ComixLaunch | Lesson Learned Walking Away From Kickstarter After Raising $3 Million+ In Funding with Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games

Few creators have written more about Kickstarter, had more success on Kickstarter, and helped more people achieve success on Kickstarter than Jamey Stegmaier, author of A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide: Build a Better Business by Building Community and CEO of Stonemaier games. So why did he decided to STOP launching on Kickstarter? And how has he managed to grow his business in the years since? All that and much more is discussed on this year-end episode of ComixLaunch!


Highlights of this Session include:

  • How Kickstarter has affected the board game industry.
  • Why and where Jamey decided to shift his focus away from Kickstarter after millions of dollars in funding?
  • How to build a community around the products you launch.
  • Plus: A brief look back on this year in ComixLaunch.

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Today’s Featured Guest

Jamey Stegmaier is the founder of Stonemaier Games, a St. Louis based board game company that has found incredible success on Kickstarter and beyond. He’s the designer of a number of hit games including Viticulture, Euphoria, Scythe, and Charterstone. And his 8 successful crowdfunding campaigns have raised over $3.2 million. Since the beginning of his crowdfunding journey, he’s shared his Kickstarter lessons learned on the Stonemaier games blog, one of the best Kickstarter resources on the net. He also authored the book A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide: Build a Better Business by Building Community which is a frequently recommended resource on this show.


Links Mentioned in Today’s Show

stonemaiergames.com 


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How to Find Out More About Today’s Featured Guest

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