Leave the Buzzing to the Bees — Rethinking Social Media
Recently on ComicLab, my co-host Dave Kellett and I fielded a question from a listener who asked: “Short of entering into a Twitter feud, what are your best strategies for building buzz on social media about an ongoing, long-form project?” […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Q3 Estimated taxes are Due Today
If you pay estimated income taxes on a quarterly schedule, today’s the deadline for your third-quarter payment. Checks postmarked with Sept. 17, 2018 will be considered paid on that date, according to irs.gov. You may also pay online, pay by […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Shipping comics using Media Mail
There seems to be some misinformation going around about whether it’s legal to ship comics using the Media Mail service of the U.S. Postal Service. Since misunderstanding this could cost you thousands, let’s get it straightened out now. Here’s the […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
ComicLab Ep 37 — Why do we hate thought balloons?
Webcomics whackos Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! Brad took a four-week vacation from his comic this summer, and he says it’s the smartest thing he has ever done. THEN we take another swing at the topic of […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Time and Time again
Today’s guest post is from Josh Jackson, whose work can be found at A Certain Mister Jackson. A few thoughts on time management…Read more
Best of Webcomics.com — August 2018
Last month was an excellent example of the tremendous value offered by a subscription to Webcomics.com. My readers got early alerts on issues that would impact their businesses, helpful tutorials, insightful analysis, and meaningful feedback on their work. Here are some samples […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Webcomics Confidential: It’s OK to take a break from webcomics
You’ve been doing your webcomic for over ten years now, and you’re just not getting anywhere. Worse yet, you have family obligations and other pressures that make it hard for you to devote time to your craft. It’s time to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Welcoming our new sponsor Endicia.com leads to a discussion of the best ways to streamline your online store shipments. Then we hit the mailbag to answer questions about handing out flyers at events, and working on 2nd strips.