For Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

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December 2013
by Justine Schofield

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Many publishers and self-publishers know by now that crowdfunding lets you raise money to launch a book, gauge the audience for it, and minimize the financial risks of the publishing process. But, given many crowdfunding platforms to choose among, it can be hard to decide which platform is right for you.

Here’s a quick look at the three top crowdfunding options (including our company, Pubslush) that authors could use to raise funds.

Indiegogo

Funding Type: All or nothing or flexible funding.

Platform Fee: If you choose all or nothing, 4 percent of what you have earned goes to the platform as a fee. If you choose flex funding, you pay 4% of what you raise if you reach your goal. If you don’t make your goal, the platform takes 9% of what you raise….IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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