For composers of New Music, these marketing tools are very helpful. There are so many marketing opportunities, in fact, that it would be difficult to list them all. Funding, however, is a different story.
As pundits prepare to dissect every word that comes forth from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in tonight's debate, their analysis is likely to once again lack examination of the most immediate and critical effect these major events have on campaigns: online fundraising.
Firstgiving CEO Mark Sutton shares a conversation with Marc Turgeon, a father who is using the Firstgiving Web site to raise funds for children and adults with autism, pervasive developmental disorder and related disorders.