Getting more Patreon backers
I attended the Patreon On Tour conference in New York City, and I strongly advise you to take advantage of this opportunity if it comes to a city near you. It was packed with great data-backed information, like information on […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Google Plus: The end
As far back as 2012, I was wondering aloud whether Google Plus was dead in the water. And in 2015, I shared that Google was divesting itself of its “Facebook killer.” The Internet giant, of course, announced earlier this year […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
You want to write longform stories that are brisk and engaging, and yet you also want to optimize your comic to use social media to build an audience? It feels impossible to write a quality story and succeed on social […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
ComicLab Ep 64: The Joys of Artisanal Success
Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! Going back to the discussion of publishers vs crowdfunding: What really brings you success? THEN, selling Patreon rewards on different platforms. ALSO, answering questions about background and comic structure WHILE bringing […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Patreon announces a three-tier system
Earlier today, Patreon announced that it will unveil a three-tier system later this spring. The three tiers will be Patreon Lite, Patreon Pro and Patreon Premium. All creators currently using Patreon will experience no changes. They will be grandfathered into […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Promoting Patreon at personal events
During the recent Patreon on Tour conference in New York city, a discussion arose about promoting Patreon at personal appearances. It was tough, one creator complained, because setting up a laptop to process pledges was cumbersome — and expensive. And, […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
ComicLab Ep 64: Diversifying vs Duplicating
Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking comics! In this episode, they discuss the secrets of Instagram tagging. THEN … if a backer asks you to add a crowdfunding platform to Patreon, should you? ALSO… what’s the danger of waiting […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Episode Notes: We take our first shot at answering that age-old question.
Episode Notes: Brad, Kris and Dave give their SPX wrap-up, fighting spam and luddies with rulers.