Crowdfunding for Books

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Follow these simple steps to launch your successful crowdfunding campaign for your book. Contact Merrimack Media for more information: http://merrimackmedia.com

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Crowdfunding for Books

  1. 1. info@merrimackmedia.com | merrimackmedia.com | 978.710.8075 Crowdfund Your Book Your Book
  2. 2. Is Crowd Funding For You? • Can you make a compelling one minute video? • Can you write a compelling pitch in 3 paragraphs? • Can you write a list of effective rewards for contributions? • Can you put together a social media strategy? • Can you tweet twice a week for 4 weeks?
  3. 3. What’s Needed Write Your Pitch in 3 Paragraphs • Who are you and why are you awesome? • What do you believe? Build an emotional connection • What are you going to do with the funds you raise? What is an example of the rewards? • Ask people to pledge directly. Be thankful.
  4. 4. What’s Needed: Video Script • Hi, I am……. • I believe…… • At the moment there is a problem in…. • I see an opportunity to help because…. • Let me show you an example… • Talk about what you’re going to do with funds raised • And if you make a pledge, you’ll be one of the first ones to receive… • Thank you so much for your support. We can’t do this without you.
  5. 5. What’s Needed: Social Media Strategy • Tweet 1…… • Tweet 2…… • Tweet 3…… • Tweet 4…… • Tweet 5……(2 or 3 tweets: Ask them to donate directly… be part of “starting your movement”. etc. • Calendar of Dates to do this. Hootsuite.com • Or, put this on your calendar to do this! Create a cult of donors
  6. 6. info@merrimackmedia.com | merrimackmedia.com | 978.710.8075 Crowdfunding through Publication and PromotionBook

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