Question: How do you choose the right creative path to go down when you’re inspired and intrigued by so many different projects and possibilities? Answer: You talk to someone who’s traveled those roads before! In this coaching call, Tyler talks to creator Anthony Latiker to help him choose the right moves for his creative business.
Over the past few years, creator James Mascia had a number of successful Kickstarter launches. Now, he’s planning his next moves in order to continue to play a bigger game on Kickstarter and beyond. James sorts through his options in this coaching call session with Tyler.
After a successful Kickstarter campaign to launch his latest series Skies Over Superior, creator Josh Dahl is interested in moving his series to Patreon for ongoing crowdfunding. Tyler asks Josh to walk through his Patreon launch strategy and helps him refine it.
For the past year, writer/artist Michael Mauro has been focused on steadily producing and building an audience for his webcomic, Atom Bug. In this coaching call, Tyler helps him refine and refocus the business model that supports his comic.
In this special “ComixLaunch Coaching” Session, Tyler coaches comic book writer Jay D’Ici (Conceptual Heist) through plans for his next launch, one in which he’d like to significantly increase funding from his last successful campaign.
Are you thinking about how you’re going to ship your Kickstarter rewards? Whether you’re in the midst of fulfillment or still planning your next launch, this episode is for you, as Tyler shares three valuable Kickstarter reward shipping DOs and three DON’Ts.
How easy is it for potential readers to find YOU? That’s just one of many questions Tyler will ask you to think about as he dives into the ComixLaunch Mailbag to answer creator questions.
There are four roles you can play in your creative business — The Visionary, The Manager, The Skilled Worker & The Intern. In this episode, Tyler defines each of these roles and shares how they can be applied to your Kickstarter campaign.
Your Kickstarter project image is the single most important image on your page and one of the most important decisions of your launch. And yet, so many creators treat it as an after thought. In this session, you’ll learn how to avoid the most common image mistakes and learn how to craft a compelling image for your next launch.
When you look up to the clouds what do you see? In this session, we’ll look at how humans are meaning making machines, and how the stories we tell ourselves determine what’s possible for us on Kickstarter, in our careers, and in our lives.
Australian Graphic novelist Shane W Smith (Triumviratus) shares lessons from recent Kickstarters and an opportunity he had to modify his comic series Un-Dad into a television series and pitch it to a number of broadcasters.
Have you been putting off your Kickstarter project because you’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of work involved? Imagine all of those complications and objections you have were taken away, could you launch then? In this session, Tyler breaks down what Kickstarter’s new Quickstarter initiative is, and how it just might help you overcome those obstacles holding you back from launching.
ComixLaunch gets back to basics as Tyler opens up the Kickstarter Q&A mailbag to answer vexing Kickstarter questions from the ComixLaunch community. Getting backers to answer their surveys, tips for visualizing reward tiers and the pros and cons of backer thank you pages are covered in this session!
As creators, we know we need to actively promote our work. But how do we do so in a way that doesn’t leave us completely drained and take all our time from creating? In this mastermind session episode, a group of creators help graphic novelist Geoff Weber navigate the tricky waters of social media systems.
How do you balance your passion projects with the freelance work that pays the bills? In this special mastermind session, artist Dan Ekis gets help brainstorming ways to increase his monthly comic pages output.
In this mastermind style session of the ComixLaunch podcast, a panel of creators help writer Will Allred navigate time management issues so that he can stay focused on producing the projects that truly matter.
ComixLaunch celebrates its 150th episode with an all-new format. Welcome to the MasterMind Sessions, featuring creators Jamie Gambell, Dan Ekis, Will Allred & Geoff Weber, tackling real issues in a creator roundtable mastermind discussion. In today’s session, the group helps Jamie Gambell rethink his convention strategy for more fun and profit at his next convention.
Comic creator Becca Hillburn, sponsor of the National Art & Trade Tuition Opportunity, a scholarship for sequential artists of all ages interested in getting funding to pursue contining education in the arts joins Tyler for a free-wheeling conversation and shares how ComixLaunch listeners can apply for funding to advance their artistic pursuits.
What are the key components you need to build a strong audience? Find out in today’s session.
The General Data Protection Regulation, a privacy law from the European Union, goes into effect May 25, 2018, and has major consequences for creatives like us. Tyler breaks down what you need to know about GDPR and how to get compliant before the deadline. If you want support getting GDPR compliant, join ComixLaunch.com/springcleaning
Do the words we use control the cash we have in our bank account? In this session, Tyler shares why you might want to get obsessed with copy writing and includes actionable hacks that will add funds to your bottom line by using words that sell.
You know Kickstarter campaigns have all-or-nothing funding goals… but imagine if it was DOUBLE or nothing. Well, because of a special grant today’s guest, fantasy illustrator Anthony Christou received, his latest campaign is exactly that.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could raise more Kickstarter funds in less time? Of course it would… and there are a lot more reason why you might want to consider running shorter Kickstarter campaigns. This session of ComixLaunch is a deep dive on shorter campaigns.
Wondering where to find new readers and fans for your work? Tyler recently surveyed the ComixLaunch community to discover what’s working now when it comes to promoting your work in 2018.
Charlie Stickney, writer and creator of White Ash, shares his innovative campaign and promotion strategies for notching two five figure comic book Kickstarter launches for his new series.