Using Updates in Your Crowdfunding Campaign – The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto: Part Eight

The Ultimate Penultimate It’s the second-last installment. Last week, I was talking all about the things to do when you’ve launched your crowdfunding campaign. I had considered merging this installment and the previous one, but I felt like it would have made the post too long. So this week, it’s all about crowdfunding campaign updates. [...]

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Live Album Recording

Hey guys, I have big news. The ’2nd big project’ that I talked about in the very first post I made on the site is happening right now. It’s my absolute pleasure to announce that I will be recording a live album on Monday, September 10th at the historic Rudyard Kipling in Louisville, Kentucky. I’ve [...]

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During Your Crowdfunding Campaign – The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto: Part Seven

You’re Back Last week we covered everything you would need to do to prepare for the actual launch of your crowdfunding campaign. Now that you have launched, it may be tempting to sit back and let the Internet take over, but it’s not that simple. This installment is all about what you should be aiming [...]

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The Crowdfunding 6-Step Pre-Launch Checklist – The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto: Part Six

Another Week, Another Post Last time, I went through six methods of getting the most out of your crowdfunding rewards and perks. This week, there’s another 6-point list that’s designed to set you on the right track when you’re getting ready to launch your campaign. So now, you’ve set your target, you’ve picked your platform, [...]

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Crowdfunding Perks And Rewards: The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto – Part Five

Hello Again Last time it was all about the video and how to make it as engaging as you could for your backers. This week, it’s all about perks and rewards for your potential pledgers. I’ll share six methods that you can use to get the most out of your audience and to make sure [...]

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Making Your Crowdfunding Video – The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto: Part Four

The Video: The Face of your Crowdfunding Campaign Welcome back! Last week we looked at a lot of the crowdfunding sites and what they offered as well as timelines and the different kinds of campaigns you have at your disposal. Now that you have decided which platform is a good fit, you can begin building [...]

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Choosing Your Crowdfunding Platform: The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto – Part Three

Welcome Back Last time, I talked about how to set your crowdfunding target using the ‘minimum you need’ philosophy. Now that you have that taken care of, you need to decide which of the hundreds of crowdfunding sites is best going to suit your needs and wants. (Dreams even???) I’ll walk you through fixed and [...]

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Setting Your Crowdfunding Goal: The Musician’s Crowdfunding Manifesto – Part Two

Congratulations! So you’ve decided to jump into the world of crowdfunding and I applaud you for it! You have a project that you think is good enough that people will reach into their wallets and take out their own money to support you. If you’ve made it this far, I commend you. (I am totally [...]

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