Instagram Story Tips for Artists

As the social media platform that drives more art sales than any other, Instagram provides an important opportunity to capture followers who are interested in your artwork and keep them informed as to what you’re doing.

Art Business Summit in Dallas/Fort Worth

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) will present a premier professional development event for working artists and makers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, from September 7-9, 2018.

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Top 10 Art Business Articles of 2017

Check out the most popular business articles published by Artsy Shark this year.

2018 Santa Fe Art Business Workshop Announced

Topics include Marketing, Gallery Relationships, Selling Art Online, Pricing for Profit, with sessions on Building your Power Collective, Artist to Artist Accountability, Power Collective in Practice, and more. Breakout sessions and personalized consultations will be part of this program.

Hate Marketing Your Art? This Aromatherapy Toolkit Can Help

by guest blogger Dr. Thea Fiore-Bloom If you’re like me, you want to market your art just about as much as you want an IRS audit or an STD.     I used to do anything to avoid marketing. It felt sleazy and didn’t really seem to pull in much business anyway. I was about […]

Tools and Community Build an Art Business

Artists are not treated like CEOs of their own businesses, and oftentimes, they don’t see themselves as such.