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 …

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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 …

gofundme page

8 Tips For Advertising Your GoFundMe Page

With over 4 billion in donations and over 40 million donors, GoFundMe is now the largest social fundraising platform in the world. A GoFundMe page can raise funds ranging anywhere from $1500 up to $11.6 million. The most important information to factor in, however, is how to advertise it to people. There is nothing worse than pouring your heart and …

crowdfunding mistakes to avoid

5 Mistakes to Avoid for Successful Crowdfunding

Did you know that the crowdfunding industry projects to raise $95 billion each year by 2025? Want to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign but unsure how? We’re here to help you! Crowdfunding is a BIG business. You could win big, but you can also lose even bigger. Yes, it takes a lot of time and work and there are no …

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 …

Kickstarter and Indiegogo Tips 2018

9 Tips for Starting a Highly Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is really just getting its feet on the ground and has already grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. With platforms like Kickstarter and GoFundMe making crowdfunding seem simple, it can be tempting to walk blindly into starting a campaign. However, running a successful crowdfunding campaign is no easy feat. If you’re looking to fund your newest idea through crowdfunding, …