Successful fundraising with Kickstarter
August 8, 2010 7:21 PM   Subscribe

"In April 2010, Ashley Rawlings and I used community fundraising to raise nearly $24,000 to breathe new life into our book, Art Space Tokyo. My goal [in this blog post] is to outline what we did and why we did it, with the hope of inspiring anyone with an itch, gumption and a good narrative, to do the same. To bring beautiful, well-considered things into the world."
posted by dobbs (9 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
I picked up a copy of the book via the kickstarter project. It's quite nice. I'm not entirely sure i'll ever have a chance to really use it, but as pretty books go, this one is quite nice.

All of Craig Mod's blog posts are pretty damn good.
posted by chunking express at 8:41 PM on August 8, 2010

Quite nice twice? I need an editor.
posted by chunking express at 8:42 PM on August 8, 2010

A bit of an aside, but would that all blogs were so exquisitely designed!
posted by danb at 8:52 PM on August 8, 2010

How much user data flows from Kickstarter to funded projects?
posted by parmanparman at 10:17 PM on August 8, 2010

We are given contact information for their kickstarter accounts. But we never get addresses unless people provide them for shipping, etc.
posted by jscott at 11:04 PM on August 8, 2010

jscott, like e-mails or just kickstarter account names?
posted by parmanparman at 12:37 AM on August 9, 2010

Made possible in part by Metafilter's Own™ waxpancake.
posted by Mr. Anthropomorphism at 7:00 AM on August 9, 2010

And, err... apparently also by our own jscott!
posted by Mr. Anthropomorphism at 7:03 AM on August 9, 2010

I'm merely an advocate and fan of Kickstarter, not affiliated with it in any way other than giving the founders a headache from talking their ear off at various events.
posted by jscott at 2:33 PM on August 12, 2010

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