Crowdfunding Alternatives To Pledge Music For Musicians

Crowdfunding Alternatives To Pledge Music For Musicians

It is horrible what happened with Pledge Music and I am devastated to see so many artists who worked so hard and got screwed. However I still deeply believe in Crowdfunding. Why? Because Crowdfunding equals us at our highest, taking a risk, sharing ourselves,...
7 Mistakes That Destroy Crowdfunding Campaigns

7 Mistakes That Destroy Crowdfunding Campaigns

Many musicians make terrible mistakes when crowdfunding. This little ditty will help you avoid some of the pitfalls I see most often. It’s been a rough time for crowdfunding, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t benefit in fact two of my students...
Pledge Music Files For Bankruptcy

Pledge Music Files For Bankruptcy

Today is a sad day for creators who depend on crowdfunding. Today Pledge Music is filing for bankruptcy. Nine years ago on a trip to London, everyone in the industry told me I must talk to Benji Rogers about his new company Pledge. I already knew Benji as I was a fan...
How To Build Your Crowdfunding Team

How To Build Your Crowdfunding Team

Building Your Crowdfunding Team – A Musician’s Guide This is an excerpt from my best selling book CROWDSTART which is now a 3-part masterclass – Cyber PR LAB 9 While researching for this book, I came across many articles that gave the same advice on...
5 Music Crowdfunding Myths – Busted!

5 Music Crowdfunding Myths – Busted!

5 Music Crowdfunding Myths – Busted! The more I study the realities of how artists make money now (hello Spotify $0.006 to $0.0084) the more convinced I am that all artists should crowdfund. You have fans and friends and community who are willing to give you a...