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Josh Blaylock, Publisher and Founder of Devil’s Due Entertainment

In Comics, Podcast, Writing & Publishing by Nerd For A Living

We talk with serial entrepreneur, writer and comics artist Josh Blaylock, founder and publisher of Devil’s Due Entertainment. Devil’s Due currently publishes a number of creator-owned comic book titles, including Squarriors, Plume, Drafted, Solitary and Josh’s own Mercy Sparx. Josh also recently launched Blockhouse – his nerd-trepreneur incubator and umbrella for business endeavors outside and alongside comics.

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‘Turning your Art into an Online Business’ from Wizard World St. Louis 2014

In Art, Business & Marketing, Live Panels, Podcast by Nerd For A Living

This panel of professional writers, crafters, business owners and marketers provides helpful tips on promoting your art, and yourself, online. Topics such as starting your business, targeting your audience through advertising and social media, protecting your designs, time-management, and how to maintain an online shop are discussed.

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Show Up / Wear Pants: Quick Tips for Gainful Employment

In Articles by Wendy Buske

There are plenty of jobs out there in the big, scary world that require degrees with various acronyms from prestigious schools. There are also jobs that say those credentials are “preferred”, but in reality, the recruiter is just looking for a smart, reliable person who isn’t an ass. This article shares a a quick list of simple, practical things that will help you when job searching for anything from comic book clerk to a creative director.

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Paul Horn (“Cool Jerk”) and Darlene Horn (“Girl with the Donut Tattoo”)

In Art, Comics, Podcast, Writing & Publishing by Nerd For A Living

This week we talk with Paul Horn, writer/artist of the long-running webcomic Cool Jerk, and Darlene Horn, food blogger for My Burning Kitchen. Together, this couple also produced the illustrated food comic The Girl with the Donut Tattoo. We talk about comics, blogging, self-publishing and selling online, the wonders and pitfalls of San Diego Comic Con, learning to be a “carnival barker” and much more.