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equity crowdfunding vs reward crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding Vs Reward Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding Vs Reward Crowdfunding Raise capital or generate sales? The equity crowdfunding vs reward crowdfunding debate has an answer. Many small companies seeking to put their company on the map see crowdfunding as far more attractive than traditional loans or venture capital.  As a subset of that thinking, many companies choose to bypass equity […]

CES Survival Guide

CES Survival Guide

CES Survival Guide – A Public Service from the World’s #1 Crowdfunding PR Firm A CES Survival Guide concerning crowdfunding has been attempted by others with epic fails.  Here’s the REAL DEAL when it comes to a CES survival guide written by a Las Vegas local AND CES veteran. Best CES Survival Guide Tips 1. […]

pulling the trigger on crowdfunding

Pulling The Trigger On Crowdfunding

Pulling The Trigger On Crowdfunding – The Moment of Truth Friends, family and co-workers wonder why I always keep a bottle of liquor in arm’s reach.  When I tell them my job in crowdfunding public relations drives me to drink they roll their eyes.  They don’t understand the frustration of working with too many people […]

Best Crowdfunding Success Tip Ever

Best Crowdfunding Success Tip Ever

Best Crowdfunding Success Tip Ever – A Surprising “Secret” The best crowdfunding success ever tip – as with so many things in crowdfunding – should automatically occur to anyone with common sense.  Sadly, as with so many things in crowdfunding, common sense is curiously absent. So what is the best crowdfunding success tip ever? Maintain […]

from crowdfunding to sharktank

From Crowdfunding to Shark Tank

From Crowdfunding to Shark Tank – Leveraging Crowdfunding Success Kickstarter campaigns end up on TV more often than you might think.  From Crowdfunding to Shark Tank is something we wrote about before. The serious entrepreneur sees Kickstarter as a stepping stone to bigger and better things.  The goal is not a successful crowdfunding campaign in […]

crowdfunding success x factor

Crowdfunding Success X Factor

Crowdfunding Success X Factor – Crowdfunding Bum Makes Crowdfunding Success Easier. Over the years we’ve seen new crowdfunding platforms come and ago  Crowdfunding Bum came.  Then went.  Then came back to deliver the crowdfunding success X Factor.  While Hurricane Maria knocked out most of Puerto Rico through devastating damage and death leading to island-wide power […]

crowdfunding fraud hits critical mass

Crowdfunding Fraud at Critical Mass

Crowdfunding Fraud at Critical Mass – Without New Controls, Sector Failure is Imminent We’re going to exclude equity crowdfunding from this conversation of crowdfunding fraud at critical mass since existing government regulation and compliance is already in place as an excellent preventative mechanism when it comes to crowdfunding fraud.  Anyone running an equity crowdfunding campaign […]

The Monetary Insufficiency

The Monetary Insufficiency – What Sheldon Cooper Taught Us About Crowdfunding Reality in 60 Seconds The entire episode – as usual – is a hoot but we want to focus here at roughly the 2 minute time mark when the Kickstarter conversation comes up. You’ ll laugh. I did.  And I’m laughing again right now […]

Atari VCS Indiegogo

Atari VCS Indiegogo – A Tale of Two Cities The Atari VCS Indiegogo campaign has two distinctive camps.  Predictably we have all the fans that pledged $2 million on day one with website traffic so high Indiegogo actually crashed for the first time ever.  Equally predictable are the haters who think the Atari VCS Indiegogo […]

Denying Crowdfunding Reality

Denying Crowdfunding Reality Denying Crowdfunding Reality is perfectly illustrated in episode 14, season 5 of The ABC hit comedy The Goldbergs entitled Hail Barry. Specifically the sub-plot involving Beverly Goldberg who is in absolute denial about her new line of jackets. She thinks they’re the most epic jackets in the history of clothing.  But actually […]

Crowdfunding Success With Indiegogo

Crowdfunding Success With Indiegogo – Start on Kickstarter & Keep Going with Indiegogo As strange as it may sound, crowdfunding success with Indiegogo started for Transformer Table 2.0 on Kickstarter… Then they transferred their successful Kickstarter campaign to Indiegogo who tallied all of the earned credit and history and put them Indemand… And voila! Crowdfunding […]

Crowdfunding Success Factors

Crowdfunding Success Factors – They Work When You Use Them and You Fail if You Don’t Crowdfunding success factors in 2018 are pretty much the same they were last year.  The sad thing is, almost nobody pays attention to this so the campaign fails. The key crowdfunding success factors are: Tell a good story. Let […]

The Convergence of Crowdfunding & ICOs

Crowdfunding & ICOs are becoming the one-two punch of raising capital. Bitcoin is all ablaze hitting an all time high of $7,000+ today while making a path for crowdfunding & ICOs activities as part of a larger strategy in generating startup capital. Cryptocurrencies are disrupting global finance in much the same crowdfunding campaigns did when […]

5 Secrets to all Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Successful crowdfunding campaigns have the same things in common. Be sure that your campaign has these common factors. There is a reason why so many small businesses have found huge success through crowdfunding. Just look at Pebble for example. They sold over $15 million worth of watches in just 22 days using Kickstarter. Now granted […]

The Sony Crowdfunding Fail

This Crowdfunding Fail is a Teachable Moment. Sony. One of the best known companies on earth right alongside Coca Cola, Apple and Amazon. This is a multinational corporate giant that posted $70.71 BILLION dollars in sales in the past year, has over 128,000 employees with a market cap of over $49 BILLION dollars. So naturally […]

Crowdfunding Success Case Study

Looking for a crowdfunding success case study? Here are two of them. Shader is 400% Funded & Raised Nearly $80,000 in Just Four Days  How’d they raise so much money so fast? Among other things they hired Crowdfund Buzz. The Shader Team poured it on; they shot an excellent video, created fantastic images and did […]

Should I Do Crowdfunding?

Should I do crowdfunding? is the question we’ve been asked more often and by more people than any other since Crowdfund Buzz started in 2012. And the answer is simple – Yes. Yes you should. We’re asked this question in any number of ways which surround aspects of risk. Crowdfunding can be risky in the […]

Personal Crowdfunding Success Guide

Personal Crowdfunding Success Tips From Firsthand Experience. Background: A recent problem in my own life led me to think about personal crowdfunding as a solution. At the outset I was optimistic but as I built the campaign and loaded it with MOUNTAINS of information and documentation clearly proving my need it occurred to me before […]

Kickstarter Success the MST3K Way

Kickstarter Success is simple. Let’s see how Mystery Science Theater 3000 did it. Kickstarter success? I’ll tell you all about Kickstarter success. Today I am downloading all of the new MST3K movies. Yes I said downloading. Yes I said new. Hmmm it just occurred to me that lots and lots of people reading this blog […]

Crowdfunding the Gordon Ramsay Way

After three and a half years running Crowdfund Buzz I’ve come to one inescapable conclusion; crowdfunders fall into two categories.  The serious business professional intent on success and the amateur who has no idea what they’re doing.  What’s accelerated my own aging process and amplified my stress levels is that the first category of crowdfunder […]