Crowdfunding loans can help you avoid high-interest lenders and a debt trap even on bad credit We talk mostly about crowdfunding campaigns on the blog but there’s another type of crowd opportunity that has been just as important over the last few years. Crowdfunding loans has changed banking in America, opening up the financial system […]
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Joseph is a leading expert on crowdfunding and fundraising for nonprofits and mission-driven companies.
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I’m a numbers nerd and am always looking for good crowdfunding statistics and statistics behind crowdfunding success. Crowdfunding statistics show a clear trend in the number of small businesses and non-profits going online to tap the crowd for their preferred source of funding. Growth in crowdfunding and peer lending is exploding and quickly transitioning from […]
Get your campaign started right with this crowdfunding pre-launch strategy and hacks. Long-time readers of the blog are probably tired of me harping on the importance of pre-launch crowdfunding but it’s still largely neglected by most campaigns. It’s too bad because there is no other time that is so critical to your crowdfunding success as […]
What’s the average Kickstarter goal and how can setting realistic funding goals help you raise more money? While there are no hard-fast rules for every campaign, there are some good rules of thumb to
follow for setting realistic crowdfunding goals and making your crowdfunding campaign a success.
Beyond asking for support, one of the biggest reasons fundraising projects fail is because people don’t know how they can support the campaign. The biggest problem in fundraising isn’t getting people to give – it’s getting people to ask. The quote above from Zimmerman Lehman’s First Rule of Fundraising is sad but true. Even the […]