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.
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.