What Is the Best Way for Artists to Get Found Online?

8-Steps to Art Marketing Master

The myth of social media and marketing art online. I talk with lots of artists through a variety of communication methods. Some of it is in person, but also via email and social media. Many of the conversations include questions about how to sell … [Continue reading]

How to Cure Your Art Career When It Needs a Kick in the Ass

Does your art career need a kick in the ass

Are You Repeating the Same Marketing Efforts and Getting the Same Results? I regularly see artists, even established artists, making rookie-marketing mistakes. You can hardly blame them. Many are overwhelmed by feeling they have too much to do on … [Continue reading]

Six Copyright for Artists Facts You Need to Know

Copyright for artists

The concept of copyright for artists is important for you to understand. You need to know the basics of copyright law, both to protect your work, and to respect the rights of others. 1. Your Work Is Protected Under US and Canadian law, your … [Continue reading]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

I am giving thanks to you for reading this blog! For most readers of this blog, finding reasons to pause for a day to enjoy a day set aside for being thankful is easy. For many years now, I have used this space to run the lyrics and YouTube video … [Continue reading]

Six Art Career Production Problems

Stop waiting to fix production problems

Production problems can kill your art career. You already know continually making great art that gets the attention of your prospective buyers is not easy. This is especially true when you are working on production deadlines. If you are a producing … [Continue reading]

How to Sell Your Art Using Buyer Social Styles

Four Basic Buyer Social Styles

There are four basic buyer social styles. You can learn to improve your art sales and your people skills. Learning how to sell your art is a necessary and mostly an acquired skill for artists who want the greatest success for their career. … [Continue reading]

Five Ways Daily Blogging Provides Added-value to Your Art

The Muse by daily art blogger Jimmy Kelly

Delivering added-value to art lovers via your words. The Muse - Jimmy Kelly - jimmykelly.ie It is human nature to desire added value for the exchange of money, including art collectors. When someone buys your art, for example, it is a purchase that … [Continue reading]

Finding Art Collectors | 40 Ideas Any Artist Can Use

Finding art collectors

It's a fact, art collectors are everywhere. If it is true that they are in abundance, why does the task of finding art collectors seem so impossibly hard? The lifeblood of any business is in attracting new customers and making repeat sales to … [Continue reading]

Stuff I Use |How I Use Grammarly to Edit Copy

Grammarly is a nifty online proofreader. Get the goods in my new "Stuff I Use" series. I have been asked many times about the different programs, services and software I use to help me write this blog and market my books and services. This post … [Continue reading]

How Fame Sells Art | Get Some| Get Happy

Fame sells art

You needn't be wildly famous to sell art. For most artists, a little bit of fame goes a long way. Your job is to figure out how to get and use slight celebrity while staying comfortable in your own skin. Be yourself, everyone else is already … [Continue reading]