Redheaded woman with wings and medieval armour holding a swordIn this episode of Kickstarter tips, we cover the big mistake that even 3 of the largest projects lately ran into that could have wiped out their campaigns... and what you can do to avoid it. Then we look at Kickstarter's new Leanback mode, projects running chronically late and whether anyone cares, and the rise and rise of funding in Kickstarter's games category. Finally, we talk to Brom, a surreal, romatic, gothic horror fantasy artist whose work spans over 30 years, and whose campaign did nearly 2000% of their goal to raise over $235,000.

In the interview Brom talks about:

  • The courage to launch a very personal, subjective project
  • Using a Kickstarter campaign to promote a single physical product
  • Finding the right business partner to manufacture your product
  • Kickstarteting potential controversial material and ramembering your audience
  • Figuring out what your audience have in common to encourage sharing / virality
  • Using your strengths in your video to overcome your weaknesses
  • Including people in the creation of your project
  • Balancing exclusivity with price points
  • Attracting high tier backers
  • Dealing with darker subject matter on Kickstarter


Download options:

  • To Listen or Subscribe on iTunes Click Here.
  • Right / Command Click here to download the MP3 directly.


Mentioned in the Podcast:
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1461411552/elite-dangerous
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/22cans/project-godus
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/theolivertwins/dizzy-returns


Visual artist, Brom

Brom's mind boggling art website (make sure to check out his Kickstarter book pre-order)
Brom on Facebook
Brom's Kickstarter

Get Your Voice On Kickstarter Tips!
Leave us a voice message (free)! Got a question, idea or rant? Let it be heard! It's quick, easy, and you can edit it as much as you like before sending it our way.

Enjoy. Inspire. Make it happen!

 

Thanks!
If you've learned anything useful or enjoyed listening to the podcast, I'd love it if you could leave a positive review on iTunes, or a thumbs up over at Stitcher. This helps bring us more listeners, learn from the best project founders out there and invest even more in bringing you the best Kickstarter avice possible! If you have any ideas for how we can make the podcast better, just click on the contact link at the bottom of any page on CrowdfundingDojo.com.


All logo's / images are the property of their respective owners and are used with permission.

As Featured / Quoted in: