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30 Jun 2017 | Read more

Crowdfunding is a hot marketing topic! I’ve watched as more and more social media marketing and PR agencies have been asked by their clients to help run a successful crowdfunding campaign. And… there’s a reason. Kickstarter campaigns that seem to magically “blow up,” actually invest a lot of money in a high ...

28 Jun 2017 | Read more

Fundrise and PeerStreet are two rapidly growing real estate crowdfunding platforms. You can use these websites to invest in real estate online or get financing for your real estate property. As I talked about in my book, Real Estate Crowdfunding Explained, this is absolutely the best time to enter this industry. Real ...

26 Jun 2017 | Read more

Just because I talk a lot about crowdfunding doesn’t mean that it’s a good fit for everyone. Quite frankly, I think there are many types of projects and businesses that crowdfunding might be bad for. At the same time, there are a ton of projects and products that you can bring into ...

23 Jun 2017 | Read more

There’s no question about it… an effective landing page is going to drastically boost the amount of money that you raise on Kickstarter. Let’s be clear, I’m referring to a landing page that you use to build an email list before you go live on Kickstarter. Why is it so darn powerful?  Because ...

22 Jun 2017 | Read more

I admit it… I have a blindspot! I’m a millennial and I’m super passionate about crowdfunding, online giving, and online marketing. To be quite honest, I’m pretty clueless when it comes to traditional fundraising techniques like direct mail, roping in big corporate sponsors, and setting up matching giving programs. Oops! But… never fear. That’s why ...

21 Jun 2017 | Read more

You’re almost ready to go live on Kickstarter! It’s been weeks, if not months of work, and you’re finally ready to launch your campaign. Exciting, eh? But, wait up. I want to make sure that you’ve doing everything possible to maximize your chances of success. After all, you don’t want to fail to raise funds ...

19 Jun 2017 | Read more

Have you been searching around the web for crowdfunding tips and advice? Look no further! I’ve put together a comprehensive training video for you, which reveals exactly how to build a successful crowdfunding campaign. Wanna know a sad crowdfunding fact? Anywhere from 70-80% of Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns fail to raise funds. That’s a pretty big ...

16 Jun 2017 | Read more

You’ve put in all the work to create a product and set up an online store! Then, you “open the cart” and… crickets. Maybe you get a few purchases, but nothing like you expected. It’s maddening, am I right? With this article, I’m going to go through a few different ways that you can ...

15 Jun 2017 | Read more

Ruth Hedges is a crowdfunding industry pioneer! She runs the Global Crowdfunding Convention, which has been sharing killer crowdfunding information for the last six years. In addition, Ruth is the founder of CrowdfundingCRM, a tool that helps entrepreneurs attract, build, and retain a crowd of campaign backers and investors. I’ve been watching Ruth ...

14 Jun 2017 | Read more

Sending out a press release is one way of many to get the word out about your Kickstarter campaign. Of course, there are many effective techniques to get journalists to write about your Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign. Many creators like press releases because you’re blasting out the news about your product to relevant publications. At ...