Pre-launch like a Pro: Checklist for the First 48 hours (Launching your Crowdfunding Campaign)

You did it. You have a crowd of people who have expressed interest in you and your business. You have organized your campaign, made an excellent video and you have pre-written the majority of the content you will need. Everything feels like it is coming into place. With that said, regardless of the preparation you …

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Pre-launch like a Pro: Checklist for One Month Before you Launch your Crowdfunding Campaign

In our last post we discussed Phase 1: Find your Crowd and the types of activities that you should have complete 2 months before you launch your campaign. In this post we are going to discuss Phase 2: Organizing Your Campaign and the specific things you will want to have complete by the time you are …

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Pre-launch like a Pro: Checklist for Two Months Before you Launch your Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding has really boomed in its current digital form over the past 8 or so years. As we see more and more successful campaigns, a formula for success is beginning to emerge. This post is draws inspiration from a majority of recent successful campaigns to give you some insight into your pre-launch to-do list. If …

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10 Social Media Marketing Tips for your Crowdfunding Campaign

Are you considering  launching an ATB BoostR crowdfunding campaign? Do you plan to use social media to promote it? In this article we’ll discuss ten tips for using social media to achieve crowdfunding success. 1. Start Your Social Media Marketing Early Social Media Marketing can be really effective if you put in the work however no …

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Best in Alberta: How Edmonton Entrepreneurs used Crowdfunding to Raise over $55,000 in Six Weeks

In the summer of 2016, Amy and Jeff Nachtigall were successful farmers' market entrepreneurs with dreams opening a bricks and mortar bake shop in Edmonton's core. Their business "Sugared and Spiced Baked Goods" had a supportive customer base however it had reached its capacity in its then-current form and it was turning away customers. The business …

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