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17 Jan 2018 | Read more

I’ve noticed a problem that consistently occurs among entrepreneurs and creative types trying to launch a Kickstarter campaign. They believe in their product. They’ve committed a budget to marketing it. They drive traffic but… it doesn’t convert. People don’t become backers of their campaign. They don’t buy whatever you’re selling. If it’s in the ...

3 Jan 2018 | Read more

What is crowdfunding? How can YOU use it? I started blogging about the crowdfunding industry in 2012, right when websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo were starting to become popular. I’ve written four books on crowdfunding, which you can find on Amazon. I also have two popular online forums, a podcast, a YouTube channel, ...

1 Jan 2018 | Read more

I’m kinda dumb – or at least, I was my first year in business. I’ve always been kind of a perfectionist when it comes to my work. I have high standards for myself and the content I share with you. The problem was that I would always try to do EVERYTHING myself. I ...

27 Dec 2017 | Read more

It’s really, really hard to get the attention of a journalist. The email inbox is more crowded than ever before. You’re competing against so many other notable entrepreneurs for a news story. Bloggers (like myself) and journalists are getting dozens and dozens of pitches every single day. Why would they write about YOU? In this ...

21 Dec 2017 | Read more

What if there was a marketplace of buyers who LOVE discovering cool new products and crowdfunding projects? What if you could directly gain access to that marketplace and put YOUR product in front of them? Today, I’m going to share with you a website that will help you do exactly that. You’re ...

20 Dec 2017 | Read more

When it comes to real estate crowdfunding, I want to make sure that you have access to the best information possible. The more data you have, the better the decision you’ll be able to make when it comes time to invest in properties online. Without a clear understanding of how real estate ...

13 Dec 2017 | Read more

RealtyShares and PeerStreet are two popular real estate crowdfunding platforms that you can use to invest in real estate online. Real estate investing is so simple and easy now a days. Unlike before, you now can get a piece of the action WITHOUT having to physically manage a multi-family or commercial ...

6 Dec 2017 | Read more

There are tons of tools out there that you can use to launch a successful Kickstarter campaign. Just like any other entrepreneurial endeavor, your success with crowdfunding is limited to the quality of your product, the team you’ve assembled, and the tools that you have access to. Quite frankly, these tools can ...

30 Nov 2017 | Read more

Do you want to raise seven figures on Kickstarter? This crowdfunding campaign had a modest $25,000 fundraising goal, but they ended up raising $1,083,344. Don’t get me wrong, that’s cool… but it kinda sounds like a fluke. I mean, you can’t replicate that level of success, right? Wrong! They applied the SAME strategies that they used ...

29 Nov 2017 | Read more

Funding is the lifeblood of every startup business. Without it, your company will DIE. Really, it will. I’m not being dramatic here. Every single successful company out there has experienced multiple rounds of funding. Usually, it starts with the founder. They’ll put their own money into the company. This could come from their savings, ...