Month: January 2019

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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The Ultimate 2019 Kickstarter Guide With 5 Proven Tips (Updated)

So you spent months agonizing over every detail of your Kickstarter campaign, right? Your campaign page looked great. Your friends and family were super excited. And you’d mentally prepared yourself to become the face of the next million-dollar Kickstarter project. Then you hit launch, and well… nothing happened. 64% of Kickstarter projects fail to hit their funding goal. So if you’re off to a slow start, you’re not alone. It’s hard to do well on Kickstarter. But making these five changes from our 2019 Kickstarter guide will definitely help you out.   1. Change your hero image & headline   Your...

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7 Proven Ways to Avoid Kickstarter Scams (in 2019)

You don’t have to send money to a distressed Nigerian prince to fall victim to a Kickstarter scam. And that, my friends, should scare the crap out of you. Scammers are getting smarter. And, believe it or not, today’s fraudsters can fool even the most “woke” among us. So pull up a chair, and adjust those reading glasses. You’re now on a crash course that will help you avoid nefarious Kickstarter shysters once and for all. Just send us your social security number first.    How To Spot A Kickstarter Scam in 2019   1. This seems too good...

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How To Be An All-Time Kickstarter Success in 2019 (9 Crucial Secrets)

There are 3,833 live projects on Kickstarter. Six of them have raised over $1 million. And they all have the same thing in common… They’re all watches! Just kidding. The real thing they all have in common? They were launched by creators who’ve already run multiple Kickstarter campaigns. So if you’re a crowdfunding newbie looking to make the big bucks, you’re out of luck. Well, you would be if you stopped reading here.   I wanna be a Kickstarter millionaire, so freakin’ bad     Take it easy Bruno Mars. It seems everybody who launches a Kickstarter campaign these...

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2019 Kickstarter vs. 2019 Indiegogo – What the hell’s the difference?!

Woah, woah, woah! Kickstarter doesn’t care about profits? Indiegogo has terrible projects? And now they sell bread and milk too? That nifty looking chart looks good and all, but it probably raises more questions than answers. Let’s break down the biggest differences between crowdfunding’s most popular platforms. Does Kickstarter care about profits? Kickstarter doesn’t really care about their profits. Ok that’s a bit of a stretch. They definitely do care about making money, but it’s not their top priority. Kickstarter is a Benefit Corporation, meaning they’re obligated to consider the social impact of their business decisions. Kickstarter’s own charter...

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