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After failing - How I got fully funded in minutes

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by lowkey » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:47 pm

sergiom4 wrote:On my direnzo campaign, half of the backers come from the kickstarter search engine itself! Amazing!


Hey buddy. I contacted you through pm to no replies. Can you double check please?
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by lanborg » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:55 pm

Great read. I agree about setting funding goals. I wanted to set it higher because I wanted to make the project perfect and right, but looking at it now, I maybe could've cut it down a bit more so the project could actually be fully funded!
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by PUNCHROBERT » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:49 am

Thanks for your insights! I'm struggling my ass off here I've been in huge films with a 10k fan email list and 750k social media followers and only 130 donations in 15 days lol! :D
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by AmyLou-V » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:54 pm

Thanks so much for sharing this! Very insightful!

I recently launched my project 3 days ago. It's been a slow start, so of course I have my reservations, especially after doing everything I thought was right! I've been building a social media presence, sending outreach emails... It's all very daunting and sometimes doesn't seem to pay off. I have my fingers crossed it'll pick up.
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by whateverpartygame » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:34 am

Great advice!!
As a couple of first time Kickstarters, it is helpful to read a story of both failure and success!
Thanks!
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by lootopiabox » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:42 pm

Awesome tips thanks! :)
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by Jonathonstelling » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:33 am

I couldn't agree more with all your points!

This what they don't tell you when doing your research before launching your own Kickstarter campaign.
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by alexdpaz » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:11 pm

Thank you for this story, I´ll try to improve for my next project
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by DaveGarber1975 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:47 pm

Mint wrote:1. Determine your funding GOALS and REQUIREMENTS.


Mint wrote:2. Start building your social media presence 2-4 weeks ago.


Mint wrote:3. Completely setup Google Analytics before you start your campaign.


Mint wrote:4. Once you start your campaign, brace yourself for the onslaught of people claiming to do any sort of PR for money


Mint wrote:5. Track your damn conversion rate - if something isn't working. Stop throwing money at it.


All good advice, in my experience. Thank you for sharing it.
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by shachar.ye » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:15 pm

thank your for the information
i want to start my own kickstarter project and its solved some problems that i had..
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