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How Small Steady Actions Move Us Forward to Our Artistic Goals

“Do not be afraid of moving slowly.  Be only afraid of standing still.”                                – Chinese Proverb Have you ever thought about the importance of the small, steady actions you take every day in your artistic journey? You can’t … Continue reading

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Why Artists Are the Luckiest People I Know

“Picasso was drawing like an angel in the crib.” – Louise Nevelson, Sculptor A few years ago, I was at a friend’s house socializing with a few people at a little get-together. One of the people at the party was … Continue reading

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Going Through: Surviving the Swamplands of the Artistic Journey

“Truth is always on the side of the more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzche Not too far from the small town where I grew up in northwest Louisiana, there is a long stretch of swamplands called, graphically enough, “Black Lake Swamp.” … Continue reading

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Are You Becoming Your Own WordPress and Internet Marketing Expert?

Are you becoming your own internet marketing expert?  Are you researching and learning everything you can about how to grow your WordPress blog? Last night I attended a WordPress Meetup group in Brooklyn.  There was about 50 people in attendance … Continue reading

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What Can an Artist Learn from Watching the Evolution of My Blog?

“Do not be afraid of moving slowly. Be only afraid of standing still.”  – Chinese Proverb Have you been thinking about starting a blog or website to showcase your art, but have been holding off for financial or technical reasons? … Continue reading

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5 Creative Ways to Share Your Art on Pinterest

Are you looking for creative ideas to drive Pinterest traffic to your site? Pinterest is a mainly a visual showcase, which makes it perfect for artists.  And if you’re wondering just how effective a great image can be in driving … Continue reading

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7 Simple Keys to Successful Art Blogging

A blog for artists is a great tool for being found online and gaining a larger audience for your work. Blogs are ideal because they can be completely free, search engines love them, they are easy to start and simple … Continue reading

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Secrets to Understanding the NYC Art World: Beware the Vanity Gallery

If you are like most artists who take their career seriously, you are willing to give almost Chelsea Art District in Manhattan anything a try.  And if you are like me, you put a lot of care not only into creating … Continue reading

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Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Prosper in the New Economy

There is revolution in the air. Unless you have spent the last four or so years on Mars you can’t have missed the restless loss of direction of the western world as it has struggled to make sense of the … Continue reading

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Why Your Mailing List is Your Most Important Asset for Selling Your Art

What is the single most important tool in building your art business?  It’s your mailing list. In the simplest terms, a mailing list contains names and contact information of people you know or might like to know. For the artist, … Continue reading

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