Are you an Author? Have you Considered Crowdfunding?
Are you looking to build a community of readers for your book, secure funds to professionally produce, publish and launch your book? Are the costs of getting your book done and out in the world more than what you thought?
Our Crowdfunding for Authors program will help you plan a successful crowdfunding campaign to secure the funds (and a crowd) you need to bring your book to life and get it out there to the world!
Led by industry experts Charmaine Hammond, an international 11x best-selling author, and Victoria Bennett, crowdfunding specialist and The Crowdfunding Hub Founder, our programs are specifically designed to teach and support authors to successfully plan, launch, and manage crowdfunding campaigns for book projects.
Our 12 week GET IT DONE Program. Get your book into the hands and ears of readers around the world, and on bookshelves everywhere!
Introducing a 12-Week GID (Get it done) Program to launch your Campaign! This course is your ultimate guide to effectively raising the funds to professionally launch your book.
Why choose Crowdfunding for Authors?
Comprehensive Toolkit: Access a wide range of spreadsheets, templates, checklists and other resources to support your crowdfunding journey. You receive a step-by-step plan and a 90-day guide to take the guesswork out of planning your campaign. This proven 90-day strategy will help you plan, launch and benefit from your crowdfunding campaign.
Weekly Online Classes: Benefit from Victoria and Charmaine's experience and be a part of weekly classes with the other authors in your cohort. These classes walk you through each step in the planning and launching of your campaign. Get feedback from the instructors and from your cohort. The classes also include insider tips and strategies to maximize your success.
Expert Guidance: Benefit from instructors' crowdfunding, writing, publishing and book launch and marketing expertise and real-life experiences to navigate the complexities of crowdfunding.
Writing a book, and making an impact with your message is important. Having a community of champions in your corner can help you bring your book to life faster and more successfully. Crowdfunding should be an enjoyable experience, and we promise that you'll have fun along the way. Each week you meet online with your coaches and cohort. Through progressive lessons, templates, videos, expert guidance and feedback, you will have developed a crowdfunding campaign to launch your book by the end of this course.
What to expect:
Welcome to Crowdfunding for Authors? 5 lessons
Week 1 - Introduction to crowdfunding: 3 lessons + online class
Week 2 - Building your budget: 4 lessons + online class
Week 3 - Developing you 'why': 1 lesson + online class
Week 4 - Defining your backers: 3 lessons + online class
Week 5 - Build, borrow and buy your crowd: 8 lessons + online class
Explore the key elements of a successful crowdfunding campaign and raising funds as an author. Join our webinars, workshops or guest panels hosted by industry experts, offering valuable insights and proven tactics for a successful book launch and connect with responsive readers.
Sign up today for our next upcoming free 1-hour webinar.
As a member of the Crowdfunding for Authors program, Carrie took the first step to bring her dream to life.
Exploring options to raise funds to have her book professionally edited, published and printed, Carrie launched a crowdfunding campaign in 2023. With the generous support of 78 backers Carrie raised $20,465, exceeding her original funding goal of $16,500.
If you’re interested, visit Carrie’s crowdfuning campaign and delve deeper into her journey. Through her captivating story, she reveals the challenges she faced growing up in a world filled with trauna and panic and how she created a life she dreamt of and made it hers.