Kickstarter Economics 101: The True Costs of a Successful Project
J Thoendell stashed this in Tech
Generally, the more backers you obtain during the campaign, the more pre-sales you’ve done. That is to say that people expect something (usually physical) in return for their pledge. So, “no,” you don’t get a magic bag of money 30 days later with no consequences.
And this leads to why you’re here. Where’d the money all go, and how much did I pocket?
I’ve done a detailed breakdown below and explained how I handled everything. And then you’ll read what I could have done better.