Are you an aluminum-siding salesperson?

Rodney Dangerfield was one of the greatest “second acts” in entertainment history. His first attempt at comedy was so bad that he later quipped, “at the time I quit, I was the only one who knew I quit.” But what […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 236 — “Why won’t the world let me be awesome?&...

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar discuss the importance of mindset in building a career. If you search for excuses, you’ll find excuses. If you search for solutions, you’ll find solutions. ON THIS WEEK’S SHOW… Choosing to find solutions instead […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Never listen to a reader; always listen to your readers

“I’d buy that on a T-shirt” is the oldest lie in webcomics. As soon as you release the shirt, the reader who suggested it disappears faster than a Dracula in front of a crucifix. And yet, many of us allow […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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How to set a price for a book

I created a worksheet / study guide for my Arts Entrepreneurship class, and I thought it might be helpful to post it here, as well. It talks about the simple math behind correctly determining the best price for your merchandise.

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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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