Making Your Debut: Best Practices for Crowdfunding on Your Own Website

When it comes to crowdfunding, few decisions are as important as choosing to skip the traditional platform and go solo. Making the choice to crowdfund on your own website may seem like a bold move, but...
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Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Crowdfund. Part 3 and Part 4: Generating Media Buzz, Building Your Community & Solving Paid Acquisition

In Part 1, we covered Optimizing Landing Pages for Crowdfunding. In Part 2, we explored all things Social, Content and SEO. If you haven't already, check out those reads before finishing the series! Part 3: Generating...
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Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Crowdfund. Part 2: Building Your Online Presence Through Social, Content, and SEO.

In Part 1, we covered Optimizing Landing Pages for Crowdfunding. If you haven't read it, we suggest checking it out before reading on. Now that you’ve got a website and built out some landing pages...
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Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Crowdfund. Part 1: Optimizing Landing Pages

You could have the best product in the world, but if no one knows about it, no one’s going to buy it. It’s up to you and your team to build hype, create super...
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How to Turn Your Idea Into a Crowdfunding-Ready Prototype

Turning a great idea into a working, living, breathing (batteries required) prototype is difficult. With few resources available online and ample opportunity for wrong turns, steering your way from blueprint into a working prototype can be...
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How to Validate Your Crowdfunding Idea

When it comes to crowdfunding, the crowd is your jury, and they have the sole power to rule for or against your idea with their dollars. A successfully backed project represents an idea that’s solid,...
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Hit or Miss? How Much Did They Crowdfund?!

Crowdfunding continues to explode as the top means for innovators to publicly launch their latest and greatest. While some projects strike it big with the crowds, crushing records (and the hearts of old flames), others fall...
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9 Reads to Make You Smart Before Crowdfunding Hardware

Hardware is hard. However, there are few things more satisfying than successfully crowdfunding an idea you've created. At Celery, we've helped our fair share of hardware crowdfunds, but we certainly don't claim to know it all....
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7 Ways to Beat The Odds & Run a $100K Crowdfund

After analyzing and working alongside thousands of crowdfunding campaigns, the $100,000 mark has emerged as our chief metric for success. Surpassing this threshold indicates market validation, long-term project success, and the potential for bigger business....
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What's Your Crowdfunding IQ? Take This Quiz to Find Out.

Crowdfunding has quickly risen to the top as the ultimate means for savvy entrepreneurs and creators to launch their amazing ideas. In order to be a crowdfunding success, knowledge is key. Find out how smart you...
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