People and organizations are using Kickstarter, Indigogo, Fundly, StartSomeGood and other crowfudning platforms to raise literally billions of dollars. The total raised in 2012 was approximately double the total for 2011 and experts predict that the amount will double again to $6 billion in 2013. Are you getting your fair share?
Devin Thorpe has written extensively for Forbes.com about crowdfunding. One key lesson from this research is that successful crowdfunding is not luck or magic. Rather, it requires careful planning, lots of hard work and careful execution of the plan.
The JOBS Act signed into law on April 5, 2012 by President Barack Obama will dramatically expand crowdfunding.
Devin provides coaching and training for people who want to use crowdfunding for social good.
The next workshop series will be held over a week, one hour per day for five days, beginning May 13 and running through May 17, 2013.
Register here to participate in the training for just $79.
The workshop series runs daily for one week beginning at 4:00 PM ET on Monday, May 13, 2013 through Friday, May 17, 2013. The hour hour sessions are packed with information and provide ample opportunity for interaction.
This daily workshop series provides you with a total of five hours of actionable, personalized training to help you and your organization to maximize your fundraising.
Participants will learn to:
- Assess your cause’s potential for successful crowdfunding
- Produce a video that accelerates your fundraising
- Offer rewards and recognition that will attract more money
- Start before you start your campaign
- Market your campaign effectively
- Leverage your network
- Build relationships of trust
- How to prepare for investment crowdfunding
Author Devin Thorpe has written extensively about crowdfunding for Forbes and is writing a book, Crowdfunding for Social Good, Financing Your Mark on the World.
Past participants of the training said:
“The best part of the workshop was the clear and extremely knowledgeable presentation of what to do and how to do it. Devin knows how all this works and explains it effectively.” -Tip Boxell
“There were great ideas and things we have not thought of doing with crowdfunding until Devin brought it to our attention.” -anonymous
Using Google Hangouts we’ll work together in a small group to help each participant to learn the key principles for running a successful crowdfunding campaign.
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