Russell Nohelty returns to the ComixLaunch podcast for an open and honest discussion about launching novels and comics as a Complete Creative. Russell opens up about what’s working this year and what definitely is not working, and how he’s pivoting to continue to grow his business, while also returning to one of his earliest and most beloved comic creations for another run on Kickstarter.
Rich Boye of Comic Impressions joins Tyler for discussion about how their company is making a strong push into the comic printing market and how they are poised to serve the independent creator as well as large scale publishers.
If you’re a creator who isn’t launching on Kickstarter due to fear of failure, Tyler has the cure for you in this session of ComixLaunch. In this episode, he’ll share one of his big failures this year, and why he actually doesn’t see it as a failure at all.
President of Scout Comics & Entertainment, Inc. James Haick returns to the Comixlaunch podcast to talk about the innovative moves SCOUT is making to shake up the world of creator-owned comics.
If fear is getting in the way of you actually launching your crowdfunding projects or going after your creative pursuits in a major way, this episode could change your future!
In this session, you’ll learn the importance of a great logline and how to craft one for your book. Tyler is joined by writer John “Scooter” Robinson, who teaches a simple, step-by-step formula any writer can use to compress even the most epic tale into a single compelling sentence that will connect with readers and make it vastly easier to sell.
Tyler welcomes BOOM! Studios president and CEO Ross Richie to talk about the company’s rapid rise from humble beginnings to a top publisher in the comics industry.
2 Emails That Generated $3,293 in Kickstarter Funding on Day One… Wait? You don’t have an email launch list yet? No excuses, attend my free workshop here: http://comixlaunch.com/ready And if you like smart, action -packed and…
Tyler is going ALL IN on reader testimonials to help power what he hopes will be the biggest ComixTribe graphic novel launch yet. Find out the whys and hows of this strategy and get a behind the curtain look at his latest Kickstarter launch.
Walter Ostlie, Bob Frantz & Kevin Cuffe, creators of the hit Kickstarter-funded graphic novel Metal Shark Bro join Tyler for a lively discussion on going after a big goal on Kickstarter.
How many sales channels are your books selling in? In this session, Tyler breaks down the six distinct sales channels where ComixTribe books are generating revenue, and shares the exact distribution of where the money is coming from for it’s latest release.
Wondering if Diamond Comics distribution make sense for YOUR indie comic? Tyler James & indie comic writer Travis Gibb jam on this hot topic, uncovering the common misconceptions and myths about working with Diamond. Highlights…
Over the past several years, Ryan K Lindsay has heard the word “yes” from Black Mask, IDW, Dark Horse, DC, ComixTribe and many more. On this special session of the ComixLaunch Podcast, Tyler picks Ryan’s brain on how he’s managed to perfect his pitching process to attract the interest of artists, editors and fans.
Tables are turned and ComixLaunch Host Tyler James finds himself in the hotseat. In this session, Tyler talks about a calling and vision for a live, in-person professional development conference for comic creators and gets some feedback and great questions to think about from a mastermind of creator peers. And the best part… YOU get to be a fly on the wall for this conversation!
As his writing demands increase, Nightmare World creator Dirk Manning realizes he’s going to need to cut back on his convention schedule. However, he’s worried about losing connection with the fans who’ve supported him along the way if he’s out of sight and out of mind. Hear the counsel Dirk receives from a mastermind of creator peers.
Advice is in no short supply. Good advice though? It’s rare and it’s priceless.
Russell Nohelty has made more money every year he’s been a creator and 2019 is on track to being his best year ever. So, why does it feel like things are getting harder and not easier? Dirk Manning, Karl Kesel and Tyler James counsel Russell in a hotseat that all creators should hear.
After forming several MasterMind Groups over the years, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t. Here are four tips if you’re thinking of starting your own group for mutual support and accountability.
Karl Kesel’s (Section Zero) projects have raised over $100,000.00 on Kickstarter, but he’s struggling to grow his fan base and reach a new audience for his work. In this session, he’s joined by fellow members of the “six-figures in funding” club including Russell Nohelty, Dirk Manning and Tyler James to brainstorm golden opportunities and new strategies for Karl to build upon his fan base and take it to new heights!
In this session, Tyler speaks to a broader audience of business owners and creatives and shares 4 reasons why every entrepreneur should launch Kickstarter in 2019!
For the last 200 weeks, I’ve shared the lessons myself and other inspiring creators have learned from launching their creative projects into the world. Let’s celebrate and keep going!
Lynne Somerman is a financial coach who helps creative entrepreneurs and small business owners feel less stupid about money. In this special session of The ComixLaunch Podcast, Lynne shares practical advice for creators who want to control the financial resources they have, rather than letting their money control them.
Tyler Chin-Tanner and his wife Wendy, co-founders of the publishing company A Wave Blue World have launched 4 successful Kickstarter anthology projects. In this session, Tyler spills the beans on the ups, downs, high, lows and best practices for planning and launching a great comic anthology.
How much should you charge when pricing comics? While conventional wisdom suggests that creators should charge the going rate (around $4 US) it is very possible sell your creator owned and independent comics for a lot more than that. In this session, Tyler shares 9 strategies that will let you charge way more than just a few bucks for your books, and still have fans happy to buy from you.
Author, podcaster and crowdfunding expert Salvador Briggman returns to the ComixLaunch Podcast to discuss the state of the Kickstarter platform.