Tag "artist"

How to Crowdfund an Art Installation

How to Crowdfund an Art Installation Crowdfunding can be challenging for the arts, but experts have a few tips for visual and performance artists looking to crowdfund their next installation. Enter a Contest Art Basel, a widely acclaimed, multi-city art

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How to Tell a Great Story

How to Tell a Great Story The best way to attract interest in your Hatchfund project is to tell a great story. In fact, many projects with potential suffer from the inability of their artist to weave an engaging tale.

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How to Build Incentives During Your Campaign

How to Build Incentives during Your Campaign One of the best ways to attract potential donors is through incentives or project perks. These are often decided before the campaign begins, and a person must donate a specific amount in order

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How to Approach Local Press

How to Approach Local Press Though it can be intimidating, getting individuals from your local press involved can be beneficial to your project and your overall campaign. It can bring you more traffic, more potential donors, and more help when

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How to Use Targeted Ads for Your Campaign

    How to Use Targeted Ads for Your Campaign Social media sites offer the opportunity to purchase advertising space that can be directly viewed by individuals who will be more likely to use or purchase a product. For example, ads for

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Press Releases

Press Releases: Get Your Campaign Off The Ground Press releases are not an unfamiliar concept, but they can play a vital role in successfully raising funds. In an edited excerpt from Sally Outlaw’s book Cash from the Crowd, published in

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Fundraising to Crowdfunding: An Evolution

Every generation voices fears about change marking the ruin of tradition. Rock and roll would spell the death of “real” music. Texting would lead to the degradation of language. Now some have come up with a new fear: crowdfunding will

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Simplify Your Campaign: Use Social Media Management Platforms

Simplify your Campaign: Social Media Management Platforms When asked, most people can list at least four social media platforms. These range from the all-purpose – Facebook and Twitter – to the more niche – DeviantArt, Taltopia, and others. Each platform

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Meet Program Officer Erin Cooper

I am a fundraising educator, part-time therapist, humor enthusiast, and most of all, an artist advocate. Here are some of my favorite all-time Hatchfund campaigns: Possession by Susan-Jane Harrison Politics of Snow by Diane Burko Survivors & Beauty Rebels 4

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