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Matt Ward from the Art of the Kickstart interviews successful entrepreneurs and inventors of the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to find out how to succeed. The show consists of a series of high performing guests offering actionable advice to creators and innovators everywhere to succeed launching their business dreams with crowdfunding. From ideas and innovation to funding and sales the podcast focuses on sharing the stories of the great thinkers and inventors of today in hopes of motivating makers everywhere.

Matt Ward from the Art of the Kickstart interviews successful entrepreneurs and inventors of the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to find out how to succeed. The show consists of a series of high performing guests offering actionable advice to creators and innovators everywhere to succeed launching their business dreams with crowdfunding. From ideas and innovation to funding and sales the podcast focuses on sharing the stories of the great thinkers and inventors of today in hopes of motivating makers everywhere.
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Matt Ward from the Art of the Kickstart interviews successful entrepreneurs and inventors of the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to find out how to succeed. The show consists of a series of high performing guests offering actionable advice to creators and innovators everywhere to succeed launching their business dreams with crowdfunding. From ideas and innovation to funding and sales the podcast focuses on sharing the stories of the great thinkers and inventors of today in hopes of motivating makers everywhere.

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English


Episodes

Rand Fishkin’s Top Tips for SEO in 2018 – AOTK 220

1/15/2018
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Whenever I think about someone who can teach the intricacies and best practices required for good SEO, nobody comes to mind faster than Rand Fishkin. I had the incredible opportunity to chat with him after he gave a talk at a conference I was attending recently – this episode is my recording of that conversation. […] The post Rand Fishkin’s Top Tips for SEO in 2018 – AOTK 220 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:21:39


Life As a Lean Entrepreneur, Crowdfunding Failure Lessons, and Success From Facts, with Steve Blank – AOTK219

1/8/2018
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My guest on this episode, Steve Blank says he very well could have been chosen “least likely to succeed” by his New York City High School classmates. Yet, his story is one of incredible success including leadership of 8 high tech companies, co-founding a business from his living room, heading two startups, and serving as […] The post Life As a Lean Entrepreneur, Crowdfunding Failure Lessons, and Success From Facts, with Steve Blank – AOTK219 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:15:17


A Wand That Creates Anything, Literally – AOTK218

1/3/2018
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For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Ran Cory, campaign manager for the Yeehaw Wand. Check it out to learn more about finding your target audience before launching a Kickstarter project, how much time to spend preparing for your project and much more! Yeehaw Wand – Easily create any object out […] The post A Wand That Creates Anything, Literally – AOTK218 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:16:22


From Crowdfunding to Multi Million Dollar Party Game – Watch Ya’ Mouth + GIVEAWAY! – AOTK217

12/18/2017
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For this exciting episode of Art of the Kickstart, we’ve lined up a very special giveaway! But first, tune in to hear from the creators of the game Watch Ya’ Mouth about launching a game on Kickstarter, protecting your intellectual property, selling your product through Amazon Launchpad and much more. Watch Ya’ Mouth – The […] The post From Crowdfunding to Multi Million Dollar Party Game – Watch Ya’ Mouth + GIVEAWAY! – AOTK217 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:29:44


The Wireless Headphones Taking Over Kickstarter – AOTK216

12/13/2017
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For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Cathy Cao about Vinci 2.0, a project that has raised over half a million dollars on Kickstarter so far. Tune in to hear more about how to make the most of your pre-launch marketing efforts, how to get great press coverage and much more. […] The post The Wireless Headphones Taking Over Kickstarter – AOTK216 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:23:40


Crowdfunding Tips from Indiegogo’s Head of Hardware – AOTK215

12/6/2017
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For this special episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with John Vaskis, Head of Hardware, Technology and Design at Indiegogo. Tune in to hear John’s best tips for Indiegogo creators, including how to set a funding goal, how to set up Indiegogo perks and what to do to ensure your project’s success. Key […] The post Crowdfunding Tips from Indiegogo’s Head of Hardware – AOTK215 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:32:28


Advice for Crowdfunders from an Intellectual Property Attorney – AOTK214

11/28/2017
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For this exciting episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Vincent LoTiempo, an intellectual property attorney who has worked with many exciting clients, including the inventor of the Selfie Stick. Tune in to learn more about different types of intellectual property, how inventors and crowdfunders can protect their intellectual property and much more. Key […] The post Advice for Crowdfunders from an Intellectual Property Attorney – AOTK214 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:25:09


How the SOMNOS Team is Reclaiming Better Sleep – AOTK213

11/20/2017
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For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Kathrin Hamm of SOMNOS. Check it out to learn more about how this weighted blanket came to be, how her team built up a community around their product before launching, how they’ve made their product better with Kickstarter backer feedback and much more. SOMNOS […] The post How the SOMNOS Team is Reclaiming Better Sleep – AOTK213 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:17:44


Hanging Out With the Creators of the TreePod – AOTK212

11/15/2017
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In this week’s episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Ricardo Bottome and Frankie Najera, creators of the Treepod. Check it out to hear more about why they love crowdfunding and what they learned after running two Kickstarter campaigns. TreePod: A Spacious Hanging Retreat Key Crowdfunding Takeaways Why Kickstarter is a great option […] The post Hanging Out With the Creators of the TreePod – AOTK212 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:17:29


The Chair on Kickstarter That Celebrities Love – AOTK211

11/6/2017
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This week on Art of the Kickstart we spoke to Ron Lynch of Big Baby Agency about his work with BackStrong, a Kickstarter campaign for a desk chair that fixes your posture. Tune in to learn more about how they’ve raised over $200,000 in just over a month, with more than 3 weeks remaining on […] The post The Chair on Kickstarter That Celebrities Love – AOTK211 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:20:39


Ultrasonic Cleaning on Indiegogo – AOTK210

10/30/2017
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This week on Art of the Kickstart we spoke to Glen Gunawan about Sonic Soak, a portable ultrasonic cleaning tool! Learn more about how he invented a tool that can clean nearly anything, and how he’s raised over $400,000 on Indiegogo with more than three weeks left to go! Sonic Soak: The Ultimate Ultrasonic Cleaning […] The post Ultrasonic Cleaning on Indiegogo – AOTK210 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:37:36


An Interview With Kickstarter, Part 2 – AOTK209

10/23/2017
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This week we’re back with Part 2 of our interview with Julio Terra of Kickstarter! Check it out to learn more about how to set up great Kickstarter rewards, what to do if your funding slows, how to become a Project We Love and much more. And if you missed part 1, find it here. […] The post An Interview With Kickstarter, Part 2 – AOTK209 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:34:44


A Smokeless Fire Pit That Lit Up Kickstarter – AOTK208

10/16/2017
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For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Erica Rosen, Director of Marketing for BioLite Energy. Tune in to learn more about how they put their own spin on the BioLite FirePit and raised over $2 million on Kickstarter. BioLite FirePit: See Fire, Not Smoke Key Crowdfunding Takeaways How Kickstarter Live can help […] The post A Smokeless Fire Pit That Lit Up Kickstarter – AOTK208 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:31:30


Crowdfunding a Durable Blanket for Every Season – AOTK207

10/10/2017
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We’re back with another exciting episode this week! We spoke with Andrew Capener and Drew Hollenback about their Kickstarter project for the Seasons blanket. Tune in to hear more about what they’ve learned from running multiple campaigns, where to put in the most effort to make sure your project is successful and much more! Seasons […] The post Crowdfunding a Durable Blanket for Every Season – AOTK207 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:20:14


An Interview With Kickstarter, Part 1 – AOTK206

10/9/2017
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For this special episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Julio Terra, Director of Technology and Design at Kickstarter. Check it out to hear from him about how you can make sure your Kickstarter campaign is a success! Key Takeaways What types of products raise the most money on Kickstarter What million-dollar Kickstarter […] The post An Interview With Kickstarter, Part 1 – AOTK206 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:34:34


Using Kicktraq to Boost Your Kickstarter Project – AOTK205

9/25/2017
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For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we talked to Adam Clark of Kicktraq, a site that offers analytics and other tools for Kickstarter project creators and backers. Tune in to learn more about how Kicktraq measures campaign metrics, and how their tools can help you make your campaign a success or find a […] The post Using Kicktraq to Boost Your Kickstarter Project – AOTK205 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:26:26


How Gadget Flow Became What it is Today – AOTK204

9/18/2017
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Note: This week’s podcast features Gadget Flow. Submit your Kickstarter or Indiegogo project to The Gadget Flow today using code atok20 and save 20%. For this week’s episode of the podcast, we spoke with Evan Varsamis, creator of the Gadget Flow, about how he built the Gadget Flow from the ground up and how the […] The post How Gadget Flow Became What it is Today – AOTK204 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:22:05


The Belle of (Kickstarter) Ball – AOTK203

9/11/2017
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This week on Art of the Kickstart, Eddie Lee of Podo Labs is back to tell us all about his latest Kickstarter project. Tune in to hear what he’s learned after running four successful crowdfunding campaigns, and what tips he has to offer to others hoping to fund their own consumer electronics product. BELLE – […] The post The Belle of (Kickstarter) Ball – AOTK203 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:18:43


A Shape-Able Sunhat & How to Build a Product From the Ground Up – AOTK202

9/5/2017
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For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Damien Henning, creator of the Shape Flexer Sunhat. Give it a listen to learn more about how to successfully launch a product on Kickstarter without any previous experience or connections. Shape Flexer: The world’s first shape-able sunhat Key Crowdfunding Takeaways How to get started […] The post A Shape-Able Sunhat & How to Build a Product From the Ground Up – AOTK202 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:29:16


How to Ensure a Crowdfunding Project is Successful – AOTK201

8/28/2017
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Note: This week’s guest on the podcast is the co-founder of Crowd Invest Summit, a conference our host, Roy Morejon, will be attending as a member of a panel September 6 and 7. If you’d like to attend this conference in LA, register here using code RoyMorejon30 for a 30% discount on regular tickets. For […] The post How to Ensure a Crowdfunding Project is Successful – AOTK201 appeared first on Art of the Kickstart.

Duration: 00:18:37

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