A brand new series from 4MileCircus: 4MileCircus Tips! Every Tuesday 4MileCircus presents a new video tip with advice on how to approach social media, crowdfunding, and/or video production. This week: Boost Posts The Do-it-yourself aspect of social media can be empowering, but you don’t have to go it alone. If you’re not getting the results […]
A brand new series from 4MileCircus: 4MileCircus Tips!
Every Tuesday 4MileCircus presents a new video tip with advice on how to approach social media, crowdfunding, and/or video production.
Shooting on little to no budget can be daunting. While you may be able to call in favors for people in front of and behind the camera and wrangle equipment with the promise of more favors, one of the hardest elements required for filmmaking to arrange for on little to no budget are locations. Whether it’s […]
Email lists are a vital tool in reaching and building an audience.
The basic principal is that it’s better to try something new and have it fail that keep hitting your head against the wall with the same old same old.
Facebook Pages (Facebook profiles for business and any non-personal accounts) have many options to help you best represent your project. As with Twitter, you have a header image, a profile image, a description, and a pinned post. You can also have a call to action button that can be quite useful. There are also many more options that may be available to you, depending on your particular category of page.
While many social media platforms attempt to be all things to all people, in the end each of these platforms is somewhat unique. Thus, one’s presence on each needs to be tailored to the specific platform. Facebook is fundamentally about individual connections. Twitter functions like a worldwide cocktail party in which you can dip in […]
On Twitter, you have a bit of freedom. There’s a header image, a profile image, your twitter handle (aka username), your description, your website link, and, if you so desire, a pinned tweet. These elements are all fairly flexible. You want to make sure you’ve crafted each to reflect who you are and what you do.
The DIY element is a big part of what attracts many independent artists to social media as a means of audience building and promotion, but you can’t always go it alone. If you’re implementing all the best practices you know and still not growing as quickly as you’d like or getting the level of enthusiastic […]
Most people who consider crowdfunding to fund their projects–be those projects books, films, games, or fancy new tech projects–understand that a successful campaign is going to take a lot of work. But then, egos get in the way. You’ve got to have that ego in order to convince yourself to do a campaign in the […]