This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Landing Pages for Crowdfunding Campaigns

By | May 10th, 2017|Blog|

WHAT IS A LANDING PAGE? Studies show that 85% of people don’t know what a landing page is. A landing page is just another page on your website designed for a specific purpose. Usually, that purpose is to grow your email list which is extremely important to a crowdfunding campaign. In the simplest form, a landing page is [...]

Kickstarter 101: 10 Ways to build your email list

By | February 20th, 2017|Blog|

If you read my previous write-up about email marketing then a few of these will be familiar. But for the rest of you, you should check out the post. If you're not building an email list you're making a huge mistake. You may not have a prototype, you may not have a price or a team [...]

Crowdfunding 101: How to connect with bloggers

By | February 13th, 2017|Blog|

Hundreds. I receive hundreds of messages about "please promote my campaign. Post about my campaign" or "I think you might like"... Followed by a link to a crowdfunding campaign. Here's a screen shot! ----------INSERT PIC-------------- Most of these I will entertain to the point of clicking on the link, and reviewing the campaign. Best case scenario, [...]

Email marketing for Kickstarter / Indiegogo campaigns

By | February 7th, 2017|Blog|

When you wake up in the mornings what is the first thing you do? If you're like most people you check your Facebook, maybe a few other social media channels like Snapchat. I can't help but check my views on Snapchat to see if I've hit my personal goal. But after that, I always go to [...]

Great crowdfunders back successful campaigns

By | January 31st, 2017|Blog|

What do I mean by "great crowdfunders back successful campaigns?" Simple, if you're planning on running a crowdfunding campaign whether it be Kickstarter or Indiegogo. You should probably back a few campaigns on your chosen platform. For a couple of reasons. REASON #1 The first thing I check when I open a new campaign or I [...]

3 Reasons to run a Facebook Unpublished Post or “Dark Post”

By | January 24th, 2017|Blog|

Not only are you going to learn why you should run a Facebook unpublished post but I'm super awesome and I'm going to show you how! This is a bit complex and not for the average user, but if you're just starting out with Facebook ads or experimenting I would be happy to show you how [...]

Is TIME the number 1 reason crowdfunding campaigns fail?

By | January 18th, 2017|Blog|

90% of first time crowdfunding creators fail. Your success rates on Kickstarter and Indiegogo are less than 45%. Majority of successful crowdfunding campaigns are managed by 2 or more people. In fact, the amount of successful campaigns managed by one individual grows smaller and smaller by the day. The reason for this? TIME! Who has the [...]

Thats Genius: Top Indiegogo Campaigns January 2017

By | January 15th, 2017|Blog|

Here it is! A collection of my favorite Indiegogo campaigns to kick off the 2017 year! Be sure to check out the campaigns below. Back a few if you feel inclined! QUBE light strip; World’s most affordable wifi smart light strip https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wo... Insta360; VR clip on camera for smartphones https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/in... Paragon; The ultimate smart cooking system [...]

What is the Kickstarter Algorithm?

By | January 15th, 2017|Blog|

Long rumored that Kickstarter and Indiegogo both have a "secret" algorithm in place. An algorithm that probably knows whether or not your crowdfunding campaign will be a success or a failure. As previously reported by Mr. Stickler of Kickstarter that the algorithm scans and reviews keyword in each campaign. The algorithm also reviews the creator’s previous [...]

Get More Backers from Facebook Groups

By | January 2nd, 2017|Blog|

There was a time you could post to your Facebook Business page and everyone would see it. Or at least a large percentage of people. Well, those days are long gone. In fact, the new algorithm update suggests that Facebook is now prioritizing posts from your friends and family over brands. Meaning, less and less of [...]

8 Ways to Use Kickstarter Live

By | October 24th, 2016|Blog|

As of recently with “Occam’s Razor” more and more Kickstarter creators are finding new ways to promote their campaign. Now that Kickstarter has introduced streaming live video it was time for me to share a few ways to use live video to promote your Kickstarter campaign. 1. Show off your product! Schedule live sessions to show [...]

7 Reasons Not to Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign

By | September 19th, 2016|Blog|

Last week we talked about 7 reasons to launch a crowdfunding campaign. This week we're going to change it up and get rid of some of the myths and thoughts into running a crowdfunding campaign with 7 reasons you should not launch a crowdfunding campaign. #1 No Crowdfunding video By now you've hopefully done some research into [...]

Facebook Ads & Kickstarter: Detailed Targeting. What You Should Know

By | September 13th, 2016|Blog|

What you will Learn. Why detailed targeting is important How to access detailed targeting Options involved in detailed targeting Better understanding of detailed targeting for crowdfunders Why should you care about Facebook's detailed targeting? Facebook now has over 1 billion users, out of those 1 billion roughly 20% are U.S. users or about 200 million in [...]

7 Reasons to Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign

By | September 12th, 2016|Blog|

Everyone has heard of it, some have tried it, few are successful. There are several reasons to launch a crowdfunding campaign. There are also several reasons not to launch a crowdfunding campaign and that will be coming in next weeks post. #1 Test the Market Everyone thinks they've got a great idea. Whether you're watching Shark [...]

3 Tips to Getting Started with Facebook Ads

By | August 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Facebook advertising is an interesting beast. It can absolutely make your business a fortune, but only if you know how to leverage the system. There are a number of great podcast out there that can guide you through the maze. If you want to start advertising on Facebook you must first educate yourself. I can tell [...]

Top 7 Videos I watched Last week (July 24th – 30th 2016)

By | August 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Trying out a new blog post today. Aside from listening to podcasts I also frequent YouTube. A lot! I tend to watch videos or at least have YouTube video's playing in the background while I work. Are you familiar with the "watch later" playlist? There is sooooo much content on YouTube that can help you grow and [...]

Travel: Top 5 Kickstarter Campaigns, July 2016

By | July 28th, 2016|Blog|

"The Everyday Backpack, Tote and Sling"   by Peak Design Amount Raised - $1,355,391 Backers - 5,805 KICKSTARTER LINK: CLICK HERE Peak Design is no stranger to Kickstarter. Once, the highest funded bag on Kickstarter and winner of several design awards their first bag "The Everyday Messenger Bag" raised over 4 million on Kickstarter with over [...]

Troubleshooting your Facebook Ads

By | June 30th, 2016|Blog|

Facebook Advertising can be confusing and frustrating at times. But the payoff is worth it. Like anything, it takes time and practice to become a guru at Facebook advertising. No doubt in my mind when you launch your first advertising campaign it will come with a few headaches. Why is my CPC (cost per click) so [...]

Innovation Wars: A Facebook Advertising Case Study

By | June 27th, 2016|Blog|