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How to launch a Kickstarter campaign even if you don't have any ideas

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You can Kickstart a high-tech beer cooler. You can Kickstart a head pillow that makes you look like a horror movie antagonist. You can Kickstart potato salad. You can Kickstart anything. But what should you Kickstart? There must be something you could build, code, or design that'll have people you don't know hurling money at you, surely. Everyone else is doing it.

"But Rich!" you say. "Thinking of stuff is hard!" Then let The Verge take all of that pesky creativity out of the decision with this handy "What will I Kickstart?" flowchart. Simply select the options you like and we'll tell you whether your campaign will misfire or make you a millionaire. Remember, when you're rolling in your pool of solid gold coins like a naked human Scrooge McDuck, who gave you your big idea.