I’ve received a lot of emails, DMs, and facebook messages asking for help with campaign promotion.As a general rule, I am happy to tweet out your campaign if I think it’s pretty awesome.However, please keep in mind that like everyone, I want to be treated like an individual (as I’m sure other bloggers do).
When I receive a personal email and I can tell the person either has read my content or has at least taken a second to look at Crowd Crux, I am more likely to respond positively.
In an ideal world, this wouldn’t be the case, but hey, I am human.
That being said, here are 21 places to promote your crowdfunding campaign.
Please keep in mind that selfish mass promotion rarely works.
Kicktraq might seem more of a tool that you can use to forecast the progress of your campaign, but it’s also good for SEO. Crowdfunding (238 members) “Best practices, Lessons learned, and advise for Crowd Funding on Kickstarter, Rocket Hub, and Indiegogo. ” Want to receive awesome valuable resources that will help you run a successful Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other type of crowdfunding campaign?
In addition, you can submit articles that bloggers have written about you and they may appear on the front page, which will drive traffic to your campaign. Join 3,000+ other readers working hard to make their dream a reality.
I frequently scan Kickstraq for cool new projects, so you might generate blogger interest by posting on the service as well. Kicking It Forward, a tool to give back to the crowdfunding community, is a great way to drive traffic, especially when you are nearing the end of your campaign. Salvador Briggman is a blogger, entrepreneur, and web developer.
It is also a giver’s mentality and people tend to like individuals that add value to the community rather than trying to get value out of the community and only self-promote. Crowdfunding PR is our partner website where you can submit a free or enhanced press release for your campaign or news related to crowdfunding. He is passionate about the crowdfunding industry and helping people reach their fundraising goals through behind-the-scenes interviews of successful crowdfunders, marketing tips, promotional resources, and more.
People can tell when you don’t care about the community and just want pledges.
If you plan to actually establish a relationship with these websites, bloggers, and forums, then you will have better success.
After you’ve finished with this list, check out my new article, Who’s in the Crowdfunding Community for a huge list of supporters, service providers, bloggers, and more that are interested in crowdfunding.