“Early Bird” discount reward levels or “Day One Backer” bonuses can be an effective strategy to get your Kickstarter campaign off to a explosive start… but there is a downside. In this session, Tyler discusses the pros and cons of early bird rewards.
What makes a project worthy of launching a Kickstarter? In this session, 3 Kickstarter mindset myths are shattered, and Tyler discusses the best way to think about crowdfunding projects.
Today’s session explores the emotional roller coaster ride that is running a Kickstarter campaign, with a creator whose last campaign went right down to the wire. Ups, downs, twists and turns are covered in detail.
Figuring out if and how to engage brick and mortar retailers in a Kickstarter campaign is a vexing issue for creators. Chimera Comics owner Carmelo Chimera joins Tyler for a frank discussion on retailer outreach.
With more than $40 million dollars raised for comics and graphic novel projects to date, Kickstarter is playing an ever increasing role in the industry. Tyler James discusses the economics of Kickstarter and digital comics with Author Todd Allen.
Did you know that Kickstarter creators don’t actually receive the entire funding amount displayed on every Kickstarter page? In this episode, Tyler James details the three reasons why, what (if anything) you can do about it, and how much you can actually expect to receive. Plus: A bonus mini-lesson on SMART goal setting!
Tyler James answers ComixLaunch listeners’ crowdfunding questions! This episode covers protecting your books from piracy, getting the best price on printing, and how big an audience you need to launch a successful Kickstarter project.
ComixLaunch host Tyler James is interviewed by Walter Haas of Kickspy, in an effort to uncover the secrets of successful Kickstarter projects.
In this session with writer Ryan K Lindsay (Negative Space, Deer Editor), the topic is the pros and cons of digital only reward Kickstarter campaigns. This session will be especially valuable to creators outside of the United States interested in discover whether or not Kickstarter is a good platform for them.
In this session, Tyler James and co-host Jeremy Melloul, rebuild the Riverdale relaunch Kickstarter from the ground up, and discuss ideas for crafting a more successful launch.
Earlier this year, Archie Comics launched a massive Kickstarter campaign to help relaunch Riverdale for a modern audience. Just five days later, they shut the campaign down after backlash from the comic book industry. On today’s episode, Tyler James and co-host Jeremy Melloul discuss exactly what went wrong in Riverdale, and more importantly, talk about the important lessons creators can learn from Archie’s failed Kickstarter.
Thousands of creators have had successful comic book projects on Kickstarter, and thousands more have had unsuccessful ones… but few creators have experienced both failure and success in the same month! Today, Tyler talks to writer Wes Locher about the agony and the ecstasy of Kickstarter, and how he turned a failed campaign into a successful one by changing 5 key things.
Did you know 9 out of the top 10 most funded Kickstarter projects were webcomics first? In this knowledge-bomb laced session, Tyler James talks to Ryan Browne, creator of God Hates Astronauts and Blast Furnace, about the the potent combination of webcomics and Kickstarter.
What are the pros and cons of promoting your Kickstarter at comic book conventions? What are the best strategies for converting con attendees into happy backers? When is the best time to promote your Kickstarter at live-events like conventions? Tyler James discusses all this and more in this episode of ComixLaunch!
Tyler James is joined by co-host Jeremy Melloul for a frank discussion about who Kickstarter is for… and who it’s not for, and who the perception of who should be crowdfunding comics has evolved over the past five years.
Your project image is the single most important image you’ll need for a successful Kickstarter. In this episode of ComixLaunch, you’ll learn what works and what definitely doesn’t when it comes to creating Kickstarter project images.
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Ever stopped to think why KS as a platform is so darn effective? How is it possible that nearly one billion dollars in funding for creative projects have been raised there? Tyler looks at 9 powerful mental triggers naturally built into Kickstarter that successful creators use to their advantage.
In this session, Tyler share’s an incredibly valuable project planning tool that he uses to design all his successful Kickstarter projects. If you want to launch, you need to do a SWOT analysis, and this episode will teach you how.
Tyler looks at his own history with Kickstarter, and explains how his mindset shifted from viewing it as a finite resource to a renewable one. He then offers 3 actionable strategies for making sure KS is a renewable resource for you.
Tyler James discusses the difference between mindset, strategy, and tactics when it comes to Kickstarter, and shares why mindset is the most important of the three.
The ComixLaunch Podcast is committed to raising the success rate of comic book and graphic novel projects on Kickstarter. That mission starts here…