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New Kickstarter Project Launched SOAPStyx™

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Hello my EN friends!

Well EN family, I have done it again, I just launched a new Kickstarter campaign. I have spent the last few months pulling it all together and I am really excited to share it with the world.

You guys have been my inventor family for about 4 years now and I hope you can take some of your valuable time, (especially at this busy time of year) to please check out the campaign on the link below and share it with your friends and family.

Thanks to EN team for all of your wisdom and my fellow inventors for all of the information and wisdom over the years and thanks for sharing my newest idea!

Link:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1957530061/so...

Elizabeth Crouch
Kathy Day
Karen C Adams
Robert Pontius
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Hey Jim, fantastic concept!!!  Very well done !!!

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Thanks so much! Fingers crossed.

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vtac's Avatar

Wow Jim!

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letm31n's Avatar

Great idea Jim! This product will definitely come in handy taking showers etc. Best of luck to you!!!

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Thanks for the great comments and thanks EN for your support!

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Love it!

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Thanks Elizabeth!

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Nice product that serves multiple problems. Great work!

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I'm a backer (4 pack plus logo scraper) and shared on social media. Good luck!

williamj
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small idea fix a long time problem! great!

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Thanks guys, thanks Robert it's an honor to have you as a backer.

Robert Pontius
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Interesting idea... sure beats the other solutions out there now.  My son always uses bar soap, so this will be good for him.  I'm not familiar with Kickstarter... what is a Backer?  If you make a pledge, when is the $ paid?  If you don't make your goal, it's just a matter of "no harm, no foul"?

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Kim, on Kickstarter anyone who makes a pledge is a Backer. Pledges are NOT collected until after the campaign is successful. If the campaign is successful then the pledge amount will be charged to you credit card.

Kim L
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Congratulations Jim.  You've held to a very aggressive timeline.  Impressive!  All the best to you in this campaign.

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Thanks Derrick, Not winning with my social media work, really needed more eyeballs at campaign kickoff. Need a Christmas Miracle. Not giving Up it is the best simple idea I have ever had! Merry Christmas Everyone!

Derrick James
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Backed it! *Wants one asap*

Jim, how would you like to come on my YouTube livestream for a "Gemin out with Jacob & Chess" "chatting with inventors" interview; featuring the inventor of #SoapStyx, Jim Sage?

Also, are you on fbook, twtr, ig, or other? (Such as: snat, discord, streamlabs, patreon, gofund, or other? #DropLink

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Kim L, my backers were not charged until the campaign ended.

I had two backers cards not go through, at first, but the notation that popped up stated that Kickstarter will charge the card every 3 days, unless the backer contests.

3 days later all "pledges" were successfully "donated"; after which Kickstarter takes 2 weeks to "process" the pledges. Which gives them a 2 week legal buffer, as well as the opportunity to earn interest on the moneys during that time. Then my bank has a stated processing time (of about 1-3 business days).

After that I withdraw the money so I can build the "rewards" (inventiony do-dads), and can afford to ship their packages.

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Hi Jacob,

I was excited to see you and other EN members back the product. Been busy trying to get the word out and interviewing for a new job. Looking for the next way to get my idea to market, time to jump into licencing again!

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Jim,

What's your conversion? (If you don't mind me asking)

And where is most of your traffic coming from?

Mine was mostly from people "shopping" on Kickstarter, and from AdWords.

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Hi Jacob,

Below are numbers from the dashboard

Project Followers

52Project Followers

2Converted Followers

3%Conversion Rate

Project followers are people who have opted-in to be reminded about your project before it ends. Converted Followers are the number of those people who have backed your project. The Conversion Rate is the percentage of Followers who became Backers.

Project Video Plays

566
24.91
% of plays completed
Location of PlaysKickstarter: 566Off-site: 0
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Thanks Jim, very informative.!

I was thinking of "referrers":

Referrer Type,  # of Pledges,  % of Pledged

Advanced Discovery Kickstarter,  2,  42.45%

Direct traffic no referrer information External,  2,  29.25%

Search Kickstarter,  1,  28.30%

On this particular Kickstarter, my $8 AdWords campaign didn't convert, let alone generate traffic. Though I've had AdWords pay off before.

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