Make your Campaign a Success with Pre-Launch Crowdfunding Hacks

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 the pre-launch process. This is the critical period … [Read more...]

How to Set Realistic Crowdfunding Goals [To Raise More Money]

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. Setting your campaign’s funding goal is more important and more strategic than most people … [Read more...]

4 Easy Ways of Asking for Support on a Fundraising Project

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 most ambitious fundraising directors and crowdfunding campaigns … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide of Easy Crowdfunding Pre-Launch Steps

Make your crowdfunding campaign a success before it hits the 'net with the ten best resources for crowdfunding pre-launch strategies. You’re excited, you’ve got an idea for a new product and you want to raise money crowdfunding. After-all, if a guy can raise $55,000 on Kickstarter to make a bowl of potato salad then your idea should go viral, right? You write up your campaign page and tell … [Read more...]

What is the Best Time of Year for Crowdfunding?

Data shows when the best time of year and even the best time of the month to launch a crowdfunding campaign I get asked when is the best time to start a crowdfunding campaign quite a bit from readers. The question takes different forms like, “What’s the best time of year for crowdfunding?” or the best times of the week or month. Launching your crowdfunding campaign will come down to other … [Read more...]