ASCAP DIY-U “Effective Crowdfunding for Artists, Songwriters & Musicians”

So what makes a successful fan funding or crowd funding campaign?

ASCAP in conjunction with Outside The Box Music and PledgeMusic presents an ASCAP DIY-U workshop “Effective Crowdfunding for Artists, Songwriters and Musicians” on Thursday, January 23rd 2014 at 5:30 pm. Admission is free.

Speakers:

Charles Alexander/Outside The Box Music & Rock The Net

and

Jay Coyle, PledgeMusic

The seminar will discuss how to plan, execute and run an effective fan funding campaign. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • Comparison of different crowdfunding platforms
  • Planning & Goals
  • Best Practices
  • The Art of The Ask
  • Fan Engagement
  • Rewards and Obligations
  • What Happens After?

We then will examine some crowdfunding case studies such as Amanda Palmer‘s $1.2 million Kickstarter campaign and Ben Folds Five’s PledgeMusic drive to fund their respective albums. We will also interview singer/songwriter Liz Longley who raised close to $55K in funds for her next release.

For more info, click here.

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Charles Alexander - who has written 45 posts on Outside The Box Music.

Charles Alexander is a performing songwriter, music entrepreneur and digital media marketing strategist. He was born in Malaysia and lives in Nashville. He recently bought a shinier, new vocabulary. He can also be bribed with "gulab jamuns" and an insulin chaser.

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