What sells: What you're best at. People are going to notice what you draw the most/best and what you like drawing. If they like the themes and shit you draw, you bet your sweet ass they'll want stuff that might fit those themes drawn by you. There's obvs NSFW/Fetish themes, but other examples are like, idk, I draw a lot of frilly dresses, I like frilly dresses, so people know that if they need frilly shit drawn, I'm their man. Shit like that.
You establish an online presence by posting consistently. Anywhere from doodles to full pictures, to I feel like consistent nice illustrations will bring more people that doodly stuff. Putting up sketches and wips can help too! People love seeing the process and shit.
Charging is definitely difficult. If you want to make a living offa it, you have to figure out how long it takes you to do a drawing and translate that into minimum wage. This might make you a little spendy to start out with, and some people are off-put by people who charge correctly from the get-go, but these people are dumb and probably not potential clients anyways. If you feel comfortable charging a little less than you know you should, feel free. You can always up your prices over time as you become more well known.
As far as paypal goes, here's how I do it: YOU send the invoice. Always. And list it as SERVICES. If you list a transaction as for "goods," people can say they never received them and they will WIN these disputes because you will have no tracking number to provide. The reason I say you should send the invoices is because some people know about the goods thing and will take advantage of that so they can chargeback you. Some say that the invoice thing means you don't get tips, but in the past, anyone who wishes to tip me has just sent a payment afterwards as a gift (gifts are non-chargebackable btw but not suggested for how YOU take payment because, as a customer, it looks hella fishy.)
Furries/Fetishes/Porn/ANY NICHE REALLY is a quick way to get commissions, especially if you have popular internet artists/friends to pimp/reblog your commission info. It's not the ONLY way, but it's def the easi
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