Kickstarter and other crowdsourcing sites are a great way to get your project out to other people. However there have been many crowdsourced projects were creators were unprepared or unexperienced, ultimately leading to a much harder exerience than anticipated or failure. Some creators have graciously documented their experience in hopes to lead those new to the process in a successful direction. The creators of Clyde, a customizable lamp, are one such group.
The creators of the Clyde have put together a 5 part guide discussing what they learned about getting your project to Kickstarter, manufactured and sent out to your supporters.
There are more articles like this that can be found under the Kickstarter category. Enjoy.