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Fans, Friends & Followers

Arts & Business Council + ArtsBoston

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

Fans, Friends & Followers

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Non-Member Ended $35.00 $2.92
A&BC Member Ended $20.00 $2.09
ArtsBoston Member Ended $20.00 $2.09
StageSource Member Ended $20.00 $2.09

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Event Details

Want to reach new audiences using new media? Join author, Boston Globe columnist, and CinemaTech editor Scott Kirsner for a special afternoon workshop on how filmmakers, musicians, visual artists, performers, and arts organizations can cultivate big audiences and earn a solid return from their work.

Fans, Friends & Followers: Building Your Audience in the Digital Age

April 6th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street, Boston MA
$45 ($20 for ArtsBoston or Arts & Business Council members)


Based on the recent book Fans, Friends & Followers, Scott's workshop will focus on how you can:
  • Start building an audience as soon as you commit to your project
  • Use social media and crowdfunding tools to get the audience engaged, involved, and supporting the work
  • Choose the communication channels that work best for you
  • Use your time effectively
  • Reach potential audience members in partnership with already-established sites, blogs, podcasts, e-mail lists, and video series
  • Understand the four kinds of fans
  • Create a range of merchandise, physical and digital, for fans to buy
  • Turn people interested in your work into fans who support you economically, from one project to the next.
This interactive workshop will focus on case studies, examples, and recent data points -- and will avoid jargon, assuming a reasonable level of familiarity with the Internet but no special technical expertise.

Participants will receive a free digital copy of Scott's Book, Fans, Friends & Followers.


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Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Arts & Business Council + ArtsBoston

ArtsBoston's mission is to promote the arts in Greater Boston by making the arts accessible, integral to our lives, and more affordable for all arts lovers. ArtsBoston serves more than 170 organizations in theatre, music, dance, visual arts, comedy, and film throughout Greater Boston by helping them grow audiences, providing strategic and capacity-building resources, and serving as a collective voice for the arts.

 

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston strengthens the vibrant arts community in Greater Boston by providing support services to artists and arts organizations, including training, capacity building, legal services, and technical assistance.

 

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