The Videos of the 10 Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns Ever
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The Videos of the 10 Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns Ever

Video –– it may have killed the radio star, but it’s helped fund a ton of crowdfunding campaigns! “…what better way to engage the imagination than with a vivid, colorful, and entertaining video?” According to a recent study conducted by MPW Media, the medium is crucial when it comes from taking campaigns from idea to…

A Crash Course in Content Marketing for Crowdfunding & E-Commerce
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A Crash Course in Content Marketing for Crowdfunding & E-Commerce

When you began researching the steps necessary to achieve success in your online venture, you most likely started stumbling across advice from the marketing realm. You have probably also come across catch-phrase “content marketing.” Your first thought may have been: What the heck is that? Today we are going to explain what content marketing is and how you can…

3 Questions Every Nonprofit Needs to Answer Before Crowdfunding

3 Questions Every Nonprofit Needs to Answer Before Crowdfunding

Planning is Everything That’s what all successful crowdfunders advise. We’ve discussed many aspects of preparation in previous posts and in our case studies. Choosing a platform (whether it’s a self-hosted crowdfunding solution, or a service), carefully designing levels of support and rewards, doing test transactions, and creating compelling content to engage potential supporters, are just a…

Learning from Success: 7 Key Crowdfunding Tips for Musicians

Learning from Success: 7 Key Crowdfunding Tips for Musicians

Crowdfunding campaigns are a great way for musicians to raise money for studio and mastering time or touring funds, but they are also large undertakings that involve a lot of planning and preparation. Many crowdfunding campaigns fail due to poor planning or unrealistic goals. But with some insight from bands that have pulled it off successfully…

Top Tips for Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Top Tips for Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Launching. If only it were as simple as slapping a page online and watching the numbers roll in. Really though, a good amount of work goes into creating even the most straight-forward crowdfunding campaign: writing good copy for social media and newsletters, designing and building campaign pages, scripting, shooting, and editing videos–this stuff takes time, focus, and creativity. On top of that,…

How to Crowdfund Like a Marketer (For Creatives)

How to Crowdfund Like a Marketer (For Creatives)

Crowdfunding. Everyone’s doing it. Your grandma. Your hairdresser. The cab driver on Canal and Bowery… (OK, maybe not everyone). But the industry has grown 1000 percent since its mainstream popularization in 2009, according to Entrepreneur.com. At this rate, crowdfunding will generate $3.2 trillion in economic value per year by 2020. Yes, you read that right:…