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.
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.
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.
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.
In today’s show, veteran webcartoonist Brad Guigar (Evil, Inc.) drops an onslaught of mega-ton knowledge bombs on everything from Kickstarter to Patreon to creating better comics. You’re going to want to listen to this session at least twice!
This month, Kickstarter is encouraging creators to launch one-week campaigns? We’ll talk the whys, the hows and whether the #Allin1 initiative is right for you.
In this special bonus session of the ComixLaunch Podcast, Tyler shares the problem with cooking without a recipe, and building a Kickstarter page without a proper blueprint. Sign-up for the master class at ComixLaunch.com/blueprintclass.
Every Kickstarter campaign reveals multiple creative lessons and business breakthroughs. In this session, Tyler James shares the top lesson learned from each of his first 5 successful Kickstarter campaigns.
Every Kickstarter campaign reveals multiple creative lessons and business breakthroughs. In this session, Tyler James shares the top lesson learned from each of his first 5 successful Kickstarter campaigns that raised over $100,000.00 in funding with the support of over 2,500 backers.
Andrew Pawley of GalaXaFreaks swings by ComixLaunch to talk about his experience successfully launching multiple projects on both Kickstarter AND Indiegogo. Andrew will also share some of the ways he’s leveled up his audience growth after joining the ListLaunch program.
Take the ComixLaunch Kickstarter Page Design Survey at ComixLaunch.com/pagesurvey and get my updated for 2017 Kickstarter Page Design Checklist.
Russell Nohelty of Wannabe Press and the Monsters and Other Scary Sh*t anthology returns to ComixLaunch to discuss the ups and downs and lessons learned from running 4 Kickstarter campaigns in a 12 month.
SINK, the latest horror Kickstarter from John Lees, Alex Cormack and ComixTribe was funded in just 12 hours. In this fly-on-the-wall conversation session, you’ll hear the SINK team discuss openly and honestly the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities of this new project, and how they put the game plan together for such a big project
In this session, Tyler recaps the recent 6-Day Kickstarter Challenge, and shares insights from dozens of creators who participated. Including clips from every lesson shared during the challenge, this is a must-listen episode for anyone interested in taking their crowdfunding to the next level this year.
Although ComixLaunch has almost exclusively focused on the Kickstarter platform, it is not the only game in town. Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform that hundreds of comic creators have chosen to fund their projects. In this guest lesson episode, creator Jen Finelli makes the case for Indiegogo, and why she chose it over Kickstarter for her current launch.
2017 is already well underway, and many of us are already locked and loaded and moving forward on achieving our big goals for this year. But if you haven’t carved out some time to review the year that just wrapped, you’re making a mistake. In this session, Tyler shares his system for taking stock of the year that was in order to crush the year that’s yet to be.
Pay it forward. Give value first. Do unto others. We hear this advice all the time and many of us practice it. But you won’t believe what one ComixLaunch listener did to really live this principle…
Creators, have you heard about Kickstarter’s Make/100 initiative rolling out in January? They’re challenging you to launch a Kickstarter with a special reward capped and limited to just 100 backers.
Launching a Kickstarter in 2017? Are you up for a Challenge? Then ComixLaunch has one for you. Join Tyler James and five special guest instructors in completing six powerful challenges designed to level up your next Kickstarter project to make it your best launch ever!
In this year-end session, the ComixLaunch podcast refines and rededicates itself to the mission of making the comics the category on Kickstarter with the highest success rate. Tyler connects the process of expanding your mission to making a greater impact on the world with your art… and leaving a legacy.
In this session, Daniel Brodie of the comedy comic Morgan’s Organs shares lessons learned jumping head first into the world of comics and crowdfunding. You’ll hear about Daniel’s process of developing Morgan’s Organs from an idea in his head to a book that found a fan base and support on Kickstarter.
We did it. We survived the 2016 US Presidential Election. (Knock on wood.) In this non-partisan episode featuring a guest lesson from Clay Adams of Fried Comics, we’ll breakdown actionable and positive lessons Kickstarter creators can take away from the nasties campaign ever.
In this session, Tyler and Searnold of Completely Different Comics discuss their experience keeping a Patreon Launch Journal for 30 Days, where they committed to taking action and tracking results for their respective Patreon launches for a month. Lots of insight on what works when it comes to building your Patronage.
“NOW is the best time in the entire history of the comic book industry to be a self-publisher.” At least that’s the perspective of Kirk Lindo, who brings more than 25 years of comics publishing experience to the table. Tyler and Kirk talk the evolution of comics publishing in this session, and Kirk also shares one tip that has doubled his productivity this year.
Today’s guest is a writer, model, cosplayer, and host of the podcast Vodka O’Clock. Tyler and Amber discuss a wide range of topics, including releasing books via Kindle and Amazon Createspace, the challenges of making big changes to your Patreon format, what it takes to do NANOWRIMO, and how to build a better, more inclusive comic book industry.