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The Community Episode 2

Wed Nov 28 2018 (29:40)

Advice for New Zinemakers

Hello and welcome back to The Zine Collector, zine friends! I am so happy to be back with another community episode so you can hear from amazing zinemakers from around the world. As always, thank you for watching and listening.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*ZineWriMo – https://www.seagreenzines.com/zinewrimo-2018-list/ *Selling Your Zines Online Playlist – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLORbjJcRAiTmhgtApdDaVc_vCCGu_Wh12 *Community Episode 1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch? ...

Hello and welcome back to The Zine Collector, zine friends! In this episode, I continue the Selling Your Zine Online series and start taking a look beyond marketplace options. Today’s site under the scope? Etsy Pattern.As always, thank you for watching and listening.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Natalie Michelle Watson’s Tiny Tatts: https://www.nataliemichellewatson.com/product-page/tiny-tatts-mystery-pack-of-five *Selling Your Zines Online Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playl ...

The 300th Zine Review Episode

Wed Aug 29 2018 (45:31)

Hello and welcome back to The Zine Collector, zine friends! This episode I am taking a little break from the facts and figures to look back on 300 zine reviews as well as talk about the very first zine I read and more. Check it out.As always, thank you for watching and listening.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Selling Your Zines Online Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLORbjJcRAiTmhgtApdDaVc_vCCGu_Wh12 *Vote to Help Sticky Institute Host a Full Weekend of Festival of ...

Hello, zine friends! Welcome to the last day of this five days of checking out online marketplaces. Have I saved the best for last? Perhaps! Check out the video to see if GumRoad is the way to go for selling zines online.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*The Zine Collector Episode 13 (Etsy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5wl0xKY2D8&t=1s *The Zine Collector Episode 14 (Ebay): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzhnXE5d5FU *The Zine Collector Episode 15 (Storenvy): https://www.youtube. ...

Hello, zine friends! Welcome to day four of the five-day, five online marketplaces exploration. Today I’m taking a look at Tictail and making bad puns about ticking boxes and being at the ‘tail’ end of the week.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*The Zine Collector Episode 13 (Etsy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5wl0xKY2D8&t=1s*The Zine Collector Episode 14 (Ebay): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzhnXE5d5FU*The Zine Collector Episode 15 (Storenvy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= ...

Hello, zine friends! Today is day three of the surprise five-day podcast run in which I talk about various options for selling your zines online.Today I look at the online marketplace Storenvy – a place that integrates a lot of interesting features but isn’t exactly the most supportive of international sellers.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*The Zine Collector Episode 13 (Etsy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5wl0xKY2D8&t=1s *The Zine Collector Episode 14 (Ebay): https://www.yout ...

Selling Your Zine Online Pt 3: Ebay

Tue Aug 07 2018 (14:54)

*PLEASE NOTE: At 7.20 minutes, I mistakenly give the same amount twice. I should have said:“If you’re using a free listing, you’ll have $6.05. If you’re out of free listings, you’ll have $6.00”Hello, zine friends! Today is day two of the surprise five-day podcast run in which I talk about various options for selling your zines online.Today I look at the online marketplace Ebay – not exactly the first place I think of for zines but perhaps it should be? Check it out and see what you think.**Peopl ...

Selling Your Zines Online Pt 2: Etsy

Mon Aug 06 2018 (28:10)

Hello, zine friends! Today is a surprise Monday episode of The Zine Collector.In this episode of The Zine Collector, I start a podcast mini-series in which I take a look at the various options for selling your zines online. Seeing as I grumbled about Etsy last episode, it only seemed fair to start there in the series.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Bloomington Zine Fest – https://bloomingtonzinefest.wordpress.com *Episode 12 of TZC – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfWqcEUqNAU *Pat ...

Selling Zines Online Part 1

Wed Jul 11 2018 (30:25)

Etsy Changes

Hello, zine friends! In this episode of The Zine Collector, I talk about the changes Etsy have made to their fees, why I’m not happy about it, and how it inspired me to start this series.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*International Zine Month Activity List – http://www.stolensharpierevolution.org/international-zine-month/ *Etsy – https://www.etsy.com *MarketWatch – https://www.marketwatch.com/story/your-etsy-side-gig-is-about-to-get-more-expensive-2018-06-15 *CNBC – https://www.cn ...

Happy International Zine Month

Sun Jul 01 2018 (34:43)

Surprise podcast! Happy International Zine Month, zine friends! Today I have a surprise podcast for you. This episode I chat about upcoming events in the zine world, what International Zine Month is, and how you can join in. This year I will be joining in and doing something I have never done before…**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Pippa.io – http://pippa.io *The Zine Collector Episode 10: Community Episode – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8UOpyg6Pm8&t=19s *Alex Wrekk – https://tw ...

The Zine Collector Is Coming Back!

Wed Jun 27 2018 (00:17)

The Zine Collector is coming back soon. I couldn't miss International Zine Month, could I? Spanish Summer by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Artist: http://audionautix.com/

The Community Episode

Wed May 23 2018 (34:43)

Today we have a very special episode of The Zine Collector with guest zinemakers from around the world! Join me in welcoming them as they share why zines are important to them.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Ken Bausert - https://www.instagram.com/passcribe/*Latibule Art - https://www.instagram.com/latibule_art/*Craig Atkinson - https://www.instagram.com/craiganthonyatkinson/*Kristyn Kinsel - https://www.instagram.com/kryscolour/*Feral Publications - https://www.instagram.com/feral ...

Should You Use a Pen Name?

Wed May 09 2018 (37:32)

Welcome to another episode of The Zine Collector! Today I chat about pen names, what I do with zines after I review them, and a new zine reviewer on Instagram.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Send Calls for Submissions to: seagreenzines@gmail.com*James Smith on Ancestry.com: https://blogs.ancestry.com/cm/calling-james-smith-10-most-common-first-and-surname-combinations/ *It’s Pronounced Zine w/Lady Beaver: http://www.meltcomics.com/blog/2016/06/25/its-pronounced-zine-3-lady-beaver/ ...

Zines of Every Flavour

Wed Apr 25 2018 (44:23)

Genre in Zines

Welcome to The Zine Collector! In this episode, I cover some of the many genres in the zine world to help inspire you in your zinemaking – and organising your zine collection. I also share about how I came to live in Australia as well as tell you about an illustrator I am really enjoying.Podcast Game: Have a shot/eat a chocolate/etc whenever I say “things like that”.**People/Places/Zines Mentioned This Episode:*Carrie Mercer – https://www.instagram.com/cmercermn/ *Zippity Zinedra – https://www.i ...

Bringing Inspiration to Your Life

Hello and welcome to The Zine Collector Podcast! In this episode, I chat about my seven tips for finding inspiration, answer the question ‘are you up for trades’, and talk a bit about one of my favourite podcasts.I had a heap of trouble with audio syncing, so if anything is off, I apologise.**Links Mentioned This Episode:* @Latible: https://www.instagram.com/latibule_art/*The Artist’s Way: http://juliacameronlive.com*SeaLemon: https://www.youtube.com/user/SeaLemonDIY*Zines Playlist: https://www. ...

5 Tips for Zine Beginners

Wed Mar 21 2018 (32:53)

How to Get Started With Zines

Welcome to another episode of The Zine Collector! This time I share my five tips for zine beginners as well as answer the zine reviewing question: “What if you don’t like a zine?”**Links Mentioned This Episode:*Jenna/Julien Podcast ‘JennaCast’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoOFuR_-wc4*Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/au/search?q=zines*TicTail: https://tictail.com/search?category=products&q=zines*Storenvy: http://www.storenvy.com/shop/?q=zines*BigCartel: https://www.bigcartel.com*Zines A Go Go: http ...

Zine Pricing, Risographs, & Zine Culture

Wed Mar 07 2018 (01:22:09)

An Interview with Sober Bob Monthly

**This episode contains some adult language.**In this episode of The Zine Collector, I chat with Sober Bob Monthly about zine pricing, risographing, zine culture, zine fairs, and so much more.Please forgive some of the hiccups and technical difficulties.**Links Mentioned This Episode:*Sober Bob Monthly: https://www.instagram.com/soberbobmonthly/Etsy shop coming soon!Other Links:*Visible Ink/Copy & Destroy Zine Library: http://visibleink.org*Woolf Pack: https://www.facebook.com/woolfpackbrisbane/ ...

2018: Year of the Perzine - Part Two

Wed Feb 21 2018 (50:05)

Consent & Copyright

In this episode of The Zine Collector, I talk about the complicated matters surrounding consent and copyright when writing about other people in your perzines.**Links Mentioned This Episode:*Mini-Zine March: https://seagreenzines.com/2017/03/01/happy-mini-zine-march-2/*Long Arm Stapler Podcast: http://longarmstapler.libsyn.com*Fanzines by Teal Triggs and Why You Should Not Buy It: https://alexwrekk.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/fazines-by-teal-triggs-and-why-you-should-not-buy-the-book/*Fanzines situ ...

2018: Year of the Perzine - Part One

Wed Feb 07 2018 (44:14)

Perzines & Their Importance

In this episode of The Zine Collector, I talk about perzines – what they are and why they are important.**Links Mentioned This Episode:*@byDhiyanah: https://twitter.com/byDhiyanah*@bodieh: https://twitter.com/bodieh*Feral Publications: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqkHGWfc44M5znpDg5adSog*Alex Wrekk: https://portlandbuttonworks.com*Zines A Go Go: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ZinesAGoGo/*Why One Community Chooses Not to Tell Their Stories On The Internet: http://bit.ly/1PImgJn*Nichole aka C ...

All You Need is Zine Love

Wed Jan 24 2018 (30:03)

What is a Zine?

In this episode of The Zine Collector, I talk about defining zines and how people often make zines before hearing the word ‘zine’.**Links Mentioned This Episode:*Stolen Sharpie Revolution: https://portlandbuttonworks.com/stolen-sharpie-revolution-a-diy-resource-for-zines-and-zine-culture*Meta Zine: http://www.leekinginc.com/xeroxdebt/metazine.htm*@latibule: https://twitter.com/spr0utface*@byDhiyanah: https://twitter.com/byDhiyanah*Meta Paradox 1 by Olivia: https://www.patreon.com/oliviaszines*Pr ...

Say Hello to My Little Podcast

Wed Jan 17 2018 (27:26)

Plans for The Zine Collector Podcast

CORRECTIONS:*It’s a podcast about zines – not a zine about podcasts*It’s called Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine podcast**In this episode of The Zine Collector, I introduce myself, talk a bit about what podcasts and zines have and common, and spend more than a few minutes thanking you all for your support.**Links Mentioned This Episode:*Long Arm Stapler Podcast: http://longarmstapler.libsyn.com*Poor Lass Zine Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/user-765248614*Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine P ...

The Zine Collector Series Announcment

Tue Jan 09 2018 (00:36)

Saying Hello

A short hello from yours truly.