Tuesday, February 11, 2014

2014 BIZ: VIDEO: Video creators of the virtual worlds, check Patreon for funding

Video creators of the virtual worlds: 
check Patreon for funding
Patreon is persistant crowdfunding for creators such as
  • Musicians
  • YouTubers
  • Writers & Bloggers
  • Indie Gamers
  • Video Producers
  • Authors
  • Podcasters
  • Not a subscription.
  • Not a paywall.
  • More like an internet tip system.
  • Product is open to everone.
  • Contributors get perquisites (perks).
  • Payments as little as one US dollar per video.
  • Contributors can limit amount per month.
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Suggestions for using Patreon for videos.
  • Design a branding plan (name: yours, group, product).
  • If you can produce lots of content, plan several products
  • Start with one product.
  • Plan a series for that brand.  
  • Plan production rate 1-4 episodes a month.
  • Develop a plan for sharing income.
  • Develop a plan for contributor perks. 
  • Get written agreements from all participants.
  • Make a short promo (3-6 min.). Mention contributor perks.
  • Post promo on YouTube.
  • Make a pilot episode. Include promo for series.
  • Post pilot episode.  
  • Send out press release.  Mention contributor perks, offer free sample.
  • Get started on Episode 2.
  • Push promotion: interviews in SL, promo videos, promos of perks.

Video-Machinima in virtual worlds
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