Cartoonist for Handshake 2.0

We seek cartoonists building an online presence as artists to create a weekly cartoons for Handshake 2.0.


Cartoons would be:

  • Business-themed, preferably related to technology, social media, and/or entrepreneurship.
  • Single-celled.
  • Stand-alone within the image, i.e. need no additional explanatory text or caption.
  • That said, include in the email submission of the cartoon a suggested title for the blog post which will contain the cartoon. (“Value-added” words rather than an explanation of the cartoon’s content.)
  • Appropriate in content and text for professional discourse.
  • Created in accord with our requirements for images
  • Universal and timeless, i.e. be without reference to any particular company or any particular political event.
  • Smart, funny and/or ironic.
  • Original, i.e. the cartoon’s first appearance is on Handshake 2.0.

Cartoonists would:

  • Have LinkedIn profiles with a photo visible on their public profiles in keeping with our philosophy that, online, “It’s still who you know,” and to engender trust with the site’s readers.
  • Follow the guidelines in our Definition of a Handshake 2.0 Blog Post.

Compensation: $20 per cartoon, byline, link to artist’s sites


To apply:

  • Please review our site and make sure your work and our mission are a match.
  • Please read about being a Content Creator for Handshake 2.0.
  • Make sure you’re willing to follow the guidelines we’ve specified.
  • Email us a cartoon meeting the above criteria to [email protected].  Please list “Cartoonist” in the subject. 
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