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The Kickstarter Handbook

Real-life Crowdfunding Success Stories
Steinberg, Don (Paperback - 2012 )
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So you want to produce a short film. Or design a new line of jewelry. Or manufacture a revolutionary solar-powered garden sprinkler. There's just one catch: You need $100,000 to bankroll your dream, and your checking account has barely enough to cover the rent. nbsp; Enter Kickstarter.com--the phenomenal "crowdfunding" website launched in 2009 that brings venture capital to the masses. At Kickstarter, it's not uncommon for entrepreneurs to raise $50,000, $100,000, $250,000, or more. All you need is a great idea--and The Kickstarter Handbook. nbsp; Business journliast Don Steinberg has interviewed dozens of artists and inventors who launched their passion projects online. Through their voices, you'll explore all the strategies of a successful Kickstarter campaign. You'll learn the elements of a compelling Kickstarter video, innovative ways to market your projects, tips for getting donors onboard, and the secrets of irresistible Kickstarter "rewards." You'll also discover what to do in a best-case scenario--when your project goes viral and the cash starts flowing in. On Kickstarter, it happens to a few lucky visionaries every week. Here's how to be one of them.nbsp;
Authors: Steinberg, Don, 1962-
Title: The Kickstarter handbook
real-life crowdfunding success stories
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Quirk Books, c2012
Characteristics: 223 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Introduction: what is Kickstarter
Are you ready for this?
Choosing your magic number
Pledges and rewards
Who gives?
How long will this be going on?
Lights, camera, action
The kickoff!
Build the buzz
The finishing kick
After the loving: tales of fulfillment
Learning from failure
Resources and kickstarter alternatives
ISBN: 1594746087
9781594746086
Branch Call Number: 658.15224 S819k
HG177 .S74 2012x
Statement of Responsibility: by Don Steinberg
Subject Headings: Cultural industries Finance Electronic commerce Investments Technological innovations New business enterprises Finance Kickstarter.com
Topical Term: Cultural industries
Electronic commerce
Investments
New business enterprises
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