When comparing Kickstarter vs BackMyArt, the Slant community recommends Kickstarter for most people. In the question“What are the best fan funding sites?” Kickstarter is ranked 1st while BackMyArt is ranked 8th. The most important reason people chose Kickstarter is:
Knowing that there is enough funding will allow long-term budget planning. Knowing that there's *not* funding allows users to move on.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro All-or-nothing model allows commitment with certainty
Knowing that there is enough funding will allow long-term budget planning. Knowing that there's not funding allows users to move on.
Pro Helps to promote projects
Potential pledgers are encouraged to browse Kickstarter much like Pinterest. While most of the funds will be generated by personal effort, Kickstarted certainly offers a good boost for those who need it.
Pro Popular site
Kickstarter is one of the most well known crowdfunding site. Over $1.2 billion has been pledged so far, with 10 million monthly visitors to the site.
Pro No Rewards
No costs. No logistics. Artists provide exclusive video content and special offers
Pro No Tiers - Equality of users
Rich or Poor – Backers are equal, they get the same content!
BackMyArt works with "Pay what you can model".
Giving Backers the option to pay what they can, leads to higher income for Artists and more Backers
Pro Only Artist!
No Porn. No Gaming. No poducast. Only Artist can create a profile on BackMyArt
Con 5% fee is applied to successful funding
Any successful crowdfunding operation run on Kickstarter will have a 5% fee. The payment processor will take an additional 3-5%.
Con Support start at $5
Backers support start at $5 per month.