Webcomics Confidential Ep 10 — Business Managers

What would you do if you had your own “Robert Khoo”? Would you do the To Do list he told you to do? No you wouldn’t. You’re a fibber who fibs. And I’ll tell you why…

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Webcomics Confidential Ep 9 — Cargo Cults

How often has this happened to you? You see a webcartoonist doing something — and it’s a big success. So you do that thing. But you’re not as successful as they were. Once you identify Cargo Cult mentality, you can […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Webcomics Confidential Ep 8 — Translating your comic

Should you translate your comic and try to sell overseas? Much like this post on promotion, it’s a bigger question of decision-making.

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Webcomics Confidential Ep 7 — Comic convention grief counselling

  In response to my recent show on comic conventions, a Webcomics.com member wrote to ask about the intangibles involved with exhibiting — stuff like exposure and promotion and improving one’s sales skills. Weren’t they reason enough to continue to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Be picky when choosing promotion

So, what if I offered a small promo box that participants could add to their comic sidebars. The box would randomly generate a small banner and link to one of our comics. Are you in or out? I think the answer […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Book Cover Hot Seat — Ultimate Suburban Fighter

This is the second in a short series of critiques that will focus on book-cover design. There’s still time to sign up if you’re interested.

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Webcomics Confidential Ep 6 — Small Cons and Come-and-Go Patrons

It’s time for Webcomics Confidential Episode 6! I take on a couple pf good questions. First — Are smaller comic conventions really better for webcartoonists? And then — Patreon backers who come and go… are they a problem? I’ll answer […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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