Is it me, or is Kickstarter taking over the world?
Well thank goodness.
We desperately need to create a culture of giving amongst our family, friends and the wider audience for indie/DIY film, music and art. Yes, it's great that Kickstarter gives us an awesome platform to raise funds, but more importantly, the concept is gaining traction as a cultural movement.
People are starting to see themselves as micro-foundations, giving small-change donations to support our starving art projects. Hurray for art! Give today dammit!
So for a look under the hood at how Kickstarter chooses their "Projects We Love" and other insider tips, check out this fantastic article:
New York Times Magazine: The Trivialities and Transcendence of Kickstarter
And in case you missed them, we've also had two lengthy previous articles about Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and crowdfunding best-practices: