Which crowdfunding platform is best for your project?

Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Futures Lab takes a look at the basics of Patreon, Kickstarter and Indiegogo in this video to compare and contrast crowdfunding platforms.

Their recommendation: Go with Kickstarter if you’re just getting started or want to do a one-time project. Go with Patreon if you already have an audience and want a steady source of revenue.

 

Related Posts

New innovation, old gaps: Why I made this news web... Did you just arrive here and wonder what the hell is Through the Cracks? Who’s in charge here? WHAT’S ALL THIS THEN?? My name is Khari Johnson an...
The Quinnspiracy and Jimquisition: The role of cro... Ms. Pac Man and Super Mario at odds. Credit: JD Hancock. In the lengthy saga that is #Gamergate, at least one chapter belongs to crowdfunding...
Relationship status: It’s kind of serious. Crowdfu... Credit: Dimitra Tzanos. Very often when people talk about the benefits of crowdfunding, first it’s about the money (when is it not about the money?)...
These indy operations in Hong Kong and Helsinki br... Sometimes we just don't have the bandwidth to catch everything and in those instances when we can't find time to dig deep into a story, we still w...

Comments

comments

Khari Johnson
Khari is founder and editor of Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism. He also writes about bots and artificial intelligence for VentureBeat. He has built news startups in the U.S. and Europe for the last decade.

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply