Author: Will Haines

Fund to the Hills—Indiegogo Goes Metal!

You probably already know that Indiegogo is the world’s funding platform. What you may not have noticed is that Indiegogo is the Internet’s premier site for funding metal and hard rock. m/-.-m/ It makes sense when you think about it: Metal transcends all countries and languages. So does Indiegogo. A great metal song is raw passion transformed … read more

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5 Indiegogo Health Campaigns: Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

Everyone wants to be healthy, but what does “health” really mean? Is it freedom from sickness or having ripped abs? Is it loving the body you were born with or finally achieving the image you have always wanted? Health and happiness is clearly in the eye of the beholder, and this week’s health campaigns explore … read more

PayPal is Back Up!

Update 6:15 PM PDT PayPal is back up since approximately 4 PM PDT. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience! If you have any unresolved questions, please feel free to contact our customer happiness team at support@indiegogo.com. Update 9:15 AM PDT Over the past few hours, the site has been unable to process … read more

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Indiegogo Insight: Average Contribution Amount Through Email is Higher Than Other Referral Sources

Contributions made in response to a direct email are 34% higher than contributions made in response to other forms of outreach. The average contribution amount in response to a direct email is $90 where as the average contribution in response to other forms of outreach (i.e. facebook post) is $67.  Although social media use is pervasive, … read more

INTERVIEW: Steven Pile of Konteh Kunda School of Music, Gambia

Have you ever been inspired? Inspired enough to make a big change in the world? Even if that change required you to travel half way around the world and raise 10s of thousands of dollars? Today, we speak with Steven Pile, a California musician who is raising funds to build a solar-powered music school in … read more