Creators for Creators Grant

The Creators For Creators Grant was first announced at Image Expo last year. This year, they’ve announced a second round of funding. From the website: We plan to give $30,000 to a single cartoonist or writer/artist duo in order to support the creation […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Tailoring your Comics for Social Media

In a post-advertising webcomics publishing plan, the goal is no longer sending traffic to your site. If your social-media approach doesn’t reflect your understanding of this concept, you’re wasting valuable time and effort on ineffective promotion. In other words, if […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Affiliate Advertising During the Holiday Season

As we head into the holiday shopping season, you might consider redoubling your commitment to blogging. We often talk about the importance of blogging here — as a way to establish and define Community — but this time of year, it […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Shipping Update — USPS Rate Hike and Holiday Deadlines

Shipping through the United States Postal Service will get a little more pricey in 2018 — by about 2-4%. But that hike will still be lower than the price increases planned by both UPS and FedEx. Those prices will increase […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Kickstarter Launches Patreon Competitor — Drip

Kickstarter has announced Drip — a Patreon-like crowdfunding platform for ongoing creator support. From the press release: In recent years, we’ve seen the growing validation of subscriptions for serial online content creators — podcasters, YouTubers, bloggers — using tools like […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Patreon Pro Tip — Setting Links to Expire

Here’s a handy pro tip for people running Patreon campaigns. If you’re like many of us, you love Patreon, but many aspects of navigating the Creator Feed are… lacking. And you want better for your backers. So — once their […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Webcomics Confidential Ep 36 — PatreCon

My friend (and former podcast co-host) Dave Kellett attended PatreCon — a conference for Patreon creators — earlier this month.  Featuring workshops by industry leaders and creative professionals, this invitation-only, two-day conference brought creators from all backgrounds together in Los Angeles […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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