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Alan Kalbfleisch
Founder and Inventor at Pascal Press Inc.@alank
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  • Udara Jay asked a question for Alan Kalbfleisch on Startup 3 weeks ago
    Having successfully launched Pascal Press on Kickstarter what's one important piece of advice you give people who want to crowdfund their product ideas?
    Alan Kalbfleisch
    – Founder and Inventor at Pascal Press Inc.
    Generate buzz before you launch! You cannot expect to post a product on Kickstarter and get organic traction. Kickstarter has become way too competitive for that to work. Find your niche, and reach out to influencers and bloggers in that niche. Get a landing page with an email signup and make sure any article written about your product has a link back to your landing page. Email lists are incredibly valuable. You can expect a 20% conversion of sales from an email list!
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  • Haishan Qian asked a question for Alan Kalbfleisch 3 weeks ago
    Cashews grow on top of an apple-like fruit. What do coffee beans grow on top of?
    Alan Kalbfleisch
    – Founder and Inventor at Pascal Press Inc.
    They are the seed of a berry! Like the pit of a cherry!
    (I'm a poet and I didn't even know it!)
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  • Haishan Qian asked a question for Alan Kalbfleisch 3 weeks ago
    How does coffee taste differently based on temperature/humidity of the country of origin?
    Alan Kalbfleisch
    – Founder and Inventor at Pascal Press Inc.
    Not sure about temp/humidity, but this article goes through flavors to expect from major coffee regions:

    http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2013/06/coffee-flavor-profiles-major-growing-regions-guatemala-kenya-brazil-ethiopia.html
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