Episode Notes: We take our first shot at answering that age-old question.
How many posts per day?
According to a Very Popular Influencer, one should post on social media six to eight times a day. Not only do I disagree, but I think it’s the kind of decision-making that leads to even bigger mistakes.Read more
Detritus — What it is and why your comic needs it
Let’s discuss one of those savvy touches that can help take your art to the next level. And ironically enough, it’s not all about creating a neater, more tidy image. It’s about adding detritus.Read more
December To-Do List
It’s already December. It’s a month dominated by holidays — both preparing for and celebrating them — and it’s the end of the year. It’s probably the most challenging month for a webcartoonist, so let’s get organized.Read more
ComicLab Ep 311 — Does your comic have an expiration date?
Referring to current events may give your comic an edge today, but it can also make your work harder for future generations to enjoy. ON THIS WEEK’S SHOW…Read more
Social media and behavioral modification
B.F. Skinner’s research showed that rewards and punishments can alter a subject’s behavior. We can use those same simple techniques to change how our readers interact with us on social media.Read more
How to record a Patreon walk-through video
Patreon has proven to be a game-changer for many people pursuing webcomics. However, some new patrons have difficulty navigating the Patreon interface to get the most out of their patronage. While I don’t mind seeing “my financial situation has changed” and […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Webcomics Confidential: What size should your graphic novel be?
Beginning cartoonists often ask what size they should make their comic. Many are looking for “standard” sizes. The answer is a little more complicated than you’d expect — and it means focusing on what’s important about the comic you’re doing.Read more
Episode Notes: Brad, Kris and Dave give their SPX wrap-up, fighting spam and luddies with rulers.