How to Crowdfund Your Book
In this OnDemand Webinar, instructor Christopher Stollar discusses what crowdfunding is and the main platforms available, why you should consider crowdfunding, and how to lead a successful crowdfunding campaign. He covers examples of crowdfunding campaigns (the good, the bad, and the ugly), how to transition from crowdfunding to publishing and marketing, and how to connect your campaign to a cause.
Christopher Stollar (ChristopherStollar.com) is an award-winning author, accredited public relations professional, and former reporter with a master’s degree in journalism who works full-time as a senior marketing consultant for a Fortune 100 company. Christopher successfully crowdfunded his debut novel, The Black Lens, by convincing more than 70 donors to pledge $3,694—surpassing his original goal by 48 percent. The Black Lens won Grand Prize in the 2016 Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. It also became a Finalist in the Indie Book Awards and a Semifinalist in the Book Pipeline Competition. Christopher’s new novel, Real Girl, placed as a Top 25 Finalist in the 2020 Launch Pad Manuscript Competition and is currently being pitched to publishers by senior agent Paula Munier of Talcott Notch Literary.
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