Surpassing Your Kickstarter Goals
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With a number of successful and highly funded campaigns and over $250,000.00 raised, Richard Haberkern offers an insider's perspective on achieving highly successful funding goals. This course also includes the best practices for project creators, and analyzes some of the pitfalls that campaign creators may encounter on the road to success.
In this course you will learn:
This course is designed for those serious about crowd funding and raising money on Kickstarter. It is a how-to-guide from a successful Kickstarter project creator. Gain inside knowledge from someone who is raising money via crowd funding and internet marketing every day!
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|Section 1: Introduction|
It is nice to know that you are serious about creating a very successful Kickstarter campaign.
So, you have an idea for a project, but you need money to make it happen. After my resounding success with Soundlazer and Lumapad, I'm here to show you how to use Kickstarter to turn your idea into a reality!
There is no need to look anywhere else. In this Master's Class, I offer you valuable information that I use in all my own Kickstarter projects. Learn from someone who has made multiple successful projects on Kickstarter and raised over $250,000.
Now I am here to help you create a great Kickstarter campaign and zip past your goals!
This paid class is for those that are serious about crowd funding and guaranteed to help make your projects more successful!
I tried to make this new Udemy courses fun and fast paced so you can learn quickly without having to sit through long lectures. I had a great time making these videos so I hope you enjoy them. Don't be fooled by the short format, there is lots of great information that will help you launch a great Kickstarter project and zip past your goals!
Sit back and relax because you are now enrolled in:
|Section 2: Setup|
A review of the Kickstarter rules.
The Kickstarter goal is the most important part of any projects. This is the minimum amount of money you are willing or able to take in order to complete your project.
Remember, Kickstarter and Amazon also take 10% of the final amount if you successfully fund so be sure to calculate this into your costs.
The free course has lots of great tips for choosing your goal amount. In the paid course, I go more into detail behind the psychology of picking a goal level that will maximize your chance for success. I also discuss good practices for choosing your title, description and other parts of your project.
|Section 3: Looking at Your Goal|
Being realistic about your ability to complete your project if it funds is one of the most important parts of setting up your Kickstarter campaign.
Be sure to determine the actual costs of building your products, videos, record albums, films or any other Kickstart backer rewards.
Important costs and fees to remember:
Make your potential backers comfortable with supporting your project.
Let go of your idea and make it happen!
Even though you may have lofty aspirations, your potential backers are able to judge your abilities based on certain aspects of your project and the video.
|Section 4: Marketing|
In this lecture, I'll teach you the importance of knowing your audience and speaking directly to them.
Familiarize yourself with other projects.
Don't talk yourself out of success!
Establishing momentum and the best time to launch your project.
I also go into detail regarding Kickstarter "staff picks", going viral and how you can easily be successful even if neither of these happens.
In this paid lecture, I will give you some handy tricks that could help you go viral.
Your project must have an original "hook" to get people to want to talk and post about it. I will go into detail in this paid lecture on how you can make that happen.
|Managing your time during the Kickstarter campaign is one of the most important and overlooked details that leads to a successful campaign.
In this paid course, I discuss how to weed out the bloggers and website owners that will waste your time and could slow down your marketing efforts.
|Section 5: It's All About the Video|
This is not a lecture on how to shoot great videos. Plenty of those classes can already be found here on Udemy.
There is one important thing to remember: Audio and lighting are important!
In this lecture, I will give you pointers on how to lay out your video properly to motivate your backers and get them to pledge!
Capturing the audience's interest and getting them to hit the pledge button is your only goal.
In this paid lecture, I will give you tips to help shorten the steps to get people to back your project. I also discuss to change the focus of attention off of you and onto your project.
Remember, it isn't about you. It is about raising the funds needed to complete your goals.
|Section 6: Tracking Your Progress|
Many project creators overlook some of the most important features within the Kickstarter control panel.
This is a detailed description of the Kickstarter dashboard and how to use the information to increase your final funding amount.
Yes, there is some simple math you can do to figure out if your project will fund or not. In this paid lecture, I go into detail about how the power of the internet and traffic can be used to your advantage.
|Section 7: Your Project is Done! But, What's Next?|
Congratulations, if you followed the steps in these videos you may now have a successfully backed Kickstarter project. It is important to anticipate high shipping costs and other unforeseen expenses.
If you took this paid course and your project was more successful then you planned, here are a few pointers to make sure everything goes smoothly.
|Section 8: Final Q&A|
This may be the most important and detailed part of this lecture series. In a candid interview, I discuss many of the techniques I have used and also the mistakes I have seen other project creators make.
If you don't watch all the lectures, be sure not to miss this one.
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I have been tinkering with electronics and inventing for most of my life. I enjoy experimenting with all sorts of technologies and prefer to work on odd and unusual ideas that may lead to viable products.
More recently, I discovered the power of crowd funding and have been very successful at using it to build some cool inventions. With multiple successfully completed projects and more than $250,000.00 raised on Kickstarter, I have mastered the techniques needed to have a great Kickstarter campaign.
Now I want to show you how you can be an inventor or raise funds for you next big idea!