Dana Sitar from WritersBucketList.com shares her experience with creating a crowdfunding campaign through Ingiegogo. An experienced launcher, Dana decided to tackle a new approach to raise funding for a series of courses to help people self-publish their work, without losing rights or spending a lot of their own money.
She shares what she learned from the experience, advice to consider before tackling your own crowdfunding campaign, and what’s next now that the fundraising part of the process is over. Also, tune in to find out if her campaign was a “success.”
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TOPICS DISCUSSED INCLUDE:
- Team publishing for self-publishers
- Using the platform
- Choosing the platform – fixed or flexible funding
- Does audience size or list size matter when going through a campaign
- How to measure campaign success outside of dollars raised
- The critical skillsets you need to be successful with crowd funding
- Preparing products in public – the pros and cons of it
- Making big changes – does your audience notice?
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- The Ingiegogo Campaign – it’s not live, but you can see the ins and outs here
- Epub Courses that Dana is offering as a result of the campaign
- Seth Godin Kickstarter Campaign to self-publish
- Paul Jarvis Kickstarter Campaign Cancellation
- Writer’s Bucket List Book
- Catherine Caffeinated, this post in particular
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MORE ABOUT DANA SITAR
Dana Sitar is an author, blogger, and digital publishing coach to entrepreneurial writers and writerly entrepreneurs. She shares resources, tips, and tools to get budding writers out of their head and onto the page through coaching, courses, and the DIY Writing community at WritersBucketList.com.