IndieGoGo Fulfillment: Getting Your Perks Out the DoorJanuary 3, 2014 by Matt Rogers
If you’ve just finished a successful IndieGoGo campaign, you’re probably about to start scrambling to figure out how to get perks out to your funders. As a fulfillment house with over 25 years of experience, we highly advise you to outsource your IndieGoGo fulfillment needs to a reputable company like ours.
Putting things in boxes and stuffing them with packing peanuts may not seem like a big deal, but there’s a lot to it. Here are a few things you may not have thought of:
- A fulfillment house will have volume discounts on boxes, envelopes, labels, and packing materials.
- A fulfillment house will also have discounted shipping and can advise on the most cost-effective way to ship your perks.
- Kitting and assembly can be extremely time consuming, and a fulfillment company will get it done quickly and efficiently.
- An established company can import IndieGoGo orders directly into a warehouse management system and batch them in the same run.
Overall, IndieGoGo has done a smart thing by allowing your order info to be downloaded as a .csv file. Don’t make the mistake of thinking fulfillment is something you want to do on your own to save money. The odds are you are a much better product marketer than a picker, packer, or shipper. Stay focused and keep Alive on the top of your list of fulfillment companies to contact when you’re ready to fulfill your IndieGoGo perks.