You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

Last month, I held a seminar at the 2nd Annual Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City on my three Ps for a successful indie film campaign, that of a solid pitch, some cool perks, and plenty of promotion. As I got into that last section, I asked how many people in the audience have a Facebook and Twitter account?” A few people raised their hands. Then I asked how many of them are active on those networks, posting content relevant to indie film at least once a day. Some hands went down.

Then I told them an absolute truth about crowdfunding: “If you’re not active on the social networks, then crowdfunding is probably not for you.”

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