If you’ve been paying any attention at all to technology trends the past few years, you know that we live in the era of Big Data. All of those videos we upload to YouTube, hard drives we fill with government secrets (or cat photos, take your pick), and tweets we awkwardly punch out on touchscreen [...]
Each month we will feature one of our fiscally sponsored projects who have been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. This month’s featured project is Friend Movement.
In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, Friend Movement co-founders Elliot London and Ronnie Kroell are taking their project on the road (literally) as part of a [...]
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a video worth?
With the explosion of video sharing platform like Youtube and Vimeo, or even Vine and Instagram… Internet audiences increasingly expect video content to accompany any website they visit. In fact, studies have shown that crowdfunding campaigns with a video had a 20% [...]
RocketHub may sound like a NASA program, but it’s actually one of Fractured Atlas’s crowdfunding partners! Launched in 2010, RocketHub is a crowdfunding platform that allows arts, science, and other projects to raise funds anywhere in the world. The partnership with RocketHub allows our fiscally sponsored projects to use RocketHub’s crowdfunding platform to solicit [...]
How do you keep in touch with your fans? Most of you probably keep some kind of e-mail list of people who’ve either come to one of your events, or found out about your work online. Managing this list can be time consuming, as people move to new e-mail addresses or request to be taken [...]
Fractured Atlas is offering a workshop called Fiscal Sponsorship + Crowdfunding = $$ for Creative Projects at the Foundation Center in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 22nd.
The session is designed for anyone who is interested in using fiscal sponsorship. We’ll explore the benefits and use of Fractured Atlas’s fiscal sponsorship program as a fundraising tool. There will [...]
At long last! A book for entrepreneurs that even I can get through without falling asleep on the subway. (I say this as someone with a fine arts degree who has little patience for reading business books that seem geared more for the overachieving MBA candidate.) And what about this month’s pick earns such high [...]
Five years ago, Fractured Atlas began to imagine a new cloud-based software platform for managing arts organizations: Artful.ly.
We knew going in that this would likely be the most ambitious, challenging project we’d ever attempted. In a sense, it was the culmination of our first decade of work as a technology-driven arts service organization. While technology [...]
There’s that saying: “a picture is worth a thousand words.” And we know that the way people consume content on the internet is extremely visual. Readers confronted with a block of dense text will likely only read the first paragraph before moving on. Quality images are key to conveying key information to readers in a [...]
Now that the humble, once-reviled animated Gif has been resurrected from the mass grave of internet that is Geocities, Social Media platforms have been quick to capitalize on the trend. Vine is Twitter’s new foray in micro-video sharing, enabling users to record, edit, and share short 6 second videos, often with hilarious results. While at [...]