NewReleaseTuesday.com Unveils New Crowdfunding Feature
‘LaunchPad’ collects fan-powered Christian projects from around the Internet; allows users to submit projects they discover
Orange County, CA – The largest Christian music and entertainment site online, NewReleaseTuesday.com, in partnership with faith-based crowdfunding website FaithLauncher.com, has unveiled a new site feature that connects fans with the projects that need their help. LaunchPad, as the site feature is called, displays Christian music and media crowdfunding projects from a number of platforms, providing fans an exclusive one-stop shop for finding these initiatives.
NewReleaseTuesday.com and FaithLauncher.com are part of the FrontGate Web Network.
“From Kickstarter to Indiegogo to Fundrazr and now FaithLauncher, there are so many different crowdfunding platforms, which is really exciting,” said NewReleaseTuesday.com Founder Kevin McNeese. “The problem is knowing what’s out there and finding it in time. Instead of getting lost in the shuffle, Christian crowdfunding projects now are more accessible to the fans than ever, thanks to NewReleaseTuesday’s LaunchPad.”
Not only does the staff of NewReleaseTuesday.com keep up on the highest profile crowdfunding projects for LaunchPad, but users have the ability to post Christian campaigns including music, film, books and other media through a simple, one-page form in their free NRTeam account.
“The strength of NewReleaseTuesday.com is our community,” McNeese noted. “Just as many projects are crowdfunded these days, much of our industry-leading information is crowd-sourced. We trust the knowledge of the Christian entertainment fans to help us share the great campaigns out there.”
LaunchPad also features content from FaithLauncher—the new crowdfunding platform for faith-based projects—who sponsors the new feature. People interested in starting crowdfunding campaigns of their own may access FaithLauncher’s sign-up page on LaunchPad.
“We are excited about our partnership with NewReleaseTuesday.com as we share a great passion for Christian entertainment and strong desire to advance the Christian artist community,” said FaithLauncher Founder/CEO Fernando Chavez. “We are well positioned to do this at FaithLauncher, as we not only provide them a platform to obtain funding, but we also provide them direct coaching and actively promote their projects to their core audience.”
For more information, or to display your own crowdfunding project, visit http://www.NewReleaseTuesday.com/launchpad.php.
NewReleaseTuesday.com (http://www.NewReleaseTuesday.com) was launched in August of 2002 and offers the most complete and up-to-date listing of upcoming releases online, exclusive artist interviews, commentary from a variety of columnists, New Christian Music PodCasts and the latest in Christian music news. It is also the home to the NRTeam, an online music community that maintains the largest online databases of Christian artist profiles, album reviews and song lyrics. NewReleaseTuesday.com is part of the FrontGate Web Network.
FaithLauncher (http://www.FaithLauncher.com) is a social crowd funding platform for Christian Inspired Projects. Christian entrepreneurs, ministries, filmmakers, musicians, artists, entertainers, & other faith based projects. You can use FaithLauncher to build a project, engage your supporters and see your funding goal reached.
About FrontGate Media
Established in 2001, FrontGate (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the leading culture-engaged media group & marketing service reaching the faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to USA Today, and the only media group founded for the purpose of marketing others’ projects rather than publishing content. This foundational focus on marketing has made FrontGate a leader for innovation in delivering the faith-based audience.
The firm just received the 2013 Crystal Trophy as the “Best Faith-based Website” in the Internet Advertising Competition, and was also honored with two 2012 WebAwards receiving the Standard of Excellence in the Marketing and Faith-Based categories.
Serving as “Your Gateway To The Christian Audience,” FrontGate’s web network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 6 million email subscribers. The network includes the leading faith-based audience sites in their categories including ChristianCinema.com, NewReleaseTuesday.com, iTickets.com, ProjectInspired.com, Rapzilla.com, WashingtonTimes.com, WorshipTogether.com, and more, as well as key events and magazines. A complete roster can be found on the Media Kits channel at FrontGateMedia.com. In addition, the firm provides strategy and execution for Public Relations, Social Media, Faith-based Media Buying, Global Pay Per Click campaigns and Merch Development. The company plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists, and more seeking faith-based and faith-friendly audiences.
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To interview Kevin McNeese from NewReleaseTuesday.com or Fernando Chavez from FaithLauncher.com, or for more information about FrontGate, please contact:
Lori Lenz-Heiselman – FrontGate