Amanda Palmer

Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer (born April 30, 1976), sometimes known as Amanda Fucking Palmer, is an American performer who first rose to prominence as the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist/composer of the duo The Dresden Dolls. She has had a successful solo career, is also one half of the duo Evelyn Evelyn, and is the lead singer and songwriter of Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra.
Posts about Amanda Palmer
  • Patreon: Launching & Growing An Ongoing Crowdfunding Campaign

    … and valuable as opposed to is valuable monetarily.” -Steve Dotto Some Examples of Patreon Campaigns * (Remember Amanda from my prior post about the new economy?) * (I definitely can’t leave Steve out!) * (A colleague of mine) * https…

    Kim Castleberry/ Just Ask Kim- 22 readers -
  • Apathy & The Artist

    … no “correct path” to becoming a real artist. You might think you’ll gain legitimacy by going to school, getting published, getting signed to a label. But it’s all bullshit, and it’s all in your head. You’re an artist when you say you are. And you’re a good artist when you make somebody else experience or feel something deep or unexpected.” ― Amanda…

    Kim Castleberry/ Just Ask Kim- 11 readers -
  • Will E-Commerce Ever Cash In On Social Media?

    … Hachette Book Group partnered with Gumroad to sell books via the Buy button. And it was a rousing success for at least one author, Amanda Palmer, who offered a signed draft page of the manuscript of her new book to the first 100 people who bought it through the tweet. As you can see, Palmer was very pleased with the results: 100 books sold in 20…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook Twitter- 22 readers -
  • Best TED Talks for (New) Bloggers to Get Motivated

    …, David Kelley begins his talk by pointing out how very fragile the creative ego can be. How often do we stunt our own confidence in creative endeavors? How often do we encourage one another? Learn how you can start to rebuild your confidence, and what that can do for you. Amanda Palmer’s “The Art Of Asking” Amanda Palmer is best known for her…

    Ann Smarty/ Denise Wakeman- 21 readers -