Month: January 2019

The 23 Absolute Best Shark Tank Products of 2019 (Amazon Reviews)

“I smell a royalty deal!” OK Mr. Wonderful, before you take our post behind the barn and shoot it, consider this: Shark Tank products have made billions of dollars since the show’s debut in 2009. But for every Scrub Daddy, there’s the The Sullivan Generator. A, uh, unique invention promising to manufacture gold by creating a synthetic hurricane using the Earth’s Coriolis Effect. Yeah, we think he’s full of sh*t too. Here’s out list of the 23 absolute best Shark Tank products now available on Amazon.   Shark Tank Products: Most Successful Products in 2019 1. Safe Grabs –...

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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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