Whether you are thinking of launching a crowdfunding campaign, in the middle of managing one, or have successfully raised money, this is the site for you!
My name’s Sal. I run this website along with KickstarterForum.org and CrowdfundingPr.org. I also have a new ebook out that complies advice from over 20 successful Kickstarter fundraisers. You can read more about me here.
I don’t consider myself to be a “crowdfunding expert,” but I’ve directly helped and interacted with more than 3,000 creators in the past year, so I’ve seen a good amount. If you ever have any questions about crowdfunding, the best ways to reach me are:
1. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter with killer crowdfunding success tips. You can then click the email “reply” button when you get your first newsletter and have direct access.
2. Leave a a comment on one of my articles.
3. Join and interact on KickstarterForum.org.
Top Resources on This Website
Who’s in the online crowdfunding community?
Crowdfunding Directory (mainly service providers)
Which crowdfunding website is best?
Indiegogo Communities Online
30 People to Promote Your Kickstarter or Indiegogo Campaign to on Twitter
21 places to promote your kickstarter campaign
Top 10 Equity Crowdfunding Websites For Startups
Top 5 Crowdfunding Sites for Gamers
6 Top Crowdfunding Sites for Artists and Bands
5 Crowdfunding Platforms For Mobile Apps
Top 6 Personal Cause Fundraising Websites
Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites for Nonprofits
10 Best Kickstarter Alternatives
Preparing for a campaign?
Top 49 Blogs To Read Before Starting a Kickstarter or Indiegogo
5 Crowdfunding Mistakes To Avoid
11 Indiegogo preparation mistakes
5 Tips For a Better Kickstarter Campaign
6 Tools to generate a buzz before you launch a crowdfunding project
4 Things to do before you launch your Kickstarter campaign
Crowdfunding Campaign Checklist – Don’t Forget These Items!
5 Kickstarter Mistakes You Should Avoid
These Seven Days Can Make or Break Your Campaign – Kicktraq Quick Tip
Top 15 Nonprofit Crowdfunding and Fundraising Tips
Marketing your Kickstarter Campaign Using Twitter
Crowdfunding: 29 Tips From The Trenches
How to get high-profile individuals to respond to your emails.
9 Kickstarter Social Media Marketing Tips From Guy Kawasaki
Viral Marketing Tips from BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti
10 free and paid press release services for your crowdfunding campaign
Using Cover Photos To Market Your Kickstarter Campaign
4 LinkedIn Tips For Promoting your Kickstarter Campaign
6 Tools to Automate Twitter and Social Marketing For Your Kickstarter Campaign
7 Tips for marketing your Pozible campaign on a budget
Crowdfunding Community FAQ
Where do Kickstarter pledges come from?
Non-profit Crowdfunding vs Peer to Peer Fundraising
Create a Crowdfunding Platform With These 19 Sites
“All or Nothing” vs. “Flexible Funding”
Should I employ content marketing for my crowdfunding campaign?
Types of Crowdfunding Consultants for your Kickstarter or Indiegogo Campaign
Kicking It Forward – Should you participate?
How long will it take Kickstarter to approve your project?
Should you be worried about backers canceling pledges?
What blogs should you reach out to regarding your Indiegogo or Kickstarter campaign?
Do software campaigns do well on Kickstarter?
How do I find my target audience online?
Should You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign?
Shipping & Reward Costs
Crowdfunding order fulfillment: 3 reasons to outsource the shipping of your Kickstarter rewards
Kickstarter Mistakes – Calculating Reward Fulfillment
Self-Fulfillment vs. Outsourced Fulfillment
Interviews of Successful Creators
Design/Technology: How to successfully relaunch your failed Kickstarter campaign
Design/Technology: TouchDome shares crowdfunding secrets.
Table Top Gaming: 5 Things No One Told Me About Kickstarter
TableTop Gaming: Learn from a creator that has raised over 450% of their crowdfunding goal
Card Games: Great Insights from the Martial Arts Trading Cards Campaign.
Comic Book: 4 Tips For Kickstarter Success From Bleedback Comic Book Campaign
Comic Book: 5 Kickstarter Tips for Comic Books
Music: Learn how these high school students raised money on Kickstarter without a dime of capital.
Gaming/Design/Art: 5 Kickstarter Creators Share Lessons Learned From Running a Crowdfunding Campaign
Fashion: 5 Kickstarter Tips from Six Figure Crowdfunders
Fashion: Finn Apparel Shares Tips for Raising $33,000+ on Kickstarter
Fashion: Killer Crowdfunding Tips For Fashion Projects
Pubishing: Crowdfunding Success Tips from a $54,000+ Kickstarter Campaign
Film: Kickstarter Tips for Independent Films: Crime Film Director Aria Shares Her Experience Raising Money Online
Art: The story of relaunching an artist’s campaign: The daily visits to my project, my followers and myself.
Unsuccessful in your fundraising?
Learn from an unsuccessful Kickstarter campaign
Ultimate Tips for Relaunching a Kickstarter Campaign
How to successfully relaunch your failed Kickstarter campaign
22 Websites to help post-kickstarter with reward fulfillment and product sales
6 Websites to Promote Your Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or Crowdfunding Product After Funding