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]

How to Price Your Art to Make More Money

How to price your art to make money

Pricing your artwork need not be a mystery. The moment you make a mistake in pricing, you're eating into your reputation or your profits. - Katharine Paine Pricing Art Properly Is Challenging For visual artists and other creatives, learning how … [Continue reading]

The Psychology of Pricing Art Revisited

This is an updated replay of a highly favored post. Its popularity is is no surprise because questions about pricing are vexing for artists. Stay tuned for an an all new post with very encouraging information on pricing next week.

Pricing art, like art itself, is subjective. The subject of pricing art almost always manages to become part of the conversation whenever artists discuss the business of art. There is as much angst and confusion around pricing art as anything … [Continue reading]

Five Ways to Boost Your Art Career

Boost your art career

Discover Practical Advice to Boost Your Art Career. I launched this blog in 2005. Since then I have published nearly 600 art marketing and art business articles. Here are select posts from five broad categories you can use the ideas in any of them … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons Networking Rockets Art Careers

Networking for Artists Rocket

The importance of networking for artists cannot be overstated. Are your low sales due to not enough qualified buyers seeing your art? You will go far in fixing the problem by learning effective networking techniques. Here are five benefits of … [Continue reading]

The First Rule of the Art Business

The First Rule of the Art Business

You must understand and obey the first rule of the art business. Rule #1 is based on the ironclad premise that on the business side of your career nothing happens until somebody buys your art. You can make the most beautiful, powerful, spellbinding … [Continue reading]