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Company Description

Dumbrella Hosting is the premium solutions provider for creators of professional webcomics. Phillip Karlsson started in webcomics as the technology-providing half of the long-running and popular webcomic Goats. In 2006, Karlsson established Dumbrella Ho ... more

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Employment History

Partner

Goats, LLC

Software Architect

Theglobe.Com Inc

Senior Technologist

Arrow Design Inc

Affiliations

Founder
Dumbrella Hosting LLC

Education

BS

Computer Science

Cornell University

MBA

New York University

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PHILLIP KARLSSON / SENIOR TECHNOLOGISTPhillip Karlsson began his career as the first employee of theglobe.com in 1995.While there he designed and implemented much of the original technology, including one of the earliest web based chat systems, and a web page hosting system serving over 30 million pages a month.After leaving theglobe.com Phillip founded MyOrders, an online order tracking and merchant solutions company.He has also created the back-end technology architecture for Goats.com, an online comic strip.More recently Phillip has served as an independent technology consultant to numerous smaller companies.

Phillip holds a BS in Computer Science from Cornell University, and an MBA from New York University.He juggles and plays the banjo when no one is looking.


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I would like to take a moment to thank Jon Rosenberg and Phillip Karlsson of Goats: The Comic Strip, which at the time was the comic that made Lev and I realize that we, too, could publish our comic strip online and have a little fun doing it.


Dumbrella Hosting: about us

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Phillip Karlsson started in webcomics as the technology-providing half of the long-running and popular webcomic Goats. In 2006, Karlsson established Dumbrella Hosting from the technology that made Goats one of the most robust and full-featured comics on the internet.


Goats revolves around two ...

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Goats revolves around two friends, Jon Rosenberg (the author's cartoon alter-ego) and his drinking buddy, Phillip Karlsson, who spend their time at the Pub Stub (or Axis Pub), a bar which somehow bridges the multiverse.

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In Infinite Typewriters, Phillip, a programmer, ate God after He turned Himself into a pork chop on a dare. In The Corndog Imperative, Jon and Phillip were perfectly happy to wait for the end of existence, drinking heavily and chatting with, "God's Bartender," Alfred, who is in charge of the Pub Stub.
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Phillip was kidnapped and is still much sought after in Showcase Showdown. Now, he's fighting to obtain a typewriter that monkeys use to shape reality.


On the panel, Robert Khoo ( ...

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On the panel, Robert Khoo ( Penny Arcade), Howard Tayler (Schlock Mercenary), Jennie Breeden (The Devil's Panties), Phillip Karlsson (Dumbrella Hosting), and Scott Kurtz (PvP).

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Karlsson added some B-school theory to the discussion, noting that income levels from a webcomic will be a function of:
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But, Karlsson stressed, it's important to have a solution that can scale upwards as the traffic grows; free site space through an ISP or $10/month for Webcomics Nation will last you for a while, though. Tayler volunteered that all of the Blank Label comics combine for a total of 10 million pageviews/month, with server bills running between $250 and $400; this does not include Real Life, which has another 5 million pageviews by itself and is hosted by Karlsson.
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Karlsson: When Jon [Rosenberg] and I owned Goats, we put everything on paper; there weren't lawyers or contracts, but we put down in writing what we decided, and that's how we stayed friends for nine years in business together.
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Karlsson: Make sure you have some text on the page, not just graphics, so that the Google engine has something to key off of.
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Karlsson: I don't run a webcomic.

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