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How To Raise Money On Kickstarter 2016 / 2017

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How To Raise Money On Kickstarter 2016 / 2017

What is the reason some projects get to $1M+ on Kickstarter while others fail?

I decided to list out some of the core things that are proven to bring in sales through Kickstarter. This is a bite size guide that gives you the tips and tricks of all the $1million+ campaigns. It is built on my experience working hands on with these projects.

For more information you can always view the in-depth version http://samitpatel.net/2016/07/12/how-your-startup-can-make-250k-in-just-56-minutes-learn-how/

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How To Raise Money On Kickstarter 2016 / 2017

  1. 1. HOW TO RAISE MONEY ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 | WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET BY SAMIT PATEL 2016/2017
  2. 2. I’m Samit Patel, and I am a Kickstarter consultant and crowdfunding expert. I help projects raise money on crowdfunding platform like Kickstarter, I've got a proven record of running a number of successful campaigns. Here are some of tips and tricks every project should use. Website: www.samitpatel.net Twitter: www.twitter.com/samitpatel Facebook: www.facebook.com/samitpatelmarketing INTRODUCTION WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET
  3. 3. "Great companies are built on great products" WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET BUILD A KICKASS PRODUCT ELON MUSK
  4. 4. WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET When building a product ask yourself this! + Does it solve a problem? = Does the product excite you? + Would you use this product? = Would other people pay you to use it? + Does it have unique features? = Does it have mass appeal? + Can you easily explain how it works?
  5. 5. "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning" WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET BUILD EARLY SUPPORTERS & LEARN FROM THEM BILL GATES
  6. 6. WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET Start promoting your idea from day one, get involved on social media and don't be scared to tell people about it. = Build a landing page start collecting emails. + Go to pitch competitions relevant to your category. = Pitch to the press to see your early concepts. = Talk on forums where your customers hang out. + Use Reddit ask for feedback = Use Quora ask for help + Ask friends for feedback (take with pinch of salt) = Do general testing of your audience on Facebook
  7. 7. "Always deliver more than expected" WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET GETTING READY TO LAUNCH YOUR PRODUCT LARRY PAGE
  8. 8. WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET Before launching your product you need to do some important things = Communicate with your mailing list launch times + Create a press release & start contacting press = Create a Facebook event invite fans & friends. + Communicate with all social channels launch date = Create a list of potential backers + Make sure your crowdfunding page is setup = Setup a Thunderclap event + Setup social listening used Sendible
  9. 9. "The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%" WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET GOING LIVE ON KICKSTARTER ROB KALIN (ETSY)
  10. 10. WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET Once you go live don't just sit back = Setup a email campaign to message your mailing list. + Update press at various goals i.e hit funding goal. = Message friends & family through Facebook. + Message Facebook groups and tell them about your launch. = Post on Reddit & relevant subs like Kickstarter. + Submit your project to Product Hunt. = Setup Facebook ads. + Get back to all comments on social media about your launch. = Approach similar products and ask about cross promotion. + Ask projects to trade pledges. = Message influencers on social media to share your project. + Use incentives to get backers to spread the word and get friends to purchase.
  11. 11. Skype: samit.patel6 Website: www.samitpatel.net Twitter: www.twitter.com/samitpatel Facebook: www.facebook.com/samitpatelmarketing LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR PROJECT! WWW.SAMITPATEL.NET CONTACT ME

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