Getting more Patreon backers

I attended the Patreon On Tour conference in New York City, and I strongly advise you to take advantage of this opportunity if it comes to a city near you. It was packed with great data-backed information, like information on […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Google Plus: The end

As far back as 2012, I was wondering aloud whether Google Plus was dead in the water. And in 2015, I shared that Google was divesting itself of its “Facebook killer.” The Internet giant, of course, announced earlier this year […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Multi-Channel Publishing

You want to write longform stories that are brisk and engaging, and yet you also want to optimize your comic to use social media to build an audience? It feels impossible to write a quality story and succeed on social […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 64: The Joys of Artisanal Success

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! Going back to the discussion of publishers vs crowdfunding: What really brings you success? THEN, selling Patreon rewards on different platforms. ALSO, answering questions about background and comic structure WHILE bringing […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Patreon announces a three-tier system

Earlier today, Patreon announced that it will unveil a three-tier system later this spring. The three tiers will be Patreon Lite, Patreon Pro and Patreon Premium. All creators currently using Patreon will experience no changes. They will be grandfathered into […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Promoting Patreon at personal events

During the recent Patreon on Tour conference in New York city, a discussion arose about promoting Patreon at personal appearances. It was tough, one creator complained, because setting up a laptop to process pledges was cumbersome — and expensive. And, […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 64: Diversifying vs Duplicating

Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking comics! In this episode, they discuss the secrets of Instagram tagging. THEN … if a backer asks you to add a crowdfunding platform to Patreon, should you? ALSO… what’s the danger of waiting […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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