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19 Oct 2017 | Read more

On this episode of the podcast, you’ll learn how one team raised $686,748 on Kickstarter from more than 10,000 backers. I’m referring to the Public Goods crowdfunding campaign, which was launched by Morgan Hirsh and Michael Ferchak. This project continually saw funding growth throughout the duration of the campaign. They executed an effective marketing ...

18 Oct 2017 | Read more

I’ve watched as the real estate crowdfunding website Fundrise has originated more than $200 million in both debt and equity real estate investments. If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re looking at a window of opportunity. The real estate crowdfunding industry is BOOMING. I promise you that many millionaires are going to be made ...

12 Oct 2017 | Read more

Within the first day of going live, this Kickstarter campaign surged past its $50,000 goal. Not only have they gone on to raise more than $361,476, but they also got into dozens of media publications! In today’s podcast episode, I brought on Jong Shin, the co-founder of HOPii – your personal micro-brewery. We ...

11 Oct 2017 | Read more

Wondering how to create a Kickstarter pre-launch page? I’m going to reveal three tools that you can use to quickly and easily set up a Kickstarter pre-launch page, so that you can begin to gather email addresses for your upcoming launch. The goal of a pre-launch page is to generate leads before ...

4 Oct 2017 | Read more

Do you want help getting the word out about your Kickstarter campaign? I’ve assembled a comprehensive list of the top Kickstarter marketing companies. These companies will help with marketing, promoting, and getting attention to your crowdfunding campaign. Before you know it, you’ll see a surge in backers, traffic, and funding! Now… just because ...

27 Sep 2017 | Read more

Are you ready? It’s finally time to start your own online store. Before you know it, you’re going to be able to work from anywhere, take control of your life, and spring out of bed, eager for the day to start. Okay, maybe I’m stretching the truth. As much as I love my ...

25 Sep 2017 | Read more

If you’re like me and you LOVE craft beer, you gotta check out HOPii. No joke! I was browsing the hardware section of Kickstarter the other day and discovered that this campaign is currently trending (and has the exclusive “project we love” status). They’re in the top 10 of this category, having surpassed ...

21 Sep 2017 | Read more

Woaaaah today’s podcast episode gets a bit heated. I brought on the controversial crowdfunding marketing company, Agency 2.0, which has helped raise $59 million for Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns. If you’re thinking of hiring an outside marketing or advertising agency for your crowdfunding campaign, this is the episode for you. Not only do ...

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 ...