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Our crowdfunding blog has been created to provide you with up-to-date guides, advice, research and insights on crowdfunding all in the name of helping you decide whether crowdfunding is the right option for you. It’s aimed at aiding you in the levelling up of your campaign whether you’re in the early stages of planning a launch, currently live on your selected crowdfunding platform, or even just looking for a social media boost.

Our crowdfunding blog will occasionally feature interesting company news, exciting client campaign updates, and relevant crowdfunding news based on the impact on the industry. So if you’re looking for up-to-date guides, advice, research, and insights on crowdfunding, and also want to be updated on what we do, as well as our client campaign updates, and interesting crowdfunding news, you’ve found the right place.

Creating Your Crowdfunding Pitch Text

Creating Your Crowdfunding Pitch Text

August 9, 2018

Creating your crowdfunding pitch text When crowdfunding your pitch text is a crucial document that you will need. The reason for this is so that you can draw in investors on the crowdfunding platforms such as Seedrs or Crowdcube. A crowdfunding pitch text consists of two sections which are the idea and team section. This … Read More

The Importance Of The Crowfunding Pre-Raise

The Importance Of The Crowfunding Pre-Raise

August 9, 2018

Crowdfunding Raise When you are looking to crowdfund a majority of the platforms require you to have a percentage of your investment already raised before they consider you to launch a campaign on their platform. On average they require you to pre-raise around 20 – 35% of the funding goal of your funding goal before … Read More

Crowdfunding Plan – Crowdfunding Key Dates

Crowdfunding Plan – Crowdfunding Key Dates

August 9, 2018

Crowdfunding Plan – Crowdfunding Key Dates When crowdfunding there are a number of key dates that you will need to have finalised. It is important to have a clear timeline of what you want to achieve from this campaign, and when you want to achieve your goal by. Crowdfunding Plan – Pre-registration When you’re in … Read More

Crowdfunding Valuation – How Do You Value a Company?

Crowdfunding Valuation – How Do You Value a Company?

August 9, 2018

Crowdfunding Valuation – How Do You Value a Company? When considering equity crowdfunding, finding out the valuation of your company is one of the vital aspects of starting your campaign. Crowdfunding valuation is important when running a campaign, as it has the power to draw in investors or scare them away. Company valuation is also … Read More

Have Your Crowdfunding Documents Prepared

Have Your Crowdfunding Documents Prepared

August 9, 2018

Have your crowdfunding documents prepared When crowdfunding there are three vital documents that you will need prepared, in order to present them to investors so that they have a better insight into your business when considering to invest into your crowdfunding campaign and to ensure that they will be getting a return on their investment. … Read More

The Importance of a Good Crowdfunding Video Script

The Importance of a Good Crowdfunding Video Script

July 9, 2018

The importance of a good crowdfunding video script Before you start your crowdfunding video, you need to make sure that you have a good crowdfunding video script in place. You will need to make sure that the script is well produced, this could be written by you, or you could outsource the script writing to … Read More

Why Your Crowdfunding Pitch Video Could Be Damaging Your Campaign

Why Your Crowdfunding Pitch Video Could Be Damaging Your Campaign

July 9, 2018

Why Your Crowdfunding Pitch Video Could Be Damaging Your Campaign So, we have already told you how having crowdfunding videos are great for your crowdfunding campaign. If you followed the guide we did previously on the 10 tips to crowdfunding videos you can see what would be good to do when making your videos. Although … Read More

3 Crowdfunding Marketing Tips To Use To Leverage Your Crowdfunding Campaign

3 Crowdfunding Marketing Tips To Use To Leverage Your Crowdfunding Campaign

July 9, 2018

3 Crowdfunding Marketing Tips To Use To Leverage Your Campaign Crowdfunding is a great way for businesses to gain funding to reach a certain goal. Here are our top three crowdfunding marketing tips that can help you take your campaign to the next level. Marketing enables you to promote your campaign so that it becomes … Read More

Tips For Crowdfunding Video – Why You Need A Crowdfunding Video?

Tips For Crowdfunding Video – Why You Need A Crowdfunding Video?

July 9, 2018

Tips For Crowdfunding Video – Why You Need A Crowdfunding Video? Having a Crowdfunding campaign video is one of the essential elements of a successful crowdfunding page but there are still many campaigns which go live without a video. Find out what the consequences can be of crowdfunding without a video and why you need … Read More

7 Crowdfunding Tips For Nonprofits

7 Crowdfunding Tips For Nonprofits

March 12, 2018

Crowdfunding is a very successful method of gaining funding. These are some crowdfunding tips for nonprofits that are incredibly useful to know because as a nonprofit the way you go about crowdfunding is slightly different to that of profit earning organisations. Below are a couple tips that could help your campaign: Crowdfunding Tips For Nonprofits: … Read More

Crowdfunding Social Media Tips: What Social Media Should I Use?

Crowdfunding Social Media Tips: What Social Media Should I Use?

March 12, 2018

Crowdfunding Social Media Tips: What Social Media Should I Use? In this blog, we will be giving you some great crowdfunding social media tips because we know that a well-marketed crowdfunding campaign brings in both a community for your product and also the funds you need to reach the goal that you have set for yourselves. … Read More

Creating A Crowdfunding Page That Stands Out: A Step By Step Guide

Creating A Crowdfunding Page That Stands Out: A Step By Step Guide

March 4, 2018

Creating A Crowdfunding Page That Stands Out: Introduction There is likely to be a bunch of other campaigns which will be live at the same time as your campaign, thus it is very important that you ensure your crowdfunding page can really stand out against the rest to the investors. Your product and business idea … Read More

What is a Crowdfunding Campaign?

What is a Crowdfunding Campaign?

March 4, 2018

Ever wondered ‘what is a crowdfunding campaign?’, well, crowdfunding is an alternative method of raising capital instead of the traditional methods of gaining capital from bank loans. When running a campaign there is normally a limit of around 30 days to obtain the funds that you have set. The way in which capital is obtained … Read More

100% Funded in 1 Day?! Tips For A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

100% Funded in 1 Day?! Tips For A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

March 4, 2018

Why do you need tips for a successful crowdfunding campaign? Stuck for what you need to make your campaign a success?  Our guide will give you the knowledge on how to set up a crowdfunding campaign. Read on to gain our top tips for a successful crowdfunding campaign! What is a crowdfunding campaign you may ask? … Read More

Why Do Social Media and Crowdfunding Go Hand in Hand?

Why Do Social Media and Crowdfunding Go Hand in Hand?

February 25, 2018

Social media and crowdfunding go hand in hand like two peas in a pod. Social media allows business owners to raise awareness to their business goals or to the crowdfunding campaign that they are running on various platforms such as Crowdcube or Indiegogo. Alternative funding relies heavily on social media before, during and after a … Read More

Is Your Crowdfunding Video Script Good Enough To Get You 100% Crowdfunded?

Is Your Crowdfunding Video Script Good Enough To Get You 100% Crowdfunded?

February 25, 2018

Having an amazing crowdfunding video script is important when trying to attract potential investors to your product. Ensuring that you have a script that’s been reviewed and is perfect is vital because it could be the make or break of the product/service. Creating an effective crowdfunding video script provides you with a great quality video … Read More

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

February 25, 2018

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign – Introduction More small companies are using crowdfunding to raise funds as an alternative to traditional funding options. So knowing how to market your crowdfunding campaign is incredibly important! How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign – Why? Marketing your crowdfunding campaign is crucial to its success because it’s the … Read More

How Does Crowdfunding Work? An A-Z Guide

How Does Crowdfunding Work? An A-Z Guide

February 19, 2018

How Does Crowdfunding Work? An Introduction This A-Z guide aims to answer a common question we often get asked… how does crowdfunding work? In the guide below we will be teaching you about some of the key aspects that concerns crowdfunding. Things that we will be covering in the guide are things such as how … Read More

Five Crowdfunding Video Examples To Inspire Your Campaign

Five Crowdfunding Video Examples To Inspire Your Campaign

February 19, 2018

Five Crowdfunding Video Examples To Inspire Your Campaign: Introduction Why would you need to see crowdfunding video examples you ask? Well, videos have a huge impact on the success of crowdfunding campaigns. A great crowdfunding video can help encourage the viewers to invest because they get to see what exactly they are financing, whether that’s … Read More

What Is The Ideal Crowdfunding Video Length?

What Is The Ideal Crowdfunding Video Length?

February 19, 2018

What Is The Ideal Crowdfunding Video Length? – Introduction For your crowdfunding campaign including a video could persuade potential investors to invest in your idea. Therefore your crowdfunding video length is really important, especially when trying to engage with the viewer. It could even lead to an increase in the number of people that convert … Read More

Why Should You Consider Investing In Startups?

Why Should You Consider Investing In Startups?

February 1, 2018

Why Should You Consider Investing In Startups?  Investing in startups could be a great way, to see your money multiply. As an investor, there are many possible ventures that you could invest your money into. Through investing in startups you could be apart of the journey for the next big product, helping them innovate every … Read More

The Ultimate Crowdfunding Definition

The Ultimate Crowdfunding Definition

February 1, 2018

The Ultimate Crowdfunding Definition: What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is the use of small amounts of capital from a variety of different individuals, either investors or even just normal everyday people. This capital is used to finance either a new business venture or to help existing businesses bring out a new product or service that they … Read More

How to Select the Right Crowdfunding Sites For Businesses!

How to Select the Right Crowdfunding Sites For Businesses!

February 1, 2018

How to Select the Right Crowdfunding Sites For Businesses! Are you thinking about using crowdfunding for your business? Crowdfunding is a great low-risk method to gain monetary investment to grow your business or help in product development. When considering crowdfunding, there are several platforms that you can pitch your idea to, depending on the campaign or … Read More

Top Five Reasons for Small Businesses to Crowdfund!

Top Five Reasons for Small Businesses to Crowdfund!

January 25, 2018

Why would you do crowdfunding for a business startup? Well, for a startup company, raising funds is an important part of being able to grow, and for most startup businesses it’s hard to qualify to get a loan. Rewards-based crowdfunding on Indiegogo or Kickstarter could be a safer and more beneficial alternative for a business … Read More

Our Top 10 Tips On How to Make Great Crowdfunding Videos

Our Top 10 Tips On How to Make Great Crowdfunding Videos

January 25, 2018

Our Top 10 Tips On How to Make Good Crowdfunding Videos Before reading on, you’re probably wondering…why are great crowdfunding videos crucial to include in my crowdfunding campaign? Well, it’s no surprise that video has a huge impact on marketing in general when 92 percent of B2B customers watch videos…bet you didn’t know that! Only … Read More

How to get startup funding for your business

How to get startup funding for your business

January 25, 2018

How to get startup funding for your business Startup funding for a business is a difficult venture. You’re a startup business and are finding it difficult to get off the ground or believe extra funding could make running your business a lot easier. Since you’re a startup business it may be hard for you to … Read More

Social Media For Crowdfunding: How It Can Help Your Campaign

Social Media For Crowdfunding: How It Can Help Your Campaign

January 25, 2018

Social Media For Crowdfunding: How It Helps Your Campaign Social media for crowdfunding is a very good way to deliver the news that you’re carrying out a crowdfunding campaign to potential backers/investors. It’s especially great to have a social media presence before the crowdfunding takes place. If you haven’t got a presence online, it’s advised … Read More

Crowdfund Campaign – What It Is? How Long It Lasts? When Should You Start?

Crowdfund Campaign – What It Is? How Long It Lasts? When Should You Start?

August 8, 2017

Crowdfund Campaign – What It Is? A crowdfund campaign is essentially a presentation to the thousands of people located on the platform, helping them learn more about the product or service you are looking to launch. The campaign makes it so that all the information about your business, such as its history, and helps bring … Read More

Equity Crowdfunding – How To Stay Relevant To Investors

Equity Crowdfunding – How To Stay Relevant To Investors

August 8, 2017

Equity Crowdfunding – What Is It? Equity Crowdfunding is alternative way to gain capital in a business by offering up part of your business in return. The way which crowdfunding works is that you appeal to potential investors or backers of a crowdfunding platform such as Indiegogo or Crowdcube, who are always looking to invest into the … Read More

Crowdfunding Campaign Strategy – Maintain Your Campaign’s Momentum

Crowdfunding Campaign Strategy – Maintain Your Campaign’s Momentum

August 8, 2017

Crowdfunding Campaign Strategy – Maintain Your Campaign’s Momentum Okay, your crowdfunding campaign’s a clear winner. A patented money printer. Your pitch video’s a well-worded killer. But wait. If nobody’s aware of you, those pledges will come in drips, not waves. Getting the support of backers in advance will turn that launch date into a floodgate. … Read More

Crowdfunding website: Using your Website to Promote your Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding website: Using your Website to Promote your Crowdfunding Campaign

August 8, 2017

Crowdfunding Website – Using Your Website To Promote Your Campaign You’ve poured time and money into a great website, and have a steady amount of visitors flowing through it. Why not turn them into investors? Here, you have an opportunity to appeal to those most interested in your ideas. They’re already hooked, so reel them … Read More

Crowdfunding Social Media Strategy Can Catapult Your Campaign

Crowdfunding Social Media Strategy Can Catapult Your Campaign

August 8, 2017

Social Media for Crowdfunding: How It Can Catapult Your Campaign Having a crowdfunding campaign strategy is vital to launching a successful campaign and your social media is a key factor when trying to raise awareness. It’s changed the way human beings relate to one another. One thing’s certain, if you want crowdfunding success, you’ll need to … Read More

Crowdfunding Press – How Your Campaign Can Get Great PR

Crowdfunding Press – How Your Campaign Can Get Great PR

August 8, 2017

Crowdfunding Press – How Your Campaign Can Get Great PR There’s a lot of Ps and Rs to concern yourself with in the crowdfunding world. Peer Recognition, Press Releases, Progress Reports, and chiefly of all, Public Relations. PR outreach is often overlooked. You might be hoping that you just have to open the lid of … Read More

Crowdfunding Marketing Strategy – Why You Need An Email List

Crowdfunding Marketing Strategy – Why You Need An Email List

August 8, 2017

Crowdfunding Marketing Strategy – Why You Need An Email List Nowadays, social media is the centre of speech, it seems. But before you hurtle into it headlong, consider a more effective weapon: Emails. They allow you to stop bellowing from balconies and target your message to the right individuals. This is why you receive 9 … Read More

Crowdfunding Video Tips – How To Make A Successful Crowdfunding Video

Crowdfunding Video Tips – How To Make A Successful Crowdfunding Video

August 8, 2017

Crowdfunding Video Tips – How To Make A Successful Crowdfunding Video Images are worth a thousand words If images are worth a thousand words each, and a video is at least 24 images per second, we’re looking at, what, 1,440,000 words per minute? That’s 23 books. That’s maths. But what are these words saying? In … Read More

Crowdfunding Projects: Is All About Your Story, So How Do You Tell It?

Crowdfunding Projects: Is All About Your Story, So How Do You Tell It?

August 8, 2017

Crowdfunding Projects:  Is All About Your Story, So How Do You Tell It? Stories are built into our DNA. If your campaign tells a good story, the contributors will come in crowds. Convey the passion, the hardship, the challenges, the breakthroughs and the personal touch that makes your project inspirational. Whether you do it through … Read More

How To Set Up Crowdfunding Campaign – The Definitive Guide

How To Set Up Crowdfunding Campaign – The Definitive Guide

August 8, 2017

How To Set Up Crowdfunding Campaign? You’ve got an incredible idea, and now all you need to do is get attention and funding for it, and since you’re reading this, you’ve decided crowdfunding could be the right option for you, but we know how difficult it is to decide where to start. That’s why we’ve created … Read More

Crowdfunding Rewards – Why Your Campaign Needs Great Rewards

Crowdfunding Rewards – Why Your Campaign Needs Great Rewards

August 8, 2017

Why Your Campaign Needs Great Rewards Crowdfunding Rewards – What can I give? The dawning dilemma of the crowdfunding campaign. Answer it right and the matter of what you can get becomes clearer. Backers want to see your idea come striding into the daylight, but mostly they want something worth their while, worth their money, … Read More

Raise Investment – Guarantee Investment When Crowdfunding

Raise Investment – Guarantee Investment When Crowdfunding

August 8, 2017

Raise Investment – Guarantee Investment When Crowdfunding Launch day is a tense day. A turbulent day. And the days preceding it are tense, turbulent days, too. It’s the day you lift the lid on your hard work to find out if you’ve made a stallion or a salmon. When the whistle sounds, you want to … Read More

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