It’s easier than ever to create content, including journalism, but it’s more difficult than ever to get paid for it. US public radio’s On the Media looks at this conundrum and finds: “One way to make money: Ask for it”. They look at crowdfunding and speak with Roman Mars of 99% Invisible about how he funded his third season with a Kickstarter campaign. In the end, he found out that asking for money actually connected him even more strongly to his audience. Inspirational.
Crossposted from Chocolate and Vodka. At last, Queen of the May is up on Kickstarter and ready your support! We have 28 days to raise $10,000, and already have $1905 pledged. Even if you choose the lowest support level, which is $3, please do consider taking part as every little helps! You can also help immensely by telling your friends about… Read more →
(I’m writing a bit more often over on Chocolate and Vodka at the moment, so thought I’d cross-post the highlights here) The last 18 months has taught me a lot about Kickstarter and putting together my own self-publishing project. This is the first of a series of blog posts in which I’ll go through what I’ve learnt, partly in case… Read more →