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22 Feb 2017 | Read more

You can now invest in real estate online! I’ve been watching this industry since it’s infancy in 2012, and it’s super exciting. Since then, millions of dollars have been invested in real estate properties around the USA using the sites below. Having interviewed some of the top platforms in the industry, I ...

20 Feb 2017 | Read more

There’s no shortage of amazing projects on Kickstarter this month. Not only are these campaigns getting fully funded, they’re getting fully funded FAST! Most campaigns we’re featuring this month reached their funding goal in several hours, and they all reached their goals within their first day on Kickstarter. With more resources available ...

15 Feb 2017 | Read more

I must preface this post by saying that I am not an accountant or a lawyer. This information is not meant to construe tax or legal advice. I recommend consulting a trained professional. So, you’ve donated money on GoFundMe, or you’re going to be donating money, and you’re wondering whether or not your ...

13 Feb 2017 | Read more

If you’re gearing up for the launch of a new Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign, you’re gonna want to have a healthy email list that is ready to buy on day 1! As I stated in my book, the Kickstarter Launch Formula, email is the #1 sales channel for online businesses. It’s the ...

10 Feb 2017 | Read more

I’ve put together a training video for you to highlight how to promote a Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign with PR! In this video, I’ll go through a MAJOR misconception about how PR works. Once you grasp this key fact, you’ll be able to get more profitable traffic to your campaign and leverage ...

8 Feb 2017 | Read more

It’s easier than ever to set up an online store in a matter of minutes. By using Shopify, WooCommerce, or one of these other store builders, you can start selling online quickly! You want to know what’s funny though? The MORE options there are, the more confusing it gets. Right? Wouldn’t it just be ...

7 Feb 2017 | Read more

Fundrise and RealtyShares are two of the major players in the real estate crowdfunding game. You can use each of these websites to invest in real estate online. I’ve written about both of them extensively on this blog and in my book, Real Estate Crowdfunding Explained. Despite being in the same industry, ...

2 Feb 2017 | Read more

Indiegogo teamed up with MicroVentures in November 2016 to bring equity crowdfunding to its users. On January 24 2017, Indiegogo announced that since they launched equity crowdfundingon their portal called First Democracy VC, their first five offering companies have raised a combined total of approximately $1.4 million from Indiegogo’s community of backers. If ...

2 Feb 2017 | Read more

Amazon Launchpad helps consumers discover unique products from today’s brightest startups. Customers can browse through hundreds of cool items that are hard to find anywhere else, and support companies that are putting out some really great products. “We curate innovative products that are hard to find in the market, showcasing an ...

2 Feb 2017 | Read more

Whatever you do, don’t make these mistakes! You’ve invested so much time and money into launching and growing an ecommerce business. You don’t want to find yourself wondering how everything went wrong so quickly. I’ve interviewed a lot of ecommerce entrepreneurs on the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast. Some of these founders have gone on to run ...