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Amanda Palmer has raised nearly $1.6m so far on Patreon

A story about Amanda Palmer crowdfunding leading the Music Ally Bulletin? Today’s email is brought to you by 2012… But no: Palmer continues to be one of the most successful crowdfunders in the music world, but nowadays...
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Amanda Palmer talks about Twitter’s culture change

As part of an interview talking about her work with crowdfunding community Patreon, musician Amanda Palmer had some interesting things to say about social networks. “I’ve watched the culture of Twitter change dramatically...
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Amanda Palmer now making $34.4k per ‘thing’ on Patreon

Musician Amanda Palmer has made Patreon an important part of her income: she’s now making $34.4k from her backers on the crowdfunding service every time she publishes a new ‘thing’. That’s according to the chart...
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De La Soul reached $600k in crowdfunding for new album

Pioneering rap trio De La Soul’s Kickstarter campaign for a new album ended over the weekend with a bang: they reached $600,874 from 11,169 backers. That makes the campaign the second most lucrative musician-focused Kickstarter...
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Kickstarter shines Spotlight on successful projects

Until now, if you ran a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding project, its page on the site would be effectively frozen in time from the funding deadline. Visit Amanda Palmer’s “The new record, art book and tour” page,...
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Sandbox 128 – Target Practice: Using Data and Retargeting In Music Marketing

Lead: The music industry has embraced retargeting in recent years as it looks to get more bang for its online advertising buck. The ROIs might be tantalisingly high but the practice comes with all manner of legal and ethical...
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Amanda Palmer up to $21.4k per ‘thing’ on Patreon

We reported on the launch of Amanda Palmer’s Patreon campaign earlier this week. A few days on – at the time of writing – she has 2,369 backers on the crowdfunding service committed to paying $21,463 per “thing”...
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As Amanda Palmer joins Patreon, CEO Jack Conte tells us why (interview)

“What most people don’t really understand is that all content creators – people who put things on the internet, and populate the shell of the web with awesome things to enjoy – are all in the same thinking-boat with...
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Amanda Palmer, Will.I.Am, Imogen Heap and Zoe Keating talk music disruption

If you were putting together a sparky panel on the interplay of music and technology, roping in Amanda Palmer, Zoe Keating and Imogen Heap would be a mightily-fine start: three artists at the forefront of DIY strategies and...
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Kickstarter’s first 100k launched projects raised $535m

More than 100k projects have been launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter, the company announced today.
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Sandbox Issue 83 – Crowdfunding: A Survival Guide

We present our survival guide to crowdfunding, with key tips from those who've been through the process several times and have either the trophies or the scars to prove it.
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Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter-funded album has sold 85k copies

It's been one of the most common questions within the music industry since Amanda Palmer raised $1.2m on Kickstarter to fund a new album, tour and book.