The Wizard World convention tour hits St. Louis this April 4th-6th, and Nerd For A Living will be presenting two panels at the show. Each panel will be moderated by N4AL’s Wendy Buske.
Turning Your Art Into an Online Business: Branding & Marketing for Creators
Saturday, April 5th – 3:30-4:15pm
Professional artists, crafters, and marketers will provide helpful tips on promoting your art, and yourself, online. Topics such as licensing, targeting your audience through advertising and social media, protecting your designs, time-management, and how to maintain an online shop will be discussed. This hour-long panel will conclude with a 10-minute Q&A. Guests include Ashley Schonberg (owner of Jayne Danger); Rhiannon Paille (author of the Ferryman & the Flame YA book series); Amanda Nuckolls (owner of GnomeAcres); and Adron Buske (owner of Armadian Creative; writer of Loop & Hoodie).
How to be a Nerd for a Living: Careers within Nerd Culture for Everyone
Sunday, April 6th – 2:00-2:45pm
Do you want to work in the industry you’re passionate about, but you’re not sure where you’d fit? This panel of professionals will discuss different types of jobs that exist within pop-culture entertainment, gaming, comics and more. Get tips on finding a way to a new career from those already working in the industry. This panel will conclude with a 10-minute Q&A. Guests include Genese Davis (author of The Holder’s Dominion, host, & media personality); Rachel Rieckenberg (owner of Sass and Slash Creations); and Amanda Nuckolls (owner of GnomeAcres).
We hope to see you there! If you have any questions about the panels or suggestions for topics you’d like us to touch on, leave them in the comments here or on the panel pages.