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Mastering the webcam pitch

I’ve been really impressed recently by some of the articles on Screentime’s website, and Steve helpfully sent through a few tips for me to share with you dear readers. The article below is all about what you need to think […]

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Tip #1 – You need inspiring rewards

One driver of crowdfunding successfully is creating compelling rewards that relate to your project. People want to give you money, and these rewards should inspire them to open their wallets and help. These should be creative and quirky, but not […]

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Why some projects don’t work

Some awesome projects just don’t work out. We’ve seen it time and again on PledgeMe, and trust me – it’s pretty heart breaking on this end too! We thought it might help to share some tips/learnings to help you succeed: […]

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Best of the Best

We’ve seen some great things so far with PledgeMe, and I thought I should take the time to share some of the Best of the Best with you potential project creators and pledgers out there. Best Rewards – Mangle and […]

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Tip #5 – Weird is wonderful!

A workmate tipped me off to the lovely Jessica Hagy, a contributor to Forbes Magazine. She wrote an entire article about how weird is wonderful (with self drawn graphics, as above) to prove her point. Here’s my favourite quote: Weird […]

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Tip #4 – You need a team

Crowdfunding is all about tapping into your social networks. And, that is way easier when you have a team! Why? 1) You have an in built support network and cheer-leading squad 2) Your reach is doubled/tripled/quadrupled by the number of […]

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Tip #2 – An attitude of gratitude

This sounds a bit like teaching your nana to suck eggs, but if you want support you’re going to have to virtually love each and every one of your pledgers. You need to make them feel special, integral to your […]

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Why some ideas succeed, and others don’t

  It’s a tricky topic — why some ideas succeed beyond all expectations, and others just fizzle out. I think some of it is really just timing, but there are some interesting theories out there that are really worth having […]

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