5 Crowdfunding Ideas to Steal from President Obama

Steal these 5 Best Crowdfunding Ideas from President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign to raise more money from the crowd Think President Obama has never run a crowdfunding campaign? Think again. His 2008 presidential campaign rallied the masses to raise more online than any other political campaign in history. By the end of the campaign, his Facebook page counted nearly 2.4 million fans. By … [Read more...]

Free Video: What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is taking off as the preferred way to raise money for fundraising or small business. Check out the video and post below to answer all your, “What is Crowdfunding?” questions. Today we’re starting a video series to answer the question, “What is Crowdfunding?” the online fundraising phenomenon that is changing the way people raise money for small business and social causes. Over the … [Read more...]

3 Attention-Grabbers for your Crowdfunding Rewards

Using images and graphics for your crowdfunding rewards can help convert casual visitors to motivated crowdfunding backers With more than 7,000 crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, the campaign that fails to go beyond the simple process is likely to end up with the 60% of projects that fail to reach their funding goal. Nearly everyone has a video and most campaigns take the time to put together … [Read more...]

The Habits of Successful Crowd Funding – Video

Successful crowd funding is not about the project but about the person I get emails every week from people with small business and fundraising ideas but lacking the money to make them a reality. They find the blog in a search for funding ideas and wonder if their project is right for successful crowd funding. My usual response probably isn’t what they expect. While you may need to tweak your … [Read more...]