Hot on the heels of the C is for Cthulhu Team’s biggest launch ever, Tyler breaks down the three pieces of pre-launch content strategy the team crafted to energize current fans and attract more just like them, powering a $21,000.00+ launch day.


Highlights of this Session Include:

  • Inside the $21K+ launch day for Sweet Dreams Cthulhu, including the secret to launching bigger.
  • The three pieces of pre-launch content that lead to our best launch day ever.
  • How to work backwards to break down a massive goal into an attainable plan.
  • Plus: Better questions to ask when planning and executing your launch.

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3 Pieces of Pre-Launch Content that We created as a part of our pre-launch.

1) The Watch Magnet
2) The Lead Magnet
3) The Viral Contest


ComixLauncher

It’s time for today’s ComixLauncher.
A ComixLauncher is a short, actionable activity you can do immediately after listening to the show. They’re all activities I’ve done myself, and will get you one step closer to a successful ComixLaunch. They’ll transform this Podcast from a passive, lean back activity centered around Tyler James, into an active, lean-forward activity centered around YOU and your projects.

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Ask yourself:
Does my currently level of commitment my goal match what’s actually required to make it happen?
Do I even know?


In the month of May, I have some great things coming up…

including a new free strategy guide, an all-new 5 day challenge, and we will also be opening the doors once again to the ComixLaunch Course Summer Session.

If you’d like to get on the advanced review list for The ComixLaunch Course, please go to ComixLaunch.com/course
And keep an eye on your inbox for good stuff coming from me.


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“There is no such thing as a happy ending to an unhappy journey.”
– Abraham Hicks


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In this session, Tyler chats with Andrea Purcell, a professional assistant who helps busy comic creators focus on what they do best. Learn how to get some help making your creative dreams happen.


Highlights of this Session Include:

What kind of professional assistance is available for busy comic creators?
How getting assistance at conventions can mean the difference between lackluster and blockbuster sales.
Social media tips for comic creators.
Plus: Hot (and profitable) merchandise ideas.


Today’s Session is brought to you by

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Last year, ComixTribe spent nearly $85,000 on printing.

While we rely on a number of printers to get our books to market, one printer I can strongly recommend is KrakenPrint

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Guest Introduction

My guest today has been working in the comics industry since 2010, first as a retailer, and currently as a part of the marketing team at Diamond Comic Distributors. She also works as a freelance assistant, I provide services for comic creators such as Patreon & social media management, creative marketing solutions, event assistance, and more, allowing them to focus on their writing and art.
Welcome to ComixLaunch Andrea Purcell

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ComixLauncher

It’s time for today’s ComixLauncher.
A ComixLauncher is a short, actionable activity you can do immediately after listening to the show. They’re all activities I’ve done myself, and will get you one step closer to a successful ComixLaunch. They’ll transform this Podcast from a passive, lean back activity centered around Tyler James, into an active, lean-forward activity centered around YOU and your projects.

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– Three Things You Love Doing
– Three Things You Hate Doing
– One thing that would be possible to
– How much would it be worth to you for someone else   to do it, if it meant you had more time to do one of the   three things you love.

Share results @ comixlaunch.com/voicemail or in an email [email protected]


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Building excitement for a new project is something most of us are used to. But how to you dust off an older project to give it a second chance on Kickstarter? And how to you re-energize the audience you have and attract its “new to you” fans to power crowdfunding success. In this session, Tyler chats with Clay Adams about taking his series Pregnant Bitches of War to Kickstarter.


Highlights of this Session Include:

How Clay warmed up a cold audience to give an older project new life on Kickstarter.

Clay’s best advice for creators just getting started building their publishing line.

What Clay’s found the most valuable from joining ListLaunch and the ComixLaunch course…and what surprised him about the community.

Plus: How Clay held his own in direct competition with Marvel, DC, and Nickelodeon at San Diego Comic Con.


Today’s Session is brought to you by

Club ComixLaunch on Patreon.

Get your free Club ComixLaunch VIP Insider bonus Kickstarter resource atComixLaunch.com/club.


ComixLauncher

It’s time for today’s ComixLauncher.

A ComixLauncher is a short, actionable activity you can do immediately after listening to the show. They’re all activities I’ve done myself, and will get you one step closer to a successful ComixLaunch. They’ll transform this Podcast from a passive, lean back activity centered around Tyler James, into an active, lean-forward activity centered around YOU and your projects.

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Ask someone for something that makes you a little nervous to ask for.

Invite to share results @ comixlaunch.com/voicemail or in an email [email protected]

30 Days of Audience Building Strategies – ComixLaunch.com/patreon – Click on updates.


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They’re the rocket fuel this show is running on, and the sooner you do it, the more powerful your action will be. Don’t wait to give us some love!

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Interested in growing and connecting with a large audience on Instagram? Then this session of the ComixLaunch podcast is your blueprint, as Russell Nohelty of Wannabe Press shares his strategies for growing a following of 10,000+ on Instagram in under two years.


Highlights of this Session Include:

What is Instagram and why it’s worth using for writers, artists, and self-publishers?

How to get started with Instagram and grow your following with the right kind of people fast.

Apps for better Instagram images.

Platform Showdown – Instagram Live vs Kickstarter Live

Plus: How Instagram can impact a Kickstarter campaign.


Today’s Session is brought to you by

StickerMule custom stickers and more. Go to ComixLaunch.com/stickermule and get a $10 credit on your next order.


Guiding Discussion Questions

1) What is Instagram? How does it work? What’s it for What’s it Not for?
2) How do you use Instagram as a creator and publisher?
3) What specific benefits or results have you seen from using Instagram?
4) What are the biggest mistakes creators (writers, artists, self-publishers) make on Instagram?
5) How should a creator use Instagram in the ramp up to and actual execution of a Kickstarter campaign?
6) If you were coaching a creator who was starting from scratch, just downloading the Instagram app today, and who wants to get to 10K followers in, say, 12 months… what’s would that process look like?


ComixLauncher

It’s time for today’s ComixLauncher.
A ComixLauncher is a short, actionable activity you can do immediately after listening to the show. They’re all activities I’ve done myself, and will get you one step closer to a successful ComixLaunch. They’ll transform this Podcast from a passive, lean back activity centered around Tyler James, into an active, lean-forward activity centered around YOU and your projects.

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Double Your Hashtags on All your Instagram Posts for a Week.

Share results @ comixlaunch.com/voicemail or in an email [email protected]


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They’re the rocket fuel this show is running on, and the sooner you do it, the more powerful your action will be. Don’t wait to give us some love!

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April is Audience Building month at ComixLaunch and this session sets the stage. If you’re ready to build a large audience to launch incredible projects to on Kickstarter and beyond, you need to put a solid foundation in place. Tyler gives you that foundation piece by piece in this podcast.


Highlights of this Session Include:

The necessary elements for building a large and loyal audience.
Two questions you need to answer before you’ll attract an audience.
Why less may be more when it comes to actively building your tribe.
One pillar you absolutely need to have in place to engage with your fan base (that 90% of aspiring creators are missing.)
Plus: A bonus writing strategy that will help readers connect with your main character in just a few pages.

Links Mentioned

ComixLaunch.com/Listlaunch
ComixLaunch.com/patreon
Ready For Launch Workshop – ComixLaunch.com/READY


Today’s Session is brought to you by

Club ComixLaunch on Patreon.

Get your free Club ComixLaunch VIP Insider bonus Kickstarter resource atComixLaunch.com/club.


ComixLauncher

It’s time for today’s ComixLauncher.

A ComixLauncher is a short, actionable activity you can do immediately after listening to the show. They’re all activities I’ve done myself, and will get you one step closer to a successful ComixLaunch. They’ll transform this Podcast from a passive, lean back activity centered around Tyler James, into an active, lean-forward activity centered around YOU and your projects.

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Where are you going to show up week in and week out?
Home?
Work?
Play?

Share results @ comixlaunch.com/voicemail or in an email [email protected]


Quote

“All the world’s a stage”

– Shakespeare


Have You Subscribed, Rated, or Reviewed ComixLaunch Yet?

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