Are Crowdfunding Promotion Services a Scam? [And What to Do]

A whole industry of crowdfunding promotion has emerged but what are you really getting for your money? Media attention to huge crowdfunding campaign success stories has convinced thousands to jump into online funding before they really understand what it takes to raise money from the crowd. This contributes to the fact that two-thirds of campaigns fail to meet their goals and that 12% never … [Read more...]

Get the Best Bang for your Crowdfunding Marketing Buck

From pre-launch to running a successful campaign, get the most from your crowdfunding marketing with these resources You can run a crowdfunding campaign for free but it might not be the best use of your time and resources. You shouldn’t expect your entire crowdfunding marketing strategy to be free. Crowdfunding a product or service is just like running a business and budgeting a little to … [Read more...]

How to Start a Crowdfunding Campaign Blog

A crowdfunding campaign blog can be one of the most rewarding activities in your campaign strategy but it can also be one of the most difficult and uncertain. Starting a crowdfunding campaign blog can send thousands of people to your campaign but it will take a lot of work and you need to set it up well before your launch. Use this post to get you started with blogging basics and how to fit it … [Read more...]

The Biggest Crowdfunding Problem and How to Fix It

60% of Crowdfunding campaigns fail to reach their goal. Check out the biggest crowdfunding problem and how to fix it. For every phenomenal crowdfunding success like Reading Rainbow, which exceeded its funding goal by $4.4 million, there are thousands of other campaigns that fail. Is it due to a bad product concept? Not always. More often than not, the reason crowdfunders can’t hit their goals is … [Read more...]

How to Draw People to Your Crowdfunding Blog

So you’ve got a crowdfunding blog for your campaign and you start writing. Then crickets start chirping and you start pulling your hair out because no one is reading it. Believe me, I’ve been there. It’s the same on any type of blog and is the reason that more than 90% of the blogs started in any given six months stop posting all together. Stick with it though and you’ll start driving a huge … [Read more...]