ONLINE: The Business End - Career Building with Crowd Funding

Tansy Rayner Roberts
20 May 2019 - 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Tansy Rayner Roberts
Crowdfunding platforms offer a variety of benefits to authors at various stages of your career: for sourcing funding for special projects, or providing consistent long term income. But it’s not just about the money! A well-designed crowdfunding campaign inspires ongoing reader loyalty, and allows you to develop a community of supporters and well-wishers around your work. Tansy shares her experience with Kickstarter, Pozible and Patreon to innovate your way to a stable writing income.

You will learn: 

  • How to choose the crowdfunding project and platform most suitable to your career
  • Pitfalls and difficulties of using crowdfunding for a creative project
  • Promotion and marketing: how to avoid promotion exhaustion, and how to use your crowdfunding project as a marketing tool
  • Building reader loyalty through subscription
  • Merchandising for writers

About Tansy Rayner Roberts

Tansy Rayner Roberts has been writing, editing and publishing for more than 20 years, across traditional, small and indie publishing. She has run or co-managed multiple crowdfunding campaigns for publishing projects across Kickstarter, Pozible and Patreon. Tansy has won Hugo Awards for fan writing and podcasting, and once convinced the Australia Council to give her funding for a fantasy novel.

Writers Victoria
176 Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Phone: 03 90947840
Registration fee
Concession Member $ 25.00
Member $ 30.00
Non-Member $ 40.00

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