Follow

KickstarterForum.org

This site is not affiliated with Kickstarter, Inc.

News + Fraud Watch + Popular Projects

Anyone heard of The CrowdFunding Ninja?

Moderator: VaporStarter

by lanborg » Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:13 am

I got a message from CrowdFunding Ninja after launching my project regarding marketing and PR. His message didn't seem like most other scam msgs, but perhaps I'm a newb and can't really tell them apart.

Anyone have any experience working with them? Is it legit?
Lan Borg
Creator of zZzleepy cat
Please check out my Kickstarter campaign!
http://kck.st/2yNl6ur
lanborg
-- New Member --
-- New Member --
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:46 am

Share This Thread On

Share on Facebook Facebook Share on Twitter Twitter Share on Reddit Reddit Share on Google+ Google+

by hyperstarter » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:09 am

Looks like he's on Fiverr focusing on promoting campaigns via his FB groups.
Promote your campaign today with Hyperstarter & use our free tool to identify Kickstarter page problems & fixes: http://www.hyperstarter.com
User avatar
hyperstarter
-- Veteran Member --
-- Veteran Member --
 
Posts: 706
Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:18 am
Location: Hong Kong

by IAmHereNow! » Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:45 pm

He, and numerous others, 'hit' on our KS within a few hours of launching. If you do a little bit of Googling you'll find that he is "Ryan West" aka the The Crowdfunding Ninja. His introductory email was very 'smooth', quite clever really, not pushy and 'aggressive' like most of the others - however, unless anyone else can show me otherwise, all I have been able to discern is that he FB's and Tweets your link (along with hundreds of others) with 2 hashtags - and that's it. Oh. almost forgot, he alleges that he doesn't use 'bots' all is done by hand, which beggars belief given the number of posts he is hammering out. Finally, he also claims that he will "..contribute $5 dollars to your campaign for your time..." - after you've given him a minimum of $50 of course. So not any real traction to be had there methinks, but then where is?
IAmHereNow!
-- New Member --
-- New Member --
 
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:28 pm

by littleguy101 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:10 am

IAmHereNow! wrote:He, and numerous others, 'hit' on our KS within a few hours of launching. If you do a little bit of Googling you'll find that he is "Ryan West" aka the The Crowdfunding Ninja. His introductory email was very 'smooth', quite clever really, not pushy and 'aggressive' like most of the others - however, unless anyone else can show me otherwise, all I have been able to discern is that he FB's and Tweets your link (along with hundreds of others) with 2 hashtags - and that's it. Oh. almost forgot, he alleges that he doesn't use 'bots' all is done by hand, which beggars belief given the number of posts he is hammering out. Finally, he also claims that he will "..contribute $5 dollars to your campaign for your time..." - after you've given him a minimum of $50 of course. So not any real traction to be had there methinks, but then where is?


And honestly, the best thing to do is save your $5 or your $50. It's not worth the risk. Even if it does work, it is too high of a risk because if things don't go well, and if you don't make 100k or more of that initial fee, then you are left with nothing. I agree with you here mate, I think the same way.
littleguy101
-- Junior Member --
-- Junior Member --
 
Posts: 33
Joined: Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:47 am

by galeunderwood » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:57 am

I'm ashamed to say this but I fell for his scam in one of my first campaigns. creators beware of that one for sure
here's my campaign link: http://kck.st/2zpXDxF
galeunderwood
-- Junior Member --
-- Junior Member --
 
Posts: 15
Joined: Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:48 am


Return to News + Fraud Watch + Popular Projects

  • View new posts
  • View unanswered posts
  • Who is online
  • In total there are 14 users online :: 2 registered, 0 hidden and 12 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
  • Most users ever online was 102 on Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:53 pm
  • Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot]