Dissecting a Great Pitch: Art Monastery Summer Programming

Art Monastery Summer Programming has several elements of a really great pitch and we wanted to share them here with you so you can apply their smarts to your own campaigns. (Plus, it's a really great program! Check it out here.) A pitch video that gets right to the point. Betsy McCall, AMSP's Co-Founder & … read more

How to Keep People Involved AFTER Your Campaign

It's important to keep your contributors and fans involved in your campaign even after your funding period has ended. Here's why: – Staying in touch makes it easier to reach out when you start another crowdfunding campaign. – Maintaining relationships shows an appreciation that goes beyond a thank you or a perk, and keeps your … read more

Campaign Profiles: XStylus Crayon

I know some people who literally can't wait to get their hands on this smart design innovation. After a year of drafting, designing, tweaking and prototyping, campaign owner Elton Leung came up with a design for a comfortable stylus which can be stored in the original pen slot of the Nintendo handheld game console, replacing … read more

8 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Campaign with Social Media

Many of you are already using social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn and YouTube to make connections and create interest in your ideas. But are maximizing your funding on IndieGoGo using the incredible power of social media to drive traffic to your campaign? Here are 8 things you can do right now to start … read more

Campaign Profiles: By Brooklyn

There's something hilariously satisfying about this little bit tongue-and-cheek video made by the owners of a new fine goods shop opening its doors in Brooklyn this month. Gaia and Jonah break down the building-up process of any retail establishment by simply explaining what they'll need to get their doors open in time for their grand … read more