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19 Jan 2017 | Read more

I had a real live #girlboss on the podcast today who has grown a fashion brand from nothing into a thriving ecommerce company. Dara Elliott is the founder of Brevity Brand and a binge listener of the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast. She launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Do Anything Jacket: Athleisure Meets Modern Design. Not ...

18 Jan 2017 | Read more

Kickstarter Live is a new way for you to interact with your backers through a live stream video chat. On the live stream, you can showcase your product, answer questions, encourage pledges, or conduct a performance! I’ve been continually stressing the importance of your RELATIONSHIP with your backers. This connection is what makes ...

17 Jan 2017 | Read more

Guess what!? We’ve surpassed 1,000 YouTube subscribers!! Huzzah! Thank you everyone who has taken a chance to support CrowdCrux on YouTube. Today, I’m sharing a training video that I’ve created to show you just how EASY it is to create a landing page for your Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign. This software makes it ...

16 Jan 2017 | Read more

In other articles, I’ve discussed how to raise more money on Indiegogo using press releases, paid marketing, and more. Today, I want to share a few little known ways that you can use YouTube to rack up pledges on Indiegogo. I’ll be discussing YouTube analytics and how you can use them ...

13 Jan 2017 | Read more

After you’ve successfully raised money on Kickstarter, there are a few different ways that you can continue to get sales. The Kickstarter collection on Amazon Launchpad is an awesome way to continue to make money from your product and grow the audience around your product. At the time of writing, all that ...

12 Jan 2017 | Read more

Upside Racks completely smashed their Kickstarter goal and raised 140% of their goal. They’ve done an amazing job creating a brand from the ground up, with very little outside help. Sean came on the podcast to share the step-by-step process for launching his successful crowdfunding campaign. He revealed how he designed the product, ...

11 Jan 2017 | Read more

A landing page is an individual webpage that’s designed to capture the contact information of a website visitor. When it comes to a physical product, landing pages are very useful for gauging the interest level of your website visitors. For example, let’s say a website visitor happens upon my landing page, ...

10 Jan 2017 | Read more

Click and Grow is a self-watering smart garden that lets you grow plants with zero effort. The company’s goal is to find solutions to plant cultivation problems and do the best they can to initiate progress and change. The original Click and Grow got its big break on Kickstarter in April 2013, ...

9 Jan 2017 | Read more

When I came out with my guide on Real Estate Crowdfunding, the primary vision for the industry was to enable retail investors to invest in individual properties online. That model is quickly changing In 2016, Fundrise sold out their first two eREITs, the Growth eREIT and Income eREIT. The platform ended up raising $100 million ...

5 Jan 2017 | Read more

Andrea Andino is a member of the CrowdCrux community and she asked a question on the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast. I addressed her question in today’s podcast episode. Here’s what she said (paraphrased): “I recently started an Indiegogo campaign to gauge the interest in a fashion magazine. The fashion industry is struggling ...