When I got this e-mail, I tried to find the site post in which I had addressed this topic. Although I know we've discussed this here, but I couldn't find a post that addressed it directly. So at the risk of treading some ground that longtime members may already be familiar with, I wanted to post this to make it easier for people who had a similar question.
Q: I'm sure this is a bigger question than I think it is, but I started my webcomic in January and Ithink I'm doing okay with pageviews (I only update twice a week) but is there an easy number to point to to say, "At this point, you are successful?" Another Webcomic friend of mine said (he heard) that at 1000 pageviews a day, you can quite your day job. I'm thinking this isn't true, since that's about where I'm at now. And no money, not that I've tried yet.
One of the biggest disappointments I've had with Square for iPhone was that it didn't include the same funcionality of the iPad counterpart -- namely, the ability to creat an Item Library. So I'm excited to announce that the newest upgrade to the iPhone app finally addresses this. Here's a quick guide to get you started.
Todays dive into the deeper archives of Webcomics.com takes us waaaaaaay back to April 2009, when we discussed the usefulness of giving away free samples at comic conventions.
You've managed to secure a table at a comic convention. You've got your shirts and other merchandise prepared, your banners made and your tools for sketches ready. Sounds like you're set, right? Well yes, but you could do more. Many people who have no idea what your comic is about, and they're going to ask you. And you will try to tell them, but they still will not know.
Today's Archive Dive is from April 23, 2012, when I compiled some information on ad networks.
Many of you are already familiar with Project Wonderful, but it isn’t the only way to get paid for ads running on your site. There are a number of companies that serve ads to participating Web sites. These companies generally pay on a CPM or CPC basis – meaning you get paid on a per-impression or per-click basis (respectively). Here’s a quick overview of some (and by no means all) of your options.