How to Get Rejected by the Press

Collage of Art by Kelly Dombrowski

Although most of the people who get in touch are probably very nice people, they are making a fatal mistake when it comes to getting press attention.

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How to Create an Amazing Customer Experience for your Collectors

Sold Artwork from Easely

When the sale is made, the artist ships out the work to the buyer. This isn’t the end of the customer experience. It’s actually a huge opportunity to delight your customer and turn them into a raving fan.

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Artist Strategies Lead to Regular Online Sales

Michael Winsor

His fans frequently share his posts, too, causing them to spread far and wide. It’s not unusual to see 50 or 100 shares of each photo, and sometimes more.

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Critique and the Heart of the Artist

Artist Barbara Klar in New York City

This was the very first time I began to sell my work and to develop a collection. It was the beginning.

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New Television Opportunity for American Artists

Studio Interview

Interested in getting some high-profile exposure through a television episode about yourself as an artist?

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Understanding the Business of Art Workshop

GSLAA Workshop

Learn how to improve your presence online and off, create and share a consistent and compelling message about your work, and drive more art sales.

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An Easy Way to Sell Art on Instagram

Necklace for sale on Spreesy

Instagram is a visual network at its core, so it especially lends itself to handmade makers and artists.

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Photography Portfolio

Photo by Kurt Shaffer

Artsy Shark asked some photographer friends to share a favorite image from their portfolio and tell us why they feel it’s special.

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Keys to Increasing Online Art Sales

Customers need a professional presentation and plenty of information to gain a comfort level.

Ideally, you want to help them develop a comfort level where they are ready to purchase. It’s about the customer experience.

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Who Controls Your Art Business?

Social media

Some people will have no problem complying and making Facebook part of their advertising expenses, but I know for most of my clients, this is just not feasible.

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What Artists Must Know About Selling Art Online

AS Directory Collage

You know online art sales have gone totally mainstream when millions of people are being exposed to national advertisements that make shopping for artwork seem this appealing, easy and fun.

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Luck vs. Opportunity

Hive Series Installation

For me taking control, actively engaging and committing to all of these elements rather than waiting for them to happen has led from one opportunity to the next.

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Should Your Art Website List Prices?

Money puzzle

Failing to set prices withholds vital information, and a lack of information never inspired anyone to buy.

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Artist Opportunities in the Funerary Market

A variety of handmade urns in various materials is available today. Photo: courtesy Artisurn

I am always on the lookout for out-of-the-ordinary artistic work that can be adapted for my target audiences

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