00 USD
Community Platform Founding Membership

As a founding member, you will

  • Save 15% off the first quarter membership in 2022 (Jan-Mar 2022).
  • A sticker to honor your membership and noteddify your computer, notebook, and water bottle.
  • A handwritten thank you note for your contribution.

As a member, you will have access to a premium space for Black women to reflect, discuss, and share perspective on a multitude of issues that matter to Black women through a dedicated safe space. Our platform allows community members to frequently chat and discuss what’s happening in our community, indulge in both in-person and virtual events, and connect with other tribe members based on location, interests, professions, etc.

We invite you to become a founding member via https://www.notedd.com/community-platform

 

 

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3 Supporters
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250.00 USD
Brand Strategy Coaching

Need help with developing a brand for a new business idea or are you looking to update your current brand? Let Lauren help cultivate that brand with you through one of the following:

  • Attend a private one-on-one brand strategy Zoom session with Notedd founder and experienced strategic marketing specialist, Lauren Strayhorn
  • AND
    • Receive a guide of recommendations to overcome a specific marketing challenge and/or achieve one specific marketing goal.
    • OR
    • Receive an audit of your existing branding with a report of opportunities/action items to optimize your brand based on your goals.

Lauren is an experienced strategic communications and multicultural marketing specialist and has worked in the public and private sectors. Her experience includes roles in media relations for The Home Depot and leading integrated marketing communications campaigns for brands including Nestle, Clorox, Post Cereals, Whirlpool, H&R Block, the VA, TSA, and FEMA. Lauren has a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in English from Spelman College.

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2 Supporters
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500.00 USD
Consultant/Freelancer For A Week

Let Lauren help you finish that marketing project! Receive 5 hours of Lauren's time to complete that project you've putting off in a week. 

Project will need to be discussed and confirmed in December 2021. This reward will be valid until March 31, 2022.

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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Join the #StayNotedd movement by giving any amount and become our next Notedd Supporter!

We thank you for your contribution!

18 Supporters
Select this reward
22.00 USD
Celebrate Lauren's Birthday (11/22)

 

Happy birthday to our amazing founder, Lauren!

In honor of her special day, donate $22 to our crowdfunding campaign in honor of the day Lauren was born: November 22nd.
 

22 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
50.00 USD
Holidaze Set

Receive season's greetings with our first-ever, limited edition holidaze set to decorate your home and shop our favorites this holiday season.

The set includes the following:

  • A branded holiday ornament to add a Notedd touch to your tree.
    • The ornament will be sent to the mailing address provided.
  • A branded holiday card with a personalized message from our founder.
    • The card will be sent to the mailing address provided.
  • Our 2021 holiday gift guide which includes a curated list of our favorite Black women brands, organizations, and businesses to follow, support, and #buyblack! 
    • This e-book will be sent directly to your email once you make your contribution.
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4 Supporters
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75.00 USD
Holiday Gift Guide Mention + Shoutout

Sign up for a feature in our 2021 holiday gift guide!

This reward gives our supporters the opportunity to

  • Be featured in our first-ever 2021 holiday gift guide
  • AND
  • Receive a social media shoutout.

Be featured or gift someone the opportunity to be featured and reach more than 200+ Notedd community members who are always ready to support.

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9 Supporters
Select this reward
100.00 USD
Community Platform Founding Membership

As a founding member, you will

  • Save 15% off the first quarter membership in 2022 (Jan-Mar 2022).
  • A sticker to honor your membership and noteddify your computer, notebook, and water bottle.
  • A handwritten thank you note for your contribution.

As a member, you will have access to a premium space for Black women to reflect, discuss, and share perspective on a multitude of issues that matter to Black women through a dedicated safe space. Our platform allows community members to frequently chat and discuss what’s happening in our community, indulge in both in-person and virtual events, and connect with other tribe members based on location, interests, professions, etc.

We invite you to become a founding member via https://www.notedd.com/community-platform

 

 

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3 Supporters
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250.00 USD
Brand Strategy Coaching

Need help with developing a brand for a new business idea or are you looking to update your current brand? Let Lauren help cultivate that brand with you through one of the following:

  • Attend a private one-on-one brand strategy Zoom session with Notedd founder and experienced strategic marketing specialist, Lauren Strayhorn
  • AND
    • Receive a guide of recommendations to overcome a specific marketing challenge and/or achieve one specific marketing goal.
    • OR
    • Receive an audit of your existing branding with a report of opportunities/action items to optimize your brand based on your goals.

Lauren is an experienced strategic communications and multicultural marketing specialist and has worked in the public and private sectors. Her experience includes roles in media relations for The Home Depot and leading integrated marketing communications campaigns for brands including Nestle, Clorox, Post Cereals, Whirlpool, H&R Block, the VA, TSA, and FEMA. Lauren has a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in English from Spelman College.

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2 Supporters
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500.00 USD
Consultant/Freelancer For A Week

Let Lauren help you finish that marketing project! Receive 5 hours of Lauren's time to complete that project you've putting off in a week. 

Project will need to be discussed and confirmed in December 2021. This reward will be valid until March 31, 2022.

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