Although it really doesn’t feel like it from where I’m sitting, headway is being made in the area of fulfillment! But, after a busy weekend of Comikaze Expo (here in L.A.), this week has been all about fulfillment. (Okay, and meetings. And phone calls. And planning. And an awful lot of cat-herding… and this time, I don’t mean of Boomer.) Anyway, here’s a little recap of where things currently stand…
PRELUDE to AXANAR Kickstarter (March 2014 campaign) backers are nearly all fulfilled. This week has been all about weeding out the accounts in BackerKit which remain to be fulfilled, compiling lists of those names by “group”, then communicating to the BackerKit folks the names that either still need postage resets (in order for new postage to be created), or the ones who experienced the weird tracking-emailed-but-no-corresponding-postage-was-ever-created-on-this-end phenomenon (which has been a NIGHTMARE to deal with).
As soon as our tech specialist, Terry, has the Ares Digital platform ready to be used in fulfillment (since that is where all names and shipping addresses will come from, hence forward), the following will be able to go into fulfillment:
PRELUDE to AXANAR Retroactive and Paypal (after the March 2014 campaign, in other words) backers will be next up… and those–finally, thank the Great Maker–I will be able to use some volunteer help in fulfilling.
AXANAR Indiegogo (July 2015 campaign) “Secret/Special Perks” (only those perks) are also on deck to be fulfilled immediately after the PRELUDE Kickstarter has been put to bed, and, again, this is something that (hallelujah) will be able to use volunteer help.
AXANAR Kickstarter (August 2014 campaign) backers receiving patches will go into fulfillment, using volunteer help. (Remember all those envelopes we stuffed a couple of months ago, in preparation for that? The ones still taking up every inch of floor space around my desk?? Yeah, those… just waiting on the ability to match patches to shipping addresses and to print shipping labels. 🙂 )
In addition, I’ll be opening the Donors Store up again ASAP… but need to get a little bit more fulfillment out of the way, first.
Finally, we’re looking to have our offices completed around Thanksgiving, barring any unforeseen complications. Moving out of the lobby… it’ll be like an early present. 🙂
Axanar On, everyone…