It turns out that being interesting is not nearly as important as being interested in what the other person has to say.
You may have noticed, one of the signs of a reputable and trustworthy gallery is they have represented many of their artists for several years.
Blow allows shoppers to write any message inside the birthday card in their own handwriting and then have us drop that real, signed card into the US Mail a few minutes later.
Artists can build long-term business relationships with designers, but should understand that every designer has as their priority the needs of their customers.
After moving through some deeper self-doubt, I have come to a place of joy working on custom orders.
This November, RISD will present their bi-annual Business Bootcamp for artists, taking place at the Renaissance Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.
I see a natural progression happening for artists. They look for a place to sell and start out on one of the big marketplaces. They learn the basics, gain confidence, and branch out on their own.
As I sit at an art show I rest in the knowledge that I am an art farmer. Each person I connect with, each conversation I have represents raindrops drizzling the field in front of me.
The folks who read your grant application aren’t interested in the state of your marriage or what you had for dinner last night. They want to know about your work, so that’s what you should focus on.
iVANZi created a business model where they act as a go-between for the artist and the retailer, in some very interesting ways.
by Carolyn Edlund How your customer – and your creative business – can benefit when you offer customization. I recently published an article about the benefits of offering turnkey elements when selling art. Turnkey means streamlined, ready to use, complete in every detail. And that’s important, because a purchase should be straightforward and easy […]
Why should an artist consider convenience and “ready to use” as an element to build into their offering?