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The Don'ts of Kickstarter
The Don'ts of Kickstarter
03/16/13 at 01:55 PM by dmcaloon
I've been thinking about the controversy behind Kickstarter and other crowd-funding services, and I just don't get it. I think it's such a good idea and the arguments against it just don't make any sense. Sure, they can make money by working, touring, and selling merch, but touring isn't always a very lucrative option, and hey, the way I see it, Kickstarter is just like selling merch anyway. There are no "handouts" being given here, and even if there were, what's it to you if a fan wants to give their own money to a band they love if it goes strictly into a new album or van or whatever? With that being said, there is a small little problem with the execution that I wanted to talk about here (points to anyone who finds a few specific campaigns I called out).
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