Ep. 209 – The Secrets to a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

SIBP-Blog-NEW-1 Start-ups are finding some creative new ways to get funding. Crowdfunding is incredibly popular right now so let’s talk about it!

In Episode 209, your host and business coach Tom Ryan discusses with Jason Pyles the secrets to using Crowdfunding or Kickstarter campaigns as a way to to fund your start-up. First, you set a financial goal. For example, you might set a goal to raise $50,000. People can donate toward you goal and receive rewards as an incentive. You might not have suspected, because the whole vibe is so chill, but there are some regulations that you need to check out and there are certain business types that tend to be more successful on Kickstarter, so be sure to do your homework.

Kickstarter has 13 million visitors every month. 80,000 projects funded so far. The secrets to a successful campaign center on how you spread the word. Next week we’ll talk about using videos to get funding. Thanks for listening!

Links for Today’s Episode:

Kickstarter Rules

Kickstarter Success

Kickstarter Projects

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Ep. 156 – Donald Miller’s “How to Tell a Story” eBook – Part 3

What do Star Wars and a great sales presentation or business pitch have in common? They follow the same fundamental storytelling structure. In today’s episode, we continue our multi-part review of How to Tell a Story by Donald Miller. Host and business coach Tom Ryan and co-host/producer Jason Pyles talk about applying effective storytelling ideas to your business.

If this sounds interesting to you, download your own copy of Donald Miller’s How to Tell a Story eBook today, and be sure to keep listening to the Success in Business Podcast this week for our continuing review. Continue reading