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Kickstarter Economics 101: The True Costs of a Successful Project

Kickstarter Economics 101 The True Costs of a Successful Project Little Might


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. 

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Basically, everything costs more than I think it does.