Why Kickstarter Is Good For Your Business | The Power Of Kickstarter

Why Kickstarter Is Good For Your Business | The Power Of Kickstarter Audio Only: Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, and many others have been around for about 10 years now, and yet there are still lots of people who don’t understand why Kickstarter is good for your business. In this quick video, my aim is […]

Crowdfunding Too Early | What To Know Before Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Too Early | What To Know Before Crowdfunding Audio Only: Crowdfunding too early is a common mistake a lot of entrepreneurs make with their campaigns. They don’t research what to know before crowdfunding before jumping in. Today we’re going to take look at a key stress point in your campaign and how to avoid […]

Can Your Product Succeed On Kickstarter? | How To Run A Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Can Your Product Succeed On Kickstarter? | How To Run A Successful Kickstarter Campaign Audio Only: Can your product succeed on Kickstarter? We’ve been going over different tips and tricks on how to run a successful Kickstarter or IndieGoGo campaign, but it’s time to talk about your product itself. It doesn’t matter how well-prepared your […]

Kickstarter Popularity Algorithm | How To Launch A New Product On Kickstarter?

Kickstarter Popularity Algorithm | How To Launch A New Product On Kickstarter? Audio Only: The Kickstarter popularity algorithm is probably the most overlooked factor for ensuring a successful crowdfunding campaign. If you want to know how to launch a new product on Kickstarter or IndieGoGo successfully the algorithm is something you need to be aware […]

How To Set Your Kickstarter Goal | Funding Goals For Your Kickstarter

How To Set Your Kickstarter Goal | Funding Goals For Your Kickstarter Audio Only:  Knowing how to set your Kickstarter goal is a tricky but an extremely important part of your crowdfunding campaign. Funding goals for your Kickstarter project involve a lot of factors, but the bottom line is that the goal has to be […]

Avoid THIS Kickstarter Mistake: How To Plan Your Kickstarter Campaign For Maximum Success

Avoid THIS Kickstarter Mistake: How To Plan Your Kickstarter Campaign For Maximum Success   Audio Only: Dreaming of launching a kickass crowdfunding campaign for your project? There’s one common Kickstarter mistake you need to avoid at all costs. It’s super important that you keep this in mind when researching how to plan your Kickstarter campaign. […]

CFU 117: How to Use Instagram Giveaway Contests to Fuel Your Pre-Launch Efforts | feat. Jocelyn Schade

In today’s episode, we take a look at how MadnessPlanner.com, a current planner brand that’s getting ready to release their latest planner, is using Instagram Giveaway contests to gain brand traction and build their audience. Be sure to subscribe using the links below so you don’t miss another episode! iTunes Stitcher Jocelyn Schade launched Madness […]

CFU 116: Stop Self-Sabotage with Techniques Learned From a Hostage Negotiator, with Paul Nadeau

CFU 116: Stop Self-Sabotage with Techniques Learned From a Hostage Negotiator, with Paul Nadeau  Khierstyn’s guest for this episode of Crowdfunding Uncut is Paul Nadeau, skilled hostage negotiator and the person who is going to revolutionize how you think about stopping self-sabotage. He takes his knowledge of negotiating with people in crises and applies […]

CFU 115: How to use Leadership to Drive Impact Within a Multi-Million Dollar Business, with Chris Thomson

CFU 115: How to Use Leadership to Drive Impact Within a Multi-Million Dollar Business, with Chris Thomson Leadership, motivation, and entrepreneur are three of the biggest buzzwords in today’s business environment. Chris Thomson, business owner and partner for Canada’s Student Works Painting, has built a company that brings in over $12 million in annual revenue, […]

CFU 114: How to Sell on Amazon After a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign – Ben Arneberg

CFU 114: How to Sell on Amazon After a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign – Ben Arneberg With nearly 50% of all e-commerce sales occurring on Amazon, many crowdfunders are asking the question, “how can I take my product and sell on Amazon?” On this episode of Crowdfunding Uncut, Khierstyn has a conversation with Ben Arneberg, founder […]

CFU 113: An Unconventional Guide to Investing in Key Relationships, feat. Jayson Gaignard

CFU 113: An Unconventional Guide to Investing in your Key Relationships | feat. Jayson Gaignard If there’s one area of business all entrepreneurs and crowdfunders need to understand, it’s the art and science of investing in relationships. On this episode of Crowdfunding Uncut, Khierstyn interviews Jayson Gaignard, founder of Mastermind Talks, about the story behind […]

CFU 112: How to Become an Effective Leader Using Gratitude as a Simple Daily Hack| feat. UJ Ramdas

CFU 112: How to Become an Effective Leader Using Gratitude as a Simple Daily Hack| feat. UJ Ramdas Many entrepreneurs start their company and launch their products because they want to implement healthy change in the world. Khierstyn’s guest for this episode of Crowdfunding Uncut, UJ Ramdas, and his company Intelligent Change is doing just […]

From $12K to $1.6 Million in Less Than 12 Months

From $12K in debt to $1.6 Million in Less Than 12 Months   In 2017, Chris Prendergast was sitting on a musical goldmine he had no idea how to tap. He loved nothing better than playing electric guitar, but it meant having to haul and set up loads of bulky, heavy equipment. Determined to create […]

CFU 109: Ever thought of doing an Ironman Triathlon to Hack Entrepreneurship? | feat. David Roher

CFU 109 – Ever thought of doing an Ironman Triathlon to hack Entrepreneurship? | feat. David Roher My guest today is David Roher. We’re talking about doing things that people may think you’re crazy for doing. We recently completed an Iron Man Triathlon. It was the hardest endurance activity I could have ever done.   […]

CFU 106: Using Indiegogo to Start a Monthly Subscription Service | Feat. Tim Ray of Carnivore Club

CFU 106 – Using Indiegogo to Start a Monthly Subscription Service | Feat. Tim Ray of Carnivore Club My guest today is Tim Ray. He is the founder of Carnivore Club. An E-Commerce subscription based company that offers meat from different artisans around the world.   [02:04] Stories That Drive Crowdfunding   Carnivore Club is […]

CFU 107 – Considering investment? Here’s the cheat sheet | Feat. Matt Bodnar of Science of Success

CFU 107 – Considering investment? Here’s the cheat sheet | Feat. Matt Bodnar of Science of Success My guest today is Matt Bodnar. He is the host of the Science is Success podcast and a part of the Fresh Hospitality Firm. Matt is here to share with us today how to get an VC investment […]

CFU 111: Crowdfunding Success, Building a Remote Team, and the Gadget Flow Story with Evan Varsamis

        On this episode of Crowdfunding Uncut, Khierstyn interviews crowdfunding success mogul Evan Varsamis, founder and CEO of Gadget Flow. He has built a platform that puts innovative products in front of over 25 million people per month, runs an international team remotely, and has some great advice for aspiring crowdfunding professionals. […]

CFU 110 Developing Creative Networking, Being a Unique Entrepreneur, and Making Impactful Friends Feat. Sol Orwell

CFU 110 – Developing Creative Networking, Being a Unique Entrepreneur, and Making Impactful Friends Feat. Sol Orwell   Few entrepreneurs are as unique, engaging, and great at creative networking as Sol Orwell, founder of nutrition advice empire Examine.com. He is also the creator of websites garnering over 200,000 visitors per day and a fanatic chocolate […]

Ep 108 : Building an Unlikely Niche on Kickstarter, Feat Ted Flemming

Ep 108 : Building an Unlikely Niche on Kickstarter, Feat Ted Flemming My guest today is Ted Flemming. He’s used Kickstarter to raise awareness and funds to his non-alcoholic beer brewing brand. He raised a little under $30,000 for his project! He’s here to share why he used Kickstarter for his campaign.   [02:33] Why [...]

EP 104 Insider Lessons Gained from Launching Successful Products Feat: Dale Backus

EP 104 Insider Lessons Gained from Launching Successful Products Feat: Dale Backus Dale Backus has a story with ups and downs, hard work and wins, and some really amazing entrepreneurial lessons. He’s won crash the Doritos contest not once but twice. He used some of these earnings to help fund his startup. That startup is [...]

EP 103 Influence Marketing; Expert Secrets to Fast, Inexpensive Growth. Feat: James Swanwick

EP 103 Influence Marketing; Expert Secrets to Fast, Inexpensive Growth. Feat: James Swanwick We’ve been looking forward to this week’s guest for some time. Khierstyn joined James on a panel listening to Amazon sellers. She listened to how he was able to grow organically through influence marketing. Brands can fast-track by doing paid advertising, however, [...]

What does completing a 70.3 Ironman in 6h 39 mins look like? | My journey to Ironman

Transition closed at 6.00am. Athletes started lining up to start the swim at 6.20am. As it would have been an absolute mess to start everyone at once, we did a ‘rolling start’ where they let two athletes enter the water every two seconds. And if you don’t want to be drowned by the uber-fast swimmers, […]

70.3, T minus 12 hours until race day! | My journey to Ironman

Lobster Roll or Lobster Macaroni and Cheese? That was the lunch decision I had to make today, the day before the 70.3 Ironman in Maine. It’s a 70.3, so not a full Ironman, but half the distance, where we cover 70.3 miles over a triathlon. I arrived on Friday and met up with my coach […]

EP 102 – Expert Secrets to Leverage Email Automation and See Results Feat Chris Davis

EP 102 - Expert Secrets to Leverage Email Automation and See Results Feat, Chris Davis Unsure where to start?   Too many email marketing platforms to choose from?   Then this podcast is for you. This week I’m joined by Chris Davis who is the Educational Director of Content of Active Campaign. We’re going to [...]

I am not an athlete

Or, at least never thought I’d identify as one. Growing up I hated group sports – maybe because I was always picked last (but that’s for another time). While I was living in the UK back in 2013, I went on a date with a guy, we’ll call him Jerry, that had just completed the […]