4 Ways to Make Crowdfunding Work for You

  As an existing (or soon-to-be) entrepreneur, you probably have some strong opinions about crowdfunding.   Some see it as an integral part of starting a new business or launching a new product idea in the twenty-first century.   While some have referred to it as a fad, or even a crutch for entrepreneurs –…

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Crowdfunding vs. Bootstrapping

  “It takes money to make money.”   While I’m not in full agreement with this saying, there’s no doubt you’ve heard it before – whether in an old gangster movie, or from a seasoned business owner.   It’s a hurdle that every entrepreneur will likely face at some point in their entrepreneurial journey.  …

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App for Validating your Startup Ideas

  GoDaddy officially entered the arena of validating startup ideas with the introduction of their new app: Flare.   But then again, as a web hosting and domain service provider supporting millions of small businesses, many of whom are launching their businesses into the online world for the first time, maybe GoDaddy has always been…

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How to Crush It with Crowdfunding (Part 1 of 3)

  With the introduction of crowdfunding platforms, everyone’s ability to bring their idea to market got a massive boost of assistance. In many ways, Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms such as IndieGoGo and GoFundMe, are the ultimate muse testing platforms. This post will focus specifically on Kickstarter – arguably the largest crowdfunding platform with over…

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