Crowdfunding platforms are at the core of a growing ecosystem of services to support crowdfunding at every stage. One of the more interesting and potentially lucrative developments are online stores created to sell successfully crowdfunded products. Such stores tend to feature gadgets and other physical items that sometimes include DVDs and could certainly include CDs and vinyl but, once one considers the possibilities, it’s surprising that an online store for digital goods such as music has yet to be unveiled.
Once a crowdfunding campaign is complete and pledge rewards are distributed, there are often additional products left over that are intentionally created as inventory. Sometimes crowdfunding campaigns are used to create a product that then forms the basis of a business.
In addition to options such as selling things directly to consumers or finding already established retail outlets, there are now an increasing number of online stores specializing in crowdfunded products.
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