We’re thrilled to unveil our redesigned web site. Our new homepage is your portal to revolutionary initiatives and proficient creators launching on our crowdfunding platform. It showcases how we’re enhancing backers’ position in crowdfunding and increasing our help for our creator companions.
Reworking the artistic course of right into a collective effort
Crowdfunding has the ability to rework initiatives from solo endeavors into collective efforts. The engagement between a creator and their backers can enhance a challenge’s last output and nurture bonds that pay dividends.
Seasoned creators get this. They know that backers don’t simply fund initiatives, they assist initiatives succeed by spreading the phrase; they make merchandise higher by offering beneficial suggestions and asking insightful questions; they breathe life into the communities that make initiatives memorable; and they’re the earliest adopters and sometimes loudest champions for creators.
Final yr, we got down to unleash the extraordinary prospects that come up when creators and backers be part of forces. Since then, we’ve constructed a platform that encourages, and sometimes even insists, that creators contain backers within the artistic course of. In tandem, we’ve developed a set of creator instruments to energy these collaborations.
We couldn’t be extra excited in regards to the 100-plus initiatives which were efficiently funded on BackerKit. Our collaboration with these creators has been instrumental in shaping our platform.
Portal to our artistic neighborhood
Our new homepage makes it simple to find thrilling initiatives, discover participating backer experiences, or seek for particular campaigns.
The central feed surfaces fashionable initiatives, energetic discussions, participating polls, fashionable neighborhood achievements, entertaining stay streams, and extra. From the invention panel on the left, you possibly can browse initiatives by classes and curated alternatives. To discover a particular challenge or creator, you should utilize the search bar on the high of the web page.
Superpowers for backer engagement
Essentially the most beneficial final result of a crowdfunding marketing campaign is an engaged neighborhood of backers invested in a creator’s success. That’s the driving pressure behind our concentrate on offering creators with superpowers for backer engagement.
Right here is an intro to a number of the instruments we’ve been growing:
Polls: the primary driver of backer engagement on our platform, polls enable creators to ask inquiries to their backers and share their responses. Creators have adopted polls to give backers a voice in shaping initiatives, elicit enter to tell neighborhood engagement efforts, and have enjoyable.
Livestreams: to rejoice necessary moments with their neighborhood, creators can host stay occasions on their challenge web page (or pre-launch web page). Mini Museum hosted a launch social gathering that garnered over eight thousand viewers, and Cephalofair’s launch announcement had a powerful exhibiting, with greater than twenty thousand individuals.
Group Achievements: creators can set secondary targets which are activated when base funding targets are reached. Achievements don’t must be financial, they are often primarily based on backer depend, pledges to particular reward tiers, social media shares, and extra. They can be utilized to unlock reveals, and rewards, simply to call just a few. By celebrating collective motion, achievements enable creators to gamify backer engagement and maintain backers invested all through the marketing campaign.
Dialogue Threads: to create area for enjoyable, significant, and interesting conversations, we arrange discussions into threads and supply creators with highly effective moderation instruments. To get backers to hitch the dialog as quickly as they pledge, creators may even spotlight a dialogue on the pledge affirmation web page.
Construct the long run with us
With the launch of our new web site, now we have introduced into focus our community-driven imaginative and prescient for crowdfunding. And, now we have considerably enhanced our capability to energy creators’ efforts throughout their total journey, from constructing neighborhood to transport rewards.
Our work is nowhere close to achieved. We’re dedicated to constructing a platform that improves over time and delivers creator and backer experiences which are higher each time. Be a part of us on this journey to create the way forward for crowdfunding.