1000 True Fans

Essential reading from Kevin Kelly on how fans are vital for artists:

A creator, such as an artist, musician, photographer, craftsperson, performer, animator, designer, videomaker, or author - in other words, anyone producing works of art - needs to acquire only 1,000 True Fans to make a living.

It’s a refreshing reminder that artists can make a living doing what they love, and that success can simply mean reaching out to a small number of people - something which is easier every day on the Net.

[via Seth Godin]

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