Archives for June 2011

Campaigner Insight: The Tao of Crowd-Funding by John T. Trigonis

"The spirit of your pitch, your perks, and your promotion should be YOU"  — John T. Trigonis Over a year ago, filmmaker John T. Trigonis ran a successful IndieGoGo campaign for his short film Cerise. His success lead IndieGoGo to invite Trigonis to speak at various conferences and events in the New York City area … read more

5 New Web Applications to Aid Your Campaign

ContactMe.com This easy-to-use web application allows you to store and manage your contacts as well as add notes about the time and nature of your last communication with them. Perfect for groups managing a database of contacts and a great way to keep up with your audience after your campaign has ended. Pro version is … read more

3 Communication Mistakes Campaign Owners Make

Sometimes it's hard to step outside of ourselves and see our campaigns the way others might see them. Of course we know why we're seeking funding on IndieGoGo and why people might be interested in our campaign, but from time to time, we stumble at effectively communicating those ideas to the outside world. Once your … read more

Campaign Profiles: Evermore Pet Food

Hanna and Alison met in New York City in 2009 when Alison hired Hanna to walk her dog, Connor. The former magazine editor and former bike messenger bonded over their deep love for animals and passion for healthy, sustainable food. The idea for Evermore pet food was launched! Evermore pet food is created with human-grade … read more

Dissecting a Great Pitch: Art Monastery Summer Programming

Art Monastery Summer Programming has several elements of a really great pitch and we wanted to share them here with you so you can apply their smarts to your own campaigns. (Plus, it's a really great program! Check it out here.) A pitch video that gets right to the point. Betsy McCall, AMSP's Co-Founder & … read more