In this session, Tyler crushes three persistent myths about crowdfunding on Kickstarter that will derail your launch. Plus, go behind the scenes on ComixTribe’s biggest one-day comic book sales on their online store…EVER!
Ever had an idea for an anthology project? In this session, Tyler sits down with writer James E. Roche as he’s about to launch his first anthology project on Kickstarter, raise awareness for social issues.
Get in the know about some of the latest software updates relevant to crowdfunders, including recent developments at Dropbox, Kickbooster, Backerkit and Crowdox.
Is it cool to reach out to Kickstarter creators whose projects you’ve backed in the past to ask them to help you with your project? Tyler answers this ComixLaunch listener question and more in this “Ask ComixLaunch” Q&A style show.
Tyler opens the ComixLaunch mailbag and answers listener’s biggest questions about launching an email list the right way.
Every year, creators are raising hundreds, thousands, even tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars for their dream projects. But who cares what’s possible for them… how much funding are YOU likely to raise for your crowdfunding campaign? In this session, Tyler will share how to predict with “scary” accuracy, how much funding you’re likely to raise on Kickstarter and will give you access to a new free ComixLaunch tool to predict the funding potential of your next Kickstarter.
Behind every successful project is a great idea. And yet, many creators who launch on Kickstarter quickly discover that a great idea alone isn’t enough to get funded. In this session, Robots vs. Princesses creator Todd Matthy shares lessons learned after an unsuccessful first Kickstarter, and the action steps he’s taken to help make his relaunch a success.
Building a large and engaged email list is the key to launching successfully on Kickstarter and beyond. So why are so many creators still procrastinating on starting or growing their list? This mini-training episode will break down the myths and mistakes that are keeping you from a bigger fan list and a better relationship with your audience.
While most listeners of ComixLaunch are willing to blaze their own paths to independently plan, launch, fund and fulfill their creative projects, that doesn’t mean they aren’t also open to the idea of working with publishers to reach a broader audience. In this session, comics lawyer Dirk Vanover returns with some sage advice on some things creators should consider before signing a contract with publishers.
How do we get press coverage for our projects, especially if we’re not a big name in the industry or have the backing of large publishers or PR teams? In this session, writer and comics journalist Forrest Helvie (Newsarama, Marvel.com) shares actionable tips and strategies for getting more reviews, interviews and press coverage for your projects.
What’s the difference between pros and amateurs? When the pros finish playing a game, they study film… they examine what worked, what didn’t, and what they can do better next time. The same goes for taking your Kickstarter launches to the next level… this podcast will walk you through how to do a Kickstarter postmortem.
Friend of the podcast and author of Kickstarter for the Independent Creator Madeliene Holly-Rosing returns to the show to talk about what’s new in the updated addition of her crowdfunding book and lessons learned from recent campaigns.
Tyler picks the brain of Khierstyn Ross, host of the top podcast Crowdfunding Uncut, who shares lessons learned about building a winning Kickstarter launch team from successful projects that have raised over 2 million dollars in funding.
ComixLaunch celebrates its landmark 100th podcast episode by answering ComixLaunch listeners’ top questions related to Kickstarter, crowdfunding and building a creative career. Plus, details and an invitation to the upcoming Beyond Kickstarter Master Class.
Take a walk with Tyler James in a totally different episode of the ComixLaunch podcast, pondering higher quality questions creators should be asking themselves.
What’s it actually going to take to get your Kickstarter funded? When you know your numbers and you know what metrics to pay attention to when it comes to running a Kickstarter campaign, you’re much more likely to achieve the results you are looking for. This episode will show you what to pay attention to.
Every Kickstarter project creator must include a professional bio with his or her profile. But all bios are NOT created equal. In this session, Tyler will give you four essential elements your Kickstarter biography MUST include.
Comics Lawyer and Comics Start-up 101 author Dirk Vanover returns to the ComixLaunch podcast to share what independent creators need to know about work-for-hire contracts and collaborator agreements.
In this session of the ComixLaunch podcast, Tyler James shares 10 reasons why there’s never been a better time to launch a project on Kickstarter. If you’ve been on the fence about launching, this session might just give you the final nudge to take the plunge.
It’s not often Tyler talks to a guest who has spent more time thinking about, studying, analyzing and interviewing experts in crowdfunding than he has. But Sal Briggman of Crowdcrux.com and the Crowdfunding Demystified podcast is such a person. Tyler and Sal geek out about the wide world of crowdfunding in this next level launching interview episode.
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.
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.