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Hit Our Goal within 48 hrs Pros First and foremost, the network of curious backers they've amassed. Those strangers carried our campaign very far, to almost triple our goal.
We're incredibly thankful to them and to Kickstarter for that. Second, the brand that they've created by curating the right projects. Particularly relevant to us is their filter against charitable projects. Our company has a social purpose side to it, but Kickstarter prohibits projects from mentioning that which is honestly a great call.
For us, it's product first, purpose second, and Kickstarter's rules helped us solidified that position. The projects that get through Kickstarter's gauntlet are for the most part truly innovative.
Acceptance We spent a significant amount of time researching Kickstarter's rules, and studying strategies other campaigns used to be successful. We thought we wouldn't hit any snags, but when we applied we were actually denied because one component of our messaging hinted at "nutrient enhancements" which is not within Kickstarter's allowed products.
The person who reviewed our project let us know the reasons why, and after we corrected it we were promptly approved. The whole process was quick and relatively painless, and the response time was great.
Funding From Strangers This is truly what carried our project. That put us at the top of the "Popular" section of Kickstarter, and that exposure carried us through the rest of the campaign. Cons We wish they would have had mechanisms in place for official stretch goals.
Outside of that, we were surprised by some of the projects they chose to feature. Not just in that we weren't chosen, but we saw a lot of other great projects on the platform that we would have chosen over the ones featured.
But, that's more of a personal opinion. Truly, Kickstarter is a great platform.Palo Alto, Calif.-based smartwatch maker Pebble got its start with a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign in – and now it's reclaimed the throne again. The Veronica Mars Movie Project.
Well, Kickstarter enables you to link your Facebook account to your project. And we determine your popularity by that most powerful of indicators: how many Facebook friends you have.
Of course, I say that in jest, but your online social network is a pretty good indicator of your reach. Every Kickstarter project is depicted as a small circle, sized by its number of backers. , Kickstarter Projects, by City and Category These bubble charts give us a powerful sense of a city’s creative center of gravity.
How should I explain my idea on my Kickstarter project page?
Clearly defining the scope and purpose of your project is the first step, says Aimee Cebulski. Sep 30, · May With a few months of cash left, Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky needs to raise US$k, instead raises US$10m via Kickstarter, becoming the most-funded Kickstarter project .
This statistic shows the share of successfully funded projects on Kickstarter. As of August 6 , the success rate of fully funding a project on .