Have you met the new DashBurst yet? We have just launched a new multimedia social network and blogging platform for creatives of all types and we’re live on Indiegogo! Are you a writer, artist, musician or creator of any kind of media? We’ve spent nearly three years developing DashBurst into an emerging community to help… Continue reading Ready. Set. Let’s Indiegogo and Help Get DashBurst – a Social Nework for Creatives of All Types – Funded
Have you ever dreamed about making your own video game? Kickstarter is an awesome site to make any hobby or dream come true. Once you’ve come up with a great new idea, first try and find the right team to help you put it all together. Then create a Kickstarter project with obtainable goals and… Continue reading How to Launch a New Video Game on Kickstarter
It’s been two decades since South Africa adopted its democratic government and ended apartheid. A lot has happened since then, including two major events in recent years: hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the passing away of the revolutionary Nelson Mandela. In this time, how far has has South Africa come toward making Nelson… Continue reading ‘Twenty Journey’ Is a Photographic Kickstarter Campaign Documenting South Africa 20 Years after Apartheid
If you’re familiar with crowdfunding and sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, you know these are often intense projects that require a lot funding in a short amount of time. Traditional crowdfunding is a great avenue to quickly launch and market new products, but it might not be the best way to raise funds for people… Continue reading Peep Patreon: Ongoing Crowdfunding for Content Creators
Social media has changed the rules for business, leveling the playing field between big brands and up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Today, to successfully launch a new site or product to the masses, it doesn’t take a huge advertising budget, but rather a great viral idea and solid marketing plan. Entrepreneurs also used to have to rely on… Continue reading Let’s Talk Crowdfunding on Twitter in the First Ever #KickstarterChat
Kickstarter is often used to raise funds for new apps (like DashBurst’s upcoming mobile apps), hardware and other tangible projects. This is why I was surprised when I learned of the recently launched Expedition for Amelia campaign to fund an expedition to search for Amelia Earhart’s lost plane. Not only is the campaign using crowdfunding… Continue reading Would You Spend $2 Million to Help Researchers Search for Amelia Earhart’s Lost Plane?
Kickstarter, the site for crowdfunding your ideas, surpassed $1 billion in pledges today. More than half of that amount was pledged in the last 12 months alone. The pledges represent over 5.7 million backers in 224 countries and territories in all seven continents. The top-pledding country is the United States with over $663 million pledged.… Continue reading Kickstarter Surpasses $1 Billion in Pledges With More than Half Pledged in the Past Year Alone
Taking an idea for a business or creative project from brainstorming to reality can be daunting, especially when money is an obstacle. Bank loans can be extremely difficult for small business owners to obtain, and even when loans are accessible the terms can be debilitating. Sure, a limited number of artists and entrepreneurs are able… Continue reading Get Your Idea Funded: Branding Expert Nicole Delger Dishes about Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign