Is it a Bad Thing That Hollywood Superstars Are Launching Comics on Kickstarter?Keanu or Kea-NO? Is the New Blockbuster Kickstarter Comic by Keanu Reeves and Boom Studios Bad for Indie Comic Creators?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 171Description: Manila is back on lockdown and Rico sits down and shares his thoughts on the Sourcing climate.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #308 The Exact System to Raise $171,163 on Kickstarter for a GameOn today's episode of the Crowdfunding Demsytified podcast, Salvador Briggman interviews the team behind Gamedec, an Isometric, cyberpunk RPG set in XXII century.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Crowdfunding Equity in Exotic Craft SpiritsIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Peter Nevenglosky, cofounder of Drifter Spirits, a craft spirit brand.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Jessica ElmoreInvesting in your students, while they are still on campus, is crucial to your advancement mission.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Hitting a High-Concept Homerun on Kickstarter with David Pepose of The O.Z.The O.Z., a high-concept re-imagining of the fantasy classic, has been a smash success for first-time Kickstarter creator David Pepose.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 170As mentioned in this episode, similar to the 2008 recession, a lot of products or businesses will be launched after the pandemic.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #307 How to Raise $61,595 for a Book on Kickstarter with Boss Fight BooksEver want to Kickstart a book? You can use crowdfunding to raise money for a book.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
An Ecosystem of Products Tackles the Ocean's Plastic ProblemIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Adrian Solgaard, founder and CEO of Solgaard, a design-driven sustainable brand.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
The Student Becomes the Master, with Christine OutramChristine Outram is the CEO of Everydae, "the world's smartest online tutor." During their Wefunder campaign, Everydae raised more than $1.2 million dollars from 1,605 investors.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
EP 169Rico talks about how conscious are they when choosing their Outro Music in the early days of Made in China Podcast.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Breaking Down the Business of Independent Comic Book Publishing with Gamal HennessyEntertainment lawyer and author Gamal Hennessy shares secrets from his new book THE BUSINESS OF INDEPENDENT COMIC BOOK PUBLISHING, which just rocked a very successful launch on Kickstarter.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Sneakers With a Progressive Design Yet Nostalgic LookIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Denny Chiang, founder of Projext and Co., creators of Scooter One Shoes.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
EP 168-3 Decisions I Made At The Perfect Time Part 2Investing in Mental Health, Shifting to relevant Focal Points - Doing multiple things at the same time can slow you down - Making the effort to change, focusing on Health and Wealth - Sacrificing friendships to focus on health and wealth - A lot of foreigners leaving China because of political and personal reasons - Hanging out with other...Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #306 The Steps to Raise $300,150 on WeFunder With Cornbread HemptmHave you ever heard of equity crowdfunding? You can now raise money under regulation crowdfunding of the Jobs Act.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
How to Start a Profitable Investment FundYou can enhance your wealth by teaching others how to replicate your success; facilitating their long-term success is more valuable than distributing short-term handouts.Get Funded Today: The Funded Today Podcast Shared .
Gail PerryCan we raise money in this challenging time? Well, many of our bigger donors have more cash right now, quite a few have seen investments balloon, and the need is very great.Fundraising Voices Shared .
EP 167Rico talks about how conscious are they when choosing their Outro Music in the early days of Made in China Podcast.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Comics and Crowdfunding in 2020 with Powers Co-Creator Michael Avon OemingMichael Avon Oeming, Eisner, Harvey and Eagle award winning comics creator, writer and artist, best known as the artist of POWERS, and his wife and collaborator Taki Soma, join Tyler James for a discussion about comics and crowdfunding their ongoing Kickstarter funded, Image Comics published series The After Realm.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 166Rico got to sit down with Eric Yang, Founder, and CEO of Lead Next Gen Summit.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Remote Engagement, P2P Texting, AI, Crowdfunding, Giving DaysHeard about remote engagement, P2P Texting, artificial intelligence, and visual caller ID and wondering how they work?Fundraising Voices Shared .
Accessible Muscle Relief with Mobility WallIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Chris Divecchio, co-founder of Mobility Wall, the revolutionary foam rolling and self-massage system.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
EP 165Rico and ChinaMike about how conscious are they when choosing their Outro Music in the early days of Made in China Podcast.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Lessons from 10 Years of Independent Comic Publishing with Inverse Press' Kevin James LaPorteTyler chats with talks to Inverse Press' Kevin LaPorte about his lessons learned from Ten Years of Independent Comics Publishing, as he celebrates their 10th Anniversary with a Collector's Box of Horror, funding now on Kickstarter.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 164Growing up with hardworking parents and as immigrants, Filipino Expectations for their Family being Nurses * Working on 9 to 5 jobs to being an Entrepreneur, Dealing with Panic Attacks for several years * Starting a Podcast and quitting a 9-5 job, scaling the podcast and starting to earn from it * Creating a system to your business, the right...Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #305 The Step-by-Step Plan to Launch a Comedy Web Series on KickstarterI interviewed the guys who put together a comedy web-series Vlune, which follows a vlogger's journey to Vidcon, LA, where YouTube's biggest stars gather every year to meet their fans.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
The Decent Butcher Block, A Cutting-Edge Cutting BoardIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Matt Adams, founder of The Decent Co., creators of The Decent Butcher Block.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Planned Giving With Lori KranczerPlanned giving is crucial to securing the long-term future of your organization. But to many fundraisers, it's mysterious, scary and something they shy away from.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Can You Over-Promote Your Kickstarter Campaign and Turn Off Your Audience?What promotional strategies come across as "spammy"? And what's the right attitude and approach creators should take towards promoting their launches?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 163-3 Decisions I Made At The Perfect Time Part 1Rico sits down and reflects on the decisions that he made, and the things that worked out after making those decisions.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #304 Behind the Scenes of a Six Figure Kickstarter for AUDRICNot only did Jammy Instruments put out a really great product, but they also smashed through their Kickstarter goal and raised $213,252 from more than 600 backers!Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Loev Your Space, Air Purifier IncludedIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Roh Heekwon, cofounder of KOMMA, pronounced "comma", a design and technology brand.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Does Kickstarter Only Work for Certain Comic Book GenresHow important is the genre you choose when it comes to your ability to have success on Kickstarter?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 162As part of the Interview questions for MarketWatch's Founder Spotlight, Rico shares his thoughts about where things are headed in the Next 5 Years.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #303 The Exact Tactics Behind a $213,252 Raise for Jammy EVOJammy EVO lets you play any instrument using your guitar skills. It's a really slick way to evolve your guitar playing into full-fledged music production.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Your Move, with Chai MishraChai Mishra is the founder of Move, a revolutionary new supermarket. After going through Y Combinator in 2017, Move launched a Wefunder campaign, raising $580K from 609 investors.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
An Insider's Look at SEO Software Company, SEMrushIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Fernando Angulo, Head of Communications at SEMrush, an online visibility analytics software.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Inside ComixTribe: A Week in the Life of Running a Comics Publishing BusinessEver wondered what exactly ComixLaunch host and ComixTribe Publisher Tyler James does all week? Then this is your episode, as Tyler is pulling back the curtain on a full week in the life of a full time creator in the age of Covid.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 161In this mini-podcast episode, Rico talks about what would he have told himself when he was just starting.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #302 The Secret to Raising $378,902 on Kickstarter For An Instrument TunerThis Kickstarter raised $378,902 from more than 3,500 backers! They decided to come on the show to share with you exactly how they were able to do this.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
The Friendliest Hanger on the PlanetIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Timothy Lee and Michael Graham, co-creators of the Mozu Hanger, the friendliest hanger on the planet.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
AskComixLaunch Kickstarter Exclusivity, Backer Fatigue, Crowdfunding a Self-Funded Book and How Long it Takes to Find BackersTyler dives back into the ComixLaunch Mailbag and answers a host of questions from comic creator crowdfunders.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 160In this episode, Rico appears on the 90-day FBA hosted by Riley Bennet, founder of Amazing Marketing Co.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #301 How to Crush Crowdfunding With Nalin ChuapetcharasoponNalin Chuapetcharasopon is the founder of Crush Crowdfunding and she's come on the podcast today to share with you how she would go about launching an entirely new campaign.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Rebalance and Reboot with Nanotech Wearable, TaopatchIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Dmitri Leonov, co-founder of Taopatch, the wearable wellness device.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Kickstarter Beast Mode: How Curtis Clow Grew His Launches from $100 to $50K+ in Just a Few YearsCurtis Clow is a comic book writer and creator whose series Beastland's has raised $90,000 on the platform, and just wrapped his biggest launch yet.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP #300 The Secret Behind a $481,669 Kickstarter SuccessIiRcade is made by gamers, for gamers. Jong has assembled a dedicated team of gamers who have made this incredible product available for everyone.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
EP 159Episode Notes * Asian Countries varying from each other, How Andrew got started, his passion for Communication * The struggle of shifting the mindset from working for a company to starting a business * Learning new skillsets, surrounding yourself with like-minded people, finding a mentor, joining significant groups on Social Media * Tim...Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
From Self-Funding to Crowdfunding with Night Wolf's Rob MultariLone Wolf Comics' Rob Multari joins Tyler James for a discussion about self-funding comics, crowdfunding comics, and comic book project management, as Rob's latest launch for Nightwolf #1-4 takes off on Kickstarter.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP #299 Kickstarter Expert Shares New Facebook Ad TrickEli Regalado is a crowdfunding expert and the founder of Mad Hatter Agency. He's come on my podcast several times to share new tips, techniques, and ways of launching a successful crowdfunding campaign.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
EP 158This episode is an appearance of Rico on the Day in the Life Podcast with the Owner of LabHand Engineering — James Davis.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
ZEEKSACK: The Pack That Promotes Self-PossessionIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Daniel Ekstam, Cofounder of ZEEKSACK, a Swedish design brand, driven by functionality.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
EP 336 How Board Games Have Changed on Kickstarter with Brotherwise GamesIn this episode of the podcast, Salvador Briggman interviews Chris O'Neal from Brotherwise Games on his most recent Kickstarter for Overlord: a Boss Monster Adventure.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
Where the Heck Does My Audience Hang Out and How Do We Connect?Comic creator Rene Pfitzner has been building a following and having success on Kickstarter, but still feels like he's struggling to find out where his ideal reader hangs out online, and the best strategies to actually connect with them so that they can discover his books?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 157In today's episode, we have Rico Ngoma appeared again at Global from Asia Podcast with Michael Michelini.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Premium Products for Your Outdoor AdventuresTayson Whittaker's background and the inspiration behind Outdoor Vital's first crowdfunding campaign, MummyPod Why they decided to reach consumers through Kickstarter instead of Amazon How they prepared for the launches of their last two campaigns, Satu Adventure Pants and LoftTek Adventure Jacket How the team at Outdoor Vitals interacts with...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Should I Go With Webtoons or a Small Publisher?Webcomics creator Bitsy Tandem has a dilemma on her hands... Should she re-launch her webcomic on Webtoons or go with a new small publisher interested in her work.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP #298 Kickstarter vs. EcommerceKickstarter is different from ecommerce. The actual individuals who back or support your Kickstarter campaign are not pre-ordering a product from a store, like Amazon.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
EP 156Rico interviews Arjun Rai of HelloWoofy and talks about helping the small businesses he refers to as ‘underdogs.' They have a good exchange about what it's like to be an Immigrant in another country and moving from state to state so much.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP 335 Board Game Fundraising Tips With Bobby FiorentinoBobby Fiorentino launched the Kickstarter project "This Game Is A Disaster! " and raised $8,420.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
An Infinitely Cleaner Way to Clean Your FloorsIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Al Pierce, CEO and Founder of Infiniti Clean, makers of the patented cleaning cartridge system.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Launching the Best Looking Comic Book Ever with Cartoonist Kayfabe's Jim Rugg20 year comics veteran Jim Rugg has launched a wildly successful Kickstarter for what could be the worlds first blacklight comic book with fluorescent ink, OCTOBRIANA 1976.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 155Episode Notes: - The lifestyle of an Entrepreneur, solving cool problems, and meeting new people - How to get started, looking at other models, failures until finding something right - Crowdfunding as a start of the Marketing Phase of a product, changes in Crowdfunding - Importance of focusing on Traffic, channels where to reach an audience -...Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #296 Podcast Fan Raises $31,553 on KickstarterA listener of the Crowdfunding Demystified Podcast raised over $30k on Kickstarter from more than 800 backers and decided to come back on the show to reveal how they did it!Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Sarah Olivieri at PivotGroundIf you're running a non-profit or a fundraising program, you're a juggler. Keeping all the balls in the air is tough, and only tougher in times of crisis.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Most Funded Fitness Product on Kickstarter: OYO NOVA GymIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Graham Ripple, COO of OYO Fitness, makers of the full-body, portable gyms.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
How Do I Keep Former Backers Engaged and Get Them Back for My Next LaunchZebra Comics publisher E.N. Ejob has one successful Kickstarter campaign under his belt, but has been nervous about launching another one.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 154An update of the previous two Made In China Podcast episodes with John Graham Harper on his legal case.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #295 The Launch Plan Behind a $98,640 Republic.co Equity CampaignGlyph: the highly versatile shoes developed with digital knitting technology! These guys launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Republic.co and have raised nearly six figures of investment capital!Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Making Merino Wool into Accessible, Essential ClothingIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed James Kelly, cofounder of Woolly Clothing, makers of affordable merino apparel.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
EP 334 Tabletop Wholesale and Retail Distribution Explained by HitPointSalesOn this episode of the Funding the Dream on Kickstarter podcast, Salvador Briggman talks with James Takenaka, who has over 25 years of experience in the collectible and tabletop games industry.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
Why Isn't My Audience Buying?Artist and Comic Creator Matthew Childers is having trouble recreating the success he has selling prints at conventions on his own online shop.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Brady Josephson at NextAfterI'm excited to bring back on today's episode Brady Josephson, managing director of the NextAfter institute.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Artifical intelligence drives personalized donor engagement: Solomon Grey and Peter Caron unpack RNL QuadWrangleHave you harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to personalize your communications to donors and supporters, based on what you can see they actually care about?Fundraising Voices Shared .
Doug Scott at TectonicVideo rules in today's communication landscape. Whether it's powerful video for a campaign launch, educational video to help boost awareness of what you're doing, or even personal videos we can now make and deliver quickly to supporters, fundraisers and non profits need a strong video strategy.Fundraising Voices Shared .
EP 153In this episode, Renaud Anjoran, partner and CEO of Sofeast Ltd, sits down with Rico to talk about Factories improvement, Inspections, Risk Management, Prototyping, Supply Management, Factory Vetting, Production Management.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #294 Behind the Scenes of a $194,537 Kickstarter for a Live Action SeriesI think you're gonna love today's guest! Aaron Schoenke is an incredibly talented creator with a massive YouTube following.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Camping Reaches New Heights with OpeongoIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Andrew Gardner, founder of Opeongo, creators of the tent and hammock crossover, AERIAL A1.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
What Will it Take to Crack 5-Figures on Kickstarter? Fried Comics' Clay Adams is in the ComixLaunch Mastermind HotseatFor the first time ever, listen in on clips from the ComixLaunch Mastermind sessions this year that help lead to Clay Adams of Fried Comics most successful Kickstarter launch ever...Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 152 COVID-19 with Alan ScanlanIn this video, Rico and ChinaMike enlist their good friend, Alan Scanlan of Newlands Sourcing.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #293 The Formula to Raise $715,004 on Kickstarter for an All-in-One ToolPokit PRO is an all-in-one multimeter, oscilloscope and logger. It was launched on Kickstarter to help free engineers from the bench and allow them to take creativity to new places.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Get a Boost of Vitality from these Health and Wellness SuccessesIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Cid Carver, Marketing Director at Lumen, creators of the first device to hack your metabolism.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
AskComixLaunch Why Kickstarter, Listbuilding Tips, How to Find an Artist and What if No One Cares?The ComixLaunch Mailbag is opened once again, as Tyler answers four questions submitted by creators during a recent ComixLaunch Masterclass.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 151In this episode, Rico sits down with one of his good friends, Michael Michelini, as they talk about building an online presence on social media and Mike starting a 3-month program on how to navigate business during the pandemic.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP 333 Gamedec on Kickstarter Community-BuildingOn this episode, you'll learn an effective Kickstarter community-building strategy from Gamedec, a project that attracted 4,911 backers.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
EP #292 The Game Plan For Raising $201,058 on Kickstarter For a SOLO GameToday I spoke with the founder Final Girl, an immersive, solitaire, horror board gaming experience.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
ShadeCraft Furnishes Outdoor Living with IoT, Automation and TechnologyIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Armen Gharabegian, founder and CEO of ShadeCraft, a technology and robotics company on the mission to improve human life outdoors.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Overcoming the Many Obstacles to Kickstarter Success with John Schlim, Jr. of Ovation ComicsOvation Comics Publisher and writer of Battle Royale Planet, Goth Ghost Girl and Infinity Agents John Schlim, Jr. joins Tyler for a frank discussion on the perserverance and problem solving required for success on Kickstarter and beyond.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP 150In this episode, Rico and ChinaMike catch you up with the COVID-19 transactions they face at this point.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Healthcare FundraisingIt's a remarkable time for healthcare philanthropy. Every day, our healthcare heroes are on the front lines of the COVID - 19 pandemic.Fundraising Voices Shared .
EP #291 The Tricks Behind a $168,956 Kickstarter That's Based on a MovieOpens up the opportunity for starting a new business that's centered around valuable intellectual property.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
From Here to There on a FLASH, Electric SkateboardIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Lukáš Joukal and Martin Mikeska, co-founders of FLASH, creators of high-quality, high-performance electric skateboards and airless wheels.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
How to get your fundraising calls answeredIn a world where we compete with spammers, scammers, and all kinds of causes contacting our supporters, it's become harder to get donors to pick up the phone.Fundraising Voices Shared .
How to Run Online Conventions with Alt Free Comic Day Organizer Russell NoheltyWhile this year's Free Comic Book Day may have been postponed, creator Russell Nohelty wanted to provide fans with a fun, virtual con loaded with FREE COMICS and AMAZING CREATORS...Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
whose college lives have completely changed during COVID-19We're changing things up a little bit here on the podcast. On this episode we hear from Emma Gawor and Sofia Bermejo, two daughters of RNL parents who had their college lives totally changed as their campuses responded to COVID-19.Fundraising Voices Shared .
The Engagement AmbassadorRNL's Autumn Horton and Brian Cass unveil the new way we're talking about and thinking about students who can now make contact via expanded, integrated methods like P2P texting, personalized video, and are doing much more than annual giving outreach.Fundraising Voices Shared .
The Power of Advanced AnalyticsHow do you reach the right donor at the right time with the right message?Fundraising Voices Shared .
Vanessa WakemanCommunicating with supporters about social change initiatives takes planning, investment, and careful use of resources.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Ep 14Tune into one of best interviews we've done thus far on the podcast. Manuel Becvar is a renaissance man based out of Hong Kong and Bangkok, with over 10 years of experience sourcing electronics in China and two successful companies.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #290 Proven Crowdfunding Techniques From a $2.3 Million IndiegogoWe're lucky to speak with a seasoned crowdfunding project manager who has run multiple successful fundraising campaigns.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Democratizing Hollywood, with Paul Scanlan and Jeff AnnisonHaving raised almost $10 million from over 29,000 on Wefunder, Legion M is the most successful company in our history.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
The Secrets to Multi-Campaign Success with LiteTravelIn this hour-long episode of Art of the Kickstart, we sat down with Sam Olawale, creator of trip essential brand, LiteTravel.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Grow Your Audience, Put Out Great Content and Level Up Your Kickstarter Launches with Comic Creator Dan EkisIt's Kickstarter Launch Day for writer, artist, and ComixLaunch Pro Member Dan Ekis, creator of ODYSSEY, INC: THE TWIN BENGALS, Live Now on Kickstarter.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
The Digital Engagement CenterWe've launched something big here at RNL. The RNL Digital Engagement Center combines advanced predictive analytics with calling, texting, personalized video and integrated email to create the first ever omnichannel solution that continues to leverage your engagement ambassadors to connect personally with donors.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Strategic use of your resources and ROIMaking a strategic plan for your donor outreach that encompasses all levels of donors is really important.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Ep 148The COVID-19 crisIs has created a huge shortage of protective supplies all over the world which has lead to panic buying by inexperienced buyers, who are unfamiliar with the Asian market and unable to identify the red flags that can occur during deals.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #289 The Launch Plan for a $228,575 Kickstarter Board GameOn this episode of the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast, I talked with the man behind Tales From the Loop, a board game that takes place in a stunning retro scifi world.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
accounting, accountability and transparency from the Charity CFOMaking sure your books are clean, and that you can account for how gift resources were driven to your cause is a key part of engaging donors.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Customizable Magnetic Marble Course Rolls in SuccessIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Elyasaf Shweka, industrial designer for Makeway, creators of the marble track super-puzzle.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Morale, Partnerships and Strategy in a CrisisPressure in higher education advancement offices is high right now. In part from the economy and how tough it is for many donors.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Quadrupling Down on What's Working with Comics2Movies' Publisher Shaun KeenanAustralian comic creator and publisher Shaun Keenan discusses lessons learned from his most successful launch which happened to roll during the Covid-Crisis, and how his plans are changing to adjust for the new reality on the ground for comic creators worldwide.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 147In this episode, Rico and Nick launched an episode straight from their cozy couch of their apartment.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #288 The Step-by-Step Plan to Raise $1.06 MillionOn this episode of the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast, I spoke with the team behind GOffee, a startup that raised $1,068,603.84 from 2,064 investors using StartEngine.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Get Caffeinated with the Combo Coffee Maker and MugIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Matthew Deasy, founder of Oomph, makers of the 2-in-1 piston brew coffee maker and insulated travel cup.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
3 Unique Opportunities for Comic Creators Created by the Covid CrisisThe massive, once-in-a-lifetime disruption of the current pandemic has opened up some unique opportunities for comic book creators.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 146In this episode, Rico calls one of his mentors, Andy Church. It has been two years since Andy has been in this podcast.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Life After Crowdfunding: ABC's "Shark Tank"Finalists who appear on "Shark Tank" will get seen before 5-7 million television viewers in what amounts to of free advertising, and should prepare to handle a surge in remarketing, sales, cross-sells, upsells, customer-service inquiries, shipping, et cetera, which they can use to expand their business as quickly as possible.Get Funded Today: The Funded Today Podcast Shared .
LastObject Saves the Environment From Single-Use HabitsIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Isabel Aagaard, cofounder of LastObject, a company on a mission to change the single-use culture.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Shaun KeisterOn this episode, Shaun Keister, Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations at the University of California, Davis talks to us just a few days before their annual giving day.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Matching Gifts amidst COVID-19Matching gifts can increase an annual giving total in the range of 10% and also can really help boost major gifts.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Pivoting an In-Person Convention to an Online Event with Kids Con's Emily DrouinA few years ago, creator Emily Drouin started Kids Con, a New England area comic con exclusively for kids!Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Lola MauerAs we navigate uncertain times, a big question has arisen for many higher education fundraisers: What do we do with our spring or summer giving day?Fundraising Voices Shared .
EP #287 Corona Virus Implications on Shipping From ChinaToday I spoke with Brian from Easy China Warehouse on how the corona virus has affected getting products to your customers, and the crowdfunding environment.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Ep 145In this episode, Rico and Mike talk about getting involved on the demand of Protective Medical supplies on a global scale.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Janice Cunning on Fundraising LeadershipJanice Cunning at talks with us about investing in yourself as a leader, including with coaching, to help build and retain high performing teams, navigate challenge, and transform your organization.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Jody DonaldsonCommunity Colleges are a key social, economic and educational engine in our communities. Jody Donaldson knows this and that's why she's dedicated to advancing Kirkwood Community College.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Travel-Friendly Wool Gets a Modern Look with Unbound MerinoIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Dan Demsky, co-founder of Unbound Merino, maker of high-quality and stylish wool clothing.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Crafting Compelling Crowdfunding Campaigns in the Time of CoronaTyler James joins Rob Andersin on The Advocating Channel to talk about how to create a successful crowdfunding campaigns today.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 144In this episode, Rico and Mike talk about getting involved in the demand of Protective Medical supplies on a global scale.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
GivingTuesdayNow and COVID-19 Emergency Fund StrategyRNL's Eric Billings and Kristin Demarco Carroll offer advice on #GivingTuesday now and COVID-19 funds in general.Fundraising Voices Shared .
COVID-19 Student Emergency FundsSara Wald from North Dakota State University and Eric Gentry from Northern Kentucky University join RNL's Chad Warren to talk about the incredible support for student emergency funds amidst the COVID-19 crisis.Fundraising Voices Shared .
A Lesson for Entrepreneurs by the Patent ProfessorIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with John Rizvi, also known as the Patent Professor.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Do THIS When You Don't Hit Your GoalKickstarter is the most powerful crowdfunding platform for new and professional creators and creative entrepreneurs alike.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 143In this episode, Rico interviews David Abusiewiez of Alpha Rock Capital. David shares his journey of leaving the US to start a company in the Philippines.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Powerful Brand Storytelling Crowdfunds Luxury WatchesIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Ilan Srulovicz, founder of Égard Watches, men's and women's luxury timepieces.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
What to Do if Your Kickstarter Progress Stalls?What do you do when your Kickstarter progress slows down or your campaign feels like it's stuck in neutral?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Martin LeifeldMartin Leifeld is a career fundraiser, speaker and author that has raised over $500M in his career.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Mazarine TreyzMazarine Treyz is a coach, speaker and best selling author of "The Wild Woman's Guide to Fundraising", serving people in over 70 different countries.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Ep 142David shares his journey of leaving the US to start a company in the include - Leaving the comfort zone to start the Asian adventure - Profile of western entrepreneurs in Manila.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Buttercloth Performs as Activewear But Looks like Dress WearIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Danh Tran, founder, and Bob Stevens, co-founder of Buttercloth, a men's apparel company providing the comfort of t-shirts with the style of dress shirts.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Is Coronavirus a Good Reason NOT to Launch?Thousands of comic creators right now trying to decide whether to launch their previously planned Kickstarters in light of the global pandemic.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 141In this episode, Rico talks about a number of business updates, with focus on manufacturing companies in China being affected by the spreading include - Changes in China's manufacturing sector in the past few weeks - Effects of the shutdown to both suppliers and clients - China's current business climate: pros and cons - Personal travel status...Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Impact of the Coronavirus on Fundraising and Donor EngagementJoin RNL's Josh Robertson, Dayna Carpenter, Chris Bingley, Shad Hanselman and Greta Daniels as we talk about what the health crisis means for donor engagement, as well as our immediate and future strategy.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Planner and App Find Cult Following of Various Brain TypesIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we sat down with Arman Assadi, CEO and co-founder of EVO Planner, a company that individualizes the day-planning experience.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
"The Newbie Advantage" on Kickstarter and BeyondIs it possible that "Newbie" Comic Creators actually have an ADVANTAGE on Kickstarter?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 140-2019 Goals vs 2020 GoalsIn this episode, Rico and Mike review their 2019 goals and share another set of goals for the brand new year.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Elevating Pen and Paper with the Launch of RocketbookIn this exciting episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Joe Lemay, co-founder and CEO of Rocketbook, a company that brings traditional note-taking into the digital age.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Body Horror Comics and Film Projects with The Empties' Kristen Renee GorlitzKristen Renee Gorlitz, film and comics writer, and creator of The Empties stops by the ComixLaunch Podcast to talk about the process of writing a screenplay, turning it into a horror comic and then funding it successfully on Kickstarter.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 139Topics include:. How COVID19 immobilized businesses in China Observation on the manufacturing sector. What the government might do if the situation doesn't improve.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Crowdfunded App Pools Investments and Answers for Your Fertility QuestionsIn this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Alice Crisci, CEO and founder of MedAnswers, a digital gateway to information during the path to parenthood.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Sherry Quam Taylor on Investment-Level DonorsBringing your supporters to a level of true investment is absolutely keep to meeting your goals of philanthropic support.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Launch Reality Checks and Getting to That Next LevelWhile in the midst of his latest Kickstarter launch, writer Travis Gibb gets a little coaching from Tyler on the realities of serializing a crime comic on Kickstarter and what it will take to level up his launches.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 138In this episode, Rico shares his experience working with Chinese employees and his management style.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Essential Menswear that Blends Performance and SustainabilityThe inspiration for DULO based on real-life problems and concerns How starting as an outsider in the clothing industry allowed them to be a disrupter and address its long-standing waste issues The challenges that came with pivoting DULO to not only satisfy the original features and benefits but also make it sustainable The path that led them to...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Ep 136On this episode, Part 2 of where Rico Continues to answers questions and gives his advice on topics such as taxes and his process on working with suppliers.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
How to Grow Your Kickstarter LaunchesSam Johnson is preparing for his biggest Kickstarter launch yet, and is asking Tyler's advice how to continue to grow and excite his fanbase during his next launch.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Raising Funds for the Latest Toddler Sleep Training SystemFor this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we caught up with Scott and Ed, the inventors of the Hush Buddy sleep training device for toddlers.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Australia Burns, Comic Creators Respond with a Charity Anthology FundraiserA group of comic creators have joined forces to create an anthology book of art and short stories, titled 'Australia Burns: Tales of Devastation and Courage Under Fire' with all proceeds to be donated to the firefighters who are still out there right now, and the families who have lost everything in the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Sexing Up Securities Law, with Sara HanksSara Hanks started Crowdcheck to help early stage companies raise capital through investment crowdfunding. Sara is one of the leading legal experts on the JOBS Act and crowdfunding regulations, and in this episode she provides a legal 101 on equity crowdfunding.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
How to Add 100 or More Email Subscribers This WeekIn this session, Tyler walks you step by step through a simple, proven, free strategy to add your first or next 100 subscribers to your email list in the next three days or less.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 135In This Episode, Rico Brings back Mark Ramos for another Conversation about China's E - Commerce Status and their Projections for the Upcoming Year.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Fundraising Voices Live! Marketing and Living a BrandIndustry estimates tell us that the average American receives at least 500 marketing messages a day, and 100 of them are digital.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Explode Your Audience in 2020Most creators listening to ComixLaunch have been trying to build an audience for a while now.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
New Crowdfunding IndexThe Crowdfunding and Giving Day Index presents insights and results from 6,116 charitable crowdfunding projects totaling more than $105 million in giving.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Ep 134Here's the continuation to RIco's Most Influential Music of the Decade, He continues to Share his Affinity for Drake, Rick Ross Appeal as "The Boss", Discovering Childish Gambino's Versatile Talents and Other Hip Hop Artists and Tracks That had make a Big Impact on his Life.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
SFA's WebinarThe best source for finding RELIABLE factories in China. Knowing where to start is half the battle.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Ep 133On a None Business Related Topic, In this Part 1 of 2 Episodes, Rico Shares to Mike his favorite artists, albums and songs that were released this past decade.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
How to Fix Your Creative and Business Goals So You Actually Hit Them This Year'Tis the season of annual goal setting, but many creators have been frustrated with setting goals in the past.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 132In this episode, Rico and ChinaMike Reflects on China's Entrepreneur Landscape during the decade. They discuss different online campaigns, factory stories, lifestyle changes, security procedures, and other observations of many changes that have occured in the last 10 years.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #277 The Path to Six Figures on KickstarterD Sponsors.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Is 2020 the Year Crowdfunding Comics on Kickstarter Stops Working?Could 2020 be the year that Kickstarter finally stops working for comic creators and crowdfunders?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP #285 The System to Raise $165,811 on Kickstarter for a Indie Publishing ProjectThe team behind this project was able to use crowdfunding to rally fans and complete a six figure Kickstarter publishing project.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Ep 131On this episode, Rico answers questions and gives his advice on topics such as taxes and his process on working with suppliers.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
From the Need for Effective Goal-Setting to the Launch of a New CompanyWhy they decided to take the Kickstarter route in 2015 to validate their initial product before beginning production The value of a strong pre-launch strategy and how they implemented their strategy in order to set their campaign up for success Why adding a personal touch to your messaging is important when it comes to connecting with your...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Life After Crowdfunding: e-Commerce StrategyInfluencer marketing can help; influencers sometimes request simple upfront fees, but it's better to negotiate lower fees in exchange for affiliate cuts, which incentivize sales, plus for authority to use their reviews in other forms of marketing that may increase their followers.Get Funded Today: The Funded Today Podcast Shared .
What Potty Training Can Teach ComixLaunchersAfter 3 days of potty training his toddler, ComixLaunch host Tyler James as popped back up with 10 lessons comic creators and crowdfunders can learn from the process and apply to their successful 2020.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 130Happy New Year! As we welcome the year, we present a replay episode from a Youtube webinar regarding Searching for a Manufacturing Factory using Alibaba.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #284 How a Cat Themed Puzzle Game Raised $202,280 on KickstarterHow is it that something simple like a cat-themed puzzle game can absolutely smash their Kickstarter goal?Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
10 Lessons from a 10-Year Comic Book ProjectIn this end-of-the-decade session of the ComixLaunch Podcast, Tyler shares the 10 biggest lessons he's learned over the past 10 years working on THE RED TEN series, which recently wrapped up with a final successful Kickstarter launch.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 12ChinaMike and Rico, took a break from the holiday festivities to break down how they've hired, fired and managed employees in a foreign country.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #283 The Proven Plan to Raise $216,185 on Kickstarter in PublishingThe publishing category on Kickstarter is a tricky one! Often times, it's hard to raise large sums, let alone have a six figure crowdfunding campaign.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Why Aren't More Women Buying My Books?Fantasy webcomic creator Melissa J Massey is puzzled by the fact that despite creating work that features strong female leads in genres women generally like, most of her fan base is male.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 128On this episode Rico answers a viewer's questions on selling on Chinese E-Commerce platforms. He also discussed the differences in putting up a business in Hong Kong and Mainland China; and buying and selling products online.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #282 The Step-by-Step Process to Raise $466,878 on KickstarterCrowdfunding is international, baby! The team behind today's Kickstarter success story proves it! Travel Gear Re-defined is a hyper-successful project that was able to raise $466,878 from more than 2,000 backers...Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Crowdfunding Prototypes and Mass-ProductionAlthough manufacturers may ship finished products temporarily to creators to store and then mail to consumers, creators may hire professional fulfillment agencies like ShipMonk to perform these tasks, instead, but it's generally both cheapest and fastest for creators to hire a manufacturer that performs these tasks.Get Funded Today: The Funded Today Podcast Shared .
Should a Comic Writer Get a Literary Agent?Professional comic writer Erica Schultz looks for feedback from a mastermind of creator peers on the advantages of getting a literary agent to represent her work and tips for finding one.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 127In this podcast episode, we get an Update from John Graham Harper about his personal experience of a scam and the court procedures regarding the case filed.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #281 The Formula to Raise $124,498 for a Tarot Deck on KickstarterIf you're an artist, you might have wondered if you can use Kickstarter to raise money for your creative work.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Equity Crowdfunding Energizes a Revolutionary Coffee ServiceHow they created a marketplace that aggregated a variety of brands while keeping brand loyalty in mind How they're removing the issue of waste with today's coffee industry Their biggest challenges when starting the company Why they chose StartEngine and equity crowdfunding versus other methods to raise capital Their initial content publication...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Episode 0035When faced with suspension, determine the reason, appeal this decision, inform your backers, preempt the cancellation if possible, re-launch on Kickstarter if possible, remobilize your backers upon re-launch, and then proceed as before.Get Funded Today: The Funded Today Podcast Shared .
Branding Dilemmas for a Multi-talented CreatorAbrian Curington is a multi-talented creator who, over the past few years has crowdfunded both fiction and non-fiction projects.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Bedazzled, with Astrid ScholzIn early 2017, frustrated by her own challenges in raising money on Sandhill Road, Astrid Scholz partnered with Jennifer Brandel and Mara Zepeda to author "Zebras Fix What Unicorns Break" - an article that challenged the VC-dominated paradigm of startup capital, and championed the cultivation of zebras over unicorns.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
Ep 126In This Episode, we cut from a youtube video Rico had Released to Answer a Question asked by a Viewer regards to Manufacturing at Yiwu Vs Guangzhou.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #280 Kickstarter Expert Jamey Stegmaier Reveals Crowdfunding TricksWoah... I can't believe it!. If you've been searching around the internet, trying to find real crowdfunding advice that will actually make an impact on your campaign, then look no further.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Ep 125-Internship at Source Find Asia w/Luc DelannoyIn This Episode, We hear from Luc during his Exit Interview, hours before he heads back to Canada.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
How Does an Artist Build Winning Writing Habits?Drawing has never been a problem for illustrator Dawn Griffin. However, she's now finding it challenging to sit down and write out her first graphic novel and looks to a pop-up ComixLaunch Mastermind group facilitated by Tyler James including creators Erica Shultz, Abrian Curington and Melissa J Massey to help her build better writing habits.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
EP #279 How to Make a Career Out of KickstarterDo you want to launch multiple Kickstarter campaigns? If you've ever thought about making a career out of crowdfunding, this is the episode for you.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Building a Next-Gen Sous Vide Machine for Today's KitchenFor this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we caught up with Zalmi Duchman, the CEO of Mellow Duo.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Intellectual Property Management Q&A with Gamal Hennessy, Esq.Gamal Hennessy is an experienced entertainment transactions attorney with an expertise in comic book publishing and comic IP licensing.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 124In this Week's Episode, Rico reconnects with Alan Scanlan, who we can remember from 2 Video Cast from End of Last Year.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Personalizing Donor Engagement with Artificial IntelligenceThis Fundraising Voices podcast features RNL's Josh Robertson who covers the importance of using personalization to communicate with your donors.Fundraising Voices Shared .
EP #278 The Million Dollar Tabletop Kickstarter StrategyBoard games are all the rage on Kickstarter. There is a new wave that's transforming tabletop gaming as we know it.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Give Yourself This Gift…If you've been beating yourself up because your project is taking to long, listen to this one...Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
All-Ages Graphic Novel Kickstarter Launches with Action Tank's Mike BarryWriter / artist/MC? Mike Barry returns to the ComixLaunch Podcast sharing the success of his all-ages graphic novel Action Tank since funding on Kickstarter in 2017.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 123While In Manila at the Refined, Rico Sits Down with Alexander Avanth, VP of Alpha Rock Capital, an Online Acquisition Firm that Helps Other Business Be Successful even Further.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Big Goals Past, Present, FutureTyler revisits his big career goal from a decade ago and discusses the power of setting big, audacious goals...Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 122In this week's episode, we feature another female entrepreneur, Belinda Jacobs, the founder of techpacks.co.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
The Skinny on Launching the World's Thinnest Portable DisplayHow they evaluated the need for their product before launching a crowdfunding project Why they ultimately chose Kickstarter How crowdfunding plays into their product lifecycle, initial manufacturing and future development plans The frontend work they accomplished before launching on Kickstarter in order to ship to backers by early 2020 What they...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Ep #276 Investment and Equity Crowdfunding ExplainedToday we spoke with Thomas Goldstein, the founding partner at Cogent Law, a cutting edge law firm in Washington, DC.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
EP #275 Crowdfunding Expert Richard Bliss Shares Kickstarter TipsThink of this podcast episode as a free consulting session with the crowdfunding expert, Richard Bliss!Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
No Quid Pro Quo for ComixLaunchersAre you trying to get something for nothing in pursuit of your creative endeavors?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 121This week's Episode, We listen to Rico's live youtube stream with Close Pal Luke Francis, Where they get to catch up since their last interview on Made In China.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
The War for Fundraising TalentOur guest: Jason Lewis, CFRE, Founder of Responsive Fundraising. Jason Lewis is willing to question deeply engrained beliefs and assumptions about how effective fundraising really works.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Lights, Camera, Fundraise, with Jim Cummings and PJ McCabeJim Cummings and PJ McCabe have accomplished indie cinema greatness by winning Grand Jury Prizes at SUNDANCE and SXSW, but they aren't done yet.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
The Future is Bright With Hemp EyewearHow to approach designing and testing a "world's first" product Capitalizing on the virality of their past crowdfunding campaign in 2014 How the crowdfunding landscape has changed in the past five years Their process of vetting the right crowdfunding agency for their needs and what caused them to choose Enventys Partners How they made their...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
3 Strategies I Used to Dramatically Expand My Online AudienceTyler looks back at three distinct strategies he employed at three different stages of his creative career that helped him dramatically expand his online audience, and as a result, his network and his launches.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 120This week's Episode, In continuation of our Support of Female Entrepreneurs, We Sit down and Chat with Fabiola and Rochelle of Global Friendship China, Who set up shop at one of the largest foreign communities in Southern China.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Enhancing the Flavor Profile of Your Wine, One Bottle at a TimeHow to build a team and network as an entrepreneur Incorporating voice control into a crowdfunding project and weighing the necessity of building an additional app What to consider when determining potential stretch goals How he gathered user feedback and tested his product through grassroots efforts before venturing into crowdfunding What he...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
How to Survive a Launch FreefallWhat do you do when it feels like the bottom has fallen out of your launch and failure is imminent?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 119In this Episode, We travel in Time and revisit Rico at the year of 2016, On a Time when SFA's Business has been positively progressing and how it has improved his lifestyle in a span of year as he achieved his Goals as a young Entrepreneur starting up SFA in China Let's have a listen.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #273 The Proven Plan to Raise CA$ 325,819 on KickstarterThis incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign broke into an entirely new category! The Orijin Sponge is a new take on an old product that many of us use every day.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Rethinking the Way You Record Live AudioFor this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we caught up with Thomas, the co-founder and Head of Communications at Reclouder.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
EP 332 Final Episode of Funding the Dream on KickstarterAfter eight years and more than 330 episodes, it is time to say good-bye on Funding the Dream.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
EP 331 Salvador Briggman and Demystifying Crowdfunding PodcastSalvador Briggman has been teaching people about crowdfunding for a long time. He is an author on crowdfunding, he produces a Youtube channel, as well as hosting the successul podcast, DeMystifying joins as a guest on Funding the Dream to break down the basic elements of being successful before you launch your campaign.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
EP 330 Brian Henk with Pull the Pin GamesYou may also know him as the creator of the hit game, Good Cop/Bad Cop.Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Shared .
Is Your Audience Big Enough to Succeed on Kickstarter?Would you love to launch a Kickstarter, but you're afraid to hit that green button because you're worried your audience isn't big enough?Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 118In this week's episode, In a Series of Interviews done while in HK, Rico chats with Madison Ashley, A female entrepreneur, who is involve with promoting wellness in a corporate setting through Balance Potential.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #272 How to Raise $63,973 for Charity on IndiegogoToday, you're going to hear from a campaign creator who was able to raise more than $60,000 for charity using crowdfunding.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Fundraisers Speak: Advancement Leaders Annual Giving Report 2019We've just released our annual report on annual giving trends, from a survey fundraisers this year.Fundraising Voices Shared .
Getting the Perfect Shot the Second Time AroundHow Brook and his team adapted to the marketing and fulfillment landscape over the past decade, thus finding crowdfunding The value of the Kickstarter community in today's market Navigating the development, manufacturing and fulfillment waters The differences between their first and current crowdfunding campaigns and what they focused on for...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Second Issue Kickstarter Launch Strategies with Travis Gibb and Joel RodriguezLaunching a Kickstarter for the second issue of a comic book series presents unique challenges and opportunities for creators.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
The Missionary, with Premal ShahPremal Shah, the co-founder of Kiva, features on our first-ever live podcast! With Kiva, Premal has raised over $1 billion in crowdfunded loans that change lives.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
Ep 117Few Months Back, Rico Invited Mike to his Homeland of Zambia. In This Episode, Mike Shares his Takeaways Visiting Africa for the First Time and the Experience of Getting an Inside Look at Rico's Roots.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #271 How a Travel Shoe Raised $2 Million on KickstarterI spoke with the team behind the The Ultimate Travel Shoe 2.0 - Tropicfeel, which raised €2,063,872 on Kickstarter.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Crowdfunding Stories: Dale Backus and OhsnapSuccessful startups need to continue to improve their products / services or else they might allow competitors to overtake them.Get Funded Today: The Funded Today Podcast Shared .
For Creators, By Creators at We The PeopleFor this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we caught up with Ryan Sim, Managing Director of We The People.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
THE GAME of Kickstarter Launch Serialization with Writer/ Producer Charlie StickneyWhite Ash and The Game creator Charlie Stickney returns to the ComixLaunch podcast to share insights from his successful launches over the past three years, as well as his strategy for launching in the direct market.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Ep 116In This week's episode, We welcome another Digital Entrepreneur Jons Slemmer. The new Host of ChinaBusinessCast, Who operates a Digital Marketing Consultancy from Chengdu.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #270 How to Raise $148,201 on Kickstarter in 31 DaysThe team behind Backmate was able to raise $148,201 from more than 1,000 backers in the span of 31 days.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Forward-Thinking Footwear Taking a Big Step Towards a Zero-Carbon FutureDeciding to take the plunge as an entrepreneur Fighting the war on fast fashion while making a sustainable product Tips for making an eco-friendly product What to keep in mind as you move into the assembly and product development phase The benefits of launching a footwear product on Kickstarter Storyboarding and scripting a campaign video that...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
EP #274 A Secret Trick to DOUBLE Your Funding on KickstarterYes! You can! In this episode, I brought on David Silva, the founder of the Beasts of the Mesozoic Kickstarter campaign which raised $351,753 from more than 2,500 backers.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Fundraising, Financial Planning, And Giving to LiveThe basic job description of a fundraiser is to reah out to donors, listen to them, and provide opportunities.Fundraising Voices Shared .
A Bigger Vision with Mindy IndyListen in on a coaching call with a freelancer who just launched her first project on Kickstarter and is looking for insight on how to take her career to the next level.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .
Spirited, with Josh MortonJosh Morton turned a hobby of making liqueur for his friends into one of the most recognized craft spirit brands in the world.Adventure Capital: Equity Crowdfunding Shared .
Ep 115In this week's episode, Rico chats with Roe And Evan from Brutal Buddha who started in big finance in Hong Kong but then share how they shifted and are now launching a men's yoga pants brand.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
Ep 114-Leveraging Amazon FBA To Live The 4 Hour Work Week Life w/ Riley BennettIn this week's Podcast, Rico speaks with Riley Bennett to learn about how he's built his successful Amazon FBA business to live the 4 Hour Week Life as a digital nomad.Made in China Podcast: Crowdfunding - Entrepreneurship Shared .
EP #269 The Secrets to Raise $443,649 on Kickstarter For a Television SeriesToday, I spoke with the team behind JourneyQuest 4, a Kickstarter project which raised over $400k from more than 5,000 backers.Crowdfunding Demystified Shared .
Revolutionizing a Timeless Product for Today's MarketImplementing a pre-order, limited-release strategy to build their business before crowdfunding How they approached taking a mature, "old-age" product and developing it for today's millennial market Utilizing the strategies of the direct-to-consumer model for a legacy product Applying Kickstarter backer feedback to the future plans of their...Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
Building a Lifestyle Apparel Brand Through CrowdfundingFor this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we caught up with Miguel Madrid, the founder and Chief of Everything at Perk, a lifestyle apparel brand creating high-quality products like The All-Day Chinos.Art Of The Kickstart Shared .
The Highs and Lows of Being a Complete Creative with Russell NoheltyRussell Nohelty returns to the ComixLaunch podcast for an open and honest discussion about launching novels and comics as a Complete Creative.Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers Shared .