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Why My Kickstarter Failed

Tweet After watching videos on Kickstarter, reading articles on crowdfunding and signing on with crowdfunding discussion forums, I started writing notes in a notebook to learn everything I could. However, this was not enough.  I needed to take a look … Continue reading




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Mailing lists and scripts

Tweet As San Diego Comic Con and Anthrocon take place this weekend, I keep promoting myself and my work during the event.  But a lot of work is taking place at my drawing desk and at the computer.  Just this … Continue reading




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Inking and Publicity

Tweet During the Sunnyville New York Tour, I chatted with Jon Gorga of Carmine Street Comics.  Having created photocomics and being full of ideas, we chatted for awhile at his shop (be sure to swing by there as they sell … Continue reading




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Book Review: Words That Sell

Tweet It’s been awhile since I’ve done a book review.  So I have one here that should be a boon to anyone who makes comics. Promotion is necessary and you must market your work, even if your work is handled … Continue reading




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Refreshingly New

Tweet I’ve been working on some promotional ads to raise awareness of Sunnyville Stories.  This is one of them.   This piece was inspired by a 1989 print ad for Takara brand shochu (a more potent version of sake).




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Forbidden Planet

Tweet Today, I have added a new goal to my list for the year 2015.  As some of you know, I’m originally from New York City.  One of the more notable shops in the New York area for comic books, … Continue reading




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The Press Kits Go Out

Tweet As I continue to work on Von Herling, Vampire Hunter, I also work on promoting both that work and Sunnyville Stories Volume 2. On top of that, I need to promote these works for their planned release in March … Continue reading




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Book Review: Guerrilla Marketing On the Internet

Tweet Hello!  It’s Max West here from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  I’m attending Anthrocon 2011 as this goes live.  While I’m out there networking and promoting myself, I thought I’d share with you a neat book that I found by accident. As … Continue reading




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