A Few How-To Webcomic Links

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Remember number 22. The other 28 things you need to know in business are explained by number 22.

In a more practical way, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures is looking at how cartoonists should use Social Media. But that was just part one of their experiment. Part two involves getting a website set up and part 3 gets hip deep into Twitter.

@ChristianSager had seven ways to make money in comics. One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Seven. Collect them all. Want more Webcomic Tweets?

I should mention that Tony had a rant about social media and magic bullet webcomic success and monetization. He’s right that there is no magic bullet. It takes work and coincidence and more work to be successful. Things like social media can help but they aren’t a one-size-fits-all solution because your audience and his audience and their audience are different. Maybe Tumblr will make your comic go big. Maybe it won’t. It’s not going to hurt to try different things and see what works. And it needs to evolve over time to reflect your improvement as an artist.

In the end, you have to have a great comic for people to like.

Cyanide and Happiness

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