Comic writer Jack Holder is concerned that he often defaults to telling "the same story" over and over again, regardless of what genre he's writing in. Is this a normal concern? And how do writers grow beyond their usual ideas? A roundtable of comic writers help Jack brainstorm ideas to this dilemma as MasterMind season returns to the ComixLaunch Podcast!
On last week's podcast, Tyler covered the importance of surveying your audience regularly, and provided a number of tips on how to conduct an effective survey. In this follow-up session, he'll cover what to do after the survey is complete, and his process to turn audience responses into cold-hard cash!
The practice of regularly surveying my audience has been a major reason why Tyler's been able to generate several million dollars in sales over the past decade. In this session, he'll share 5 savvy survey tips that will help you survey your audience. Plus, a new Comics & Crowdfunding survey is LIVE for ComixLaunch listeners at comixlaunch.com/survey
Tyler shares some of his most powerful post-launch profit insights on how to keep raising funds after the crowdfunding campaign ends. You'll also get a specific upsell strategy that's been converting very well for him over his past few launches.
Longevity in the comics game is something that all creators aspire to. To commemorate the 20th year of publishing under his Elephant Eater Comics imprint, cartoonist and comics professor Ryan Claytor just launched a massive, oversized hardcover celebrating his creative journey and the love of process.
Tyler's been on an Alibaba shopping binge as of late, saving money on cool custom products to sell during his Kickstarter launches? In this session, he'll share some ideas for products you can save big on when you order through Alibaba, as well as the pros and cons of working with that e-commerce giant!
For years, veteran Kickstarter creators have come to expect a solid bump at the end of their campaigns, with a surge of backers coming in during those final days and hours. However, some been reporting seeing smaller than usual end-of-campaign bumps? So, what's the status of the end of campaign bump these days and what can creators do to encourage one?
Does it seem like more backers than usual are canceling pledges these days on Kickstarter? Are some projects more likely than others to have a higher cancelation rate? And is there anything creators like us can do about it?
Over the past few years, writer/producer Don Handfield and writer Clay Adams have been working to develop a gritty western comic with actor Martin Kove, best known for his iconic role as Sensei Kreese from Karate Kid & Cobra Kai. Their project, Prodigal Son #1, launched this week on Kickstarter, and the boys join the ComixLaunch Podcast discuss the ins and outs of writing a comic for a celebrity.
Writer Robert Krisch joins Tyler for a wide ranging discussion on the importance for comic creators to prioritize their mental health and well-being and some ways to do just that, while still thriving creatively and in the crowdfunding space.