Tag Archives: making money with art

The Harsh Truth Why Your Art Blog or Website Isn’t Growing (And What To Do About It!)

Are you trying to grow your art blog or website? Are you finding that you are not getting many subscribers or much traffic? You may find that you are getting some comments. And maybe a few subscribers, and shares, and … Continue reading

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

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

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

8 Reasons Your Art Blog or Website Isn’t Making Any Money (And What To Do About It!)

Sure, you want comments. And subscribers, and shares, and likes. But you don’t really care about any of these things. You want what they will eventually lead to … Money. Yes, traffic is good, and so is reader engagement. But … Continue reading

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Thrive and 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

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Are You Polishing Your Art Marketing Skills for the Coming New Year?

The New Year is almost upon us.  Will this be the year that you take your art business to the next level?  What are you doing now to make sure the coming year will be your best ever? You may … Continue reading

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why You Should Use Your Name for Your Art Business

What is the name you are using to promote your art business?  Is it your name?  Or is it a made-up name or company-sounding name? I’ve looked at a lot of art blogs on WordPress and the internet and I … Continue reading

Posted in Art Business Success | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity And Stifle Your Artistic Success

“The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts the moment you get up and doesn’t stop until you get into the office.” ~ Robert Frost It’s a myth that only highly intelligent people are creative. In fact, research shows that … Continue reading

Posted in How to be A More Creative, Balanced Artist | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments