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About the Creative Funding Show a Podcast About Kickstarter and Patreon
The Creative Funding Show is a podcast where Thomas Umstattd Jr. interviews Authors, YouTubers, and Podcasters who are funding their creativity using platforms like Patreon, Kickstarter.
You will also learn about making money with advertising, sponsorships, merch, and other creative ways to make a living as an artist.
Thomas Umstattd Jr.
Thomas stated his first podcast in 2007 and had his first successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013. He’s the CEO of Author Media a company that helps make authors rich and famous. For more about Thomas, listen to his intro episode.
In this episode, Thomas Umstattd Jr. talks with bestselling author and podcaster Joanna Penn about how and why to diversify your income. This can’t-miss episode is packed with practical advice from an industry leader.read more
In this episode, we talk with Mary DeMuth, the author of Not Marked, a book rejected by every publisher that went on to be a huge success on Indiegogo.read more
Shemer Kuznits is an Israeli indie author who is using Patreon to fund his writing. He was recently able to move from working 5 days a week to 4 days a week giving him another day dedicated to writing.read more
In this episode, I am going to sign up for a Patreon Account and share about the process and what I’ve learned along the way. If you want a blow by blow account of signing up for Patreon, this episode is for you.read more
Merchandise is hard to get right, especially for podcasters. It is easy to waste a lot of money on boxes of shirts that collect dust in your garage. In this episode, I break down the recent fundraising episode from the Revolutions Podcast for takeaways for podcasters and YouTubers. Mike Duncan is one of the top history podcasters in the world and he knows how to do a good fundraising episode.read more
In terms of creative funding, I see authors, YouTubers, and podcasters making money in 7 primary ways. This episode will be a broad overview. In the future, we will have deep dive episodes on each of these ways. In short, creators can make money with merch, products, affiliate revenue, advertising, sponsorship, crowdfunding, and patronage.read more
The Creative Funding Show is a podcast where you will hear the stories of Authors, YouTubers, and Podcasters who are funding their creativity using platforms like Patreon, Kickstarter. You will also learn about making money with advertising, sponsorships, merch, and other creative ways to make a living as an artist.read more