Social Media for Artists | Does It Pay?

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Making social media for artists work for you. Social media is just a marketing tool for artists. Success is strictly about what you do with the tool rather than which tool you use. Nearly any social media program can deliver results when used … [Continue reading]

Your Key to Success | Find Direct Buying Art Collectors

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What's your plan to find direct buying art collectors? The above video is a Google Hangout with Jason Horejs and me conversing on the subject of how to find art collectors. Want to get into greater detail and learn more about how to find and … [Continue reading]

Making Successful Art Commissions

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Advice for preparing to accept commissioned art projects. Editor's Note: This guest post is by Alison Lansky. Check out the news at the bottom of this post for information on a FREE Online Event - Guerrilla Marketing for Artists Webinar with … [Continue reading]

Five Reasons Your Selling Art Opportunities Are Increasing

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The return of optimism improves your prospects for selling art now. Sometimes things sneak up on us. It takes time for trends and changes to become plainly obvious. Right now visual artists have the best prospects for selling art in nearly a … [Continue reading]

The Truth about What Kind of Art Sells Best

What Kind of Art Sells Best

Stop worrying and wondering about what kind of art sells best. Researching to discover what the bestselling art subjects are wastes your time. More importantly, if you are using the information to slavishly mimic another artist, it can rob you of … [Continue reading]

How to Start an Art Blog

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Learn the Basic Steps to Start an Art Blog. Congratulations! You have made the decision to learn how to start an art blog and are now trying to understand what do next. There are choices you must now make to get setup with your new art … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons Why People Don’t Buy Art

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Understanding Why People Don't Buy Art Is Not Easy. As an artist who sells art, you gain fresh insights into the reasons people buy your art. This part is easy because they let you know. You can review the history of your sales and learn from the … [Continue reading]

20 Art-related Career Alternatives to a Full-time Art Career

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Satisfying options for an art-related career. To begin, I would never discourage someone who has the passion and wants to become a full-time artist to choose otherwise. It is a unique, noble and worthy way to make a living. That said, as with all … [Continue reading]

How to Sell Art to the Affluent Market

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Four Tips on How to Sell Art to People Who Can Afford to Buy It Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. – F. Scott Fitzgerald I don’t need to tell you, there is a growing wealth divide in the US and elsewhere. The … [Continue reading]

Reputation and Relevancy Are Not Just SEO Hacks

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Reputation and Relevancy Impact Your Art Career. Major search engines, such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo use reputation and relevancy to match web pages to search queries. Google is known to have 200+ algorithms it uses to rank web pages, but the most … [Continue reading]