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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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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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Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Make More Money Using Email Newsletters

What is the best way to increase your income on the internet if you are an artist? There are a lot of options to deliver your content, images and messages online. Blogs, social media, static Web sites and user-generated content … Continue reading

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Why Some Artists Almost Always Make Money Selling Their Art

Have you ever known an artist whose work was incredible but they never seem to sell anything?  Or what about the opposite?  Have you ever seen an artist whose work was not that great but they sold things all the … Continue reading

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Artists: Are You Digitally Sharecropping?

Too many artists are building someone else’s business.  They are essentially digitally sharecropping. Are you one of them? Sites like Etsy, eBay, Artfire, FineArtAmerica, and others (which I call Art Malls) make it easy to create the illusion of having … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons You Need Your Own Artist Website or Blog

Have you been thinking about setting up your own website?  Are you interested in starting your own blog? If you are an artist, there are lots of very good reasons for setting up your own website or blog. Here are … Continue reading

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Are You Making These 6 Mistakes on Your Artist Website?

I look at a lot of artists’ websites and in my meanderings around the corners of cyberspace I have found that there are some issues that come up again and again. I would say that there are a core of … Continue reading

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Are you a “Real Artist” If You Have A Day Job?

How do you define being a “successful artist”? Many artists definition of success rest solely on being able to support themselves entirely from their artistic endeavors without having to do any other work to make ends meet. However, is this … Continue reading

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Are You Waiting for a Magic Bullet in Your Art Career?

Do you ever find yourself looking for more information than you need? Do you catch yourself reading and reading (and clicking and clicking) and never taking action? Are you caught in analysis paralysis? Are you continually getting ready, making plans, … Continue reading

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Did You Write Your Morning Pages Today?

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron is a well-known book on the subject of creativity and living the artist’s life. The book was first published in 1992 and is still well read today. I read it somewhere around 1999 when … Continue reading

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