ComicLab Ep 173 — Tauhid Bondia

Today’s episode is sponsored by  Bonjoro  — an amazing app that enables you to quickly send personalized welcome and thank you videos to your readers, clients, patrons, or backers. This week, Brad and Dave welcome “Crabgrass” creator Tauhid Bondia. Plus — […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 172 — Patreon Power Hour

Today’s episode is sponsored by  Bonjoro  — an amazing app that enables you to quickly send personalized welcome and thank you videos to your readers, clients, patrons, or backers. As Twitter launches a subscriber service, we discuss how every platform is […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Why Artfol is destined for failure

Artfol is a new social-media platform that is positioning itself as “a social-media network for artists.” Eschewing the traditional algorithm approach, it promises an improved platform for creative people. Ironically, it’s because of that approach that I give Artfol a […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Tax time — and some advice if you owe money

The traditional tax deadline today. However the IRS has extended the deadline to May 17 due to the COVID pandemic. (This does not apply to state and local taxes.) But what if you owe money and can’t pay? Don’t make […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Page turns and Story beats

A cartoonist was sharing some advice they got on a recent webinar. The instructor suggested that a comics artist should keep a reader moving through a book by placing something enticing at the end of the page. This is a […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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‘Ringo Awards nominations

The ’Ringo Awards have opened nominations for this year’s awards. Click this link to nominate your favorites — and share it with your readers, encouraging them to nominate their favorites!

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A new strategy for the much-maligned calendar

FREE FRIDAY! Today’s post is available without a subscription! For years, I’ve advocated against printing calendars to sell to readers. The logic is very simple. You have an incredibly narrow window in which to offer this merchandise, and after that […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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