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Hello and welcome to blog entry number 4! It's been fun writing down my thoughts, many of which keep me up at night for no reason other than too much excitement for what is coming next. Deckible Early in June, I was contacted by Nick Kellet, founder and creator of Deckible. His goal for this app is to make what is basically Audible, but for decks of all kinds- flash cards, games, trivia, and especially Tarot. I was selected, among many other creators in the tarot-sphere to try it out and use it as an avenue for sales once it...

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As a digital artist, making and selling prints is a no brainer. Figuring out the best way to do that takes a lot of trial and error. So let's explore what I've been doing and why. First, we'll start with Printers. Many people I follow on TikTok have great printers and are doing high quality prints at home. Would I like to do this? Absolutely. Not just because it ends up being cheaper to make the print itself, but because I wouldn't need to wait for a delivery before an event or order multiple prints at once to make the...

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Welcome back. I want to start this blog off by discussing my advertising partner for Ready Play Games: World of Game Design. A couple months ago I was at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. I had hosted a seminar that I called "Lessons Learned from Kickstarter as a Small Time artist." Zac Goins, from World of Game Design (WOGD) was in attendance. Afterwards, we got to talking and I showed him my Ready Play Games project. I described how the Patreon format was a complete failure, but it was selling well at Origins. Zac went on to describe how...

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Hi! I'm Nick Ribera, and I'm trying something new. I've got a few projects in the works, and one of them, working title of "Tarot by the Neon Light," is one that I've decided to NOT develop in a vacuum. I've been sharing the illustrations as I've been making them to instagram, facebook, and the Tarotholics discord server. The reception has been great, the feedback invaluable, and the organic growth of the brand- undeniable. Therefore, I've decided to use this philosophy to the overall Chain Assembly brand and its email marketing. That brings me to this, the first entry in...

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