You’re Not Done! After the Crowdfunding Campaign

After the crowdfunding campaign ends is when the real work begins. Use the momentum and sense of community from a successful crowdfunding campaign to really kick your idea into high gear. So you’ve successfully crowdfunded your idea and the money is being dispersed by the platform. Congratulations, you’ve joined a small but growing list of successful crowdpreneurs and could be on your way to even … [Read more...]

Using the Media for Documentary Crowdfunding

Today’s campaign review comes from the husband and wife communications team behind the documentary crowdfunding campaign, Magna Carta: Our Shared Legacy of Liberty. John and Brigitte have spent more than two decades working in Canada’s national media environment as radio and television broadcasters and columnists. This is their first crowdfunding campaign but great planning and outreach has … [Read more...]

Raising $3 Million in Crowdfunding Games

Today’s crowdfunding campaign review comes from Cryptozoic Entertainment, crowdfunders of the Hex: Shards of Fate game in 2013. After raising $2.3 million on their prior campaign, the game-makers are cracking the crowdfunding code again with a board game version of Ghostbusters and have raised more than $3 million with the two games crowdfunding. Here on the Crowd101 blog, we love to hear from … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding Campaign Strategy: Crowdfunding Outreach

Crowdfunding success depends on your ability to reach people. Check out these tips for crowdfunding outreach and bringing people to your page. While a lot of your crowdfunding support will still need to come from your existing network, real crowdfunding campaign success depends on your ability to reach out and build a sense of community around the project. This begins with campaign research but … [Read more...]

Crowdfund Anything: Crowdfunding a Children’s Product

Here on the Crowd101 blog, we love to hear from crowdfunding campaigns about how they are using the new movement to fund their dreams. If you’re thinking about launching a crowdfunding campaign, you’ll never find better advice that from the people that are making it work. It’s a great opportunity to learn from their success and their mistakes. Today’s campaign review comes from Sasha Zhdanova … [Read more...]