There’s nothing quite like the look of a good book cover, and that’s not even the best part. Who knows what you’ll find once you flip that baby open. A god given gift I tell you. Or is it? Cue today’s episode with Natalie Byrne on how to self-publish your own book.
Natalie Watson, fashion designer and illustrator, spills her guts on fashion talking about third party manufacturing, what’s makes a good product, and what she’s learned running several business starting at just 15.
How do you reach your people!? Chicago-based letterer Jenna Blazevich, all-round creative witch, and founder of Vichcraft tells us how she found her niche audience for her brand. Using her creativity, design experience, and badass hand lettering style crafted a business around the changes she wanted to see in the world.
We’re sitting down with Olga Zalite, Russian illustrator, and total foodie, on her on the path to becoming a full time illustrator. She shares her secrets of getting organized, attracting illustration clients, and growing on social media. Oh yeah, and did I mention she’s only been at it for a year!?!
Kicking off Season 2 with a discussion around the work-life-balance-struggle. But this time, it’s a full time job and full time side hustle kind of a situation. In this episode we’ll be chatting with Kelly Malka, a full-time graphic designer, side-hustle maven, and oh, did we mention she also runs her own Etsy shop! Let’s just say sleep isn’t really a part of the equation.
In this last episode with Sarah Day, we discuss how you can start marketing your products on Instagram and your website to increase sales. We each go over our biggest failures to help you make money, not lose it.
Today, we are back with Sarah Day on all the logistics that go into making products from your art. Where you get things printed? How do you fulfill and ship products to your customers? How can you actually set yourself up for success rather than loosing money on making products?
In this last episode with comic book artist Tatiana Gill we go over all the steps you need in order to make, print, and sell your first comic book.
Revealed secrets of making money as a comic book artist through commissions, client work, and self publishing. Watch Dina and Tatiana Gill comic book queen for the past 20 years, swap stories on making money from all the best gigs.