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Member Since 10 Jul 2013
Offline Last Active Aug 02 2013 07:51 AM

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In Topic: We Help You Fund Your Game

01 August 2013 - 06:41 PM

Well, we believe we can help. And yes, you are right. Correct and effective marketing requires money, because to get 1 result you need to reach thousands of people. So, in order to get funded you need to reach millions of people, and only experienced marketing people will know how to do that. 


We can help you out - as well as anyone else who need funding - with no upfront cost and very little investment of your time in the campaign. 


Right now we are working on a more impressive and cool website that should be ready within two weeks. I'll post the new link here once is ready. 

In Topic: We Help You Fund Your Game

29 July 2013 - 03:45 PM

Well, thank you Shaun for your comments! We appreciate having someone here sharing their story and how it did not work for them for the same reasons we pointed out: lack of Marketing. 


Servant of the Lord, we also appreciate your thoughts and comments! However, Teknaut is real and we are really trying to change how the crowdfunding market works (not forgetting that it is a very new market). It is not only that "developers" or entrepreneurs do not want "to do the job." A lot of people have great ideas, but they do not have the means to pay for marketing and everything else associated with that idea. That is why crowdfunding is such a huge thing, because it makes a lot easier to get funding. However, crowdfunding is not perfect yet, and as with any market, we saw a need and we are offering something to meet that need. Also, we assume that developers do not know a whole lot about marketing, so they should really appreciate the help :)


What is the great thing about Teknaut? It is that you do not have to incur any costs upfront to make your campaign successful. You will pay us only if your game or idea gets funded. A developer who tries to run a campaign on his own in Kickstarter or Indiegogo will have to pay for marketing upfront to be able to be successful, because without marketing he/she won't be successful. ALSO, I think we were not very clear: We will do the marketing for you, not only connect you with marketing gurus. It is part of our package: we build your campaign, launch it and market it for you. The developer will of course work with us to help develop the campaign and share it with his friends and contacts, but we will put the rest. 


Now, you are right: we cannot make every single game successful, and that is why you must submit your idea to our team first. A game that would never sell to the public because is boring and it lacks creativity won't get funded no matter how much marketing you put into it. But if your game is cool and fun, we will help you get funded. 


Now let me share something else. We are currently trying to be disruptive. Our idea is disruptive, and there is a need for what we offer. Yes, we are very new, but we are currently working on a project. And to do so, we are bringing people to our team that do not only have experience in online and social media marketing, as well as SEO, but that have a lot of experience and contacts regarding old media, such as newspapers, talk shows, radio shows, and a whole lot more. 


You must be wondering why we are offering so much. The first reason is because we see a lot of potential in this. We want to take Teknaut to the next level and we think that to do so, offering marketing is essential. But we also care. We are a star up and we know what it takes to get things going and how hard it can be. We want to help developers and people with great ideas make them real, and that is why I personally believe Teknaut can be successful.


So, truly, a developer is not really losing anything by trying to get his project funded with us. He can still keep looking for other types of funding, such as angel investors and VCs if he wishes, or even working his full-time job. He will not put any money upfront, he won't have to invest a whole lot of time other than preparing the game, and he will probably end up getting funding for his game. 


As always, we love to answer your questions or your comments!



Teknaut Team

In Topic: We Help You Fund Your Game

23 July 2013 - 10:07 AM

Thank you very much sir! It looks very helpful. biggrin.png  


Also, as an update, we are currently working with a client to fund his game. We will be posting his project in a few weeks, since right now we are working on creating his campaign.


We will post the link here for those of you who would like to take a look at his project, to either see how we work or simply to help a fellow developer. 

In Topic: We Help You Fund Your Game

22 July 2013 - 01:10 PM

Teknaut has its own social media accounts: we went from 0 to over 2,000 (real) Facebook followers in about a month. And this is without even having posted any projects yet! However, the main point from the blog post I mentioned above is that the number of followers for the platform itself is not the most important referral source. It is not even in the top three. The thing that really makes a project succeed (so long as it is founded on a great idea) is the project owner's ability to execute a winning marketing campaign. This means leveraging existing contacts in a powerful and engaging way such that the project can quickly explode, gaining exponential momentum beyond the original nucleus. We help our clients do this by setting them up with a highly experienced social media marketer who really has the chops to do that kind of thing, setting up accounts for the project on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. and using those accounts to engage people and get them excited enough to pledge their money, as well as building their campaign on our platform. We also help with email marketing and pretty much any other tool available, such as video editing and blogging. 


Hope this helps clarify your question. Please feel free to post new questions or let us know your comments.



In Topic: We Help You Fund Your Game

22 July 2013 - 10:28 AM

The other day someone asked us why they should choose Teknaut over Kickstarter to fund their game. Our blogger did an awesome job explaining why in one of his posts. You can read it here:

  The Importance of Marketing Support: Why You Should Choose Teknaut Over Kickstarter

If you have more questions for us, please do not hesitate posting them here or writing us at info@teknaut.com.



Teknaut team.