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Social Media for Young Cartoonists: Wrap-Up

Hoo boy. Social Media for Young Cartoonists. We kept it up for nine articles… and nine intense weeks of researching, experimenting, goal-setting, (goal-missing and goal-reaching), coding, uploading, updating, tweeting, commenting,and collaborating. Then what? more

Social Media for Young Cartoonists, Week 8: Backlogging and Pacing Content

Before you even start thinking of having any type of blog/web-comic, you should make sure you have at least 5-6 pieces ready to go before you launch. more

Social Media for Young Cartoonists: Week 7, traffic reports

JP: So last week I finally got around to uploading one of my comics online. A day went by, and I was curious to see how many people actually viewed my comic. 2,798 visits?! RESULTS! HUZZAH! more

Social Media For Young Cartoonists: Weeks 5-6: Collaborating and Counting, Part I: Offline

The social media project takes a turn for scary-real-world as Hilary and JP learn about collaborating. Part one of two… more

Social Media for Young Cartoonists: Week 4: Building with Tumblr

This week, Hilary explains how she set up her Tumblr site and she and JP discuss the pros and cons of Tumlbr as a platform. more

Social Media for Young Cartoonists Project: Week 3: Twitter

Upon Twitter’s initial release I am absolutely baffled to the rationale behind its creation. Who needs this? Why are people compelled to share with the world, every inch of meaningless minutia that befalls them? more

Social Media for Young Cartoonists Project: Week 2: Setting up websites.

If you read last week’s post, you know that my goal for THIS week was to have created a website, connected it to my domain, and made a game plan for content. Haha. Well I can’t say I didn’t learn anything… more

Social Media for Young Cartoonists Project: Week 1

We’re Matt and Jessica’s interns, 21-year-old tenderfoots, and we’re embarking on a summer-long study of social media for cartoonists… not just how to use it, but how to use it effectively to launch or boost a career. Each week we’ll share our progress, our theories, and our discoveries in navigating the vast sea of this World Wide Web. more

Fresh Meat Reviews: Hilary’s picks

Hilary Allison’s picks from the SVA student comics fair Fresh Meat. more