General How-To + Preparation


1. Kicking Ass & Taking Donations: 9 Tips on Funding Your Kickstarter Project via

2. Hacking Kickstarter: How to Raise $100,000 in 10 Days (Includes Successful Templates, E-mails, etc.) via 4 Hour Work Week

3. 5 Kickstarter Mistakes You Should Avoid via CrowdCrux

4. How to Run a Successful Campaign on Kickstarter via Shopify

5. Ultimate Guide: How to Make a Successful Kickstarter Campaign via IncomeDiary

6. How To Create A Kick Ass Crowdfunding Campaign And Make Your Dreams Come True via SuitcaseEntrepreneur

Promotion + Marketing

Kickstarter promotion

7. Traffic Tips to Kickstart your Crowdfunding Campaign via TripleSeo

8. Marketing Your Campaign Using Twitter via CrowdCrux

9. Kickstarter Crowdfunding Strategy Advice & Marketing | AGENCY | 2.0 via Agency 2.0

10. Planning a Kickstarter campaign? Read this first via TheNextWeb

11. Get a Crash Course in Internet Marketing via CrowdCrux

12. The Ultimate Inbound Marketing Guide (free) via Square2Marketing

13. Social Media Marketing Tips from Guy Kawasaki via CrowdCrux

14.The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Marketing via CoppyBlogger

15. Social Media Marketing Tips From the Pros via SocialExaminer

16. How to Grab an Influencer’s Attention and Keep It via CrowdFundamentals


kickstarter fulfillment shipping

17. Kickstarter Mistakes – Calculating Reward Fulfillment via CrowdCrux

18.  The perils of Kickstarter: Fulfillment can be a pain via Gigaom

19. Life After Kickstarter: 5 Costly Lessons From A Kickstarter-Backed Designer via FastCompany

20. Self-Fulfillment vs. Outsourced Fulfillment via CrowdCrux

21. Post Mortem of a Kickstarter campaign (Strike Suit Zero) via Gamasutra


What other articles have you found to be helpful in preparing for and managing your Kickstarter campaign? Leave a comment below.