5 Essential Steps to Cultivate Online Art Buyers

Cultivating Online Art Buyers

You are not truly a visible business without a fully engaged website.

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Representing Artists to the Corporate Market

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“Artists don’t want to go out and sell themselves,” said Murray. “They want you to go out there for them, make the sale.”

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Should You Quit Your Day Job?

Vision, Plan, Success,Strategy

There are many ways to earn money as a self-employed artist. Just be sure that you understand clearly that as an entrepreneur, you are in sales, plain and simple.

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Taking Art to the Mass Market

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The Artwork Factory sells through three channels: retail to the public through online sales, wholesale to large retailers and smaller independent stores, and to the trade, working mostly with interior designers

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The Nature of Art

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Artsy Shark celebrates the love of nature by sharing works by our artist friends, and their inspiration.

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Why People Buy Art

How do YOU stand out?

Many times people don’t truly know what they want as far as buying art. They appreciate receiving recommendations.

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Are You Panicked About a Drop in Art Sales?

Are you panicked about a drop in your sales?

The truth is that no matter what industry you are in, change happens – and you can’t stop it. You have to deal with it.

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Are You at a Loss for Words?

At a Loss for Words?

Divide your emails into one of two categories: informational or promotional with emphasis on mostly informational.

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How to Write an Amazing Artist Statement

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The reason to have a genuine, well written artist statement is because you want to provide insight for your viewers into who you are as an artist.

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How to Lose an Art Sale

No Sale

So if you are feeling badly about not getting back in touch with people who have an interest in your work, you have lot of company.

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Evolution of an Artist Salon

A display of artwork at "The Happening"

These sorts of events are good for artists in any stage of their careers.

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Call for Featured Artists – Fall, 2014

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Visual artists in any medium who would like to submit their work for consideration to become a featured artist on Artsy Shark may apply between August 13 – 21, 2014.

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Put Your Business Cards Away

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I have been teaching this principle for years and it is the most valuable single action that an artist can take to increase sales.

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Share Your Artist Story through Steller

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Visuals can range from photos (in a small or large format, with text or without) to videos that add a new and fun dimension to the story experience.

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