The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding helps you to plan out which platform to launch on, create the best campaign page you can, and plan the transition to an enduring business.
What are the differences between various ways of funding? Why should you crowdfunding instead of raising money from venture capital or going into debt?
Not everything will work as a crowdfunding campaign. Learn the characteristics of good products for campaigns.
Here are some of the general things that you should prepare for before you launch your crowdfunding campaign.
Launching a website during your campaign gives you more interest and better SEO on a platform that you control.
These tools will make it much easier for you to run your crowdfunding campaign.
Getting coverage from publications and from blogs is the most effective way to receive funding from outside of your network. Here are a few tips and guidelines for reaching out.
Here's what you should take care of before you launch your campaign on Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
Kickstarter is known as the “Apple” of crowdfunding. Here's why and how to use Kickstarter for your crowdfunding campaign.
Here's why and how to use Indiegogo for your crowdfunding campaign.
Here's data-backed tips how to optimize your crowdfunding video, with advice from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and proven experts.
Here's data-backed tips how to optimize your campaign's rewards and perks, with advice from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and experts.
Here are data-backed tips how to optimize your crowdfunding campaign page, with advice from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and proven experts.
Here are data-backed tips how to optimize outreach and engagement, with advice from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and proven experts.
Here are data-backed tips how to optimize the length of your crowdfunding campaign, with advice from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and proven experts.
Here's what you need to do to make your campaign into a successful business.
Bill Trammel of Catan Boards raised $361K on Kickstarter. Here, he shares his advice on crowdfunding.
Hickies raised $159K on Kickstarter. Mariquel Waingarten shares her advice on crowdfunding.
Noah Dentzel ran campaigns on both Kickstarter and Indiegogo that raised over $160K. He shares his advice here.
Adam Sager's Canary is the most-funded hardware project on Indiegogo. He shares his advice on crowdfunding here.
Use this infographic to see best practices for successful creators and the growth of crowdfunding. Compare the differences between the two biggest crowdfunding platforms: Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Crowdfunding is hard, but the rewards are huge if you find success.
Dan Wang is a Shopify Content Specialist. He studies economics and philosophy at the University of Rochester, and worked previous to Shopify at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Huffington Post.