3. COMMISSIONS

When your comics gain a wide enough of an audience, it will be inevitable that some of your readers will want to pay you to draw for them. It may be a personal comic, caricature, poster or a greeting card. Make sure to publicize the fact that you offer commissions on both your website and your social media profiles.

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  1. Social Media Platforms

When it comes to social media, three options quickly come to mind. Instagram, Reddit, and Imgur. Both Reddit and Imgur have sections that are exclusively dedicated to comics. For social media Instagram is the place to be for cartoonists of all stripes. It has a thriving comic community that is supportive of creators that range from those just starting out, to established cartoonists. Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr are also good options. Try as many social media platforms as you can, see which one resonates the most with the audience and stick with one platform.

2. Webcomic Platforms


2. IMPLEMENT A SUBSCRIPTION MODEL

The way this works is that you basically ask your readers to fund your webcomic, or any other projects related to your comic, with small regular payments. The benefits of a subscription model include receiving payments at regular intervals and the ability to develop a direct relationship with your readers. There are various ways you can setup a subscription service, but the most common one is using Patreon. Patreon gives you the ability to provide different entry points for readers to subscribe to you: membership tiers, milestone funding, and the ability to pay either per month (or other amount of time) or per creation.

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As we await the rollout of the new monetization features that we are going to add on WebcomicsFeed, we are going to be giving some tips that can help webcomic creators earn income from their craft and even make a career as a cartoonist.

1. BE PREPARED TO DO THE LEGWORK

With the glut of comics fighting for readers’ attention, it is incumbent upon the creator to realize that they are going to have to put in some hard work into developing an income stream for their comic. You can’t just focus on your art and then hope and pray…


If you are like many webcomic creators, you are always looking for ways to take your online comic to the next level by improving your craft, increasing your audience and even possibly earning an income from your work.

WebcomicsFeed is happy to announce that it will be rolling out some tools that will help with the income aspect of a creator’s evolution. Over the next few months, the WebcomicsFeed platform will add features that will help creators monetize webcomics. For more details on how creators can earn money on this new digital comics platform, head on over to https://www.webcomicsfeed.com/monetization


So, you have got your idea for a webcomic, you’ve built up a buffer to minimize the stress of an update schedule and you are working on building an audience. How do you take your comic to the next level by turning it into a source of income? Once you are done with this article, you should hopefully have a better idea of how to do so.

  1. Subscriptions
    The way this works is that you basically ask your readers to fund your webcomic, or any other projects related to your comic, with small regular payments. The benefits of a subscription model…


We are excited to announce an “early beta” version of WebcomicsFeed, an online comic publishing and reader platform, which makes it tremendously easier to discover and follow your favorite webcomics! We are currently in the process of inviting comic creators to beta test the website.

Our aim is to be the online version of the funny pages — the first website people turn to with their morning coffee for their daily dose of laughs. Our mission is to empower comic creators by showcasing their work, providing fun tools for engaging with readers and creating an extra revenue source for their comics.

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WebcomicsFeed is an online publishing platform for webcomic creators. Our mission is to empower independent comic creators.

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