Q4 Estimated Taxes are Due

If you pay estimated income taxes on a quarterly schedule, The deadline for your fourth-quarter payment is approaching. Checks postmarked with Jan. 18, 2022 will be considered paid on that date, according to irs.gov. You may also pay online, pay […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Bad tweets, and why they’re bad

Many of us are great at creativity, but when it comes to promotion, we stink on ice. It’s really just a different target for our creative skills, but we don’t usually see it that way. So we throw darts at […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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“Free” advice

Thought for the day:

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ComicLab Ep 212 — Making NSFW Comics with Special Guest Erika Moen

Today’s show is brought to you by Wacom! Wacom is the maker of the powerful, professional, portable Wacom One!  This week, Erika Moen joins us for a show dedicated to questions about creating NSFW comics! If you’ve ever wanted to make sexy comics […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Managing commissions

Offering commissions can be a great way to add an income stream to your business. It can also be an effective Patreon reward. But managing expectations and communicating clearly with clients and backers can be a delicate dance. Here’s how […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Would you hire a business manager?

In a recent Webcomics.con Poll, we asked: “If I could hire one person to help my webcomics business, it would be a(n)…” The results weren’t particularly surprising. The top response (27%) was “Business Manager.” But here’s the real question…

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Networking — A Guide for Cartoonists

Since 2013, I’ve been advocating that independent comics artists quit comic cons. Nearly ten years. And since that very first post, the pushback has been the same: “Sure, we’re not making a profit, but we go for the networking.” Except, […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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