When is a complaint actually a compliment?

It sounds like a weird webcomics riddle, doesn’t it? “When is a complaint actually a compliment?” After all, as webcartoonists, we’ve always prided ourselves one the granular level of interaction that we maintain with our readers. Both the original “How […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Facebook — To Link or Not to Link

I see this advice getting passed around on Facebook quite frequently: “If you include a link to your website, the Facebook algorithm will kill your post.” Let’s talk about how accurate this advice  is — and some Best Practices for […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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How to do a reader survey

Reader surveys are an excellent way to get a better feel for your audience. Does your comic skew towards female reader? Do they tend to be younger or older? What are their other interests? would they support a Kickstarter for […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Facebook announces subscription-only news

Facebook is announcing a new initiative — The Street — which will offer news on a subscription-only basis. Via Reuters: (Reuters) – Facebook Inc plans to launch a subscription-based news product, and will begin initial tests in October, TheStreet reported […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Patreon Hot Seat — Call for participants

I’d like to do another critique series that focuses on Patreon campaigns. If you were a participant in the previous Patreon Hot Seat, you are disqualified from being part of this one. If you’d like to have your Patreon campaign […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Start planning holiday merchandise now!

Merry Christmas — and Happy New Year! Set down the sunblock, and step away from the pool. It’s time to start planning for December and January. I know it’s hard to get into the spirit, but this is the time […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Anatomy of a convention banner stand

Recently, I saw a webcartoonist asking for advice on convention banners. It’s a deceptively tricky topic — and it’s something I see done poorly at con after con. Before you shell out your hard-earned dough on another convention banner that […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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