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6 Apr 2017 | Read more

One day, I was in Barnes and Noble and I came across a book that completely upgraded my marketing game. There are a lot of business books out there that regurgitate information, but this one stood out as a seminal work that offers a radically different look into consumer psychology. I’m talking about ...

23 Mar 2017 | Read more

Michael J. Epstein is the author of Crowdfunding Basics in 30 Minutes. He’s launched multiple successful Kickstarter campaigns in the indie film category and has helped many other creators with their own projects. In this podcast episode, you’ll discover how to plan and execute an effective crowdfunding campaign. We cover a lot of ground, ...

16 Mar 2017 | Read more

Are you ready to start seeing results? Listen up! You’re about to learn how one campaign got 100 backers in 2 short hours. Crazy, right? This Kickstarter campaign had no formal pre-launch plan and zero marketing preparation. They simply hit the launch button… and… uh oh… the fundraising meter quickly plateaued. Rather than losing their ...

9 Mar 2017 | Read more

Nonprofits have raised over $500 million on Razoo, using breakthrough crowdfunding techniques and strategies. It’s shocking that some nonprofits are absolutely crushing it with online fundraising, and others are struggling to get by. Something’s not adding up. On this episode of the show, I brought on the CEO of Razoo, Tom Matthews, to ...

2 Mar 2017 | Read more

You’re gonna love this podcast episode… but not because we talk about the world’s first real jetpack. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a super cool product. I’d love to own one. Instead, I think that you’ll take away something far more valuable from this interview. You’ll begin to see a whole new ...

23 Feb 2017 | Read more

Right out of the gate, this episode has exploded with downloads. I’m not surprised. I talked with the Crowdfunding Expert, Eli Regalado, who has helped campaigners raise collectively millions of dollars on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Not only that, but he has had more than 10,000 students go through his online crowdfunding course on ...

16 Feb 2017 | Read more

When I was young, I thought the life of a “starving artist” sounded cool and in some way, meaningful. Whether it’s musicians, painters, or writers, we’re taught to romanticize art and all of the sacrifices that artists give up to produce their work. As I grew older, I came to realize that the ...

9 Feb 2017 | Read more

I LOVE featuring Crowdfunding Demystified success stories. Today’s episode features a guest who is NOT a marketing expert. He’s an inventor. After his first failed campaign, he knew he needed to figure out this whole Kickstarter thing. He knew he had to put in the time and learn how to market his own products. This ...

2 Feb 2017 | Read more

Get ready to be blown away! You’re about to hear directly from a team that has raised $4 million on Kickstarter with two separate campaigns. This team has also amassed a following of nearly 12 million Facebook fans and 6.7 million YouTube followers. I’m talking about the team behind the enormously popular webcomic, Cyanide ...

2 Feb 2017 | Read more

On this episode of the podcast, I answer a question that an audience member submitted! This past year has been an amazing year for the Crowdfunding Demystified show. We’ve had on loads of guests and learned lots about crowdfunding. If you’d like to have your question answered, just go to Ask Sal and ...