Surprise! Kickstarter just rolled out a big change to it's Project Story Editor, which will impact how you design your Kickstarter pages going forward. In this session, Tyler James will help you navigate the new editor and hook you up with some savvy tips to make the most of it.
Building a new audience is a challenge, even for creators who have had success in the past. Rob Multari of Lone Wolf Comics returns to the ComixLaunch Podcast to discuss the process and stress of building a new audience on different social channels and email lists to support his new children's book, Wolf Pack Pups on Kickstarter.
Tyler covers the top news headlines of the week relevant to ComixLaunchers! Stories include the new mandatory AI Disclosure questions on Kickstarter, new publisher DSTILRY's "online drop" business model, JHU in Manhattan closing and more.
Gotta lot of packages to ship this year after rocking a successful Kickstarter launch? Join the club! In this session, Tyler shares some of his top fulfillment tips to help you survive this phase of your project.
Better Kickstarter pages raise more funding. In this session, Tyler will share some of the most common things he routinely sees creators do that negatively impact their campaign pages, and how to easily fix them.
Kickstarter has been busy this year making platform improvements. In this session, Tyler highlights Kickstarter's mid-year progress report and gives a ComixLaunch grade to each new development.
A new Kickstarter policy on the use of AI for project creator goes into effect on August 29, 2023. In this session, Tyler breaks down this new policy – which prioritizes transparency, credit, and consent – and shares his thoughts on how it will affect our community.
Hot off a Ringo Award Nomination and with another Massive Cthulhu Invades... Anthology funding on Kickstarter, writer Travis Gibb of Orange Cone Productions returns to the pod for a discussion about Kickstarter's current role in the comic book marketplace. Are Kickstarter comics and creators still outside of the "mainstream"... or are they now the Mainstream?
How are creator's pricing their graphic novels on the Kickstarter platform currently? And what are some of the common trends specifically for graphic novel projects on Kickstarter? In this session, Tyler takes a deep dive into the top 20 most funded graphic novel projects on Kickstarter to glean insights about what's working now for that sub-category.
With the launch of his first comic book Eye for an Eye on Kickstarter, writer Chance Edgerly shows that even with a demanding day job, a newborn at home, and "not being able to draw to save his life" can't stop him. In this session, Chance and Tyler will discuss juggling all of the obstacles life throws your way and still finding the time and energy get started in the comics industry!