Can You Reinvigorate a Stalled Campaign?

You’ve planned, written and rewritten your campaign page, built your rewards, gathered your family and friends around you, and launched your campaign. You’ve been gearing up for crowdfunding for a while, and can’t wait to get your book started. The first dollars start to pour in, you’re excitedly watching your numbers tick up, and you’re feeling closer to your goal by the minute.

And then, it all seems to grind to a halt. You’re only 10 to 20 percent of the way there and the funds just aren’t coming in anymore. Several days have passed and you’re no closer to reaching your goal, with only two weeks to go. What can you do? Is there a way to turn it around and reinvigorate your stalled campaign?

An Update

Over the past few months we’ve been working hard to create our site and it’s time for us to give you an update about what’s been happening behind the scenes.

The main thing you should know is that we are currently drowning in flowcharts. Seriously. We’re all becoming flowchart experts.

The next thing is that we are still on track for opening our doors at the end of February. The plan is to open up our crowdfunding platform to a limited number of campaigns, before launching the entire site in April. We still have a number of spots available, so if you or anyone you know is planning to crowdfund a book let us know through our contact us page. We’re offering extra help to the early campaigns.

Why Crowdfunding Is Essential to the Publishing World

If you’ve read our About page, you’ll know that book-focused crowdfunding is what led us to create PubLaunch in the first place. There are so many reasons why crowdfunding has become essential to book publishing. Here are four: