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Webcomic Workshop Podcast 68

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Byron — Re-launching the comic has begun, but now I am looking for new advertising opportunities besides Project Wonderful and Facebook (which I believe has a low ROI anyways). Dawn — I’ve had 2 off-seasons of promoting my limited-time exclusive eBook for Z&F ($3), which […]

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Alliance Chat 18

Welcome to the Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! In this podcast, we’re chatting about taking something that didn’t quite go right and how you deal with it.  From an out-and-out failure to something simple that just didn’t quite gel.  What to do and how to handle it is the basis of tonight’s chat. A […]

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Hot Loads Podcast – Best of 2013

Welcome to the Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! In this podcast, we present to you the best of the after-the-show banter that goes on once we wrap up a podcast.  Topics range from sports, making noises, silly brand names and, of course, drinking.  Enjoy!

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Alliance Chat 17

Welcome to the Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! In this podcast, we’re chatting about tagging you comic’s site so new visitors can quickly identify what your comic (and your website) is all about. This can be in the header image or in a top level sidebar widget, but many artists forget to do this […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #67

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Chris: Naming my fourth book: The 1st 3 Capes & babes books have been a play on the first book’s title, You Can’t Print FLICK. Eventually, I’ll run out of creative alternatives to that particular title. I’m wondering if now would be a good time […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #66

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Frank: How do you deal with criticism? It’s easy to deal with the constructive, but what about the just plain nasty stuff? Do you ignore it and hope it dies on it own or do you fight fire with fire? This ties in with the […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #65

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Byron: Taking the daily strip format & doing it in a full page format. Essentially taking the weekly strips and making them into a single page. Will people like a “joke-a-day” in a full page format? Robin: When is the right time to start? I’d […]

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Alliance Chat New York Comic Con Review

The Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! In this podcast, Byron and Dawn are chatting with Tyler James of the Comix Tribe and Marc Lapierre, artist for “Super Fogeys”, about our experiences at New York Comic Con. Specifically the key differences between Artist Alley and having a Small Press Booth.  We also talk in general […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #64

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Chris: I’m in a weird spot… lately, I have had some VERY successful conventions but every time I do a convention, I feel burnt out and have a hard time getting back into “comic strip mode”. I would like to find time to actually create […]

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Alliance Chat 15

Welcome to the Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! In this podcast, we’re chatting about launch or development of a comic, since I have stated that I’ll be relaunching 1977 in February. Essentially the 5 Things we’d do differently when it comes to launching a new comic.

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #63

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Drezz– Continued Patronage vs. Crowdfunding Projects – now that alternative methods for funding comics are popping up, what do you feel works better long term for artists – short-term, large funding on a per project basis, or smaller, continued funds over a longer period of […]

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Alliance Chat 14

Welcome to the Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! In this podcast, we’re chatting about running a successful Kickstarter with Tom Dell’Aringa of the webcomic Marooned as well as our own Robin Dempsey.

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #62

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Dawn:  I have a tax accountant in the family who has told me not to bother with an LLC or small business status until I’m earning enough to think about quitting my dayjob. I don’t charge taxes, or earn enough yet that the IRS would […]

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Alliance Chat 12

The Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues. In this podcast, we’re chatting about supporting an event or artist even if […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #61

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Drezz– Giving your Comic the George Lucas treatment: re-writing what YOU feel is bad material into something stronger. Does that hurt or hinder your comic? Also – turfing the old stuff and moving forward with the new stuff as canon. Robin– How to hype: When […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #60

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Dawn – Any ideas on how to prepare a portfolio including comics & illustration for an agent. Drezz – Submitting your work to publishers vs. getting an agent with more connections to work for you. Pros vs. Cons? Robin – Artist insecurity. How does it manifest for you […]

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Alliance Chat 11

The Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues. In this podcast, we chat about: Byron gives a C2E2 wrap-up of […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #59

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: WE all take on AWESOME CONVENTIONS!!  We highlight the recent “Awesome Con” and then we talk about the highlights of our past conventions.  Plus, it’s all Arnold all podcast and then Robin transforms into a Cylon at the very end.  It’s total chaos.

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #58

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Byron: What to do at a convention when the artist next to you is more well known and (in your mind) WAY better than you? Robin: I’d like to give more presentations to kids at schools and libraries. Who do I contact? What do I […]

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Alliance Chat 10

The Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues. In this podcast, we chat about: I am at a crossroads: I’ve […]