Your crowdfunding campaign is over and it was a success! Before you can ship your rewards to all those amazing backers, you're going to need to collect some information from them to fulfill. In this session, we'll talk all about the tools Kickstarter provides creators to survey their backers to enable swift fulfillment.
For the first time in forever, comic book printing companies, and by extension comic book creators, are dealing with a global paper shortage, which has manifested in increased prices, longer production times, and greater uncertainty. Is it time for comic creators to panic? And what can comic creators do, other than panic, to adjust to the current paper shortage so that they can continue to move their creative projects forward?
Kickstarters are a TON of work and take a long time to plan, launch and fulfill, right? But, what if they didn't? What would a "quick and dirty" Kickstarter launch look like? And when might it make sense to launch one? In this episode, Tyler pulls back the curtain on his decision to serialize the ComixTribe series Happy Hill by Joe Mulvey and Rich Douek quick and dirty style!
Thanks to Kickstarter, we are in a "Golden Age" of the Comic Book Anthology. However, just making an anthology alone isn't a surefire recipe for success. In this mini-training, veteran five-figure anthology creator Russell Nohelty will break down 10 common mistakes creators are making with their anthology projects, and what to do to set them straight!
Is there an idea for a project that you've had for years that you simply can't let go? In this session, writer George O'Connor shares the process of bringing an original twist on the end-on-the-world genre to life in the form of the new anthology Toddler-Pocalypse. Find out how George worked with co-writer Diana Porter, recruited in-demand artists, and kept his blockbuster high-concept grounded in relatable human truths.
Want to charge your backers for shipping AFTER your Kickstarter campaign but not quite sure how to do it? Curious why some of the bigger Kickstarter launches use Backerkit to collect shipping charges instead of Kickstarter? In this deep dive, Tyler will share the pros and cons of charging shipping off of Kickstarter using Backerkit.
Many creators in the ComixLaunch community are experiencing bigger launch days than ever before… but some are also reporting that the Kickstarter "dead zone" seems to start earlier and last longer. This can be disconcerting for even veteran creators, which is why it's imperative that creators avoid attitudes and actions that turn backers off during a launch and adopt those that attract. In this episode, Tyler will break them all down and give some concrete, actionable steps creators can take today to right the Kickstarter ship.
Want to offer retailer bundles as higher end pledge tiers on Kickstarter? In order to do it right, you'll need to understand how retailers think and how to craft rewards that will be appealing to them. In this mini-training, Tyler will share some of his top tips for getting retailers on board your Kickstarter campaigns!
For decades, authors have promoted new book launches by going on tour, and in the past, Ryan Claytor has done just that. But in a pandemic era, for his latest launch for "A Hunter's Tale", he's pivoted to an online tour model. In this session, he'll share how he lined up 31 "online tour stops" in 31 days to get the word out about his project...and how you can do the same!
Coming off ComixTribe's most funded comic book Kickstarter launch yet, Tyler shares his unique approach and philosophy to stretch goals that help keep momentum rolling all campaign long.