Author, podcaster and crowdfunding expert Salvador Briggman returns to the ComixLaunch Podcast to discuss the state of the Kickstarter platform.
Did you know you can easily recruit Kickstarter to promote your campaign on your behalf with just a couple of clicks?
Richard Bliss, host of Funding the Dream, the longest running Kickstarter podcast stops by for a great crowdfunding conversation with Tyler James.
On Kickstarter, is it best to wait until after you fund to add a list of stretch goals or does it help motivate funding if people see you already have a list of stretch goals? Tyler has a definitive answer for you!
After pouring years into creating his first graphic novel which is finally about to be complete, creator Zach Block is now looking for a little guidance on how to proceed with getting it launched to the world. Sit in on this final coaching call with Zach and Tyler as they walk through what happens after your book is finished.
Should you serialize your comic book on Kickstarter? On this FastTipFriday episode, we’re going to look at the benefits of Serializing your series on the Kickstarter platform.
Veteran comic artist Michael Pennick is finally ready to step out on his own to build an audience for his creator-owned worked. But he’s a bit overwhelmed and confused about which crowdfunding platform is right for him, so Tyler gives him some guidance in this week’s coaching session.
If you’re like most creators, I’m willing to bet that keeping some things up to date is a struggle for you. In this special FASTTIPFRIDAY episode of the ComixLaunch podcast, I’m going to tell you ONE thing you definitely don’t want to let get too out of date.
As creators, we face no shortage of obstacles and challenges along the way to achieving or goals. However, often many of these roadblocks are of our own creation, and if we’re not careful, we just might become the biggest thing standing in the way of our own success. In this session, Tyler helps new creator Dwayne Green sort through the many things standing in the way of his dreams and helps him forge a clearer path toward moving his creative business forward.
Timing is everything, right? Well, let’s talk about it! In this coaching session, professional writer S.K. Malveaux asks about the best time to launch a Kickstarter, and gets support on the way towards her next launch.
Tyler coaches Dust Bunny Mafia creator Bret Juliano on how to strategically choose the right project for his first Kickstarter launch.
Listen in on a real coaching call, where Tyler helps writer Stephen Fisher figure out the next steps to putting together a creative team and bring his first comic book idea to life. Plus: The #comichelpinghand hashtag going on Twitter and details about new coaching program for creators.
When planning your launch, you might find yourself wondering what percentage of backers will choose physical rewards and how many will go the digital route? You also might be surprised when some choose no reward at all. In this session, Tyler dives deep into the numbers to help you know what you might expect for a backer distribution the next time you launch.
Let’s say you’ve got a great idea for a giveaway to grow your email list and you’ve set everything up… what do you do now? How do you get people to enter your giveaway, and what can you do after they climb on board your list to warm them up to a future Kickstarter launch? All that and much more is covered in Part 2 of this Viral Giveway training episode!
What’s the best way to energize and grow you Kickstarter email launch list fast in the lead up to your campaign? Have you tried a viral giveaway? In this two part training, Tyler breaks down the blueprint for a successful viral giveaway to grow your audience and prime them for your Kickstarter.
You’ll want to bookmark this episode the next time you build a Kickstarter page because in it, Tyler shares 37 Kickstarter page elements that build trust with backers and lead to a successful launch! And the best part… this entire episode was generated with the help of the ComixLaunch community.
Comic creator Nathaniel Gold finally started going after his comic creating goals in the last year and has started to have some success. Now he’s looking for help playing a bigger game and trying to start generating a consistent profit from his art. In this coaching call, Tyler will share strategies to help him do just that!
Writer Rich Douek and artist Joe Mulvey, the creative team from ComixTribe’s new dark fantasy series Wailing Blade, stops by to share tips for building epic worlds for your characters to play in.
In the “Indie Advocator Presents…” Travis Gibb and Rob Andersin are crowdfunding an innovative approach to getting more awareness for exciting indie comic franchises. In this session, you’ll learn about the origin of this project and how other indie creators can get involved.
Tyler shares five of his biggest new lessons learned over the past year and how he’ll be applying them in the new year to have an even bigger 2019.
Few creators have written more about Kickstarter, had more success on Kickstarter, and helped more people achieve success on Kickstarter than Jamey Stegmaier, author of A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide: Build a Better Business by Building Community and CEO of Stonemaier games. So why did he decided to STOP launching on Kickstarter? And how has he managed to grow his business in the years since? All that and much more is discussed on this year-end episode of ComixLaunch!
Over the past year, Carmelo Chimera has worked hard at dialing in his audience building, email list growth, and Kickstarter launches. Now that he has a a successfully funded graphic novel to sell, he’s identified his sales page as not converting. In this session, the mastermind provides Carmelo with concrete steps to boost his online sales conversion rate.
How do you best launch a new podcast for artists and creators that will build community and make an impact? That’s the challenge Ryan Summers brings to a mastermind of his potential listeners for clarity and actionable suggestions about how to roll out his new show.
One of the best parts about writing historical fiction graphic novels, is doing research into fascinating people, times and places in the past. However, it also represents a challenge of determining how to best incorporate that research into your work. In this mastermind session, writer Shaun Manning brainstorms systems and processes for weaving rich history into compelling historical fiction.
The best thing about creative people is that they have lots of great project ideas. But when our time and resources are limited, that also poses a challenge. In this podcast, Dobbers creator Darryl Jones solicits feedback from a mastermind of creator peers on which of several promising projects to launch next.