Around the world with PleaseFund.Us
London BRC's crowdfunding project (registered in Reno, Nevada) with PleaseFund.Us is one of the latest US projects to seek funding on the site. As Kickstarter arrived in the United Kingdom for the first time two months ago, Americans are similarly turning to PleaseFund.Us in search of a large range of crowdfunding categories and a larger international crowdfunding base.▶ Read more
Guest Blog: Some Watertight Marketing tips for your crowdfunding project
Ok, so I’m a marketer running a crowdfunding project. As I’m writing this I’ve just secured my 77th pledge, with four hours to go and £900 to raise… that’s an average 2.5 pledges per day, and 18% above the project average.
So, here are my top tips for marketing your crowdfunding project…▶ Read more
How PleaseFund.Us Is Changing
We have had a rollercoaster of a year, we have helped hundreds of projects raise thousands of pounds, and we are extremely excited by some of the upcoming changes to PleaseFund.Us.
So, here are just a few highlights....▶ Read more
Shoplocket: How to continue selling after you’ve crowdfunded your idea
Selling your idea after you’ve crowdfunded it should be just as easy as sending out updates. For those of you who want to continue selling you idea, there is shoplocket.▶ Read more
Old meets New
Crowdfunding will work. Whether you’re an established banker, a twenty year-old art student, the owner of a waning theatre in a small northern village, the owner of a thriving theatre in central London, or an underappreciated watch maker, crowdfunding will benefit you.▶ Read more
Start Your Campaign Off With a Bang
Campaigns reaching their goal have an average lifespan of 52 days; most of which raise a 1/3 of their goal in less than two weeks. Here’s 3 ways how you can start your campaign off with a bang, and 3 reasons why you should do it.▶ Read more
Crowdfunding’s Top 3 Music Projects
There are many independent artists out there trying to fund the recording of their new single or album; the making of their new music video; or even the purchasing of their new tour van. Some of them are getting fully funded, and others aren’t. Why?
We’ve taken 3 successful music projects from different platforms and look at why they’ve been successful. They may not be the most successful in terms of how much they’ve exceeded their goal, or how much money they’ve raised, but it’s how they’ve gone about creating a successful project which matters.
Over the last few years we have all been witness to something extraordinary. We have watched the world order turn on its head. The economic superpowers have swapped roles. Our governments are struggling to finance their own public debt and now public spending cuts are reaching to the deepest parts of our society. In spite of all of this gloom, I am supremely optimistic.
We have the internet.
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