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Artist Crowdfunding Platform Suspending Adult Content

It’s well known that federally insured banks have been hands-off with respect to the legal cannabis trade. Now, apparently, payment processors are starting to deny service to content creators who crowdfund on the artist subscription web platform Patreon. A number … Continue reading

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Worst Crowdfunding Reward: A Hug?

Crowdfunding rewards have run from a cool new high tech product to a DVD of a horror film. But those who 4,765 backers who donated $661,452 to the Kickstarter campaign for the Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art … Continue reading

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Portal Patreon Cuts Back On NSFW Content

A “patron” is a person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, cause, or activity. Patreon is a crowdfunding portal that permits people to make subscription payments to artists that they want to support. While  its terms … Continue reading

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Good Idea?

Proving that any good idea, like crowdfunding, can be abused. http://www.vocativ.com/news/285010/fans-try-crowdfunding-to-get-kanye-west-out-of-53-million-in-debt/

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Get A Crowdfunding Certificate!

How do you make money from crowdfunding without crowdfunding? Teach about crowdfunding. Raindance, a UK, educational-production company, notes that 60% of all film crowdfunding campaigns fail. To “help” struggling artists, it is offering a GBP249 course on how to do … Continue reading

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Help Me Fund My Friend’s Crowdfunding Campaign

When a person or thing becomes a parody of itself (or on the internet a “meme”), does it mean that s/he or it has become an institution or is a fad that’s over? If you’re tired of having your  artist … Continue reading

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Is There An Art To Crowdfunding?

The queen of crowdfunding continues to make a living off of asking people for money. Amanda Palmer, who raised over $1 million to fund her recent album, is now out with a book on how to ask people to give … Continue reading

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