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    It's not supposed to /make you money/, Rather, it facilitates a project's funding process such that your project can one day become profitable should that be your personal goal. The final result should be of interest and value to your supporters. Seeing as it's a fund raiser, your 'backers' are stakeholders, therefore, they expect a deliverable at the end.

    Patreon on the other hand, has more of a supporter system. You have no obligation to deliver anything to your supporters or fans. It's just people showing their appreciation for what you do.
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    what NX172 said. You misunderstand what it is. Go try gofundme if you need money.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    what NX172 said. You misunderstand what it is. Go try gofundme if you need money.
    (Original post by NX172)
    It's not supposed to /make you money/, Rather, it facilitates a project's funding process such that your project can one day become profitable should that be your personal goal. The final result should be of interest and value to your supporters. Seeing as it's a fund raiser, your 'backers' are stakeholders, therefore, they expect a deliverable at the end.

    Patreon on the other hand, has more of a supporter system. You have no obligation to deliver anything to your supporters or fans. It's just people showing their appreciation for what you do.
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    Yes, it does work if you've got something to offer and promote it in the right way. Oculus Rift started on kickstarter before Facebook paid a small fortunate for it. The guy behind the Oatmeal comic raised a lot for Exploding Kittens. But I suspect there is also a lot of dross on kickstarter that won't get anywhere.
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    promote it in the right way.
    how do you do this
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    (Original post by Venusian Visitor)
    how do you do this
    Marketting is not my thing, but I guess it is like trying to pitch any product to a potential backer. You'd find more information here:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/help/handbook/promotion
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    Marketting is not my thing, but I guess it is like trying to pitch any product to a potential backer. You'd find more information here:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/help/handbook/promotion
    "email friends and family"

    I raged so hard when my business adviser suggested this.
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    seedrs is another good crowd funding platform, OP
    i have used them myself and can confirm they do well
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    i set my target at £5k got £18,300
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    seedrs is another good crowd funding platform, OP
    i have used them myself and can confirm they do well
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    i set my target at £5k got £18,300
    What was the pitch?


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    (Original post by shaymarriott)
    What was the pitch?


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    wanted to buy and sell high quality jewellery and watches from a trusted supply source and approximately 50% of value (i paid it all back with 50% interest by meeting investors rather than feeding through the site at 4%)
 
 
 
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