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Kickstarter Tip #1: Start Early

Welcome back, Wannabes and Creators. This is the first episode in our special Kickstarter mini-season sponsored by Spaceship Broken, Needs Repairs, our new Kickstarter. You can check it out at www.spaceshipbrokenbook.com. These are short tips,... Read More
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7 Steps to Crush it On Kickstarter

This is a reprint of a podcast episode blog you can find at www.thebusinessofart.us. With my next Kickstarter starting tomorrow, I thought it would be a great time to revisit our free Kickstarter Course. This... Read More
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Episode 33: Succeeding on Kickstarter with Madeleine Holly-Rosing

This week on the show we have Madeleine Holly-Rosing. Madeleine is the writer and creator of Boston Metaphysical Society and a Kickstarter expert. If you like this podcast, please click here to subscribe, rate, and... Read More
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Hard Lesson 18: 5 Reasons Why Kindle Scout Blows Chunks for Authors

If you like this podcast, click here to rate, review and subscribe to it today.  Last month I tried Kindle Scout for my new novel Spaceship Broken, Needs Repairs. Kindle Scout gives you thirty days to launch... Read More
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Episode 32: Being the Big Dog at Big Dog Ink with Tom Hutchison

Today on the show we have Tom Hutchison from Big Dog Ink. Big Dog Ink merged with Aspen Comics a year ago to create a mega company of awesome. If you like this podcast, please... Read More
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Hard Lesson 17: How to Send Query Letters without Sounding like a Crazy Person

Query letters seem like they should be easy, right? After writing a script of several thousand to a hundred thousand words, writing a one-page email should be cake. If you like this podcast, please click here to... Read More
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Hard Lesson 16: Point of View is More Important than Talent

Point of view is more important than raw talent I was at the Broad Museum this week. It’s a gallery in downtown that displays modern art, which apparently isn’t very modern at all. If you... Read More
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Episode 31: Getting Your Personal Brand Right with Joie Brown

Today on the show we have Joie Brown (pronounced Joey, not Joy as I’ve been saying for the past several years. Sorry Joie). She is an artist for books like Clucked and Heavenly Kibble Guardian... Read More
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8 Ways to Stop Suffering Miserably Low Con Sales

“I’m going to stop doing shows.” It’s a statement a lot of artists have thought, but more and more people I know are committed to stopping shelling out big money on shows when they aren’t... Read More