Alexandra: How I Got Over $6000 in Funding with Kickstarter

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Crowdfunding is the hottest new way to fund your startup. One of our very own students  launched a Kickstarter campaign and reached her goal! She shared her story with us: the successes, the challenges, and everything in between.

Alexandra, an Amazing Selling Machine member who joined in April 2014, has two private label products live on Amazon. She decided to test the Kickstarter waters to fund and launch her third and newest product. Before the 2015 Live Event, Alexandra hadn?t even heard of Kickstarter. At the Live Event, she watched a presentation by John Galley on using Kickstarter to fund and launch a product, and she knew she had to try it.

There is risk involved with Kickstarter: it?s all or nothing, depending on whether or not you hit your funding goal.  The end of Alexandra?s 34-day campaign is only days away and she has already surpassed her goal!  Here are some of the lessons that Alexandra learned from researching and running her Kickstarter campaign: Continue reading “Alexandra: How I Got Over $6000 in Funding with Kickstarter”