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A bouquet of creative goodies

A bouquet of creative goodies

Goodies are an essential part of a crowdfunding and have a big part in the success of the project. Here we have listed some ideas for inspiration:   Purchase advantages (better price than later on if the product is sold regularly) A special edition One dinner/beer/lunch with you A personal phone call from the director A 15-minute personal Skype chat with the project initiator a copy of the first sketch from the project initiator's notebook A drawing The PDF version of a book, screenplay, sketchbook An exclusive link (for preview versions etc.) A mention in the film credits/ancillary roles/statist roles A personal dedication on CD/DVD Invitation for an exclusive testing during the realization process/prototype An invitation to Release/Premiere Party An invitation to concerts/VIP-visits A personal concert at home A personal presentation/film premiere at home Limited/signed posters, T-shirts, caps More ideas can be found in...
Sourcing - everything but money

Sourcing - everything but money

Do you need not only financial support, but also talents, locations or things for your project? We'll help you find that, too. Enter your other project needs and they will appear on our new Sourcing page . You can do this during the project submission, but you can also add it later in the project dashboard. Tip: A good picture will also get you more attention here.  Maybe you'll already find a suitable offer for what you're looking for on the Sourcing page .    
Target amount - remain realistic

Target amount - remain realistic

With the following calculation you can determine your target amount: The actual amount you need to realize your project + 5% reserve + cost of goodies (incl. shipping) + budget for PR / marketing of project (optional) + platform comission (around 10%) = Target amount for crowdfunding   But consider carefully whether your target amount for your crowdfunding is realistic. If the amount is not collected within the specified period, all collected money will be returned to your supporters. (All-or-nothing principle.) In Switzerland, the average target amount of successful projects is around CHF 10,000. Higher target amounts are of course possible, but require a particularly great project and a great deal of commitment on the part of the project initiators. Crowdify also offers the possibility of a stage funding . This allows you to divide your target amount into several sub-targets and reduce the risk of your project failing completely. However, this only makes...