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.
In 2021, writer James Mascia performed the Herculean feat of launching ten successful Kickstarter campaigns within the calendar year! So, it should come as no surprise that James is interested in tips for overcoming the fatigue of constant Kickstarter launching. In this mastermind style session, a round table of ComixLaunch Pros facilitated by Tyler James shares both admiration for James' accomplishment and some advice for how to lighten the load heading into the new year.
The Oneshi Press team of Lynsey G. and Jayel Draco are looking to strategize on ways to warm their existing audience of primarily comic fans to some new offerings from them in other product categories and formats. Will a mostly comic audience warm to prose or other entertainment products? Or should they start they're audience building from scratch for new offers? In this mastermind style session, a round table of ComixLaunch Pros facilitated by Tyler James shares a wealth of tips for creators who offer a multitude of products to their fans.
As Australian comic creator Shaun Keenan starts to focus more on building his publishing imprint COMICS2MOVIES up as an attractive home for other indie creators, he's concerned about making sure he's able to make an attractive offer to creators interested in publishing through him. In this mastermind style session, a round table of ComixLaunch Pros facilitated by Tyler James shares what creators REALLY want (and absolutely do NOT want) from a small press publisher they might consider working with.
Comic creator Chris Beck has a problem most would be thrilled to have -- his first Kickstarter launch funded faster than he could have ever anticipated! But now he's struggling with what to do for stretch goals, and how he can maintain backer interest and enthusiasm without breaking the bank with a ton of unplanned for expenses. Luckily, he has a round table of veteran ComixLaunch Pros facilitated by Tyler James in his corner, and in this special mastermind season Chris and YOU will get a master class in savvy Kickstarter stretch goals!
Gorilla of My Dreams writer Big Tim Stiles latest attempt to get some backer engagement and interaction during his Kickstarter flopped big time. In this mastermind style session, a round table of ComixLaunch Pros facilitated by Tyler James breakdown what went wrong with Tim's engagement strategy, and brainstorm ways to improve it, as well as share what's worked for backer engagement during their launches. Mastermind season is BACK on ComixLaunch!
When it comes time to actually ship your crowdfunding rewards to backers, is Backerkit the right tool for the job? And should you purchase your postage through Backerkit with their built-in Backerkit Postage feature? Tyler takes a deep dive into this Kickstarter fulfillment tool with everything creators like you need to know about whether or not it's time to upgrade to Backerkit for your launches!
For many creators, getting their comic book picked up by publisher was always the ultimate goal. However, some have found much greener pastures going the self-publishing route. In this discussion with writer Anthony Ruttgaizer, you'll hear how a less than amazing experience with a small press publisher encouraged him to go all in on self-publishing and crowdfunding.
Over the past six years, across more than a dozen successful Kickstarter launches, award-winning Australian illustrator Anthony Christou's Luminous Ages IP now includes comics books, art books, card games, fantasy commissions, playmats, puzzles, t-shirts, illustrated novels, RPG Campaign Books, Resin Miniatures and more! In this interview, Tyler and Anthony will discuss expanding your creative universe and product offerings beyond comics.
By the Time I Get to Dallas creator and full-time emergency doctor Colin Devonshire joins Tyler for a discussion about balancing a demanding, rewarding day job, a family and ambitions creative pursuits. They'll discuss how to make Kickstarter efforts sustainable WITHOUT it taking over your life!