Webtoons: We’ve been through this before

It’s tough to be an independent cartoonist. There’s only one place to find comics readers online. There’s only one place that you’re able to get paid for your work. And there’s only one place you can be considered a professional […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 235 — NFTs… They keep stepping on the same landmine!...

Toronto Comics Arts Festival has become the latest comics organization to step on the NFT landmine! When will they learn?! Also, how do you rebuild after a social-media hijacking? ON THIS WEEK’S SHOW… TCAF and NFTs Rebuilding after a social-media […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Book plates

Offering an original illustration inside a book — as part of an Artist Edition — is a tremendous way to drive sales and/or Kickstarter pledges. But… have you ever tried to do a decent drawing on the inside cover (or […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Feeling awkward about promotion? Talk about your ‘Pride & J...

It’s difficult for many of us to promote our creative efforts effectively because it feels like bragging. After all, how are ew suppose to extoll the virtues of our own work without sounding conceited? I have a strategy for you […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 234 — Hostage-holding for fun and profit

ON THIS WEEK’S SHOW… Dave accidentally held his site hostage for 7 days… and gained thirty new Patreon backers! Landing page strategies UPDATE: Comic Con International UPDATE: Comic shops aren’t dead… yet Frequent/Consistent/Significant Patreon posts Dad is living vicariously through […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Webcomics Confidential — Email newsletters

Let’s talk about the return of an old favorite — email newsletters!

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Estimated tax payment due

Just a handy reminder: If you pay estimated income taxes, your second-quarter payment is due Wednesday.

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