How to know when your Kickstarter is ready to launch

Hint: probably not yet. The biggest mistake people make with a crowd funding campaign is launching too soon. It’s understandable, you’ve got a product or prototype that you love and you just want to start selling it to people. The problem is these days Kickstarter is flooded with projects, huge numbers of which vanish out […] Continue Reading

The reasons why Indiegogo is better than Kickstarter

It’s not. But it does have some advantages which are worth considering when picking your crowd funding platform. But you should still pick Kickstarter. Really. Flexible goals The biggest advantage of using Indiegogo is the ability to have a flexible goal. This means that you can setup your project to collect money and you’ll receive […] Continue Reading

The reasons why Kickstarter is more popular than Indiegogo

Kickstarter and Indiegogo are the big 2 in crowd funding. Both have some advantages and I’ll look at where Indiegogo excels at a later date (update: I’ve now posted The reasons why Indiegogo is better than Kickstarter), but today I want to explain why I picked Kickstarter to run my campaigns, and my experiences using […] Continue Reading

Why you should be using landing pages for sensational growth

A decent email list is the holy grail for any online enterprise, and using landing pages will vastly increase the speed it grows. It doesn’t matter if you’re selling a physical product (buy a watch!), your time, a service, or just ad space on your blog, a strong email list will provide more value than anything else. […] Continue Reading

Who the hell is Ross Davis?

Hi, I’m Ross Davis, and in early 2015 I started my first company, Hamtun Watches, with modest goals. I wanted to support my family, I wanted to be my own boss, and I wanted to do something I enjoyed. I wasn’t interested in taking funding (and doubt I’d have got it anyway) and I didn’t […] Continue Reading