Reader retention

Let’s face it. One of the biggest hurdles in growing a webcomic is reader retention. That’s why I want to encourage you to set aside time this month to develop (or improve) three different ways to introduce your comic to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 195 — Kickstarter… What’s working and whatR...

Today’s show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the powerful, professional, portable Wacom One!  This week, we’ve devoted the entire show to Kickstarter — what’s working, what’s not, and how you can improve your campaign! Questions asked and topics covered… Kickstarter […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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You’re wasting money on advertising

Unless you have a granular knowledge of advertising, demographics and a whole lot more, you’re probably wasting money on “plug-and-play” advertising like Google Ads and paid promotion on social-media. Here’s why…

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E-mail newsletters… everything old is new again

Substack has been garnering a fair amount of attention by spearheading a new crowdfunding platform for creators. It has many people looking at email outreach for the first time. (And more than a few of us a dusting off newsletter […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Don’t make these mistakes with your Patreon tiers

Many first-timers make the same mistakes when they set up their reward tiers on Patreon. And they can be costly — not to mention time-consuming to solve. So let’s talk about getting started right.

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How much time should it take you to do a comic?

A person who was just starting to do comics asked a question in a forum for creators: “How long does it take you to do one four-panel strip?” They got a wide range of answers — each one of them […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 194 — Beginnings and Endings

Today’s show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the powerful, professional, portable Wacom One!  This week, we’re talking about posting your very first comic, and later we’ll talk about how to write a good ending. Questions asked and topics covered… Making […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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