Best of Webcomics.com – March 2014
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Best of the site
About.me – A new social-media app for networking among creative professionals
On the Spot Hot Seat critique: We visited participants site on a random day and talked about what was going on with the comic/site on that day (no archives).
Webcomics Weekly: When the first of four scheduled return recordings of the seminal Webcomics Weekly podcast was released, Webcomics.com members got access to it before it went public.
Business Line of Credit: Way better than a credit card — and a renewable source of quick capital. We explain how it works.
Uploading comics in bulk (ComicsPress and Comic Easel): A step-by-step tutorial to adding a large number of comics to your site at once.
Mailbag: Digital Download Update: A member asks for the latest developments in the Evil Inc monthly pre-release download.
Custom menu icons (ComicsPress and Comic Easel): A step-by-step tutorial for adding custom icons to your menu.
Was that huge traffic spike real? When you checked your stats this morning, you had a huge spike in traffic. Then you checked again later and saw that it disappeared. What just happened? We give you the explanation.
Archive Dive: Stop giving them the finger! In this piece from the Webcomics.com archive, we revisit a post in which I advised against a rather lazy drawing habit.
Patreon: Five Tips: Five ways to help push your Patreon campaign towards success.
Copyright and Trademark review: It’s a complicated subject, and it perplexes many of us. Here’s a breif review of the facts you need to understand it better.
Lettering Hot Seat: The Hot Seat critiques are where we discuss the craft of comics in a meaningful, hands-on way. In this round, we’re focused on lettering and word balloons.
Harvey Award Ballots: The nomination round of the Harvey Awards is officially underway and any professional webcartoonist (that’s you) is eligible to nominate work they find inspiring.
Motivational Sketch series — A case of the Willies: After a brief hiatus, we jumped back on the Motivational Sketches bandwagon. This week’s theme was A Case of the Willies.
Best of the Forum
Kickstarter ads? We workshop an ad for a Kickstarter campaign
Holy ship! Are you prepared for the increases in shipping costs?