If you are interested in running a crowdfunding campaign on Zoop, you’ve come to the right place! First, a quick explanation:
Zoop launched in mid 2021 as a curated and full service crowdfunding platform, running campaigns and handling all printing/manufacturing and fulfillment for select established creators and publishers. While we’ll still service those clients, starting in 2022, due to an influx of creators looking for new homes for their crowdfunding projects, we are opening up the platform and accepting submissions from creators to run their own campaigns on it.
The goal is to ultimately have the entire process automated, but it takes time and resources to get to that point. We will continue to develop the site to make this part more seamless, but, in the meantime, the best way to start the process of running your own campaign on Zoop is:
While you don’t need to have a finished product in order to run a campaign, we’ve found that having as much of the work completed as possible is always beneficial to the campaign for several reasons. It instills faith in the supporters. It helps you get coverage in the press by offering previews to review sites, and can possibly intrigue retailer support as well. Of course, with crowdfunding, there are no guarantees, but you certainly want to give yourself the best chance of success possible!
“This all sounds great so far!”, you might be thinking. “But what’s it cost me?” Let’s get to that. For campaigns like this, there is a flat fee to Zoop of 10% of campaign funds. Here are some of the services included in that fee
Everything else related to the campaign, including marketing, printing/manufacturing and fulfillment, will be handled by the individual creators.
Zoop’s fees are on the back end of a successful campaign, meaning there are no up front fees. After collecting all campaign funds, Zoop will deduct its 10%, then make a payment to the creator for the remainder of the funds. Creators maintain 100% ownership and control of their property.
If you are a creator interested in working with us or learning more about our platform and services, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to working with as many of you as we can!