Most of us who create, be it writing, photography, painting, comics, miming, dog whispering, etc. want to share our passion with others. We want other folks to experience our handy work and if we’re lucky, return for more. Essentially, we want to build a fan base.
Now, if the thought of building a fan base for your work feels over the top and too egotistical, perhaps you can instead visualize a stack of electric fans whirring away stirring up dust and clearing the air. Breathe in… breathe out… in… and out. Better? I thought so.
How to build a fan base is another matter entirely. It depends on your time, your personality, your resources, your particular brand of talent, and even on a bit of luck.
This I do know. To build a fan base, you’re gonna have to work at it. It’s not enough to create great stuff. You’ve also got to put it out there under as many noses as possible. And yeah- I see you getting all anxious and worried I’m about to turn into a crazed motivational speaker.
You could just rent a crane and stack up some fans. You’d probably get fifteen minutes of fame on CNN… you know right before they locked you up in the funny farm. Be sure to tell them “PAMO made me do it!” I could use the plug.
Until next toon,