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The Kickstarter Handbook : Real-life Success Stories of Artists, Inventors, and Entrepreneurs

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So you want to produce a short film. Or design a new line of jewelry. Or manufacture a revolutionary solar-powered garden sprinkler. There's just one catch: You need $100,000 to finance your dreams, and your checking account has barely enough to cover next month's rent. Enter Kickstarter - a phenomenal crowdfunding website launched in 2009 that brings venture capital to the masses. On Kickstarter, it's not uncommon for folks to raise $50,000, $100,000, $250,000, or even (the all-time record to date) $942,578! Want a piece of the action? In How to Raise $100,000 on Kickstarter, business writer Don Steinberg interviews dozens of people who have - no kidding - raised at least $100,000 on Kickstarter. You'll learn all the strategies of an effective Kickstarter campaign. You'll learn the perils and pitfalls that have dashed many a dream. And you'll learn what to do in the event of a best-case scenario - when your product goes viral and suddenly the cash starts flowing in. On Kickstarter, it happens to a few lucky visionaries every week. Here's how to be one of them.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 134 x 202 x 16mm | 222.26g
  • Quirk Books
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Original
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1594746087
  • 9781594746086
  • 358,244

Review quote

."..a quick-to-read reference that will help any reader gain a fairly deep understanding of the world of crowdfunding."--"Deseret News"show more

About Don Steinberg

DON STEINBERG has written for The New Yorker, GQ, Harper's, The Wall Street Journal, and a host of other national publications. He has also worked as senior editor for Inc. Magazine and a staff writer for the business section of the Philadelphia Inquirer. He lives in the Philadelphia area.show more

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