For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with crowdfunding advisor and host of the Crowdfunding Uncut podcast, Khierstyn Ross! Tune in to hear from her about how she got involved in crowdfunding, why she thinks it’s a great option for many hoping to launch a new business and how to launch a successful campaign.

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How to learn from a failed crowdfunding campaign and go on to a successful one
  • The benefits crowdfunding offers to creators
  • What makes a product a good fit for crowdfunding
  • How to choose whether to launch on Kickstarter or Indiegogo
  • Why it’s important to have an audience before launching a crowdfunding campaign
  • How to increase customer interaction using Facebook groups
  • How to market your crowdfunding campaign on a smaller budget
  • How to use Kickstarter’s algorithm to get more views for your campaign

Links

Connect with Khierstyn

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Transcript

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