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...]

The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Crowdfunding – Infographic

Money to crowdfunding campaigns is doubling every year and but nearly two-thirds of campaigns still fail. What does it take to launch an effective crowdfunding campaign? Why are there only six habits of effective crowdfunding instead of the traditional “7 Habits?” Crowdfunding can be easy. You don’t need seven habits but you do need to follow the big six. Check out the infographic below for the … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding Photography Software, a Campaign Review

Demetrio Fortman shares his experience with crowdfunding photography software and Crowdfunding Best Practices he learned as a result. Demetrio’s Kickstarter campaign for Defrozo Photography Software is a great follow-up to yesterday’s campaign review of Brian Cattelle’s BARE USA campaign. Photography and video projects have really benefited from crowdfunding and the exposure from the medium. With … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding Campaign Review: Learning from a Failed Campaign

Here on the Crowd101 blog, we love to post crowdfunding campaign reviews 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 crowdfunding campaign review comes from … [Read more...]

Must Read Crowdfunding News and Tips of the Week

Crowd101 News is a weekly recap of the biggest headlines and analysis in the crowdfunding industry. I keep track of all the best posts and news to highlight here on the site every Tuesday. Click through the links in the content to the original article. Let me know if I miss anything you think readers would want to see. Crowdfunding comes to College Sports In the most interesting headline … [Read more...]