Crowdfunding Blog

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 […]

5 Elements of Crowdfunding Social Media Marketing Research

5 Elements of Crowdfunding Social Media Marketing Research Crowdfunding social media marketing research is an essential part of a well-formulated crowdfunding success strategy. This is especially true for first-time crowdfunders and small to medium sized businesses. Are you using social media to its fullest advantage? Do you have a well-developed social media marketing research plan […]

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 […]

Equity Crowdfunding is Getting Crushed by Cryptocoin

Equity Crowdfunding is Getting Crushed by Cryptocoin. Here’s Why.  And How to Fight Back. Equity Crowdfunding is Getting Crushed by Cryptocoin. Why? Bitcoin.  Ethererum.  Litecoin.  Cryptocurrencies are giving investors fast and easy access to some of the sexiest gains in the history of finance.  Cryptocoin like Bitcoin is dominating every sector of the news.  Case […]

Cheap Crowdfunding Promotion

Cheap Crowdfunding Promotion – The Dirty Little Secret Cheap crowdfunding promotion is like a unicorn. Too many crowdfunders are searching for cheap crowdfunding promotion and they’re wasting their time. How do we know? We tried a crowdfunding market experiment over the past two months in which we did not publish pricing for crowdfunding promotion but, […]

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 […]

Crowdfunding Publicity With Precision

Crowdfunding Publicity is an Art and a Science. This month proves it like never before. Crowdfunding publicity is never easy and this month is turning out to be the most challenging time on record. The September 2017 news cycle is the most chaotic I’ve ever seen. First there was Hurricane Harvey. Then Hurricane Irma. Then […]

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 […]

Hitting a Crowdfunding Goal with a Network

Hitting a crowdfunding goal with a network – and only a network – is possible. Conventional wisdom dictates that hitting a crowdfunding goal happens through a convergence of multiple crowdfunding activities. Until now. See for yourself… What if I were I tell you a personal crowdfunding campaign raised over $50,000 in 12 days AND that […]

Crowdfunding Marketing Makes It Happen

Crowdfunding Marketing — The Wrong Way and the Right Way. Crowdfunding marketing is a crucial cornerstone to crowdfunding success. Without it, a crowdfunding project cannot hit its goal. With it, a startup can put itself on the map and raise a lot of money fast. What crowdfunders need to assimilate into their very souls is […]

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 Promotion is Broken

Crowdfunding Promotion IS Broken. Don’t Doubt Me. A Tale of Non-Existent Offices and the Scam Artists That Use Them. When I saw this Tuft & Needle commercial for their life changing bedding the message was delivered. I loved the quote “When we saw that the bedding industry was broken, we wouldn’t rest until we’d fixed […]

Equity Crowdfunding Public Relations

Equity Crowdfunding Public Relations is the Clear Path to Investors. Equity crowdfunding promotion is done very differently than promoting a crowdfunding campaign that is rewards-based (vis a vis Kickstarter, Indiegogo, etc.) We do crowdfunding PR for both reward and equity crowdfunding campaigns so we fully understand the dynamics of each and the best crowdfunding promotion […]

Crowdfunding & Social Media

Crowdfunding & Social Media Beyond Twitter and Facebook. Planet earth knows all about Twitter and Facebook; hundreds of millions of people use them every day. Of course there’s all of the political flamewars, cute animal video clips, jokes yada yada yada. Many people promoting a crowdfunding campaign use Twitter and Facebook for crowdfunding promotion every […]

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 […]