Month: January 2019

How Does Kickstarter Work in 2019? (Our Simple 2-Minute Guide)

They say the average attention span is 8.2 seconds these days. But you’re gonna have to give me just a little bit longer. But not much… 2 minutes is all I need. There are a TON of Kickstarter 2019 guides out there. And just about all of them are dog sh*t. Pardon our French. Below you’ll find 13 insanely simple points that explain everything you need to know about how Kickstarter works in 2019.   1. What kind of products are on Kickstarter right now?   Everything. Seriously. But Kickstarter design and Kickstarter technology are the most popular categories...

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[Review] Zip Top Containers – The greatest kitchen product ever made?

There’s a place in my house that’s far more frightening than the deepest layers of hell. And no I’m not talking about my toilet bowl. It’s my tupperware drawer. A land of mismatched lids and broken dreams. Well at least it used to be. Zip Top containers offer a lid-free alternative to traditional Tupperware. And they’re totally badass.     Zip Top containers are indestructible (and awesome)   I haven’t been this excited about a food storage solution in a long time. Ok, I’ve NEVER been excited about a food storage container before. But these are delightfully different. Zip...

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The 13 Absolute Best-Selling Amazon Tech Products (of 2019)

You love Amazon. We love Amazon. And these Amazon tech products rock.   The absolute best Amazon tech products of 2019   1. Echo Dot – Smart speaker with Alexa (3rd generation)     Price: $49.99 Reviews: 4.3 out of 5 Our thoughts: “Hey Alexa, does this shirt make me look fat?” “Any shirt would make you look fat, Grant.” While getting roasted by Alexa is one of my favorite pastimes, the Echo Dot is first and foremost a supremely portable speaker. It’s the ultimate device for any smart home, and at $49.99, it’s a virtual no-brainer.    ...

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7 Crucial Differences Between Kickstarter & Indiegogo (in 2019)

Is Kickstarter better than Indiegogo in 2019? The short answer is yes. (Most of the time.) Here’s why.   1. Kickstarter has a better reputation than Indiegogo     Kickstarter has higher project standards than Indiegogo. That’s a fact. Their review process is much more stringent. You have to have a working prototype to launch a Kickstarter project. And that’s not the case with Indiegogo. At the end of the day, Kickstarter doesn’t care how much money your project has raised. If they think you’re trying to scam backers, they’ll shut your project down. Which is good news for...

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The 34 Most Funded Kickstarter Projects of 2018 (All Over $1 Million)

Of the thousands of Kickstarter tech, fashion, and design projects launched in 2018, only 34 raised over $1 million. Want to launch a million dollar Kickstarter campaign? Make a game. There were more million dollar Kickstarter game projects than in any other category… COMBINED. The Most Funded Kickstarter Projects of 2018   1. The Travel Line – Versatile Travel Backpack + Packing Tools     Funds raised: $5.2 million Number of backers: 13,752 Campaign duration: 7/23/18 – 9/20/18 – 60 Days Why it’s cool: It looked like the BauBax 2.0 Jacket would cruise to victory as the most funded...

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