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Mainstream vs Original artwork: What to expect at comic cons.

By ToddFriday - January 24th, 2014Categories: Articles, News

In last week’s article, I talked about a bunch of miscellaneous topics related to comic cons, including defining what makes a con a success for you, people asking if you made your work, giving away free milk, and trading artwork. This week I will talk about original versus mainstream comic art, and what you should expect when you do your first convention.
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“Did you make this?” and other miscellaneous convention topics to consider!

By ToddFriday - January 17th, 2014Categories: Articles, News

In the last article, I talked about the psychology of people who attend comic conventions and how and when to engage them. This time around I will focus on a variety of subjects to help you prepare for your first comic convention behind a table, including defining what makes a con a success for you, people asking if you made your work, giving away free milk, and trading work!
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Understanding people who attend comic cons

By ToddFriday - January 3rd, 2014Categories: Articles, News

In my last article, I talked about how to prepare and practice your sales pitch for conventions. This week, I’ll discuss understanding people who attend comic cons. This is based on my experience behind a table at cons, so hopefully it will at least give you some insight into what is going on.
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How to practice your pitch for comic conventions

By ToddFriday - December 27th, 2013Categories: Articles, News

In my last article, I talked about two important bookkeeping things you should being doing during and after your first convention, which are keeping a sales sheet and a profit summary sheet for each convention. I also gave sample sheets that I use to help get you going! This time I will be talking about working on your sales pitch and having varying levels of it based on the people you are talking to.
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How to track sales and figure out your profit at comic conventions

By ToddFriday - December 20th, 2013Categories: Articles, News

In my last article, I talked about how to price your comic books appropriately to sell them at comic conventions. This week I’ll discuss bookkeeping for your conventions. I know, exciting stuff, but it will help you out a lot when you start doing comic conventions.
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