Tag: crowdfunding advice

Women Who Build Cool Stuff Give Crowdfunding Tips

What do the folks behind the Kinsa Smart Thermometer, the ACTON BLINK eBoards, the PowerUp MacBook charger and the Arden Cove Theft-Proof Crossbody Bag have in common? They’re all savvy, capable entrepreneurs that have run successful crowdfunding campaigns. They also happen to be women! Kate Drane, our Senior Director of Outreach, sat down with these … read more

5 Ways To Build an Audience For Your Campaign

You’ve decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign for your new idea, project, product or film: Now what? Draft your pitch text, upload your photos and launch? Not so fast! Did you know that most campaigns should have 30% of their goal already funded before they even launch? Gaining momentum and raising funds will help other contributors … read more

Four Noble Truths of Crowdfunding & Eight Paths to Crowdfunding Success

Back in my university days, I studied a great deal of Eastern philosophy and even taught general, but weighty lessons in Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism in my “past life” as a humanities professor. This taught me just about everything I know about life, the universe and everything. Interestingly enough, it also taught me all I … read more

Learn How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

We’re excited to announce our series of Google Hangouts that discuss each key stage of running a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Each 45-minute segment is hosted by Indiegogo Team Member, John Trigonis, a one-man consulting machine who has worked with numerous filmmakers worldwide to create compelling crowdfunding campaigns that not only reach, but also … read more

62% of Campaigns That Reach Their Goal Have Repeat Funders

62% of campaigns that reach their goal have repeat funders.  This reinforces our advice to stay connected with your friends, followers, and funders throughout the campaign process. One way to engage is by creating new and limited edition perks. In fact, 20% of repeat contributions are for perks that were added after the campaign went … read more