Tag "artwork"

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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When Diversity and Art Collide

How Art Creates Diversity and Diversity Creates Art The concepts of diversity and art are deeply entwined in America, as they always have been. Hatchfund is known for serving the creative community in America by embracing the diverse needs of

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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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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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Video Made the Crowdfund Star

Video Made the Crowdfund Star  As society grows more and more accustomed to instant gratification and the immediacy of technology, fewer individuals take the time to thoroughly read things. Tony Haile, CEO of Chartbeat, looked at a deep user behavior across 2

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A Soft Serve Approach to The Soft Launch

How to Soft Launch Your Crowdfunding Campaign You have decided on a project, carefully researched it to make sure that it is viable, and fleshed out most of the finer details of your campaign. You might feel like you are

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The Importance of Reaching 25%

The Importance of Reaching 25% of Your Crowdfunding Goal Within the First Week of Your Campaign Successful campaigns tend to have a few things in common. They are well publicized, engage their target audience, well-thought out and executed, and present

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How to expand your network of donors

When working with donors, it is unfortunate that you probably lose some every year. You count on this income for your fundraising and that is why it is important to expand your network of donors year round. In order to

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Meet Program Officer Dillon Nicholson

Hi I am Dillon! I joined Hatchfund in 2015 as a Program Officer to help artists fund their dreams. In 2014, I worked on a crowdfunding campaign for a debut rock album. I became enthralled with the accessibility that crowdfunding provides,

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