Crowdfunding Expert Kendall Almerico, the CEO of ClickStartMe, has released five things every crowdfunder must do before launching a crowdfunding campaign. Here are the five steps recommended by the crowdfunding expert:
1. Thoroughly think the project through before launch. 2. List and define your network. 3. Define the "core" of supporters and get them ready to donate and help on launch day. 4. Research blogs, media and other sources of publicity. 5. Before launch, write every Facebook post, every Tweet and every e-mail that will be sent to each segment of the network.
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