Building Community in Crowdfunding: Must Know Rules

Building community for your crowdfunding campaign is one of the most overlooked but critical aspects of raising money online. The explosion in crowdfunding, especially for rewards-based projects, over the last several years has made people think that raising money is as simple as posting a project on one of the popular sites. A couple of days are spent putting together a proposal and a brief … [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...]

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...]

Shaping a Successful Crowdfunding Idea

Putting a successful crowdfunding idea together is a lot like traditional business planning but there are some key points you need to build into your plans. While crowdfunding was seen as an alternative form of finance just a few years ago, it’s quickly becoming the preferred way of launching a new product or business. While equity crowdfunding generally raises more money, even rewards-based … [Read more...]