Does Your Art Business Need a Media Kit?

Keep in mind, while the name “media kit” implies that you will be targeting publications with this material, this is also an effective tool to share with potential buyers, galleries and collectors.

The GDPR and Your Art Business

by guest blogger Mckenna Hallett What you need to know to comply with new online privacy laws.     By now, everyone has likely seen the activity by so many large (and not so large) companies who are announcing new privacy policies or asking you to opt-in to stay on an email list. This barrage […]

Find and Focus on Your Art Market

You cannot go in several directions at once and put the required time and effort in to become known in that field, gain traction, develop customers and grow sales.

How Artists Can Approach the Press

Successfully making connections with press members and others who are able to help promote and share your artwork is all about communication.

An Art Pro’s Insights for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you don’t expose your work or if you are afraid someone will steal your idea or your art, then being a professional artist is not for you.

Is Print-on-Demand Right for Your Art?

Many artists use print-on-demand services to sell products featuring their designs. This can be a revenue stream, but there are downsides, too.

3 Tools to Boost Your Art Sales On Facebook

With any social media platform, building an audience, providing interesting content, and developing customer loyalty and awareness is the bedrock of future sales.

How to Get Traffic to Your Artist Website

People want and need to see artwork in person. Your online activities support your offline activities.

Should You License Your Art?

by Carolyn Edlund Art licensing is an option for artists, but it’s not right for everyone. How does it work, and how can artists become involved in this market?     Art is everywhere in our lives. Quite often the art you see printed on products was licensed by the manufacturer from an artist who […]

Could Vero Challenge Instagram as The Best Platform for Exhibiting Your Work Online?

by guest blogger Flora Dallas What is the potential of this newly popular social media site, and could it be a perfect vehicle to share your art?     Members of the artistic community would have been hard-pressed to miss the hype that has surrounded Vero in the past week or so. Despite having launched three […]

How Artists Can Gain Publicity

by guest blogger Todd Scalise Publicity is an area of business that most artists do not take advantage of, for some good reasons. With more and more media in our lives, it can be difficult to know where to start.     Moreover, making art is sensitive business, so it can be difficult for creative […]

Launch an Artist Website That Works

Want an art website that really works for you? Bold Brush founder Clint Watson shares important information that every artist needs to know.     AS: What are the top three goals of an artist website? CW:  The first goal of an artist website is to project a professional image of you and your art. To achieve […]

Call for Artists – Spring, 2018

Artsy Shark is now accepting submissions from artists who would like to be featured during the coming months.

Build Your List with Email Subscriber Opt-Ins that Work

Building your email list is essential, because it gives you control over communication with a group of people interested in what you offer.