this is unprompted but its a thing i see come up sometimes and was thinking about so

hey um, reminder that artists, musicians, game devs, etc etc are allowed to advertise themselves

there’s a big difference between a multimillion-dollar corporation, and a person trying to survive capitalism

please dont treat both as if they’re the same thing

LB and/although it's best when they're not engaging in surveillance advertising systems, where possible. e.g. an ad for a webcomic on another webcomic, on a podcast (webpage or in the podcast), the artist's self-promotion toots/etc. ++

buying adspace through networks from hell is SURVIVAL and that is OK. Just like sometimes you're at a point in your life where Walmart is needed. But the first set is actually Good IMO. The second is survival.

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