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The Thought Process Behind My Website Redesign

The thought process behind my Website redesign

I redesigned my website last weekend, with a specific goal in mind: learn from Patreon. Patreon has brought the concept of the membership site to the minds of creators everywhere, making things easy and feature-packed in exchange for reasonable fees. They’re a successful company, changing the lives of many creators by providing a steady stream … Read more

We’re not selling used cars

#26: We’re not selling used cars

Hey – I’ve been writing weekly newsletters for 6 months straight today! That’s a record for me. In the past when I’ve decided that I ‘want to blog regularly’ I’ve lasted maybe 3 weeks at best. Looks like making a sort of ritual and routine works for productivity. /// The only advice, and this is … Read more

Digging deeper into Patreon

#24: Digging deeper into Patreon

This week I discuss Patreon and an interview with it’s co-founder, Jack Conte. /// Membership is about that stronger relationship between a creator and their most important fans and the belief in that creator and their ongoing artistic expression. The creators who do best are the creators who deeply love their fans and whose fans … Read more

Patreon wannabes

#14: My latest comic & Patreon wannabes

A link to my latest comic, thoughts on every platform turning into Patreon, and 3 reading recommendations. /// A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. Thomas Mann I forgot where I got this but I am so feeling it this week. I haven’t made a lot … Read more

What’s Arp? Issue #6: Neil Gaiman, Authenticity, Patreon & Social Media

#6: Neil Gaiman, Authenticity, Patreon & Social Media

Good morning people! Our ranks are growing, and it’s nice to know that I’m not shooting missives into the ether. It would, however, be nice to hear from you sometime! I’d like to have a conservation rather than just spout (though it is helpful to get some stuff off my chest). /// Neil Gaiman & … Read more

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