Carsie Blanton grew up as an unschooler in rural Virginia. Her passion turned to guitar and songwriting at 13, and she never looked back.
To fund her latest album, Carsie launched a well-crafted Kickstarter campaign and promoted it relentlessly. It ended yesterday, raising more than double her original goal of $29,000.
When it’s time for a campaign, start with Kickstarter School. Then check out these links that Carsie suggests:
- Launch and Release: “First Aid for Music Crowdfunding”
- Amanda Palmer: The Art of Asking (a TED Talk)
- Carsie’s favorite Kickstarter ever
Whatever you do, don’t miss Carsie’s music video (my favorite ever), Baby Can Dance: