Oct 18, 2011
oz is the expert on this one, which focuses on advice about designing a comic website which makes your comic look good and is easy to navigate, as well as some advice about logos and branding. skool has her own opinions as well!
Topics and Show Notes
DD24Hour 2011 - http://www.drunkduck.com/DD24hour_2011/
/>Riggs Hell - http://www.drunkduck.com/Riggs_Hell/
- Make your comic look good, give it priority
- Presentational decisions (visible page, flash viewers)
- Menus, site content and extras
- What to do with fan art
- Navigation advice
- Comments and sharing
- Newsposts and blogs
- Brief mention of auto-update options
- Customization, icons, colors, fonts
- Unified theme
- Usability, fewer clicks, viewer restrictions
- Planning for ads
- Logos, header images, titles, imagery, fonts
- Distinctiveness and scalability
- Branding and identity
- Style guidelines and templates
- Consistent navigation and usability
We mentioned the archive page for Dead Winter: http://deadwinter.cc/
/>We also mentioned Lackadaisy Cat's webpage: http://lackadaisycats.com/
Jun 28, 2011
ShadowsMyst (Mistress of Marketing, and creator of Brymstone and Shifters) is back this week for Part 2 of a double-cast, all about the numbers and data behind your comics! There's more discussion in this second half about targeting efforts, gathering information in unusual ways, and search engine optimization.
Feb 15, 2011
Part 1 of another extra-long podcast, all about advertising and external promotion. Get noticed!
Feb 8, 2011
Special virtual-guest VegaX (who increases the podcast's accent diversity) of the Comic Review forum joins skool and oz to talk about the topic of comic reviews and critiques, both giving and receiving.