Tom Wilson, internationally syndicated Ziggyâ„¢ cartoonist and celebrated author, and Jeanette Smith, the powerhouse behind the DILBERTâ„¢ brand and former Vice President Licensing at United Media/United Feature Syndicate, will combine their expertise and show you how to leverage your unique creative talents, develop effective marketing tools and successfully navigate a confusing marketplace.
Learn from the Proâ€™s how to give your work a substantial advantage to gaining success! This virtual event will bridge the gap between your creativity and reaching your target audience, providing the essential elements that emerging cartoonists, humorous illustrators and character animators must know to take their business to global markets.
An incredible value, this in-depth program provides a step-by-step process to achieve your dreams!
Date: April 22, 2009
Time: 11:00 am â€“ 2:00 pm PST
Register for this informative & fun event at www.jnetsmith.com.
Tom Wilson discusses: All Character Matters
Topics will include: The Creative Need and Spirit, Character Delivery (Style, Humor and Positioning), Character Development, Launching Your Cartoon, Character Longevity in a Changing Marketplace, Working With Manufacturers, Protecting Your Property, Your Character as a Brand, Working With Agents
Jeanette Smith presents: Ascending the Marketing â€œStaircaseâ€
Topics will include: Choosing Your â€œPlatformâ€, Building Exposure, Selling Your Creativity, Syndication and Online Media Today, Licensingâ€™s Role in Cartooning, Contracts and Negotiations, Legalities, Agent/Creator Relationships, Marketing Leverage Points and Brand Building