Sell Your Art into a Niche Market

Niche markets exist everywhere. Artists who specialize in a particular niche may find an ideal pool of collectors. 

How Artists Can Build a Mailing List

If your goal is to sell artwork, you will need to reach out to potential customers and collectors on a regular basis so that they become familiar with your work and consider purchasing it.

Tips for Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Typically, the final week is when your network will come together for your cause. Let people know that you are closing in on your fundraising goal and deadline.

How Artists Should Deal with the Naysayers

I have found the most supportive and validating people are the ones who are successful creatives themselves, comfortable being entrepreneurs who proudly love their jobs.

Selling Art | How Does Your Art Get Sold?

Top selling artists learn to achieve a balance between making work that sells and finding and tapping the best markets to sell their work.

10 Free Ways Artists Can Get Publicity

Do you have big plans but a small budget? Here are 10 ways to get the word out about your art without breaking the bank.

Networking Success for Artists

I define networking as, “The cultivating of mutually beneficial, GIVE and take (or, more accurately, receive), win/win relationships.”

Why Artists Fail at Networking

Networking is a strategy that really does work. If you don’t believe it, take a look at the “Top 10 Ways Galleries Find Artists.”

Artsy Shark’s Greatest “Hits”

A rundown of the most-read articles ever on Artsy Shark, by category. Plus, the top 6 most-visited Featured Artist pages.

Success By the Numbers

If you are serious enough about your business to pursue appropriate prospects on a regular basis, you will get positive responses eventually, and some traction.

Holy Cow! How to Succeed at Selling to a Niche Market

Her website Cow Art and More features the work of about 25 artists who also produce art and giftware for the bovine-inclined of the world. About half of those artists live on farms or ranches, so they have a direct connection with the theme.

Creative Marketing for Artists

Each of these ideas goes above and beyond to sell art and develop strong business relationships. Today, personalized marketing, exemplary service and increased value are expected by customers.

How to Generate Buzz for Your Next Studio Event

Take a look at some phenomenal ideas that artist Judith HeartSong is successfully using to make her studio acenter of attention and help others at the same time, especially local arts and charities.

Starting Your Career as an Artist/Interview with the Authors

One thing we’d like readers to take from our book is that building community to sustain your work and spirit is the most essential activity, and one that many artists undervalue or totally overlook.