Posts by Katherine

March 3, 2011 · Behind The Scenes

Campaign Profiles: Overcoming Cancer

Gloria, a mother of four, who is currently receiving treatment for bone cancer. Check out some of the unique and amazing ways campaign owners are using IndieGoGo to fight cancer and help others overcome the disease and its financial burden. CANCER SUX and Gloria is… read more

March 2, 2011 · Tips & Insights

Creating a Campaign: How to Craft Your Story

Justin Valmassoi and his zines. Check out his campaign here. Drawing a blank when you come to the Our Story part of posting your campaign pitch on IndieGoGo? We understand. Sometimes it's hard to introduce yourself, your big ideas, and your hopes and dreams, all… read more

February 24, 2011 · Behind The Scenes

3 Campaigns SXSW-bound

Three campaigns this week are raising funds to get to the South by Southwest music and media conference in Austin next month. Check them out: Help Vertigo Venus get on TV and get to SXSW! Synth-punk band Vertigo Venus is a completely independent band (no… read more

February 22, 2011 · Tips & Insights

How to Craft a Good PR Pitch

Image courtesy Flickr user bondidwhat. We’ve talked in the past about widening the potential audience for your campaign, and therefore your field of potential donors, but pitching your story to news outlets. But when it comes to reaching out to local and national print media,… read more

February 17, 2011 · Behind The Scenes

Hot Campaigns: Cosplayers and Puppeteers

We wrote a while ago about pop culture documentaries that exhibit a niche silce of life many of us might not otherwise get to experience. On IndieGoGo this week I've unearthed a pair of campaigns that again do just that. My Other Me: A Film… read more

February 16, 2011 · Tips & Insights

Using the Favorites Tool to Follow Campaigns

Did you know you can keep track of your favorite campaigns all in one place using the 'favorites' tool? If you'd like to keep an eye on certain campaigns (those of your friends, projects you find interesting, campaigns doing things you'd like to utilize in… read more

February 10, 2011 · Behind The Scenes

3 Neat-o Campaigns This Week

Art Postcard Subscription What it is: Benjamin Clarkson is a Canadian illustrator starting an art subscription service with limited edition prints. Why we like it: Art by mail? Instantly you're in the forefront of culture. Plus, look at that postcard! Fun fact: Benjamin says this… read more

February 9, 2011 · Tips & Insights

IndieGoGo Filmmakers & Distribber

  If you're using IndieGoGo to raise funds to get your film made (equipment rental, editing, craft services — all that fun stuff), you may not have your head in the game yet about distribution. How are you going to get your finished film in… read more

February 3, 2011 · Behind The Scenes

Campaign Profiles: A Few Epic Journeys

Several campaign owners this week are using IndieGoGo to start off on some epic journeys. Check out these campaigns: the most epic win 365 days of livingARK Philip Campbell has been a digital nomad for some time. And he's recently launched a plan for a… read more

January 24, 2011 · Behind The Scenes

Campaign Profiles: 3 Photographers

On IndieGoGo this week, photographers who take immense risks to give us a more accurate look at the world around us. The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall Trolley Books is raising funds for the publication of a book of photographs and writings by the… read more