Top 50 Crowdfunding Campaigns: Fifty Most Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Reviews of the Top 50 crowdfunding campaigns, ‘top’ measured by total dollars raised Campaigns are color coded for easy analysis: (Gold = Games; Red = Movies; Purple = Hardware; Green = Social). The report shows the dollar amount for every reward or perk ( to , to , etc.). Each reward is also described, using language from the campaigns. Each chart shows the cumulative number of rewards/perks collected for each of the 50 campaigns. The charts also show the exact number of rewards taken for each “perk.”

Using the information compiled in the book, you can quickly, easily and efficiently review the top crowdfundfunding projects. Our goal is to allow you to “identify some of the techniques, strategies, and crowdfunding secrets that will give you the best chance of meeting your goals.” This books helps you validate your ideas. Using the data in the book will allow you to make sure your campaign does not come across as half-baked. By reviewing the campaigns highlig

The Everything Guide to Crowdfunding: Learn how to use social media for small-business funding

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Harness the power of the crowd to turn your dreams into reality!Crowdfunding is the newest way to fund projects and start businesses. You don’t need to hit up family and friends, max out your credit cards, or get a second mortgage–there are perfect strangers out there who will help you fund your idea. You just have to know how to find them.The Everything Guide to Crowdfunding is a step-by-step handbook to harnessing the power of social media to raise funds. Inside, you’ll find real-life case studies and techniques for creating a successful campaign, including:Gaining an online presenceTapping into the crowdUnderstanding the different crowdfunding platformsDesigning a successful campaign planPromoting your campaign with social media, search engine optimization, and affiliate marketingDealing with donors after your campaign ends Almost 50 percent of crowdfunding ventures fail to get funded. With this guide, you will learn how to be in the 50 percent that succeed. Whatever your dream or

Equity Crowdfunding: Transforming Customers into Loyal Owners

Equity crowdfunding is going to change our view of capitalism. This book is about more than raising money for a company. It is a book about how business owners can turn their customers into loyal owners. Smart leaders will further transform their investing customers into evangelists for the business. With its ability to leverage social networks to gain market share, crowdfunding offers established local businesses the largest marketing opportunity of all time. Transforming Customers into Loyal Owners Last year, I wrote an article for a local business magazine about the JOBS Act. What I thought was a relatively benign article for people to flip through while sitting in local doctors’ waiting rooms generated a ton of calls to my office. I realized business owners were thirsting for a new avenue to raise money for their company. Upon some reflection on the response that the article created, I decided that I missed the mark entirely. The opportunity to raise capital using crowdfunding

CrowdFund Your StartUp! Raising Venture Capital using New CrowdFunding Techniques

This is the definitive book on crowdfunding for startups since the signing into law of the JOBS Act. Please note that the SEC is still weighing on certain aspects and is adding restrictions; the book is being updated to try to keep up. Check www.sec.gov. You are advised to take legal advice before starting your crowdfunding campaign.

Raising venture capital has never been easier, with the passage of the JOBS Act. It’s new, it’s different, and it’s big!

Selling shares in your startup through CrowdFunding is a big deal. It’s going to totally change the whole way venture capital is raised. This is the first and most definitive book. CrowdFunding has been used for causes and projects, but the new Act allowing you to crowdfund your startup takes it to a whole new level.

This book is for entrepreneurs to quickly understand what they need to know and where to find it. It’s more than about using KickStarter or IndieGoGo to collect the cash. You nee

The Comprehensive Crowdfunding Guide: Donation and Rewards-based Crowdfunding Success

This 100+ page Comprehensive Crowdfunding Guide is designed to walk you step-by-step through the planning and execution of a successful crowdfunding campaign. The Guide includes practical recommendations, tools and templates for every aspect of the crowdfunding campaign, from creating desirable perks and rewards, to crafting your crowdfunding video message, to effective social media strategies specific to perks and rewards-based crowdfunding. This Guide has it all! Disclaimer: You are ultimately responsible for the success or failure of your crowdfunding campaign, project and/or business and all decisions pertaining to the planning, execution and fulfillment of obligations related to your crowdfunding and business endeavors are solely your responsibility. This publication is based on compiled best practices, research and experience. The author makes no guarantee that your crowdfunding campaign, business or any other endeavor will be successful, but hopes that you will utilize this i

Cash from the Crowd: How to crowdfund your ideas and gain fans for your success

CROWDFUNDING–raising capital in small increments from a large number of people– will inject over billion into the economy this year and is becoming a powerful way to fund new ideas and generate buzz for new products and ventures. Although crowdfunding has the potential to be an amazing boost to entrepreneurs, only 40% of projects succeed in reaching their funding goal. Crowdfunding platform founder Sally Outlaw reveals how entrepreneurs can shift these odds in their favor.

Want to know which marketing efforts result in a 35% higher rate of contributions? OR, what is the best time and day to launch or promote a campaign? The answers to these and more are here.

The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups

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On April 5, 2012, President Barack Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, better known as the JOBS Act. The act is designed to “reopen American capital markets to small companies,” defined in the act as Emerging Growth Companies. This is one of the most significant legislative initiatives in finance since the Securities and Exchange Acts of 1933 and 1934, and it opens up funding to a slew of companies previously shut out of the capital markets. Here’s the good news: Small businesses and startups will be able to raise up to million in equity (or debt) funding online via what are called Crowdfunding Platforms—online communities and websites. Imagine an eBay-like site that allows you to post your idea for a commercial venture online and then allows investors to purchase equity shares or stakes in it. As one journalist put it, it’s “social media meets venture capital.” How can you get in on the new funding opportunities? That’s what The JOBS Ac

Crowdfunding: How To Make Your Project An Instant Success

Getting a project or business idea off the ground is very possible with the world of e-commerce. You can get started without a ton of money invested in marketing and other elements of a brick and mortar business. It also means less overhead so more money can be created as profits.

The biggest obstacle though is reaching the target audience. They have so many choices when it comes to shopping around online. It can be too easy for your business to get lost in the shuffle. Taking actions that will kick start what your project is all about is very important.

One way to do this is through the process of crowdfunding. You may not be very familiar with what it offers or how to go about it. Yet this one concept can make a profound difference in the outcome for you. That is why more people are using it as a tool and a resource for what they wish to promote online.

There are differences between crowdfunding and donations. They aren’t the same, and unders

The Secrets of Crowdfunding: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Most From Your Kickstarter Campaign

Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites are a great way for inventors, entrepreneurs and creatives to reach out to their audience for financial support for their projects before they make anything. This book simplifies the process and makes it easy to create a campaign that will present your project in the best way. Combining business, marketing, and communication research, Sean Akers offers a straightforward guide to creating a crowdfunded project. Written for the artist or the entrepreneur, The Secrets of Crowdfunding presents a direct route for projects to move from concept to reality. The book will demonstrate for readers how to budget for success, set financial goals, develop rewards, create the campaign page, present the campaign video, organize content, engage supporters, promote the project and get the most out of the campaign. This book cannot tell you if people will like your idea. But if they do like it, this book with help to ensure that project creators have planned an

Crowdfunding: Put the Fun Into Funding And Get The Money You Need: How A Little Girl Raised Over $7k In Four Days On IndieGoGo (Distinct Press Young Entrepreneurs Series)

Exact Formula Used By 11 Year Old To Generate Over ,000 In Four Days!!!Crowdfundung is a very powerful way to create fast funding for new ideas and dreams. You create a campaign to collect cash from a crowd of your fans, friends, followers, business contacts and others rather than one source which helps you raise capital for your project or business in small chunks. Crowdfunding creates buzz and momentum for new ventures, ideas, products and causes. This is perfect for entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, startups, small businesses and kids of all ages. What You Get In This Book:A real life behind-the-scenes breakdown of a successful campaign A different way to get fast attention with your campaignCreative techniques to grab the visitors attention A way to hack your social media friends in a way to get them to contributeUnique branding ideas for your campaign˃˃˃ “This Little Girl is Amazing!”Anyone who is interested in Crowdfunding has to read this book and share Zynnia’s journey to get h