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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 ...

4 Aug 2017 | Read more

I hear it all the time… “Sal, my campaign is struggling!” If you’re planning for the launch of a Kickstarter campaign or currently in the trenches, pay attention. This entrepreneur failed with two crowdfunding launches before he struck gold. His first two projects didn’t attract much attention or funding. Then, he changed something. All ...

27 Jul 2017 | Read more

I had a blast interviewing Travis Hancock, the founder of Facade Games. Travis and his wife Holly have raised $506,589 on Kickstarter with two successful crowdfunding campaigns. It’s clear, the husband and wife duo are an unbeatable team! Now… anyone can raise funds on Kickstarter one time. It could be a fluke, or they just ...

20 Jul 2017 | Read more

The Miggo team has stumbled on a strategy that allows them to consistently surpass their fundraising goal on Kickstarter. They’ve formulated a dependable way to launch new products with crowdfunding and rack up thousands of pre-orders. At the time of writing, the team has raised over half a million dollars on Kickstarter ...

14 Jul 2017 | Read more

A killer Indiegogo pitch video converts campaign visitors into backers. This is the FIRT thing that potential backers see when they come to your crowdfunding campaign. It’s absolutely crucial that you include some of the elements I’ll be mentioning on this podcast episode. It might seem intimidating, but thankfully, there is a ...

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 ...

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 ...

8 Jun 2017 | Read more

Devin Thorpe is a legend in the crowdfunding space! He’s a pillar in the industry for having shared a ton of great info on crowdfunding for nonprofits, causes, social entrepreneurs, and change makers. Notably, Devin hosts the show, Your Mark on the World, which has featured over 800 celebrities, CEOs, billionaires, entrepreneurs and others ...

1 Jun 2017 | Read more

You might remember Guido from podcast episode #148. His first Kickstarter campaign didn’t work out, but he launched again and ended up raising $14,428. After this financial raise, he set his sights on an entirely new campaign. Since then, he’s been applying everything he’s learned about marketing and crowdfunding. He’s come back ...