Month: January 2019

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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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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