#129: Ariel Hyatt – Fans, Fears, and Funding

Ariel Hyatt PhotoKevin interviews Ariel Hyatt, digital strategist, international speaker, author, and owner of Cyber PR. Ariel shares social media tips, music career advice, and her experiences and insights with crowd funding.

Ariel stresses that artists need to move past vanity metrics (likes, shares, and followers) and work on making real connections with real people. “Share, don’t sell” she says, referring to how artists should interact with fans. She also stresses that it’s important to build an email list, so that artists can connect with their fans beyond the confines of social networks like Facebook.

Ariel also discusses her upcoming book on crowd funding, and insights from her own experience raising funds via crowd funding.

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