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Crowdfunding Comparison: Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, Offbeatr, Patreon. As unbiased as I could be.
Pre-Launch Instructions: Thoughts and considerations on launching a Kickstarter campaign. TL,DR.
Quick Tips: Short, useful thoughts and suggestions for a new crowdfunding project
Crowdfunding for Adult Projects: How Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Offbeatr handle NSFW projects.

Outside Links:
A Kickstarter’s Guide to Kickstarter: A superlative beginner’s guide to Kickstarter.The “Doing Your Homework” section (pp. 29-37) is totally worth the price of admission, which is free.
Kickstarter School: The official help files for Kickstarter, backed by company research. Advice on setting goals, developing rewards.
Fear the Boot’s Crowdfunding Round Table: A pair of podcast episodes from some successful tabletop RPG crowdfunders, a distantly related geekdom. Useful tips and ideas. (part 2)
Your Kickstarter Sucks: Don’t, don’t, don’t be these people.
KickTraq: The analytical hype engine for Kickstarter
Indiegogo’s Prep Calendar, a strong model to build from for scheduling your campaign launch. It’ll never be a perfect fit, but it’s philosophically a good model.
Crowdfunding and Budgets for Indie Games essay by
A No-Name Developer’s Guide to [indie game funding on] Kickstarter


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