Top 10 Art Business Articles of 2016

Here’s our annual list of our most popular business articles for artists, published in 2016 …

Keep Your Art Collectors Coming Back

Sometimes artists say they “don’t want to bother people” or feel uncomfortable following up with prospects who didn’t make the purchase.

How Artists Can Build Credibility

Artists who are recognized as experts usually have a niche to focus on. They become a specialist in an area of their choosing.

Where to Sell Art Online

So, as an artist or maker who wants to jump into online sales, what are your choices? Basically, you can choose to participate on a third-party website which offers art for sale, or you can use your own art website to sell your work.

Call for Featured Artists, Winter 2016

We invite visual artists in any medium who would like to be considered to submit an application during our Call for Artists, from November 10-18, 2016.

Simple Ways to Add Value and Boost Your Sales

Designed to entice, this is adding something that makes them say, “Wow, this is great. I want to buy this”.

Three Writing Traps Artists Should Avoid

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.

New Online Marketplace Offers Unique Seller Opportunities

iVANZi created a business model where they act as a go-between for the artist and the retailer, in some very interesting ways.

Add a Customized Element When Selling Art

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 […]

Add a Turnkey Element When Selling Art

Why should an artist consider convenience and “ready to use” as an element to build into their offering?

Upcoming Art Business Workshops in New England

Join us in October for one of these art business workshops in Maine and Massachusetts, presented by the Arts Business Institute.

The Truth About SEO for Artists

If you really want to make your SEO and marketing efforts grow wings and fly, you’ll need links and exposure.

Upcoming Art Business Workshop in Ohio

The Thriving Artist Workshop will take place at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on October 29-30, 2016.

3 Things Your Collectors Need to Know

Collectors don’t only need to know that the art they are considering is right for them.