Posts by Marinell Montales

July 4, 2011 · Tips & Insights

GALLERY: Hold Your Own Exhibition

Haven't used your Gallery yet? What are you waiting for? Your GALLERY is a one-stop destination where you showcase your videos, photos and share downloadable files to your team members or fans. We encourage you to capture video footage or take pictures to document the… read more

May 19, 2011 · Tips & Insights

How to Use Email to Raise the Most Money

This newsletter was recently delivered to our inbox and we thought we'd share it with you as an awesome example of how to engage your audience.  We encourage you to use Updates to communicate to your funders and followers (this raises your GoGoFactor!), and, you can compliment… read more

May 9, 2011 · Success Stories

6Qs with Robert Profusek of Without Sheperds

Q1.  Tell us about your project …. your inspiration and goals! WITHOUT SHEPHERDS is a documentary film that looks inside the real lives of those who are fighting for a different tomorrow in today’s Pakistan.  The film crosscuts between six people wrestling with a country in… read more

March 22, 2011 · Success Stories

6Qs with Patrick Ferguson of Five Eight

You can't really communicate the power of the artistic experience in four or five minutes…talk about the project and YOUR JOURNEY and aspirations. Let the art be the art. Q1.  Tell us about your project…. your inspiration and goals!Five Eight is a rock band from… read more

March 8, 2011 · Success Stories

6Qs with Vicki Cheatwood of The Playroom

Vicki Cheatwood, Julia Dyer and ???the rest of The Playroom team set their fundraising campaign for 7 days and surpassed their goal by a dollar in less than 7 hours! Vicki tells us their campaign strategy–what worked, what sorta worked, and what didn't work.  … read more

February 22, 2011 · Success Stories

6Qs with Samantha Hatch of Sands of Mexico

Samantha Hatch, director of the webseries Sands of Mexico, unearths us the lessons she learned while campaigning on IndieGoGo. Even though she didn’t reach her goal amount, she raised enough money to cover travel costs of filming her webseries on location. Q1. Tell us about… read more