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Trusted Partners.

These are the firms that we have had the pleasure of doing great things with, have gotten to know better, and admire the hard work they do. *Power Partners are indicated by the asterisk.

CROWDFUNDING & PRE-ORDER PLATFORMS

We’re what you call “platform agnostic.” Here are a few companies that we have worked with:

INDIEGOGO*

We’ve worked with the Hardware Team and are a registered Partner. View our Partner Page here.

KICKSTARTER

We are working with the Kickstarter team to ensure our clients receive premium support.

SHOPIFY

Shopify helps get you a shop set up pretty quickly and easily when you’re in a bind.

WOOCOMMERCE

This free WordPress plugin has everything you need to set up shop using your existing website.

BRAINTREE PAYMENTS

We are also working to set up custom pre-order solutions using Braintree.

 

EMAIL SERVICE PROVIDERS & TOOLS

You need to make sure that you’re supported by the best technology in the world. These tools help us and our clients get the job done.

KLAVIYO

Klaviyo has a native Shopify integration, and has powerful email editing tools.See our blog post about them here.

MAILCHIMP

Mailchimp’s the easiest and most affordable to get started with your email marketing program.See our blog post about them here.

KICKBOOSTER

They’re the best tool we’ve seen that can most accurately track affiliate sales and referrals, and then reward these affiliates in cash. See our blog post about them here.

BACKERKIT

Backerkit has wonderful post-campaign marketing resources. See our blog post about them here

WPENGINE

WPEngine makes it extremely quick and easy for developers to build and deploy digital environments. See our blog post about them here.

ZOOM CONFERENCING

Zoom understands what agile companies like Rainfactory need, and that we need to do it easily and efficiently with minimal hiccups. See our blog post about them here

SHIPPING & FULFILLMENT

When you’ve collected all your orders, you need help getting them to your customers. These companies are proven to help you scale.

BACKERKIT

Crowdfunding surveys, accept pre-orders, and process pledges for fulfillment.

EASYSHIP

The all in one shipping platform for global Ecommerce. Easyship has helped many of Rainfactory’s crowdfunding clients.

SHIPMONK

Logistics, technology, and a strong support system make this the fastest growing logistics provider.

SHIPWIRE

The cloud-based platform to power your global logistics network.

PR FIRMS

Public Relations is all about who you know and how far you can reach. It’s a science that we’ve worked with to amplify campaigns and take them to the next level:

RAINFACTORY

Rainfactory now offers PR services direct to our clients, but we welcome working with other firms, especially those listed here. Please contact us if you have PR needs!

PMBC

They regularly work with crowdfunding campaigns, and have great tech PR experience.

NEOLOGY MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Senior team full of storytellers and technology strategists at an affordable price. Worked on Oculus Rift campaign, reMarkable, and a few other big ones. Email Eric Schumacher at erics[at]neologyconcepts.com

TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS

Takes the time to understand and make your product stand out in order to ensure the best press possible.

DKC PR

Based in NYC, this firm has a broad reach across tech and other retail verticals.

MAGIC SAUCE MEDIA

Create new markets, innovate existing ones and develop strategies for sustainable success.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Customer support becomes the number one issue when you launch your first product directly to consumers. These are some tools that we’ve recommended to our clients who have seen great success and customer happiness. Be sure to have a committed staff member to address these concerns!

MODSQUAD

Why not outsource it to an entire department? This super scalable solution has a full team ready just for you.

UPWORK FREELANCERS

Find a Customer Support Agent with experience, and willing to work with you short-term.

ZENDESK

An easy-to-use setup that allows you to quickly address inbound customer requests.

INBOX FROM ZENDESK

It’s free! This allows multiple team members to respond from a single email address.

DESK.COM

A super scalable, feature-packed solution for customer support with integration into Salesforce.

USERVOICE

The standout feature is the feedback forum, allowing for a healthy level of engagement.

ENGINEERING, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, RENDERS & APP DEVELOPMENT

Sometimes your prototype doesn’t look anything like the finished product. These firms help create workable CAD drawings, press-worthy prototypes, and renderings for use in video and other promotional materials.

ENLISTED DESIGN*

Award-winning industrial design, packaging design, and branding. They’re close to us in Oakland.

TRIDENT DESIGN*

Developed a proven system to build products and a track record of creating beautiful renderings.

HUGE DESIGN

Incredible, elegant designs with an in-house workshop and prototype process.

MORELESS

A studio of designers who are passionate about user-centric product design.

IDEO

Specialists in engineering and manufacturing provide full service consulting for product design.

YOUR APP GEEKS

Specialists in app development, they have worked on many IOT projects, and have a lot of experience working with startups.

RAINFACTORY

Where do we fit in? We’re your quarterback calling the plays. We run the online customer acquisition. We’re the team that turns on the faucet and pushes customers into this wonderful machine that we’ve built together. We put together the total package, streamlining it to work just like the gears of a clock.

Want to join our circle of trust?

We’re always on the lookout for new friends. Drop us a line, we’d love to grab a cup of coffee.

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