Baring your Soul on Crowdfunding Photography Projects

Crowdfunding photography projects is a natural fit for the online funding phenomenon because of its visual nature but that doesn’t mean it is easy. Today’s crowdfunding campaign review is with Brian Catelle and his BARE USA project on Kickstarter. Bare USA is a nationwide photography project that delves into studies of natural beauty in contrast with man-made decay by photographing nude models … [Read more...]

How Crowdfunding Music can Make you a Star

I recently talked to Jamie Alimorad about the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to launch his new album with music legend Gino Vannelli. Jamie is building off the success of his first album a few years ago and is more than half way to his crowdfunding campaign goal of $20,000 to pay for recording, mixing and duplication of the album. Through our interview, Jamie provided some of the best pointers … [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...]

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...]