Tag: pitch

Indiegogo Insight: Pitch Videos Power Contributions- Increasing Them 114%

Indiegogo campaigns with a pitch video raise 114% more money than those without one. Having a great pitch transforms your idea into a shareable, fund-able campaign. Pitching your campaign with video gives funders a direct window into the personal stories and dedication that form the foundation of your campaign. Video builds audience intrigue, trust, and … read more

Getting Your Point Across in 2 Short Paragraphs

Are you familiar with the acronym TLDR? If not, you should be. TLDR is internet poison. It stands for, "too long, didn't read." You don't want anything you produce to fall into this category. It's difficult, with all the information we're bombarded with online, to stand out in just 3 seconds, but that's about the amount … read more

Campaigner Insight: The Tao of Crowd-Funding by John T. Trigonis

"The spirit of your pitch, your perks, and your promotion should be YOU"  — John T. Trigonis Over a year ago, filmmaker John T. Trigonis ran a successful IndieGoGo campaign for his short film Cerise. His success lead IndieGoGo to invite Trigonis to speak at various conferences and events in the New York City area … read more

5 New Web Applications to Aid Your Campaign

ContactMe.com This easy-to-use web application allows you to store and manage your contacts as well as add notes about the time and nature of your last communication with them. Perfect for groups managing a database of contacts and a great way to keep up with your audience after your campaign has ended. Pro version is … read more

3 Communication Mistakes Campaign Owners Make

Sometimes it's hard to step outside of ourselves and see our campaigns the way others might see them. Of course we know why we're seeking funding on IndieGoGo and why people might be interested in our campaign, but from time to time, we stumble at effectively communicating those ideas to the outside world. Once your … read more