About The Guide
My name is Nelson de Witt. I have used Kickstarter to launch two successful but very different projects. The first one ran in the fall of 2010 and was called Identifying Nelson/Buscando a Roberto.
The purpose of the campaign was to help raise some money so my co-producer John, and I could start working on a documentary film. The second project related to this book and was called A Kickstarter’s Guide to Kickstarter. That campaign took place during August of 2011, and was to help get the this e-book graphically designed and distributed. In case you don’t have time to read the book in its entirety, this is what it says in a nutshell:
“Great Kickstarter projects are successful because they connect and resonate with a specific audience. They use compelling storytelling combined with interesting or wacky ideas to attract backers. They are authentic while effectively communicating goals, passion, credibility and purpose. The more time spent thinking about these elements BEFORE the project is launched the easier the campaign becomes.
If you want to do a Kickstarter project because you think the Internet will find and love your project, stop right now. The Internet does not care about you. However, if you can reach out to the right people, in the right way, before time runs out, you just might get lucky.”
Kickstarter is one of the best resources to help with funding of a creative project. I hope this guide and site helps in your endeavors. If you have any comments, questions, or suggestion, feel free to drop me a line at email@example.com
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