054 – 10 Simple Tips to Prep Your Facebook Page for a Kickstarter Launch

Regardless of what you’re trying to create, your audience is on Facebook. As such, if there’s one platform you should be leveraging to grow your audience, it’s the house that Zuck’s built. In this session, you’ll learn 10 super simple tips to maximize the power of your Facebook page to get you ready to launch your next Kickstarter.

053 – How to Title Your Kickstarter Project to Maximize Funding: Titling Master Class [Part 2 of 2]

Many creators don’t give much thought to their Kickstarter project title… and that’s a big mistake. In this session, Tyler shares a great project naming formula that many successful creators have used to maximize funding for their projects, and loads of examples of projects with strong titles. Listen to this show, and you’ll know how to title your project for maximum funding.

ComixLaunch Bonus 003: [Income Report] 2016 Q1 & Q2

Hard to believe it, but 2016 is more than half over already! In this bonus session, Tyler peels back the curtain and reviews ComixLaunch’s progress towards its yearly goals. He also opens the books and breaks down every dollar that came in and went out for the ComixLaunch business in Q1 and Q2 2016. Also covered: the 3 levers any creative business can play with to improve profitability. Finally, he shares his action plan for making Q3 &Q4 even more successful, and a bonus featured resource creators should check out.

050  – SuperShow! 50 Kickstarter Tips from 50 Outstanding Creators

The biggest ComixLaunch ever! In this session, you’ll hear fifty outstanding creators who have collectively raised millions of dollars on Kickstarter share their #1 crowdfunding tip. Get access to proven strategies from Greg Pak, Jason Brubaker, John Lee Dumas, Amy Chu, and many, many more. Plus, Tyler is joined by co-host Jeremy Melloul to cover highlights from the first 50 sessions of ComixLaunch, including the top 5 most downloaded shows. Then they’ll look forward to what’s in store for the next 50 sessions, including a big announcement. Oh, and there’s a big ComixLaunch Supershow Bundle Giveaway for listeners to enter as well. This one is HUGE!

049  – Kickstarter Co-promotion the Right Way

Want to add energy, backers, and funding to your campaign and build your standing in the Kickstarter community at the same time? In this session, Tyler breaks down a step-by-step Kickstarter co-promotion strategy that will create a win-win-win for you, your backers, and your fellow Kickstarter creators.

047 – Meet the Next Generation of Comic Creator Crowdfunders with Tessa Beatrice of Fury’s Forge

Great news, ComixLaunch listeners… despite what you read on the internet, the future of comics is in wonderful hands. In this session, Tyler talks to a young comic creator who recently won a $1,000 entrepreneurship competition for her diversity focused publishing line, and has launched a Kickstarter for her new series, Fury’s Forge, this month. Oh, and she’s still in high school.

046 – Ask ComixLaunch #3: How to Handle Unsolicited Offers to Promote Your Kickstarter on Social Media for a Fee?

The ComixLaunch mailbag is open again! Tyler shares his savvy new strategy to deal with the onslaught of unsolicited offers to help promote your Facebook campaign. Plus: Can you share your project on the ComixLaunch Facebook page,and more importantly should you? Should you mail my backers pledges in alphabetical order? And should you share reviews for your comic on your Kickstarter page?

044 – 5 Killer Tips to Crush the Last 48 Hours of Your Kickstarter

Yes, having an explosive launch to your Kickstarter project is important… but so too is finishing strong. In this must-listen to session, Tyler breaks down his 5 best tactics for closing with a bang, with examples pulled from his latest and greatest Kickstarter launch. If you’re running a Kickstarter campaign right now, you can’t afford NOT to listen to this one.

042 – Putting Skin in the Game with Dirk Manning of Tales of Mr. Rhee

Kickback and be a fly on the wall with this frank crowdfunding discussion with Dirk Manning, writer of Nightmare World and The Tales of Mr. Rhee, and author of the book Write or Wrong: A Writer’s Guide to Creating Comics, as he an Tyler discuss the importance of putting enough skin in the game when running a Kickstarter and building a career.

Special Invitation: The ComixLaunch Workshop

In this live workshop, ComixLaunch host Tyler James will break down seven key steps to making your first or next Kickstarter launch a hit. Drawing on his personal experience successfully funding eight Kickstarter projects and an analysis of every comic book Kickstarter launched between 2014-15, this workshop is loaded with actionable information. Q&A to follow.

036 – Is BackerClub a SCAM?

Tyler investigates BackerClub, a community of frequent crowdfunders that offers promotional opportunities for Kickstarter creators. Is BackerClub a legitimate marketing vehicle for creators, or is it scam creators and backers alike should avoid like the plague? This session will help inform you in order to make your own intelligent decision.

035 – Digital First, Kickstarter Second with Chris Lewis

In 2016, there’s no one way to launch a new comic series… in fact, the options are more varied than ever. In this session, Tyler discusses Chris Lewis’ experiences publishing on Comixology, in the direct market through IDW, and on Kickstarter, as well as his experience with Andy Schmidt’s Comics Experience.