Bloggers and webcomic artists: Careers in online creativity
The expansion of the Internet has
created many new opportunities for
people to share their talents. Many
people share just for fun—but some do it for
fun and money.
Online, these artists can reach a global
audience. The rapid growth of online media
excites many people working in the field.
"There are a billion new opportunities that
weren't there 5 years ago," says Greg Wyshynski,
editor of hockey blog Puck Daddy.
This article describes careers for digital
media workers. The first section focuses on
two online occupations: bloggers and webcomic
artists. The second section discusses
why bloggers and webcomic artists enjoy
their work and some of the challenges that
they face. A final section suggests sources for
more information. And the box on page 20
provides tips for developing your own blog or
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