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Ever wondered why your Kickstarter campaign isn't hitting the mark? Or how some indie developers turn setbacks into triumphs? In this episode of Crowdfunding Nerds, Andrew and Sean dive deep into the art of polling fans and making data-driven decisions with special guest Christopher Cantero of Chazak Games. Christopher, who has an impressive backgr…
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Ever wondered what it takes to leave a lasting impression at game conventions? In this episode, Andrew is joined by Sam McDavitt of McDavid Publishing to spill the beans on their recent experiences at the Origins Game Fair! We dive deep into booth setup secrets, demo strategies, and the magic of engaging attendees of all ages. Plus, Sam shares his …
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Are you ready to become a Facebook ads wizard for your crowdfunding campaign? In episode 185 of Crowdfunding Nerds, I'm flying solo—Andrew's out, and our guest has been rescheduled. But fear not! I've got a treasure trove of tips to help you decode ad data and skyrocket your ad performance. Ever wonder why your Facebook ads aren’t converting as exp…
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Are you ready to distill the secrets of a smash-hit board game? In episode 184 of Crowdfunding Nerds, Andrew and Sean are joined by the mastermind behind "Distilled," Dave Beck of Paverson Games! We're shaking up the game board as Dave spills the beans on turning spirited Scottish tours into a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign. How did a globa…
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Hey there, fellow convention enthusiasts and crowdfunding fans! Are you ready to level up your convention game? Tune in to episode 183 of "Crowdfunding Nerds," where your hosts, Andrew and Sean, along with convention guru Rick, unpack the secrets to making a splash at events like Origins. Ever wondered why some booths buzz with activity while other…
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Hey Crowdfunding enthusiasts! Are you ready to unlock the secrets of email marketing success for your next campaign? In this episode of Crowdfunding Nerds join Andrew and Sean as we welcome our newest team member, Donnie Chase, to dissect the do's and don'ts of email marketing. Ever wonder why your emails aren't hitting the mark? We're diving deep …
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Are you ready to dive into the future of Kickstarter and what it means for your crowdfunding campaigns? In episode 181 of Crowdfunding Nerds, your favorite hosts Andrew and Sean, along with our savvy guest Rick, put on their analytical glasses (literally!) to explore Kickstarter's bold new vision. Is Kickstarter becoming the one-stop shop for campa…
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Hey there, fellow nerds! Are you ready to dive into the gritty reality of chasing dreams and grappling with defeat? In episode 180 of Crowdfunding Nerds, Andrew and Sean unpack a rollercoaster of a story: the Golden Geek Awards campaign for the board game Deliverance. Ever poured your heart into something only to watch it not pan out? We're getting…
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Hey Crowdfunding enthusiasts! Are you ready to dive deep into the heart of crowdfunding with us? In episode 179 of Crowdfunding Nerds, Andrew and Sean peel back the layers of what it really means to engage with your backers. Is it just about the money for goods exchange, or is there more to this digital handshake? Ever heard of "The Door In Princip…
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Hey Crowdfunding enthusiasts! Ready to unlock the secrets of a successful campaign? Tune into Episode 178 of Crowdfunding Nerds, where your host Andrew Lowen flies solo this time, continuing his insightful chat with the ever-knowledgeable Jack Dunbar. Ever wondered what magic lies behind a thriving crowdfunding campaign? Or how to turn past campaig…
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Hey, Crowdfunding enthusiasts! In episode 177 of Crowdfunding Nerds, your host Andrew, joins forces with the savvy Jack Dunbar from New Kingdom Gaming. Wondering how to smash your second crowdfunding campaign? Jack spills the beans on the lessons he learned from his first Kickstarter triumph with New Kingdom Gardeners. But that's just the start! We…
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Hey there, fellow nerds! Are you ready to dive into the emotional rollercoaster of game creation? In episode 176 of Crowdfunding Nerds, your hosts Andrew and Sean are getting real about the highs and lows that come with the territory. Ever wondered how it feels to have your game baby critiqued, or what it's like to juggle the spotlight with your pe…
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Hey there, game enthusiasts and crowdfund wizards! Are you ready to debunk some myths and level up your crowdfunding knowledge? In episode 175 of the Crowdfunding Nerds podcast, your favorite hosts Andrew and Sean are about to drop some serious truth bombs. Think launching a Kickstarter is a guaranteed jackpot? Or that crowdfunding is the new kid o…
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Hey there, fellow crowdfunding aficionados! Get ready to tune into episode 174 of the Crowdfunding Nerds podcast! Ever wondered how to turn your crowdfunding dreams into a resounding success? Well, ponder no more! I'm your host Andrew, and in this episode, we're diving deep with the brilliant minds of Austin Harrison founder of IV Studios and Corey…
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Hey, board game enthusiasts! Ever wondered how to maximize your direct sales and get your game into the hands of eager players? In episode 173 of "Crowdfunding Nerds," I, Andrew, and my co-host Sean, dive deep into the world of e-commerce for board games. Should you choose WooCommerce or Shopify to launch your online store? We'll unravel the myster…
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Hey there, fellow crowdfunding enthusiasts! Are you ready to dive into the world of board game creation with a sprinkle of deception and a dash of strategy? In episode 172 of Crowdfunding Nerds, I, Andrew, alongside my co-host Sean, sit down with the incredible Juli Bierwirth from Distant Rabbit Games! Ever wondered how a nutrition expert turns int…
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Tune in to episode 171 of the Crowdfunding Nerds podcast, where your favorite hosts, Andrew and Sean, take you behind the scenes of the Deliverance expansion and reprint strategy. Ever wondered how alternative reality games can boost your campaign at conventions? We're diving deep into the nitty-gritty of pre-marketing magic, from leveraging YouTub…
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Are you ready to blast off into the cosmos of crowdfunding success? In episode 170 of Crowdfunding Nerds, your favorite hosts Andrew and Sean sit down with the stellar minds behind Kinson Key Games—T.K. King, Koltin Thompson, and Dennis Northcott—to navigate the universe of their Kickstarter triumph with "Galactic Cruise." From Tennessee tunes to t…
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Hey, Crowdfunding Nerds! Ready for a deep dive into the gaming world? In episode 169, I, your host Andrew, along with Sean, chat with the brilliant Chris Skaggs from Soma Games. Ever wondered how to keep a game development team motivated or what it takes to pivot from contractors to full-time employees? Chris spills the beans on these topics and mo…
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Are you ready to crack the code on making your crowdfunding campaign a retailer's dream? In episode 168 of Crowdfunding Nerds, I, your host Andrew, alongside my trusty co-host Sean, team up with the savvy Will Schultz from Knight and Day Games to unlock the secrets of retailer-friendly campaigns. Will spills the beans on what retailers really want,…
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Hey there, fellow entrepreneurs and crowdfunding aficionados! Are you ready to dive deep into the art of running a business not just for the day-to-day but with a grand finale in mind? In episode 167 of Crowdfunding Nerds, I, your host Andrew, alongside my trusty co-host Sean, am thrilled to bring you insights from the business brokerage world with…
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Are you ready to level up your crowdfunding game? Welcome back, Nerd Nation, to episode 166 of Crowdfunding Nerds! I'm your host, Andrew, joined by my co-host Sean, and today we've got a special treat for you. Ever found yourself tangled in the web of pledge managers, wishing for a superhero to swoop in and streamline the chaos? Enter Konstantinos …
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Are you ready to supercharge your energy levels and make better decisions in your crowdfunding ventures? Do you wonder how small habits can lead to big wins in both health and business? Tune in to episode 165 of Crowdfunding Nerds where your host Andrew and co-host Sean, along with nutrition coach Julie Litchfield from AdvoCare, unpack the secrets …
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Are you tired of sifting through a sea of so-called Kickstarter gurus and marketing gimmicks? Want to know how to spot the real deal? In episode 164 of Crowdfunding Nerds, your trusty hosts Andrew and Sean are on a mission to debunk the fakes! We're diving deep into the world of self-proclaimed experts and teaching you how to separate fact from fic…
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Hey there, fellow crowdfunding aficionados! Are you ready to unlock the secret sauce to turning those clicks into cash? In episode 163 of the *Crowdfunding Nerds* podcast, your host Andrew, with the brilliant minds of Sean and Jacob, dives deep into the mysterious world of perceived value. Ever wonder why that top-notch product isn't flying off the…
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Welcome to "Crowdfunding Nerds" episode 162! Ever wondered about the difference between marketing and advertising? Or how to avoid being "that" sleazy salesperson? Join hosts Andrew and Sean as they delve into these intriguing topics. This episode is a treasure trove of marketing insights, from understanding customer behavior to crafting targeted m…
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Welcome to Crowdfunding Nerds Episode 161! Ever wondered about the art of setting and achieving realistic goals? Your hosts, Andrew and Sean, are here to delve deep into this topic. We'll discuss why goal setting is crucial, how it enhances productivity, and its role in improving the quality of life. You'll hear personal stories about setting meani…
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Welcome to Crowdfunding Nerds, episode 160! This is Andrew, your host, and joining me today is Sean. Ever wondered how to optimize your productivity while staying sane? Well, we're here to discuss just that – the importance of taking breaks for peak productivity. We're not just talking about work, but also the power of intentional rest. We'll share…
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Welcome, fellow crowdfunding enthusiasts! Are you ready to tackle complacency? In episode 159 of Crowdfunding Nerds, Andrew and Sean are back to help you stay ahead of the game. We start with some casual banter, then dive into the dangers of complacency in Kickstarter campaigns. We also share our New Year's resolutions and discuss how to avoid the …
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Welcome, fellow Crowdfunding Nerds, to a crystal-ball-gazing session in Episode 158! Your hosts, Andrew and Sean, along with guest Rick, delve into the future of board games and crowdfunding. We jest, debate, and ponder on everything from China's manufacturing scenario to the rising costs for creators. Yet, we remain hopeful as we foresee an increa…
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Welcome to the wild ride that is episode #157 of Crowdfunding Nerds! Ever wondered what links sharks, ice cream, World of Warcraft, and marketing? Prepare to be enlightened. Your hosts, Andrew, Sean, and our special guest, Rick, will take you on a journey that melds humor, curiosity, and invaluable insights. We'll dive into a unique blend of market…
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Welcome to Episode 156 of Crowdfunding Nerds! I'm Andrew, and alongside my co-host Sean, we're going to unravel the secrets behind a successful crowdfunding campaign. This episode marks our 3-year anniversary and we've got a ton of exciting topics to cover! Ever wondered how a well-crafted ad campaign can create ripples in the crowdfunding world? O…
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Welcome to the 155th episode of Crowdfunding Nerds! Ever wondered how World War Two propaganda, the Bavarian Illuminati, and humor can boost your crowdfunding campaign? Join hosts Sean and Jacob as they delve into these fascinating connections. We also introduce Jacob, our Facebook ads guru, to discuss the power of different ad types. Discover why …
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Welcome to episode 154 of Crowdfunding Nerds! I'm your host, Sean, flying solo today while Andrew and the rest of the team enjoy a post-Thanksgiving break. Ever felt weird on the internet? Well, according to Felicia Day, "You're Never Weird on the Internet". In today's episode, we delve deep into her book, uncovering the journey of her creation, "T…
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Ever wondered how to safeguard your crowdfunding campaign from cybersecurity threats? Curious about the tactics hackers use to target unsuspecting victims? In episode 153 of the Crowdfunding Nerds podcast, we dive headfirst into this digital minefield. With Andrew away, Jacob (our Facebook ad guru) and Sean step in as the Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan K…
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Welcome, crowdfunding enthusiasts! I'm your host, Andrew, joined by my co-host Sean, for Episode 152 of the Crowdfunding Nerds podcast. Ever wondered about the secret recipe for a perfect crowdfunding email pitch? Curious about how to handle criticism while maintaining your sanity? Interested in optimizing your Kickstarter campaign pages? We've got…
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Welcome back to Crowdfunding Nerds, episode 151! Today we're thrilled to have Joe Slack with us. Ever wondered what makes a board game irresistible? It's all about the 'table presence'! In this episode, we delve into the key elements that contribute to a game's allure, such as color, unique components, and physical presence on the table. We also em…
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Welcome to Crowdfunding Nerds' milestone 150th episode! It's your hosts, Andrew and Sean, and we're diving deep into the world of change. Ever felt daunted by change? Or are you someone who thrives on it? Join us as we navigate the choppy waters of change in life and business. We kick off by celebrating this landmark episode and expressing our grat…
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Welcome to episode 149 of the Crowdfunding Nerds podcast! I’m your host, Andrew, along with my co-host, Sean. Ever wondered how to pivot when unforeseen issues arise in your crowdfunding campaign? Well, you're in the right place. We kick off by sharing the purpose of our podcast, and then dive into a real-life case study about a client who had to c…
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Marketing specialist Ben O’Brien of Curve Games joins the Crowdfunding Nerds to discuss transitioning from the board game industry to the video game industry, alongside crafting engaging crowdfunding campaign pages. 00:01:19 – Some Board Games Make Great Video Games 00:09:47 – It’s Harder To Make A Video Game Into A Board Game 00:19:28 – Kickstarte…
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The advertising manager of BoardGameGeek (BGG) Chad Krizan joins the Crowdfunding Nerds to talk about all the options available to publishers seeking to promote their games on their site and in their emails. 00:01:24 – Who Is Chad Krizan? 00:05:54 – The Evolution of BoardGameGeek Advertising 00:09:36 – BoardGameGeek Contests 00:12:37 – BoardGameGee…
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The Crowdfunding Nerds revisit the first five episodes of the podcast to talk about key elements and industry updates since recording them. 00:01:51 – Episode 1 Rewind 00:10:43 – Episode 2 Rewind 00:17:45 – Episode 3 Rewind 00:25:33 – Episode 4 Rewind 00:30:39 – Episode 5 Rewind Shownotes Episode 1 - https://crowdfundingnerds.com/episode1/ Episode …
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On this episode the Crowdfunding Nerds discuss the importance of hiring the right people while using Valve as a case study for business productivity. 00:01:51 – How Jacob & Andrew First Connected 00:07:58 – How We Hired Jacob 00:13:37 – The Crowdfunding Nerd Philosophy Of Hiring 00:15:52 – Leveraging Employee Past Experience 00:19:39 – Valve As A C…
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David Finn of Bridge Distribution & Fulfilment joins the Crowdfunding Nerds for a second episode discussing pledge discounts and issues with distribution that publishers should know about. 00:00:43 – Charging The Right Price For Your Pledges 00:07:26 – How To Ship Neoprene Mats 00:10:39 – Things Publishers Need To Let Their Distributors Know 00:15:…
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David Finn of Bridge Distribution & Fulfilment shares his insights with the Crowdfunding Nerds about Kickstarter Tabletop Game shipping. 00:02:10 – Who Is David Finn 00:03:51 – How Was Distribution Impacted in 2020-2021? 00:09:48 – Giga-Bites Cafe 00:12:40 – How Andrew and David Connected 00:18:02 – Understanding Tracking Labels 00:24:18 – Directin…
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Scott Pease of Snap Ships Tactics, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, and Guitar Hero fame joins the Crowdfunding Nerds to talk about setting backer expectations for tabletop fulfilment. 00:01:41 – How Long Does Fulfilment Take? 00:06:43 – What To Do When Backers Freak Out 00:10:43 – Lots of SKUs Can Slow Things Down 00:11:37 – Differences Between Tabletop & …
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Alternate title: Making Your Game Undeniably Great. Matthew Meeple joins The Crowdfunding Nerds to talk about the virtuous cycle of board game marketing, the challenges of game development iterations, and making your project "undeniable." 00:02:11 – Who Is Matthew & What Is Ascendancy? 00:06:28 – How Ascendancy Was Made 00:09:12 – Understanding The…
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The Crowdfunding Nerds breakdown the post-campaign sales strategy for Deliverance and the goal of building demand for an expansion and re-print Kickstarter campaign through controlled scarcity. 00:02:44 – Post-Campaign Influencer Strategy 00:11:25 – Leveraging The Excitement of Your Community 00:13:37 – Creating Demand For Your Game 00:31:56 – Comm…
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Marco Pecota of Raybox Games joins the Crowdfunding Nerds to discuss the underperformance of a crowdfunding campaign with a proven IP. Timestamps:00:02:21 – Marco’s Expectations00:04:31 – Email Open Rates?00:04:52 – Pledge Levels Comparison00:08:18 – Issues With Cash Flow00:11:04 – Thinking About Post-Campaign Sales00:14:33 – Challenges of Selling …
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Brendan McCaskell of Open Owl Studios (formally OOMM Games) joins the Crowdfunding Nerds to talk about marketing Stonesaga and Mythwind while presenting a neat way for publishers to connect with retailers. 00:02:40- Brendan McCaskell Intro 00:05:53– Bringing Your Audience From Project To Project 00:07:47 – Developing Your Business Around Customer N…
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