Sunday, May 25, 2014

Interesting Kickstarter Data

With the Internet various hobby communities have the potential to reach out globally beyond the United States. Sometimes however it hard to gauge just how much impact this has.

Since the beginning of May, the Fantasy Hero kickstarter had plateaued roughly $2,000 short of it goal. It was slowly increasing but it was looking like it would not make it. Since the announcement of the kickstarter, international fans had been asking for an option to enable them to get into the kickstarter.

Then a few days ago the Hero Games teams crunched the numbers and came up with an option. The result? The Kickstarter got funded a day after the announcement. You can see the effect in the daily data tab of  Kick Traq.

Thought this may be of interest to people involved in publishing or thinking of getting involved.

1 comment:

rainswept said...

Too many projects founder on shipping. I've backed a couple where shipping is extra and invoiced individually after the project is completed, and it's the only way to go. It gives me confidence that the money is all going to product quality, that my pledge won't be subsidizing somebody else's shipping, & and that an ambush by the USPS won't sink the whole damn thing.