eBook Digital and Information Literacy: Kickstarter and Patreon, 1st Edition

  • Justine Ciovacco
  • Published By: Rosen Central
  • ISBN-10: 150817332X
  • ISBN-13: 9781508173328
  • DDC: 658.15
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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It's a common word to hear these days—crowdfunding. Websites such as Kickstarter and Patreon are bringing businesses and creators together with donators and investors. This guide explains the basics of how crowdfunding works. This title will inform readers of how Kickstarter, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, works and about some of the projects it has made possible. All the steps readers need to follow to start a Kickstarter campaign or create content and find supporters on Patreon are covered in depth. Furthermore, the text uncovers well-known campaigns and content—and teaches readers how to bring their own ideas to life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: How Does Crowdfunding Work?.
2: A Closer Look at Kickstarter.
3: A Closer Look at Patreon.
4: The Future of Crowdfunding.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.