Conversation with a Potter

Throwing a Pot

A fun and wide-ranging conversation shares thoughts on how artists can carve out a business model that works.

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What is Affordable Art?

Art Gallery

When I walked into work that day and saw this immensely beautiful Miro diptych on the main wall of the gallery, my heart started racing.

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How to Overcome Objections to the Sale of Your Art

Shopping for Art

To understand more clearly, you need to listen carefully to your prospective customers, and you need to also put yourself in their place

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Artist Website Strategies: Are You Making this Major Mistake?

Information

You’d like to sell some of your artwork online, and attract customers through your website. Perhaps you are struggling with this becoming a reality.

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Sell Your Art into a Niche Market

Hermetic Bicycle

Niche markets are excellent places for artists to find passionate customers, to whom money is not often a factor when making acquisitions that reflect their strong interests.

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What I Learned by being a Gallery Owner

Michael Soltis

I found it very difficult to survive and I have immense respect and admiration for those who do.

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Give Yourself a Promotion

Think about it

In my estimation, about 80% of artists are “in the pack” and struggling to break out

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Special Offer for Artsy Shark Readers from Mixed Media Art Magazine

MMAM Cover 500

This is a gorgeous, full-color online publication, which celebrates artists and shares their amazing stories and inspiration.

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Have You Considered Leasing Your Artwork?

Drew Beson artwork - luxury home tour

A downpayment is taken at the start of the lease, and monthly payments are made through auto-pay rather than go through the hassle of invoicing.

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Will Your Great Idea Translate into a Great Business?

Greeting card display

When you come up with a concept for a collection that you think might sell, test drive it against reality.

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I Hate Selling … But I Love Relationships

Group of three vessels

If there is one thing I know about myself, I love and value relationships – be it friends, family, partners.

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5 Ways Artists Can Unlock the Power of Social Media

Social Media for Artists

Whichever social media network you choose to go with first, it’s incredibly important to get your page set up correctly.

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Improve Your Odds When Entering Art Competitions

Gallery

If you are entering a professional level competition, it is in your best interest to have your own personal website that is up to date.

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Your Sales Cycle as an Artist

Stacked Creek Stones

The best way to lose sales is to ignore your cycle and fail to step up and contact your customers at the right time and in the right way to seal the deal.

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