Musician/social media queen Amanda (F**king!) Palmer recently Kickstarted the hell out of the popular crowdfunding site, raising $100,000 in the first seven hours of her campaign to fund her first studio album in four years (with new band Grand Theft Orchestra), tour and art book. Her goal long achieved, she’s up to nearly $500,000, and she still has 28 days left to go before the campaign closes. Intrigued by the ex-Dresden Doll’s success, we hit up Palmer for advice on how to launch the perfect music-related Kickstarter campaign. Check out her tips after the jump.
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Kickstarter has been used to create everything from iPod nano watches to epic Girl Talk music videos. Now, Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch aims to use that platform to fund the making of his film, God Help the Girl.