Crowdfunding Success Tips

When Does Kickstarter Release Funds? (& Other Things You Should Know)

Understanding how Kickstarter operates is the difference between a dream come true and a bureaucratic nightmare. In this short post, we’ll answer some of the most common questions you likely have about how Kickstarter works. When Does Kickstarter Release Funds? Kickstarter releases funds approximately 14 days after the project’s funding period has ended. The reason …

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Why, When, & How To Use BackerKit For Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Kickstarter. Indiegogo. Gamefound. There are a lot of options when it comes to raising funds for your crowdfunding campaign. And now a new name has thrown its hat into the ring – BackerKit. BackerKit got its start as a pledge manager for Kickstarter creators seeking to raise funds after the completion of their campaigns. But …

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How Gamefound Works The Growing Alternative to Kickstarter for Board Games

Why, When, & How To Use Gamefound For Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Thinking about launching your board game on Kickstarter? If so, at least one gamer has probably asked you about Gamefound, a rival crowdfunding platform. A lot of board game creators are migrating there to raise funds. Gamefound is exclusively focused on board games. But the platform itself also offers a lot of attractive features including, …

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Why, When, & How To Use Indiegogo For Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Looking to launch your crowdfunding campaign? Indiegogo might just be the place to do it. It’s the second-largest crowdfunding platform in the world, drawing over 10 million website visitors every month. When people think of crowdfunding, Kickstarter might be the first thing to come to mind. But that doesn’t mean that Indiegogo isn’t a strong …

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Why, When, & How To Use Kickstarter For Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Since its inception in the late 2000’s, crowdfunding has become an increasingly popular way for businesses to raise funds. Of all the platforms in the world, Kickstarter is the most popular choice. If you’re looking for a way to test the market, raise funds quickly, and generate a lot of attention in the process, Kickstarter …

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When to Use Kickstarter When to Use Indiegogo

This is How to Choose Between Kickstarter & Indiegogo

No matter where you go – Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Patreon, GoFundMe, or somewhere else – one thing is clear. Crowdfunding is growing by leaps and bounds. In North America alone, $17.2 billion was generated through crowdfunding campaigns in the year 2020. That’s up 33.7% from the year prior. Also in 2020 – the middle of a …

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Indiegogo InDemand

How to Use Indiegogo InDemand

In the last decade, crowdfunding has become a common way for small businesses to get started. Websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo make it really easy to run exciting campaigns, raise funds, and launch a product. But crowdfunding alone does not necessarily make a business successful. For long-term success, businesses need ongoing sales often through either …

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How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Platform for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Platform for Your Business

If there is one business innovation that’s likely to stick around for years, it’s crowdfunding. No longer must you seek funding from your own pockets, your family, the bank, or angel investor. Crowdfunding means you can get a lot of people to invest in your idea, often in small donations. The impacts have been diverse …

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Kickstarter First Shopify Later  The Benefits of Crowdfunding Before eCommerce

Kickstarter First, Shopify Later? The Benefits of Crowdfunding Before eCommerce

There are so many ways that you can get your business up and running, especially in 2021. With eCommerce booming because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of the day has changed from “should I sell online” to “what’s the best way to sell online?” In this post, I discuss the benefits of running a …

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How to Choose Realistic Stretch Goals for Your Board Game Kickstarter

How to Choose Realistic Stretch Goals for Your Board Game Kickstarter

Stretch goals are a wonderful way of keeping a Kickstarter campaign exciting after it funds. However, knowing which stretch goals to choose is a formidable task. Choose wisely and you’ll please your backers by making a better board game. Choose unwisely and you might end up paying big, unexpected bills and delaying fulfillment. In this …

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