Hitch it / Ditch it: Love is in the Blood, 3 Feet Under

This is the next installment in the current Hot Seat series. This one’s a Hitch it / Ditch it critique. In short: I go to participants’ sites and list something they could improve (and offer my thoughts on how they […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Is RSS dead?

Last July when Google discontinued their RSS aggregator, Google Reader, the message was clear: RSS is dead. Except, of course, for the fervent throng who insist that RSS is alive and well. And better than ever. And making a comeback, […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Consultation Discount

Once again, I’ve set up a coupon for $25 off my comics-consultation price. You have two options: $100 level: Straight-up Skype chat for one hour. $200 level: I prepare a top-down review of all pertinent aspects of your comic/site, send […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Mailbag: Understanding trim size

This is a question from the forum, but my answer started drilling pretty deep into the printing process — so much so, that I wanted to share it on the main site to make it more readily available for anyone […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Marketing to people who read comic strips

This is something I come across quite often. Either a webcartoonist will tell me that they’re trying to find where readers of comic strips congregate on the Web or they’re designing an ad that touts the fact that it’s a […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Ello

Having signed up for Ello a week ago, I can think of tons of uses for the new social-media site. • It’s a good place to keep a secret. • Or confess to a crime. • It’s THE place on […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Tax victory for artists

From the New York Times: If you say you are an artist, but you make little money from selling your art, can your work be considered a profession in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service? In a ruling handed […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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