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20 Sep 2017 | Read more

At the time I’m writing this blog post, over $3.2 billion has been pledged on Kickstarter towards technological, creative, and entrepreneurial projects. More than $48 million has been invested on WeFunder, an equity crowdfunding website, which enables startups to grow into big companies. Right now is the BEST time to ...

14 Sep 2017 | Read more

Pamela and Greg first reached out to me as fans of the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast. At that time, they had hit 30% of their funding goal. This is a great position to be in. Clearly, they did their homework. I was extremely thankful that they considered the podcast to be one of ...

13 Sep 2017 | Read more

With all the hustle and bustle associated with the holiday season, it can be easy to forget that it’s supposed to be a time of giving. However, while it might seem like we’ve forgotten the season’s charitable spirit, did you know that the month of December is the most generous ...

7 Sep 2017 | Read more

If you follow my blog, you might remember the product Arsenal. This is because I did a breakdown of the landing page that collected email addresses for this project before it blew up. Once the campaign was over, I knew that I had to have Ryan on the podcast. I needed to ...

29 Aug 2017 | Read more

EquityMultiple is a young real estate crowdfunding website that’s recently been making headlines in the industry. They have picked up a lot of speed, with investments on the platform having tripled since the end of Q2 of 2016. With this blog post, I’m going to review their platform and give you an ...

21 Aug 2017 | Read more

It’s impressive how fast some Kickstarter projects reach their funding goals these days. With proper preparation and a well put together campaign, more and more projects are now fully funded within days instead of weeks. Some are even fully funded in just a matter of hours! The projects featured in this ...

17 Aug 2017 | Read more

Do you want to raise $5k in 24 hours? Uh… Heck yes!  What about $200k in 60 days? That would be epic. Right? Today, you’re going to discover the step-by-step launch strategy that was used to raise $203,178 on Kickstarter for Shapeshifter: The world’s first shape-able stiff brim sunhat. I spoke with C. Damien Henning, the ...

10 Aug 2017 | Read more

You won’t believe it when you hear it. Today’s podcast guest has launched 30 campaigns on Kickstarter! I’m talking about Michael Mindes, the founder of Tasty Minstrel Games. Having raised millions of dollars over the last several years, he knows exactly what works and what doesn’t when it comes to raking in backers and ...

9 Aug 2017 | Read more

Wanna know what sucks? When you launch your crowdfunding campaign and… Crickets! No one’s checking it out. No one’s backing it. Maybe you had an initial surge of activity, but now that’s all died down. It’s scary, embarrassing, and nerve racking. Thankfully, there are many steps that you can take to promote your crowdfunding campaign, ...

4 Aug 2017 | Read more

It’s incredibly frustrating when you fail to hit your Kickstarter fundraising goal. You’ve poured time, energy, and money into launching this product on Kickstarter and you have nothing to show for it. What’s worse than the actual failure is the public embarrassment of letting down tens, hundreds, or even thousands of ...