Amanda Palmer famously raised almost $1.2 million on Kickstarter, the biggest music crowdfunding campaign in history. Recently she gave a TED talk that outlined how her experiences as a street performer taught her the art of asking.
It can be a daunting thing to reach out to your inner circle and ask for donations. Palmer argues that there is no reason to feel like a moocher. Instead, sheexpands upon the elements of the exchange that takes place between the donor and the recipient. It is a must watch for anyone planning a Kickstarter campaign.