Fig crowdfunding

10 Key Tips for Game Crowdfunding on Fig

The gaming industry is changing, and traditional publishers no longer hold all the cards. Crowdfunding exploded onto the gaming scene in 2012 thanks to Double Fine’s Broken Age. By 2015, game crowdfunding had reached the gaming mainstream with the launch of a Kickstarter for Shenmue III. Fig launched in 2015 as a game-specific crowdsource platform. Now it’s a popular way …

After Crowdfunding 13 Sales Channels to sell goods

13 Distribution Channels that Can Help Turn Your Crowdfunding Success into a Sustainable Business

Thanks to crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, entrepreneurs and startup owners can have a better alternative to bank loans or venture capital investors when raising money for their projects. While there were only a handful of distribution channels available for crowdfunding campaigns back in 2008, the industry has grown exponentially in the last 8 years, reaching and even exceeding …

Creative Support

How to Succeed with Patreon

Patreon is an excellent crowdfunding option for anyone with a dedicated, long-term project and flexible funding goals. However, to maximize the potential benefits that the platform provides, it is vital to understand the keys to success on Patreon. Below are the vital strategies that every content creator should apply when establishing a Patreon campaign. Sell Yourself One of the biggest …

Using Crowdfunding for College Tuition Fees

Crowdfunding for College: Is This Your Ticket To Higher Education?

The average price of attending a public four-year college for a single year was $20,770 for in-state students during the 2017-2018 school year. For students who attended private schools, the average cost shot up to $46,950. Given these sky-high costs, we’re not surprised to find that several students have turned to crowdfunding their educations. How effective, though, are these students’ …

The 5 Most Epic Scams in Crowdfunding History

The Most Epic Scams in Crowdfunding History

Scammers can be found almost anywhere, so it makes sense that there also exists scammers on crowdfunding platforms. Some seem like legitimate crowdfunding campaigns with viable products… That just happen to take their funding and use it on rent and strip clubs. While others put out some weird products that defy common sense and scientific laws! Here are the 5 …

promoting your crowdfunding project

8 Awesome (And Free!) Crowdfunding Promotion Strategies

Not sure how to promote your crowdfunding campaign? Are you out of ideas to run a successful Kickstarter campaign and get more people aware of it? Successful crowdfunding promotion can cost you thousands of dollars if you don’t know where to start. You could end up with expenses so high that it’ll defeat the purpose of a crowdfunding campaign. Fortunately, …

Crowdfunding Risks

6 Common Crowdfunding Risks and How to Prepare for Them

Crowdfunding offers a way for individuals and organizations to raise money for a specific campaign or cause that they wouldn’t otherwise have. Crowdfunding is primarily conducted online, allowing individuals and groups to reach a larger amount of people than if they just focused locally. With every campaign, there are crowdfunding risks. This is regardless of the organization or what the …