Posts tagged with Amanda Palmer

Kickstarter coming to the UK later this year

While entrepreneurs in the United States wait for crowdfunding-based investing to become a reality, one of the most popular no-strings-attached US-based crowdfunding sites is delivering some good news for individuals in the UK who are looking for a few good benefactors.

Kickstarter, which to date has helped businesses, entrepreneurs and creatives raise some $275m across more than 63,000 projects, announced today on Twitter that it will be jumping the pond and making a UK debut this autumn.

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Who funded Amanda Palmer? What one million in fan funding means to marketers

A few weeks ago there was a huge buzz about my neighbor and social media hero, Amanda Palmer, raising over a million dollars from fans to promote her new album.

If you're a relationship marketer, can you imagine a greater accomplishment than fans who will bankroll an enterprise they believe in?

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