Crowdfunding: Outsource your way to success

Editor’s Note: Thinking about starting a crowdfunding campaign but don’t know where to begin? Check out the tip below from Rose Spinelli, a crowdfunding campaign consultant who runs The Crowdfundamentals. This is the latest in a series of tips, suggestions, and best practices Spinelli is writing exclusively for; you can find previous tips here.

Technology, that doubled-edged sword, has simplified our lives, but it has also drowned us in details, with an endless parade of tiny tasks needing our attention.

Crowdfunding is devilishly full of details that are too much to handle for the average human trying to go it alone. It’s the reason many people decide crowdfunding is not for them — who has the time?

Well, thanks to technology, it’s now easy to get an assistant to help manage the minutia!

Virtual assistants (VAs) are a cloud-based way to outsource those menial, repetitive, and rote tasks, leaving you to keep your crowdfunding goal on track, big-picture style — which is to say, to greater effect and much more efficiently.

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