Tag "social media"

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 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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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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How To Speak with Your Friends and Family About Your Project

Friends and Money Do Mix “Our instincts most often drive us toward instant gratification,” notes Peter Bregman, writing for Psychology Today. He argues that, over time, human beings train themselves to fail by adopting rituals that both gratify us and

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How to Increase Your Social Media Following

Crowdfunding is an increasingly popular way to launch a fundraising campaign for a variety of goods and services. Clarity asserts in 2013, “In the last 3 years, the crowdfunding economy has more than tripled to more than $5.1 billion.” And

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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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