Webcomics Confidential — Social Media Tips
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It’s Q&A time on today’s Webcomics Confidential! A Webcomics.com member writes:
I was hoping you could talk a little social media strategy sometime. I was terrible for being that “go check out my comic” person but I get completely stumped as to what else to post. I can’t imagine anyone cares what I had for lunch as those kinds of things always make me tune-out and I’m never sure when a simple opinion like, “Tupperware is useful sometimes” is going to set off a rage response about someone’s Tupperware trauma. Do you have any go-to tricks for posting ideas? Questions you might ask yourself or techniques like the word-association thing you’ve discussed for breaking writer’s block?
So… when it comes to media, what do you say when you have nothing to say? — Plenty! That’s when you drop back to the Three Cs of social media. And then, let’s talk about the Mirror Research that brought you to the (mistaken) conclusion that “Tupperware” posts are bad!
And then, near the end of the video, we tackle a burning question for all cartoonists. And the answer just might explain why we cartoonists have such a hard time getting paid for our work!