Tag: crowdfunding

10 Years of Kickstarter, 10 Lessons to Help You Succeed

On April 28, 2009, Kickstarter was born. The site’s promise was simple but ambitious – to provide a place for independent creators to launch their creative projects. Kickstarter has seen profound success on a scale no one could have anticipated. Indeed, last week was Kickstarter’s tenth birthday. After 10 years of Kickstarter, it’s time to look back and see what the platform has taught us. Ten years is plenty of time for a platform to grow and creators to learn. …

Fulfilling Board Games in One Simple Infographic

At Fulfillrite, we spend a lot of time thinking about supply chain management. Even our part in the process, largely centered on order fulfillment, can be very complex. So much so that we’ve built a business out of having people outsource it to us. Fulfilling board games after a Kickstarter campaign is a good example of this complexity. Kickstarter is 10 years old now, but it still attracts board game creators who are brand new. Can you imagine how difficult …

12 Questions About Board Game Order Fulfillment & Shipping, Answered

Recently, Fulfillrite worked with Brandon Rollins on a giveaway contest for a board game called the Quacks of Quedlinburg. One of the ways you could enter was by answering the question “what confuses you the most about board game fulfillment?” We received 165 responses that, once we compiled them, were incredibly useful. Part of running a great fulfillment company comes down to listening to end-user feedback. About a week after the contest, Brandon created a report for us that summarized all …

Tabletop Tops Kickstarter in 2018. Again.

Crowdfunding is growing, and so are the number of crowdfunding platforms. But in one category, there’s one platform that remains king, and whose empire is only growing. That category is tabletop, and the platform is Kickstarter. For the 5th consecutive year, the tabletop category was the highest growth category for Kickstarter, the highest successfully-funded campaign category, and the category with the highest grossing single Kickstarter project of the year. (“Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon” by Poland based Awakened Realms …

Got My Back(er)? Do I Need To Back My Friend’s Kickstarter Project?

You know the scenario. Your friend Juan sends you an email asking you to back his new project on Kickstarter. It’s this really cool, incredible new board game. At least that’s what Juan says. You click on over to his campaign and, mmmm…nah. It really does not look like something you’d ever open, much less play. Besides, you’re feeling pretty tight these days, what with all the money you just spent running your own Kickstarter campaign. Oh, wait. Juan backed …