Using Shopify and WordPress for Selling Comics and Art

Using Shopify and WordPress for Selling Comics and Art

Postedon Sep 13, 2016in Business

What happened to summer? I wrote a blog post for the B² Interactive blog about using the Shopify plugin for WordPress back at the end of July. I went on a quick working vacation and dived head on into a giant web project that I’m just now wrapping up. It took up so much of […]

How To Build A Professional Cartoonist Website Quickly

How To Build A Professional Cartoonist Website Quickly

Postedon Jul 21, 2016in Business

I recently wrote about how webcomics are good for content marketing and why cartoonists should be doing them. But I’ve since been receiving questions about simply getting online with a professional cartoonist website. The cartoonists asking me these questions are usually posting a bit on Tumblr and that’s about it. If you were paying me […]

Why Webcomics Are Content Marketing

Why Webcomics Are Content Marketing

Postedon Mar 26, 2016in Business

The two biggest issues facing a cartoonist today are finding an audience and making a living. It’s hard to find either in today’s marketplace. In every other industry, the way to seperate your business from your competitors1 is through marketing. And cartoonists are horrible at marketing themselves. But there is a way to help themselves […]

Speed Is Simple

Speed Is Simple

Postedon Nov 25, 2015in Business

New post for the B² Interactive blog. I’m becoming a bit obsessed about speed. Site speed that is. Most websites run off of some sort of database, which makes a lot of calls back and forth, slowing a site down. Now that we live in a mobile world with cellular speeds, there’s a movement to not only […]

The B-Sides Podcast

The B-Sides Podcast

Postedon Oct 25, 2015in Business

We recently started a podcast on the B² Interactive blog, the B-Sides. We talk about current events in digital marketing, and we hope you’ll enjoy listening to us! This is the first podcast I’ve been a host on, so I’m getting a kick out of it. Our inaugural episode is up. We talk about the Apple Watch, […]

Quality Control: An Analysis of Pogo and Walt Kelly

Quality Control: An Analysis of Pogo and Walt Kelly

Postedon Jul 6, 2015in Business

Walt Kelly debuted his comic strip POGO in the pages of the New York Star on October 4, 1948. The strip ran for the rest of the Star’s publication, which ended on January 28, 1949. But POGO returned, this time in syndication, on May 16, 1949. The early syndicated POGO strips seem familiar. Kelly took […]