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Glad to join you all. Hoping to spread my Crowdfunding knowledge!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by CampaignFunded, Nov 7, 2016.

  1. CampaignFunded

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    I've heard about Black Hat for some time and just now jumping in. Glad to be here. I am a Crowdfunding Expert, Consultant ... or Guru as some might want to say because the industry is fairly new.

    I love crowdfunding and the opportunity it allows for just about anyone to make their dream into a reality the non-traditional way. No need to get tied down in debt to start a business or have an adventure anymore.

    I want to share some knowledge by answering some questions and hopefully find some collaborators down the line.

    Looking forward to a long lasting relationship here,

    Liz
     
  2. topmm

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    Welcome to bhw mate!
     
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  3. redarrow

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    Can you exsplain Crowdfunding
    Thank you.
     
  4. CampaignFunded

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    Hi there and thanks for the question. The short answer is to get or have a "crowd to fund" your idea or business. One can essentially do this themselves, but there are platforms now that are dedicated to hosting your campaign (information you provide about your idea, business or product) to show others from all over the world in hopes of them supporting you as well. One can do away with debt, loans by going this route. In most cases, if the campaign is successful the creator will deliver them a reward that the contributor contributed to in exchange for their support. There are more steps to making it a successful campaign but this is what crowdfunding is.
     
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    Hello and welcome to BHW, Liz. A crowdfunding expert, huh? I am pretty sure that could spark some interest with a lot of members on here.

    - Sisten, BHW
     
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    Hello and thank you, that is what I hope to do. It is interesting to me that online I find many people who know about crowdfunding but rarely encounter anyone offline. Many have never heard of if and the few who have it's only because of the potato salad guy (google worthy :)

    So I'm here to enlighten more about the possibilities.
     
  7. redarrow

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    So your looking for sponsorship for a product but the sponsor can be anybody who pay for the business to go forward?

    How does the lender / sponsor get paid?

    Or do people just give up time and exspert advise and service for free.
     
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    guru is a term we dont use on bhw down to fact many people claim
    to be something there not - no dis-respect
     
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    I personally have never crowdfunded anything myself, but it seems to be interesting.


    - Sisten, BHW
     
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    Hi mate, Welcome to BHW:)
     
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    Welcome, hope you enjoy BHW! :)
     
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  12. CampaignFunded

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    Hi, when you refer to sponsor are you referring to the creator of the campaign or are you referring to me, the one giving advice?

    The creator uses the various platforms to post their project. Those platforms have payment processing methods to collect and distribute the funds as they should be allocated.

    If you were referring to me as the person giving the advice / consulting, I myself have a website and payment processing method as well.

    I hope I answered your question, thanks for asking.
     
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    Most people think so once they learn about it. I've had a few who thought the idea was totally ridiculous to just give your money to someone but after explaining the process and seeing that most contributors are in man cases purchasing in advance.
     
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    Aaahh I can understand, no dis-respect taken. Funny because the term is something that I generally wouldn't use myself however recently while reading an article about crowdfunding it was saying that we couldn't be experts because the industry is too new so another term would be guru. I thought, hmmm okay because one definition of guru is "any person who counsels or advises; mentor" which I thought fits me.
     
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    another thing mods here dont like, is when a person replys to 3 people in
    3 separate posts, when the reply can all go in 1 post, mods call it post inflating.
    u prob didnt no that, but now you do - just advise, if 2-3-4 people make 4 posts
    to you, remember its 4 different people, if u reply back to the 4 people 1 posts
    to all not 1 for each, just a heads up.
     
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    @CampaignFunded Yo, what about makeup, is there a makeup? There has to be right? How else you could do that profitably, how else you woulda protect yourself? Tell people about THAT before they get their hands dirty, please.

    anyway, gl with your business sir
     
  17. CampaignFunded

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    Hi, if you are referring to a markup, that is not what you could consider I get. Anyone can put their story on the various platforms, which takes a commission from the goal reached. What I have is a cost for my service / knowledge to teach them the essential steps for success. They choose to purchase or not as they find me, I am not connected to any of those platforms.

    Not sure what you mean about protect yourself and getting hands dirty.

    I hope I answered your question and thanks for the interaction.
     
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    Welcome aboard, mate. Hope to see future posts about CF.
     
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    Hi Welcome to BHW. Enjoy your stay here.
     
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    Hi,

    Welcome to BHW.:)